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QUEX PhD Scholarships

Fully-funded QUEX PhD Scholarships

The University of Queensland and the University of Exeter are seeking exceptional students to join a world-leading, cross-continental research team tackling major challenges facing the global community in sustainability and wellbeing as part of the QUEX Institute. The joint PhD program provides a fantastic opportunity for the most talented doctoral students to work closely with world class research groups and benefit from the combined expertise and facilities offered at the two institutions. This prestigious program provides full tuition fees, stipend, travel funds and Research Training Support Grants to the successful applicants.

This select group of high-calibre doctoral candidates will have the chance to study in the UK and Australia, and will graduate with a joint PhD degree from The University of Queensland and the University of Exeter.

Projects are available from the following priority themes:

  • Healthy Living
  • Global Environmental Futures
  • Digital Worlds and Disruptive Technologies.
  • Mineral Security and Sustainability

Available projects (UQ-based and Exeter-based) can be viewed here.


You are eligible if you:

  • meet the entry requirements for a higher degree by research
  • study full-time and onshore in Australia (at UQ) or the UK (at Exeter) once enrolled
  • are assessed by the UQ Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the PhD program
  • are nominated by the QUEX selection committee
  • do not already hold a PhD


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