COVID-19 Update - Research Degree Applications Open

If you're interested in starting a PhD or research degree at Griffith University, you can apply now for consideration (both admission and scholarship) to commence your study in the next available intake.

In this evolving situation, applicants who are not based in Australia and are impacted by travel restrictions can apply for admission now and can either defer their commencement or commence offshore. Applicants not based in Australia can only apply for scholarship in 2021 Continuous Scholarship Round where they are able to commence offshore.

Frequently asked questions for research scholarship applicants

Answers to frequently asked questions about applying for a research scholarship at Griffith University.

General FAQs

When can I apply for scholarship?

What scholarships are available?

Applying through the Annual Scholarship Round

If I am still completing my current program at Griffith, can I apply through the annual scholarship round?

If I am still completing my current program at another university, can I apply through Griffith’s annual scholarship round?

Do I need to meet the ELP requirements before applying for scholarship?

What happens if I lodge a scholarship application without all of the required information?

How are scholarship applicants selected?

When will I know if my scholarship application has been successful and when can I start?

I have applied for a scholarship before but was unsuccessful, when can I apply again?

Applying for a research scholarship outside the Annual Scholarship Round

Your website states that scholarships may be offered to high quality applicants on a case by case basis outside of the annual scholarship round. How is ‘high quality applicant’ defined?

When will I know if my scholarship application has been successful and when can I start?

What happens if I apply outside of the annual scholarship round and I am not offered a scholarship at that time?

If I apply outside of the annual scholarship round, am not awarded a scholarship at that time and choose to have my application included in the next annual scholarship round, can I add additional information to my application?

I have applied for a scholarship before but was unsuccessful, when can I apply again?

Can I apply for a scholarship prior to completing my current qualification?

Do I need to meet the ELP requirements before applying for scholarship?

What happens if I lodge a scholarship application without all of the required information?

Ready to start your research journey?