Postgrad Hardship Bursary

With the UQU Association of Postgraduate Students
With the UQU Association of Postgraduate Students

Postgrad Hardship Bursary


Please note, applications for this bursary are closed until Semester 1 2024.

The APS Postgrad Hardship Bursary was established to offer support to postgraduate students experiencing financial hardship during their studies at UQ to assist with:

  • Cost of living

  • Postgraduate Career Establishment Support (e.g., publishing or conference expenses)

Eligibility Conditions
To apply for a APS Postgrad Hardship Bursary you must:

  • Be a current enrolled UQ student in a doctoral, masters, graduate certificate or graduate diploma program

  • Be experiencing extenuating circumstances that will impact your ability to finish the semester or study quarter. This may include, but is not limited to, the following: reduced working hours due to research obligations, end or reduction of scholarship, unforeseen disruptions to study.  Alternatively, you must be facing cost-prohibitive barriers to participating in key research-related activities.

  • Provide evidence to substantiate your claim that you are or will experience financial hardship

  • Not have applied for another UQU bursary within the same year.