All successful UQIDAR PhD applicants will be offered a scholarship for the duration of their candidature of up to four years (full-time study) to allow them to focus on their research.

  • Indian nationals and international applicants (with citizenship other than Australian), will be considered for scholarships as i-students.

    Eligible i-students will be awarded a scholarship which includes:

    • Year 1 (at IITD): a monthly stipend of Rs 41,000*
    • Year 2 (at UQ): an annual stipend of A$28,597*
    • Years 3 and 4 (at IITD): a monthly stipend of Rs 45,000*
    • Relocation grant of A$5200* to support return travel between Delhi and Brisbane
    • Overseas Student Health Cover (single policy) for stay in Brisbane in Year 2

    The UQ tuition fee is waived for i-students. However, they are required to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee of A$313* for the year spent at UQ. I-students will be required to pay the IITD tuition fee for the duration of their study.

    During their stay at either institution, students will also be eligible for all other benefits offered to full-time PhD students at that institution. While at IITD, students will receive an additional amount as House Rent Allowance if they do not stay in campus accommodation (hostel), as per IIT Delhi’s existing policy for PhD students.

    *Based on 2021 rates. Subject to change.

  • Australian domestic students will be considered for scholarships as q-students.

    Eligible q-students will be awarded a scholarship which includes:

    • An annual stipend of A$28,597*
    • Relocation grant of A$2500* to support return travel between Brisbane and Delhi
    • UQ travel insurance for up to 12 months in Delhi

    The UQ tuition fee is waived for q-students. However, they are required to pay the annual Student Services and Amenities Fee of A$313*. Q-students will be required to pay the IITD tuition fee for the duration of their study.

    During their stay at either institution, students will also be eligible for all other benefits offered to full-time PhD students at that institution. While at IITD, students will receive an additional amount as House Rent Allowance if they do not stay in campus accommodation (hostel), as per IIT Delhi’s existing policy for PhD students.

    *Based on 2021 rates. Subject to change.

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