The majority of scholarships are awarded in the annual scholarship round for commencement in intakes 1 and 2 (Please refer to open and closing dates below).

Applications received at other times are considered on a case-by-case basis with scholarships awarded to high quality applicants. These include applicants from Australian institutions graduating in trimester / semester 1 who wish to commence in trimester 2.

Applicants applying at other times should submit their application 4 months before the preferred intake date for intakes 2, 3 and 4. Please refer to Degree and Career Finder for specific intake dates currently available for your program.

2020 Annual Research Scholarship Round

DateTimeScholarship Event
Saturday, 6 July 2019Midnight (AEST)Scholarship applications open
Tuesday, 10 September 20195:00pm (AEST)

Expressions of interest lodged with HDR Convenor. (Continuing Student Scholarship Scheme only)

Tuesday, 17 September 201911:59pm (AEST)Application closing date for international applicants. (Applications must be complete in order to be considered, including ELP)
Tuesday, 1 October 201911:59pm (AEST)Application closing date for domestic applicants and Griffith University international graduates
Friday, 6 December 20195:00pm (AEST)Offer letters sent to successful applicants
Friday, 10 January 20205:00pm (AEST)Last date to return 'Acceptance of Offer' and meet all conditions
Monday, 10 February 2020 Intake 1
Monday, 20 April 2020 Inake 2