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QUT Digital Child Higher Degree Research scholarship EOI

About the scholarship

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for students (PhD or Master of Philosophy) to undertake research at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child that reflects the Centre’s transdisciplinary focus and aligns with one or more of our program themes: Healthy, Educated and Connected.

The scholarship is a unique opportunity for a student to be involved in research that will contribute to an innovative body of knowledge on children’s digital experiences, working with supervisors who are leaders in their field to develop their research practice.

Scholarship details

  • Up to 5 scholarships are available at QUT.
  • The scholarship can be undertaken on a full-time or part-time basis.
  • Due to funding arrangements for the scholarship, applicants must be a domestic or international student currently located in Australia with study rights.
  • A scholarship, tax exempt and indexed annually, from $28,597 per annum for a period of 3 years will be provided to the successful applicant.
  • Paid leave of four weeks per year is included in this amount.

How to apply

  1. Select your proposed primary supervisor. You can search for a QUT Chief Investigator relevant to your research interest/s under our program themes: Healthy, Educated and/or Connected.
  2. Email your proposed supervisor to indicate your intention to apply for the scholarship and seek their availability and interest.
  3. Complete and submit the Expression of Interest form.

What happens next?

This is a competitive process – all expressions of interest will be reviewed and assessed. If successful, you will then be invited to submit a full application at QUT.


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The Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child acknowledges the First Nations owners of the lands on where we gather and pay our respects to the Elders, lores, customs and creation spirits of this country.

The Centre recognises that the examples we set in diversity and inclusion will support young children to respect and celebrate differences in all people. We embed diversity, inclusivity and equality into all aspects of the Centre’s activities and welcome all people regardless of race, ethnicity, social background, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation and national origin.