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18 Apr 2021
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The Winter Research Program is coordinated by the Student Employability Centre in conjunction with UQ research units and is hosted during the inter-semester vacation period.

Students are expected to actively participate in the research experience to enhance their own educational outcomes. 

Successful scholars will be required to undertake research activities between 20 and 36 hours per week and will receive a scholarship which is paid in one lump sum.


The Winter Research program is open to undergraduate (including honours) and postgraduate coursework students studying at The University of Queensland.

To be eligible to participate and receive a scholarship you must meet all of the following criteria:

  1. You are enrolled in an undergraduate, honours or postgraduate coursework program at UQ at the time of application; and
  2. You will maintain ongoing enrolment in a program at UQ for the entirety of the Winter Research Program; and
  3. You are studying for a degree relevant to the research discipline; and
  4. You have a high level of academic achievement during your undergraduate degree.

Some research units may specify additional eligibility requirements, please visit their website to check for further details. 

How to apply

Visit the Winter Research Program website to 'Find a Project' and 'Apply'.  Conditions of Participation are also available on the website.



Program Coordinator, Student Employability Centre

Scholarship value : Scholars will receive $360/week for the duration of the project.

Number awarded : 180+

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