PhD Scholarships at UQ

Applications for this project have now closed. To register your interest for future PhD scholarship opportunities, please email

Multiple positions available 

We are recruiting for some exciting PhD opportunities to join CIRES, based at The University of Queensland, St Lucia campus.

You will have the opportunity to build innovative solutions for responsible and efficient use of data in a variety of application areas including health, education, insurance, and the public sector.

About the scholarship 

  • An ARC Stipend Scholarship, tax exempt and indexed annually, $34,938 per annum and top-up scholarship from $5,000 per annum, for 3.5 years, as well as a minimum $5,000 per annum in project support funds  

  • For international students, you will also receive a UQ Tuition Fee Waiver Scholarship

  • The opportunity to work at one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions, The University of Queensland 

  • Real-world experience as you undertake a one-year (equivalent) placement with the industry partner or government partner 

  • The opportunity to be part of the ARC Training Centre for Information Resilience (CIRES) under the leadership of renowned computer scientist Professor Shazia Sadiq  

Current opportunities 

We are currently recruiting for the following projects:

Future opportunities 

We will be recruiting for further projects from mid to late 2022 and you can register your interest by emailing