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: 2 September

UQ's research mobility programs support your higher degree by research by helping you to develop networks at leading institutions, such as the Technical University of Munich (Germany), the University of Vienna (Austria) and Emory University (USA). The Graduate School offers up to $10,000.
Closes: 5 September 2018

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.
Deadline: 14 September 2018

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
Deadline: 27 September 2018

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.
Deadline: 12 September 2018

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.

Closed Global Opportunities

Opens: 4 September 2018

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: 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

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

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

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

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.
Opens: to be advised

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.
Opens: to be advised

The PwC Innovation Challenge asks postgraduate students (coursework and research) to prepare a 3-minute video response to a challenge posed by international consulting firm PwC on a topic faced by the international workforce.
Opens: to be advised

This initiative offers students from participating Australian universities the opportunity to undertake a research internship at a French host university in collaboration with an industry partner.
Opens: to be advised

The 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

Each participant has 3 minutes on stage to present their work, answering the question “Which are the next walls to fall?” Hosted in Canberra by the Australian Academy of Science supported by the German Embassy. Final hosted in Berlin.
Opens: to be advised

The Australian Academy of Science invites expressions of interest from junior scientists who are no more than 30 years of age at time of application, to visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States of America. Open to current PhD, final year master's or honours students.
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

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 p
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.