About the program/Scholarship:
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Australia is offering international Ph.D. students the opportunity to apply for a scholarship in which they contribute to a data-rich community that informs, impacts and continually evolves. From smart cities, data-driven health and social services, to the digital economy, safety and security.
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a real-world focus. It is one of the nation’s fastest-growing research universities and the courses are in high demand. The graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five of these awarded in the past six years.
- A full stipend set at a rate equivalent to the Research Training Program base rate ($27,596 in 2019).
- The top-up scholarship is valued up to $15,000 per year.
- Data61 Ph.D. Scholarship and Data61 Top-up Scholarship are open to domestic and international students.
- You must have already applied for, or have already started a Ph.D. research program at QUT.
- You’ll also need to accept the Data61 scholarship conditions.
– Meet our academic standards by holding a bachelor’s degree with a First Class Honours or an equivalent degree.
– Have applied for admission, or are already enrolled, in a full-time Ph.D. program at one of our partner universities and applied for any university scholarships that you are eligible for at the same time.
– Have support from a Data61 supervisor for your research proposal and to apply.
– Have two referees provide referee reports. There is further information about referee reports below.
– Be free to assign the intellectual property developed within the Ph.D. project to Data61.
You are not eligible where:
- You hold a Ph.D. already.
- You will be studying part-time.
- Project intellectual property cannot be assigned to Data61. In this circumstance, you will be considered ineligible and forfeit for Data61 scholarships.
- Applicants must have top marks.
- Applicants must demonstrate research potential through prior research experiences, such as completing an Honours or Masters project and/or real-world experience in labs and research institutes.
- Applicants must have a Data61 supervisor supporting their proposed research project as aligned with the research group or program’s strategy.
Nationality: United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
How to Apply:
To apply, Fill in the application form which includes:
- Curriculum Vitae (CV).
- Employment history.
- Other information.
- Research Proposal.
- Academic Transcripts.
- Proof of contact with supervisors.