FFI offers two types of Fellowships each year; generally one extended Fellowship tenable for up to three years and several one year Fellowships. The Fellowships are named after women who have made outstanding contributions as scholars and leaders in tertiary institutions in Queensland. Applicants may apply for both types of Fellowship in the one year
only available for PhD studies; studies must commence by September of the year following receipt of the award, and may be deferred for no longer than 6 months after the proposed date of commencement of studies. Funding may be withdrawn if these time limits are exceeded. maximum period of the Fellowship is three years; the annual stipend is paid in two parts, usually in January and July; the first payment is made following finalisation of Fellowship documentation and FFI's satisfaction that the program of study has been accepted by the nominated institution; subsequent stipend payments are subject to satisfactory progress of the research work, as indicated by receipt of progress reports from the Fellowship recipient signed by the supervisor of the research work at the end of years one and two; a final typewritten report is required at completion of the Fellowship, and should include information about any publications arising from the funded study.