School of
Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

The School of ITEE offers the following financial assistance to eligible research students:

Morris W Gunn Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student in the area of technology relevant to telecommunications, microwave engineering or electromagnetics. 

Value = $6000 per year
Awarded = 1 scholarship awarded annually
Duration = tenable for a period of three years

Eligibility:
To be eligible for this scholarship, nominees must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Demonstrate a high level of academic ability
  • Hold an APA or equivalent research higher degree
  • Be an Australian citizen
  • Be enrolled full-time in a PhD program
Maude Walker Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to a student for the purpose of postgraduate research in electrical engineering. 

Value = $1200
Awarded = 1 scholarship awarded annually
Duration = tenable for a period of one year

Eligibility:
To be eligible for this scholarship, nominees must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Have demonstrated excellence in their academic and research record
  • Have qualified for a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) degree
  • Will be pursuing full-time postgraduate studies in the field of electrical engineering
Frank Joseph Murphy Bursary

This bursary is awarded to graduates in the Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems or Electrical Engineering) for the purpose of undertaking further study outside Australia. 

Value= at the discretion of the Senate
Duration = tenable for a period of one year

Eligibility:
To be eligible for this bursary, nominees must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Be graduates of not more than two years standing
  • Have demonstrated high academic merit
Richard Jago Memorial Prize

This prize is awarded for the purpose of providing funds to a postgraduate research student to pursue further research by visiting another institution, attending a conference or attending any other approved activity requiring a period of absence from Brisbane.

Value = indexed annually - $3,448.36 for 2017
Awarded = at the discretion of the Senate
Duration = tenable for a period of one year

Eligibility:
To be eligible for this prize, nominees must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Have demonstrated excellence in their academic and research record
  • Preference is given to research and activities involving the design, development or application of computer software
ResAssist Funds

The School makes funds available to meet some of the costs associated with research projects including:

  • Equipment
  • Software
  • Textbooks
  • Editing and Proofreading Services
  • Conference Travel, Registration and Accommodation
  • Coursework Fees

Current HDR students should read the HDR ResAssist Policies and Procedures prior to applying.

This scheme is subject to the overall budgetary position of the School and subject to review by the School Executive Committee, which may change the scheme at any time. Access by any individual to ResAssist funds is at the discretion of the Postgraduate Coordinator and Head of School.

ITEE-Candidate Development Award (ITEE-CDA)

The ITEE-CDA scheme has been designed to support HDR candidates with some of the research costs associated with overseas travel related their candidature.

Travel should be to support one or more of the following:

  • Professional Development Opportunity 
    • This may include a Summer or Winter Research School, a course, a career or development focused conference.   
  • A Placement 
    • Placements are 30 days or more in an industry, government, or non-governmental organisation. 
  • Conference Presentations

Value = Up to AUD $5000 for travel.

Duration = Period of approved travel.

Eligibility = Before being considered for ITEE’s CDA scheme nominees must be eligible to apply for and ultimately submit a Candidate Development Award application to the UQ Graduate School.

Current HDR candidates should read the ITEE-CDA Polices and Procedures prior to applying.

CSIRO Biomedical Informatics Scholarship

The CSIRO and the Australian e-Health Research Centre are offering support for PhD and MSc students to work with CSIRO scientists on  projects in the area of Health Informatics, Health Services Delivery and Biomedical Informatics.

More information is avaiable on the Australian e-Health Research Centre website.