How to apply

Applications for the next round of the Global Challenges scholarships, which will focus on tackling Chronic Disease and Drug Discovery, and will close 17 July 2022. The PhD program will commence in Research Quarter (RQ) 1 in early 2023.

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Before applying, please ensure you:

1. Check your eligibility

The Global Challenges PhD Scholarship is open to domestic students and international onshore students, i.e. international students who are currently residing in Australia.

International students living outside Australia are not eligible for the 2023 cohort of the scholarship. IMB has other scholarships and projects available if you are not eligible for this scholarship. 

2. Gather your documents

You will need to compile the necessary documents. UQ will accept scanned copies of original documents, but you will need to keep all original documents for the duration of your studies.

The UQ Graduate School will require you to upload all documents as PDFs, and name your files like this:
LASTNAME_firstname_document-name.pdf

If any of your documents are in a language other than English, you will need to send both the original document and an official translation.

In case you wish to begin preparing these documents, below is a list of some of the documents you will need to supply: