Choosing & Being Chosen:

Postgraduate Program:        

Scholarships/Awards:

  Which postgraduate program? Principal Advisor Scholarships & Awards (Postgraduate)
  Why be a postgraduate at IMB? Associate Advisor(s) IMB Research Advancement Award (2017)
  How do I select an IMB postgraduate advisor? Advisory Team IMB CSC Postgraduate Award (2017)
  How do I select an IMB postgraduate project? Candidature Committee IMB Entrepreneur Training Award (2017)
  Am I eligible/competitive for postgraduate study? Milestones IMB Winter School Award (2017)
  How do I apply to be an IMB postgraduate candidate? Thesis Examination  
  What are the obligations of an IMB PhD candidate?    
 

IMB Expression of Interest (EOI):

Extra Advice:

Reports (PDF):

  How to submit an IMB EOI Typical Living Expenses IMB Annual Report (2015)
  IMB Postgraduate EOI Form (PDF) UQ Graduate School - Future Student FAQ  IMB Research Training Guide (2017)
    UQ Disability Services  

         

Choosing & Being Chosen:

IMB Supported Honours Programs:

Scholarships/Awards:

  What is an Honours degree? School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences (SCMB)  IMB Honours Scholarship (2017)
  Why do Honours at IMB? School of Biomedical Sciences (SBMS)  
  How do I select an IMB Honours advisor? School of Biological Sciences (SBS)  
  How do I select an IMB Honours project? School of Population Health (SPH)  
  Am I eligible/competitive for IMB Honours? School of Medicine (SOM)  
  How do I apply to do Honours at IMB?    
 

IMB Expression of Interest (EOI):

Extra Advice:

Reports:

  How to submit an IMB EOI Typical Living Expenses IMB Annual Report (2015)
  IMB Honours EOI Form (PDF)   IMB Research Training Guide (2017)
       

         

Traineeship Research Opportunities:

Scholarships/Awards:

  UQ Undergraduate Coursework Research Projects IMB Summer/Winter Traineeship Award (2017)
  UQ Undergraduate Summer Research Program IMB Director's Award for Research Traineeship (2017)
  UQ Undergraduate Winter Research Program Typical Living Expenses
  UQ Undergraduate Advanced Study Program in Science  
  UQ Masters by Coursework Research Project  
  Occupational Traineeships  
 

IMB Expression of Interest (EOI)

Reports (PDF)

  How to submit an EOI IMB Annual Report (2015)
  IMB Masters by Coursework EOI Form (PDF) IMB Research Training Guide (2017)
  IMB Occupational Trainee EOI Form (PDF)  
  IMB Undergraduate EOI Form (PDF)  
 
                

Postgraduate Program:

Postgraduate Progress:

Postgraduate Administration:  

  Enrolment & Induction  Milestone 1: Confirmation Pebbles Junior
  Working with a Principal Advisor Milestone 2: Mid-Candidature Review IMB Postgraduate Coordinator
  Working with an Associate Advisor(s) Milestone 3: Thesis Review  IMB RHD Committee
  Working with an Advisory Team   IMB Postgraduate Office
  Working with a Candidature Committee   UQ Graduate School
 

Postgraduate Examination:

Postgraduate Extras:

Engagement:

 
Thesis Preparation
Scholarships & Awards How to submit a Testimonial
  Thesis Examination IMB Advantage SIMBA
  Selecting Examiners UQ Graduate School - Student FAQ  UQ Student Clubs 
  Responding to Examiners UQ Disability Services IMB Science Ambassadors
      Induction Survey

         

Quick Facts:

IMB Expression of Interest (EOI) forms:

 Reports (PDF):

  Australia EOI - Undergraduate IMB Annual Reports
  Queensland EOI - Masters by Coursework IMB Research Training Guide (2017)
  Brisbane EOI - Honours  
  University of Queensland EOI - Occupational Trainee  
  Institute for Molecular Bioscience EOI - Postgraduate  
       
 

Engagement:

Scholarships/Awards (PDF):

 
  Meet the Team IMB Summer/Winter Traineeship Award (2017)  IMB CSC Postgraduate Award (2017)
  Tour IMB IMB Honours Scholarship (2017)
 IMB Director's Award for Research Traineeship (2017)
  IMB Science Ambassadors IMB Research Advancement Award (2017)  
    IMB Entrepreneur Training Award (2017)  
    IMB Winter School Awards (2017)  
 

              

Postgraduate Program:

Postgraduate Administration:

Useful Downloads:

  Scholarships & Awards Pebbles Senior IMB Expression of Interest Form - Undergraduate
  How to be a Principal Advisor IMB Postgraduate Coordinator IMB Expression of Interest Form - Masters by Coursework
  How to be an Associate Advisor IMB RHD Committee IMB Expression of Interest Form - Occupational Trainee 
  How to join a Candidature Committee IMB Postgraduate Office IMB Expression of Interest Form - Honours  
  How to manage Milestones UQ Graduate School IMB Expression of Interest Form - Postgraduate 
  UQ Graduate School - Staff FAQ   IMB Research Training Guide (2017)
 

Postgraduate Examination:

Applications & EOI Forms:

Engagement:

  Thesis Preparation What are IMB EOI forms? Scholarships & Awards (Postgraduate)
  Thesis Examination Why use IMB EOI forms?  Scholarships & Awards (Honours)
  Selecting Examiners How do I use IMB EOI forms? 
Scholarships & Awards (Traineeships)
  Observing the Examination Does the IMB PG Office use IMB EOI forms?
IMB Director's Award for Research Traineeship (2017)
 

Testimonials by Program:

Testimonials by IMB Division:

     IMB Science Ambassadors Chemistry & Structural Biology
  Undergraduates Molecular Cell Biology
  Honours Genomics of Development & Disease
  Trainees  
  Postgraduates  
  Postdoctoral Staff  
     

 

Scholarships & Awards (Postgraduate)

UQ Graduate School
The UQ Graduate School offers a number of scholarships for domestic and International students
 
IMB Postgraduate Award
IMB offers selected postgraduate candidates an IMB PG Award, which provides the living stipend with the value of the Research Training Program. To be eligible applicants must have been offered and accepted an Unconditional offer from the UQ Graduate School, and must be nominated by an IMB Group Leader (prospective Principal Advisor). The prospective Principal Advisor will need to agree to cover 50% of the stipend cost from their research budget, and will submit the nominations online (via Pebbles Senior). All applications are reviewed and awarded by the IMB Research Higher Degree (RHD) Committee. Recipients of IMB PG Awards are encouraged to apply for alternate scholarships of equal or greater value (RTP, UQI, etc...), and if successful must relinquish their IMB PG Award. Only IMB postgraduate candidates are eligible to hold IMB PG Awards. Please direct any querries to the IMB Postgraduate Office
 
IMB Research Advancement Award
IMB offers an IMB Research Advancement Award to support to the top commencing domestic IMB PhD candidates each year.
 
To be eligible applicants must be Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or New Zealand citizens, not currently enrolled in a PhD, and keen to commence PhD studies at IMB. Prior to taking up the award successful applicants must secure an Australian Postgraduate Award (or equivalent) and must commence their PhD studies at IMB. Receipt of the award is subject to maintaining eligibility, and continued high levels of performance. Honours students (or graduates), or the equivalent, are encouraged to apply.

To be competitive applicants must demonstrate:
 
  • Academic excellence
  • Relevant research experience and ability
  • Independence and leadership potential
  • An ability to communicate (oral and written)
  • A passion for the biosciences
 
Invitations to apply are advertised annually. Once advertised, applicants are invited to download, complete and submit the application form for an IMB Research Advancement Award to the IMB Postgraduate Office Shortlisted applicants will be invited to IMB, where they will tour the facility and meet with IMB Group leaders of their choice, to discuss career opportunities including possible PhD research projects. During the visit shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by the selection panel. Please direct any querries to the IMB Postgraduate Office
 
IMB CSC Postgraduate Award
IMB offers an IMB CSC Postgraduate Award to support all Chinese students studying at IMB.
 
To be eligible applicants must;
 
 
 
IMB Travel Award
IMB offers selected IMB postgraduate candidates with travel support to attend and present at a domestic/international conference. To be eligible candidates must have attained Milestone 1, and must be endorsed by their Principal Advisor. All applications are reviewed and awarded by the IMB Postgraduate Coordinator. Please direct any querries to the IMB Postgraduate Office
 
IMB Writing Up Award
IMB offers selected IMB postgraduate candidates with up to 3 months stipend support (at IMB PG Award rates) to assist in the writing up and timely submission of a PhD thesis. To be eligible candidates must have attained Milestone 3, be off scholarship, have an RTS of 42-48 months, and must provide clearly documented evidence to the IMB Postgraduate Office of significant progress towards submission of a thesis (ie accepted or submitted manuscripts, advanced drafts of thesis chapters...). The Principal Advisor must also endorse the application, and commit to covering 50% of the cost of the awards from their research budget. Successful applicants are expected to submit a thesis within the duration of the IMB Writing Up Award. Please direct any querries to the IMB Postgraduate Office
 
IMB Winter School Award
IMB offers a competitive award (annually) to selected IMB postgraduate candidates to cover registration to attend the UQ Winter School in Mathematical and Computational Biology. Please download, complete and forward the application form IMB Winter School Award (2017) to the IMB Postgraduate Office
 
IMB Entrepreneur Training Award
The IMB Entrepreneur Training Award (IMB ETA) recognises and rewards entrepreneurial ability and skills gained through experience, training and practical application during the course of studies at IMB.
IMB Entrepreneur Training Awardees must have completed UQ’s Idea Hub plus one of the following:
the IMB Entrepreneur workshop
• the Uniquest’s UQ Research Commercialisation Workshop
• a Lifesciences QLD event
• an AusBiotech event 
 
 
Australian Scholarships (Domestic and International)

 

Brazil
Brazilian scholarships - Ciência sem FronteirasCAPESCNPq
Chile
Chilean scholarships- BECAS, CONICYT
China
China Scholarship Council Scholarships (CSC)
Germany
DAAD
European Union
Erasmus+ - European Union scholarships and grants - EMBL scholarships
Saudi Arabia
KASP
USA
National Science Foundation funding
National Institutes of Health – Fogarty International center
Non-NIH funding opportunities for predoctoral and graduate students
Non-NIH funding opportunities for travel
American Association for University Women grants and fellowships
Vietnam
MOET