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The University of Queensland Scholarships

There are 25 scholarships available at The University of Queensland.

UQ International Scholarship (UQI)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • Be an international student studying full-time and onshore in Australia. ^
  • Be nominated by the enrolling school or institute.
  • Be assessed by the Graduate School  as meeting all conditions for admission to the  research higher degree program.
  • Not hold a qualification  at the same or  a higher level than the  research higher degree program you are undertaking.
  • Not be receiving an award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the UQI rate to undertake the research higher degree program.

Application details

Students can apply at any time for admission to research higher degree programs. However, students who wish to be considered for a UQ Graduate School scholarship should note that the RHD Scholarship Selection Committee meets two times a year to select the recipients. In order to have your scholarship application considered for recommendation by the school/institute we advise that you submit your application for admission and scholarship as early as possible.

Value of scholarship

13,35,515 a year

Application deadline

Expected May, September 2017

PhD Scholarship in Civil Engineering and AWMC

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Advanced Water Management Centre and the School of Civil Engineering at The University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) are jointly offering top-up PhD scholarships for motivated students to contribute to research being undertaken in the field of environmental engineering. Potential students with an interest in biochemistry, environmental electrochemistry, and organic chemistry are strongly encouraged to apply. The top-up scholarships will be for three (3) years with the possibility of a 6 month extension in approved circumstances. International student fee-waivers are also available to exceptional candidates.

Application details

Should the EOI be successful you will be required to apply for admission through the School. 

Value of scholarship

2,54,016 total value

Application deadline

Expected February 2017

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Excellence Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship is open to current Year 12 and gap year students who:

  • are Australian students or Permanent Residents of Australia, or
  • are international students who have completed years 11-12 in Australia; and
  • do not hold another similar scholarship; and
  • intend to enrol in one of the following programs in the year of the award:
  1. Bachelor of Information Technology; or
  2. Bachelor of Multimedia Design; or
  3. Bachelor of Engineering; or
  4. Bachelor of Engineering (Honours); or
  5. a dual program which includes any of the above programs.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

1,52,410 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2017

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Indian Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

An applicant is eligible for the scholarship, if the applicant -

(a) submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and
(b) is a citizen of India; and
(c) achieved a GPA (or overseas equivalent) of 80% over 7 semesters of undergraduate studies or 75 per cent over 8 semesters of undergraduate studies at a higher education institution in India; and
(d) is able to commence as an international student in Australia on a student visa.

Value details

Award value 50 per cent of tuition fees

Application deadline

Expected April 2017

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Latin American Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

An applicant is eligible for the scholarship, if the applicant -
(a) submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and
(b) is a citizen of a Latin American country; and
(c) has achieved at least the equivalent of the entry requirements for the proposed program of study; and
(d) is able to commence as an international student in Australia on a student visa.

Value details

Award value 50% of tuition fees

Application deadline

Expected April 2017

Mai Lan Kunzy Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must:

  • be citizens of Vietnam, and
  • be residing in Vietnam, and
  • be graduates or staff of Hue University and its colleges.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

Tuition fees and AUD $30,000 per annum in living support and single student health cover

Application deadline

Expected April 2017

International Scholarships for Postgraduate Coursework - Latin America

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships are available for students applying for one of
the following programs:
• Master of Architecture
• Master of Computer Science
• Master of Computer Science (Management)
• Master of Engineering Science
• Master of Engineering Science (Management)
• Master of Information Technology
• Master of Information Technology (Management)
• Master of Interaction Design.

Application details

For application forms or further information visit

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
The University of Queensland QLD 4072, Australia.

Value details

50% tuition fee

Application deadline

Expected May 2017

PhD Scholarship in Chemistry (Advanced Catalyst Design)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must hold, or be awarded by 30 June 2016, a 1st Class Honours degree or Masters degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry.  Undergraduate training in organic chemistry is essential.  Additional background in physical chemistry, theoretical chemistry, and/or mathematics, while not essential, would also be advantageous. 
 
Domestic and international applicants are welcome to apply. For international applicants the award of the scholarship is conditional upon the applicant receiving a UQI tuition fee scholarship from UQ. 

Application details

Please contact the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Postgraduate Admininistrative Officer through email.

Value details

Living allowance stipend equivalent to the APA rate, indexed annually.

Application deadline

Expected May 2017

International Fee waiver Scholarship - Master of Architecture

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships are available for international students who have completed undergraduate studies and been accepted into the Master of Architecture at UQ. The successful candidates must be classed as an international student in Australia (Australian permanent residents and Australian citizens are not eligible).

Application details

Scholarship applications must be received at UQ.

Value details

50% Tuition Fee

Application deadline

Expected May 2017

International Scholarships for Postgraduate Coursework - Europe

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships are available for students applying for one of the following programs:

  • Master of Architecture
  • Master of Computer Science
  • Master of Computer Science (Management)
  • Master of Engineering Science
  • Master of Engineering Science (Management)
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of Information Technology (Management)
  • Master of Interaction Design.

Application details

For application forms or further information visit Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology; The University of Queensland QLD 4072, Australia.

Value details

50 per cent Tuition Fees

Application deadline

Expected May 2017

UQ BEL India Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • Citizens of India who normally reside in India.
  • Students who have applied to UQ and who have received an unconditional offer for a relevant program.
  • Students who will commence their program at UQ in 2016.
  • The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and high achieving students are encouraged to apply.

Application details

Complete the Faculty of Business Economics and Law International Scholarship Application Form and submit to the following:

Senior Manager, International Affairs
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
University of Queensland
St Lucia, 4072, QLD, Australia.

Value details

AUD $5000 tuition fee waiver

Application deadline

Expected May 2017

Hong Kong Global Leaders Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • Citizens of Hong Kong who normally reside in Hong Kong
  • Students must have completed the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) Examination or a recognized Hong Kong sub-degree (Associate Degree or Higher Diploma) programs
  • Students who have received an unconditional offer for a relevant program and who are commencing students at UQ (please note that this opportunity is not offered to students currently studying or residing in Australia).

Application details

Students must complete the Faculty of Business Economics and Law International Scholarship Application Form and submit to the following, sent via mail to: Senior Manager, International Affairs, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law, University of Queensland, St Lucia, 4072, QLD, Australia.

Value of scholarship

2,54,016 total value

Application deadline

Expected May 2017

D.P. Singhal Visiting Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The object of the Scholarship is to enable a scholar usually resident in India to attend the University for a short period to further the scholar’s research interests in history.

Value details

AUD $6,000 (approximate, based on the last year of award)

Application deadline

Expected May 2017

MBA Women Student Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship will entitle the successful applicants to receive a 50% discount on their course tuition fees for a maximum period of 24 months. If the scholarship recipient exceeds the 24 months timeframe they become solely responsible for the full tuition cost of any and all remaining courses after the date specified in the scholarship offer.

The scholarship will be renewed at the end of each semester for a period of 24 months if the holder:

(a) obtains satisfactory grades; and
(b) maintains a satisfactory rate of continuous enrolment for a period of 24 months within the MBA program; and
(c) fulfils the obligations of an MBA student; and
(d) remains an MBA student.

Application details

Submit your application with a covering letter addressed to the MBA Director to: Coordinator, MBA Student Liaison Officers; UQ Business School.

Value details

50% discount on course tuition fees for a maximum period of 24 months

Application deadline

Expected June 2017

UQ Economics Scholarships for UQ Foundation Year Students

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • Criteria based on academic achievement in the FY. Interviews will be required.
  • Previous study of economics at school or college is not required for enrolment in the BEcon degree or for the scholarship.
  • Students applying for a dual degree with BEcon are also eligible e.g BEcon/LLB, BEcon/BA, BEcon/BEng etc.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

50 per cent tuition fee waiver

Application deadline

Expected July 2017

Joan Allsop Travel Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

An applicant is eligible for the award of the scholarship in a year if, in that year, the applicant must

  • Be a research higher degree candidate undertaking a project relating to an Australian topic, including Australian history, flora and fauna,
  • Be a confirmed RHD candidate at the time of application
  • Be enrolled full-time at UQ (part-time students are eligible to apply but must be enrolled full time while overseas)
  • Have no overdue milestone at the time of application
  • Complete your travel before the Thesis Review milestone
  • Not have previously held a UQ Graduate School International Travel Award (other travel grants are acceptable)
  • Ensure that the travel is not essential to the completion of your thesis
  • Demonstrate that additional funds are available if required
  • Depart no earlier than one week after the outcome of the round is announced, as retrospective funding will not be approved.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

1,52,410 total value

Value details

Up to AUD $6,000

Application deadline

Expected September 2017

UQ Economics Scholarships - Malaysia

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students will need to make a separate application to UQ International Admissions for entry into the Bachelor of Economics or the Master Coursework Programs.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

Covering up to 100% of tuition fees

Application deadline

Expected October 2017

Information Technology Electrical Engineering Scholarship for UQ Foundation Year Students

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Students will be considered for the UQ ITEE Scholarship after completing the UQ Foundation Year program.  Scholarships are offered on the basis of academic excellence.

Value of scholarship

2,54,016 total value

Application deadline

Expected November 2017

UQ Economics Centenary Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • Students must have completed Cambridge International A levels/Edexcel International A Levels (minimum aggregate 15 / 17) or the International Baccalaureate (IB) program (minimum 42);
  • Students who have an unconditional offer for the Bachelor of Economics commencing at UQ in 2017;
  • Applied for a single degree for the Bachelor of Economics.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

AUD $20,000 living allowance per year, single return airfare and one off book allowance of AUD $500

Application deadline

Expected November 2017

UQ Economics Scholarship for International Year 12 students

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • International students completing Year 12 in Australia are eligible to apply.
  • Criteria based on Year 12 results and broad academic achievement in Years 11 and 12.
  • Previous study of economics at school or college is not required for enrolment in the BEcon program, nor for the scholarship.
  • Short listed candidates may be required to attend an interview.

Application details

Students can apply online. Before submitting your application please make sure you include the following documents

  • UQ School of Economics Scholarship Application Form
  • A covering letter which addresses all of the following:
  1. What you believe the study of Economics to be
  2. Why you wish to study Economics
  3. Outlining one key Economic issue facing Australia/the international community and a possible response
  4. How a scholarship would assist you in your studies.

Value details

50 per cent tuition fees waiver

Application deadline

Expected November 2017

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