Global opportunities

We promote and coordinate UQ's participation in prestigious scholarship and mobility schemes so you can take part in meaningful overseas experiences.

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Open Global Opportunities

Deadline: varies

UQ's international research mobility programs support your higher degree by research by helping you to develop international networks at leading institutions, such as the Technical University of Munich (Germany), the University of Vienna (Austria) and Emory University (USA). The Graduate School also offers a Candidate Travel Award of up to $10,000.
Deadline: 17 January 2018

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships are awarded for graduate study at Harvard University. They include tuition and health insurance fees plus a stipend of at least $29,000, which is sufficient to cover the living expenses of a single fellow for a ten-month academic year.
Deadline: 31 January 2018

Fellowship provides full tuition for a doctoral or master’s degree program at Washington University in St. Louis (for up to five years); a 12-month living stipend of US$28,000 a year; a one-time travel allowance of up to $750 for travel to St Louis; and travel support for one or more extended trips to a partner institution of the Academy.

Closed Global Opportunities

Opens: to be advised

The Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship supports exceptional individuals to undertake postgraduate study at one of Australia's leading universities. Valued at up to $120,000 over, typically, 2-3 years, scholarships will be awarded annually for research or coursework studies at graduate level.
Opens: to be advised

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship programme was established in October 2000 by a donation of US$210m from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to the University of Cambridge. Scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge.
Opens: 1 February 2018

A Churchill Fellowship offers ordinary Australians the opportunity to travel to the far edges of the globe to conduct valuable research in their field and bring back knowledge, experience, ideas and innovation for the betterment of their industry, community and Australia. 
Opens: to be advised

The American Australian Association awards Fellowships each year to Australians and Americans for advanced research and study in the United States and Australia respectively. Applicants must be accepted into a program either to complete research or study at the graduate level.
Opens: to be advised

These Scholarships have been established to encourage and assist students and young professionals to pursue specialised study, research and experience in priority areas of interest in the bilateral Australia-China relationship.
Opens: to be advised

The Nicolas Baudin travel grant is designed to encourage students to undertake study, research or professional development in France.
Opens: March 2018

The New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program is a prestigious scholarship scheme that provides an opportunity for high-achieving Australian undergraduate students to undertake study and work placements, for one or two semesters, in host locations across the Indo-Pacific region.
Opens: to be advised

Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships are internationally competitive, merit-based scholarships funded by the Australian Government that support citizens around the world to undertake study, research and professional development in Australia and for Australians to do the same overseas.
Opens: to be advised

The Australian–American Fulbright Commission promotes educational and cultural exchange between Australia and the United States. A range of scholarships are available, including for pursuing postgraduate study or postdoctoral positions.
Opens: to be advised

Each year the Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Australian graduates to enable them to study abroad at the world's best universities, appropriate to their career paths. Successful applicants have outstanding academic records, demonstrated leadership skills, and have a vision for a better Australia.
Opens: to be advised

An opportunity for Bachelor of Laws students to undertake a 2-3 month Fellowship with the World Bank’s Special Litigation Unit under the Integrity Vice President (INT). The successful student will be supported by a scholarship of USD$7,500 (approximately AUD$9,850) to meet travel and living expenses.
Opens: to be advised

Through the QUEX joint PhD program, you can receive a scholarship to study at two leading universities on projects linked with the virtual QUEX Institute of Global Sustainability and Wellbeing.
Opens: to be advised

Each year, there are nine Scholarships available in Australia to enable outstanding students — chosen on the basis of exceptional intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service — to study at the University of Oxford. Applicants from UQ may direct their enquiries to qldrhodesscholarship@uq.edu.au.
Opens: to be advised

Successful applicants will be given the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and professional networks through a one-year Master’s Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing – one of China’s most prestigious universities.
Opens: to be advised

High-achieving students who are independent thinkers, display purposeful leadership, and have a civic orientation will receive full funding to pursue a graduate degree at Stanford University in any field.