Senate rule

Established in 1985 by a bequest to the University under the will of Charles Morphett Pegler, who died on 24 March 1954.


Research Higher Degree, Partial Top-up.


The scholarship is open to PhD candidates in the field of pastoral or agricultural research.


Selection of a scholar will be made by a Graduate School selection committee and approved by the Dean Graduate School.

Selection process

Applicants will be ranked on the basis of:

  • academic achievement and potential for scholastic success
  • any other matters the selection committee sees fit.


The scholarship may be held for the maximum duration stipulated in the 4.80.01 UQ Research Scholarships Policy, with approval by the UQ Graduate School Dean and on compliance with all conditions stated therein. The scholarship shall be awarded when the tenure falls vacant or sufficient funds become available.


The value of the scholarship is $12,000.