Financial support

Financial support to PhD students

This figure shows the dollar amount of financial support to PhD students between 2010 and 2013 by source. Research studentships support has increased while other categories remain consistent. Data for this figure are in the Data Table section below.


Three year comparison of support to regular, full-time equivalent doctoral students by source

Data Sources

Student Administration System (SA) - sponsorships, awards, employment income data interface from HR

Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Regular, full-time equivalent Doctoral students including students registered in Theology, and Catholic Thought plans
  • Support includes: external scholarships, internal scholarships, teaching assistantships, research assistantships, research studentships, and other
  • Average support is based on supported full-time equivalents

Data Table

Source of Support 2010/11 2011/12 2012/13
External Scholarship $12.4M $13.4M $12.7M
Graduate Research Studentship $14.4M $15.6M $16.9M
Internal Scholarship $12.4M $14.0M $13.6M
Other $2.9M $3.1M $3.0M
Research Assistantship $1.4M $1.3M $1.6M
Teaching Assistantship $6.6M $6.6M $6.6M