The Winter Research Program provides UQ students with an opportunity to gain experience working alongside a researcher in a formal research environment in their area of interest at UQ.

By participating in the program, scholars will gain:

  • an opportunity to develop new academic and professional skills to enhance employability
  • experience to test drive research before embarking on future research studies
  • access to research networks and connections with other staff and post-graduate students
  • supervision by world-class UQ researchers
  • access to world-class facilities and experiences
  • the possibility of obtaining credit towards your degree or the UQ Employability Award.

The Winter Research Program is coordinated by the Student Employability Centre.

The Winter Research Program is open to undergraduate, honours or masters by coursework students who:

  • are enrolled at UQ during Semester 1, 2021
  • are studying for a degree relevant to the research discipline
  • have a high level of academic achievement during their undergraduate degree.

ITaLI Winter Research Program Scholarships

Winter Research Program scholars will receive a scholarship valued at $1,800.

ITaLI will award scholarships based on the academic merit of the applicant, motivation for participating in the program, and the skills and attributes of the applicant to meet the project requirements.

To be eligible for funding, scholars will need to meet the following conditions:

  1. Participate in the program for a minimum of four weeks commencing 21 June 2021.
  2. Commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Winter Research Program applicants may be shortlisted and required to attend an interview with the project supervisor (by phone for those outside the city).

Want to apply?

Applications for Winter Research Program Scholarships are now closed. Please review the 'How to apply' section on this page.

General enquiries about the program can be directed to the Student Employability Centre at