Domestic research scholarships

Graduate researchers who have Australian citizenship, Australian permanent residency or New Zealand citizenship may be eligible for a domestic research scholarship.

Explore the scholarships on this page to learn more about their value, eligibility requirements and how to apply.

Applications for Research Period 2, 2024 are now closed.

About the scholarships


To be eligible for one of these scholarships, you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or New Zealand citizen
  • enrol as a full-time student (part-time awards may be available for compelling social or medical reasons)
  • have had your enrolment into the proposed degree approved by the institution.

You are not eligible for one of these scholarships if you are receiving another equivalent award, scholarship or salary to undertake the proposed program (“equivalent” stipend is regarded as more than $21,000 per annum).

Certain scholarships may have additional eligibility requirements, including: