1 January 2020



(Partially Funded)



CQUniversity Australia is the largest university based in Australia, with several campuses all over the country (across 20+ locations), CQU offers an excellent range of vocational, higher education and research products, offering students from within Australia, and from more than 140 countries around the world, exceptional choice when it comes to quality education.

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This scholarship provides the opportunity for a successful candidate to conduct research on the topic of the integration of indigenous experiences/places/people into tourism. It is envisaged that research activities will be mostly conducted in North Queensland, Australia.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Tourism
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Any other field of Social Sciences relevant to the topic of the sponsored PhD research project.

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Eligible Countries


Program Period

Three years

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Both domestic and international students are eligible to apply.
  •  International students will need to meet immigration financial requirements or have already secured a scholarship to cover tuition fees and will need to provide documentary evidence with the application to be considered.
  • The candidate must be a full-time student.
  • The candidate must not be receiving income from another source to support general living costs while undertaking the course of study if that income is greater than 75 percent of the Scholarship stipend rate.
  • Applicants should have a degree in a field such as Tourism, Business, Marketing, Management or in another field of Social Sciences relevant to the topic of the sponsored PhD research project.
  • Applicants should be able to provide evidence of :
  1. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of, and commitment to, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, values, and traditions.
  2. Interest/knowledge/experience in the tourism industry, preferably in North Queensland, Australia.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge and previous experience in conducting research using qualitative and quantitative methods.
  4. Advanced analytical and critical thinking skills.
  5. Excellent communication skills.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Single scholarship providing three years funding totalling $92,318$27,018 in year 1, $27,400 in year 2,$27,900 in year 3.
  • An additional $10,000 research support grant (over the three years) for research activities is provided.

How to Apply

First Step: Applications for the Morris Family Foundation PhD Scholarship are to be submitted by email to Dr Elena Konovalov ( 

Second Step: Applications are to include:

  • A letter of motivation describing your skills and research experience.
  • A brief research proposal;
  • Your current resume, including certified academic transcripts, and a list of your previous publications and projects;
  • A list of three academic referees together with contact information.

Third Step:  Applicants will be invited to undertake an interview as part of the selection process.

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