Scholarships

All UQIDAR PhD applicants will be automatically considered for a scholarship when they apply to the UQIDAR Joint Phd program.

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

  • [at IITD] a monthly stipend of Rs 41000* in year 1 and Rs 45000* in years 3 and 4;
  • [at UQ] an annual stipend of AUD $27,596* in year 2;
  • a relocation grant of AUD $5,200* to support Delhi-Brisbane-Delhi travel; and
  • overseas student health cover (single policy) for stay in Brisbane in year 2.

Students will be required to pay the IITD tuition fee for the duration of their study. The UQ tuition fee is waived for students but they would be required to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee of AUD $300 for the year spent at the UQ campus.

During their stay in either institution, students will also be eligible for all other benefits offered to fulltime PhD students in either institution. In particular, at IITD students will receive an additional amount as House Rent Allowance if they do not stay in campus accommodation (hostel), as per the existing norms of IIT Delhi for PhD students.

a-student Scholarships
Eligible a-students will be awarded a scholarship which includes:

  • an annual stipend of AUD $27,596*;
  • a relocation grant of AUD $2,500* to support Brisbane-Delhi-Brisbane travel; and
  • UQ travel insurance for up to 12 months in Delhi.

Students will be required to pay the IITD tuition fee for the year of study at IITD. Students will be required to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee of AUD $300* for years spent at the UQ campus.

During their stay in either institution, students will also be eligible for all other benefits offered to fulltime PhD students in either institution. In particular, at IITD students will receive an additional amount as House Rent Allowance if they do not stay in campus accommodation (hostel), as per the existing norms of IIT Delhi for PhD students.

* Please note scholarship amounts are based on 2019 scholarship rates. Scholarships are subject to change