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HDR Scholarships

Macquarie provides a wide range of generous Higher Degree Research (HDR) scholarships to support domestic and international candidates with a proven capacity for research.

Scholarships vary in value and duration and may include a stipend to assist with living costs, tuition fee costs, overseas health cover and/or travel allowances or other research costs. Each scholarship scheme specifies particular eligibility requirements.

Scholarship opportunities include:

  • The Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) and the International Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (iMQRES)
  • Co-funded MQRES scholarships: may be available to cotutelle and joint PhD candidates
  • Government funded scholarships: such as the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) for domestic candidates and the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS) for international candidates
  • Scholarships for Indigenous Australians
  • Externally funded scholarships. Prospective candidates are encouraged to explore potential external funding for their research.

HDR Scholarships Opportunities

Links to different HDR scholarship opportunities

How to apply

Information on how to apply and eligibility

HDR Scholarships Conditions

MQRES conditions of award, links to APA Conditions + MQRES Scheme information for MQ staff

HDR Scholarship News

HDR scholarships latest news, links, and more   

Contact us

The Scholarship Team
Higher Degree Research Office (HDRO)
Level 3, C5C East, Research Hub
Macquarie University
NSW 2109 Australia
+ 61 2 9850 9782
+ 61 2 9850 1893
Fax: +61 2 9850 6198
Hours: Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm