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The University of Queensland Scholarships

There are 40 scholarships available at The University of Queensland.

Maria Vasas Scholarship in Equine Science

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

An applicant is eligible for the award of a scholarship in a year if, in that year, the applicant:
(a) Is a domestic student within the meaning of the Fee Rules;
(b) Has completed a Bachelor degree in Equine Science, Applied Science (Equine Science) or equivalent with a major in Animal Science;
(c) Has enrolled, or intends to enrol, full-time in the Bachelor of Equine Science (Honours) program or Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) program in the field of Equine Science full-time at UQ’s Gatton campus;
(d) Does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean (Academic) considers to be similar; and
(e) Applies for the scholarship by the closing date for applications.

Selection criteria

For the selection process, the Associate Dean (Academic) must establish a selection committee, comprising:
(a) The Head, School of Agriculture and Food Science, or nominee, as chair of the committee;
(b) The Director of the Equine Science group, or nominee; and
(c) Another member of the university’s academic staff who is currently teaching in a relevant program;
The committee will rank the eligible applicants consecutively in order of merit, based on, for each applicant:
(a) financial circumstances as evidenced by supporting documentation
(b) academic achievement in their undergraduate program;
(c) an interest in equine science and experience working with horses;
(d) personal qualities, including leadership potential, community service and engagement; and
(e) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future professional success.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

The value of the scholarship will be determined each year by the Head, in consultation with the selection committee established under subrule 5(1).

Application deadline

Expected March 2018

Miriam E. Wippell Undergraduate Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

An applicant is eligible for the award of a scholarship if the applicant:
(a) Enrols in the first year of the Bachelor of Veterinary Science or Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) program;
(b) Is entering tertiary study for the first time; and
(c) Applies for the scholarship by the closing date for applications.

Selection criteria

For the selection process, the Head must establish a selection committee comprising -
(a) the Head, School of Veterinary Science, or nominee, as chair of the committee; and
(b) two (2) academic staff members who are currently teaching in the Faculty of Science.

The scholarship is awarded to the applicants showing greatest merit as demonstrated by –
(a) Academic background, prizes and achievement in secondary school assessments; and
(b) Any other matters the committee sees fit.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

AUD $437 (approximate, based on the last year of award)

Application deadline

Expected March 2018

Edwin Munro Scholarship in Agricultural Science

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

An applicant is eligible for the award of a scholarship in a year if, in that year, the applicant:
(a) Has previously completed an undergraduate Agricultural Science program with honours; and
(b) Is enrolled in the first year of a postgraduate program administered by the Faculty of Science.

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the student who achieves the highest overall marks in the undergraduate Agricultural Science program with honours.

In making the recommendation, the Associate Dean (Academic) may take into account any other income that the recipient will receive from any other scholarship.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

AUD $2,239 (approximate, based on the last year of award)

Application deadline

Expected March 2018

James and Everingham Bursary

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

An applicant is eligible for the award of a scholarship in a year if, in that year, the applicant:
(a) Is enrolled in a program relating to food technology or rural agriculture; and
(b) Applies for the scholarship by the closing date for applications.

Selection criteria

The Associate Dean (Academic) must rank the eligible applicants in order of merit based on:
(a) Academic achievement;
(b) Financial need; and
(c) any other evidence that may be considered relevant by the Associate Dean (Academic) to future success by the student in the agriculture, agronomy or related industries
If the Associate Dean (Academic) is satisfied that at least one eligible applicant is of sufficient merit to warrant the award of the scholarship, the Associate Dean (Academic) must recommend that the scholarship be awarded to the applicant with the highest ranking.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

AUD $598 (approximate, based on the last year of award)

Application deadline

Expected March 2018

UQ Gatton Past Students Association Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

(a) In the two years immediately before, the applicant completed Year 12 (or overseas equivalent); and
(b) In that year, the applicant:
(i) Commences the first year of an undergraduate program offered at UQ Gatton; and
(ii) Is studying full-time at the UQ Gatton Campus
(c) Applies for the scholarship by the closing date of applications.

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by -

academic achievement in secondary school studies; and
any financial or personal circumstances that could impede the applicant's academic progress.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

2,40,229 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2018

J.M. Donnelly Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this scholarship an applicant must:

(1) be a domestic student within the meaning of the fee rules;

(2) be enrolled full time in an approved program;

(3) have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.0, if a continuing student;

(4) demonstrate financial need;

(5) provide evidence of Samoan heritage; and

(6) complete an application form and submit it to the Executive Dean by the due date.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

1,44,137 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2018

Venerable Archdeacon Edward Leo Hayes Adult Undergraduate Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship is open to applicants who:

  • are not less than 25 years of age on the date the application must be lodged;
  • intend to enrol at The University of Queensland in the first semester of the year of the award.

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  • financial position of the applicant and the difficulties which they may have overcome to enrol at the University; and
  • academic achievement in secondary school or their program; and
  • other evidence as may be deemed relevant.

Preference will be given to students who lived or worked in the area of the Darling Downs for a period of 12 months.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

1,44,137 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2018

Gough Family Scholarship for Medical Education

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship is open to students enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine program (any year of the course) and who are Australian citizens or permanent residents.

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates the following:

  • Financial need
  • Evidence of personal effort to address his/her financial need
  • An outline of how the scholarship funds will be used
  • Satisfactory academic progress
  • Personal qualities including leadership potential
  • Any other evidence relevant to the applicant’s future success in the medical profession.

The scholarship is awarded once annually on the recommendation of a duly appointed selection committee convened by the Head of the School of Medicine or his/her nominee. The selection committee shall consist of no fewer than three individuals and shall include the Head of School of Medicine or nominee (as Chair), the President of the University of Queensland Medical Society or nominee, and one or more academic teaching staff in medicine.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

2,40,229 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2018

Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences Stipend

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants should contact potential advisors directly to initiate a conversation about specific projects and student-advisor match. See 'About the award' below for these specific contact details. 

To be eligible you must:

  • Be studying full-time and onshore in Australia.
  • Be nominated by an enrolling school or institute at UQ.
  • 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 a living allowance award, scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75% of the RTP Scholarship living allowance rate to undertake the research higher degree program.
  • Not be receiving a Commonwealth funded tuition fee scholarship.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

12,79,361 a year

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology Faculty Year 12 Overseas International Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Scholarships payable as a 50% fee reduction are available for international students who have completed senior high school overseas (A Levels, International Baccalaureate, etc.) and are intending to study in any of the following EAIT undergraduate programs:

  • Bachelor of Architectural Design
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology

This scholarship is not available to students who have already commenced a post secondary qualification. The award of a scholarship is based on academic merit. 

Only students who receive an unconditional offer for their EAIT program will be eligible to be shortlisted for the EAIT International Scholarship.

Application details

Student can apply online.

Value details

50 per cent tuition fee reduction

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

Ostwald Bros Engineering Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Award value: Mentoring; • ambassadorial roles; • vacation employment at any Ostwald Bros site; guaranteed two years post graduation employment, as part of the Return of Service Obligation; and • student accommodation financial support for rural or regional students.
The scholarship is open to students who:
• are Australian citizens or Australian Permanent Residents;
• are enrolled in first year of full-time studies in Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) in Queensland in 2017; and
• do not hold a scholarship that is similar.

Application details

For futher information, please contact university website.

Value details

Four year Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) course fees paid in full

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

Australia Awards Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

International students from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Cambodia, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Pacific Collectivities (New Caledonia, French Polynesia, and Wallis and Futuna), Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Kiribati, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam and Zambia (as at January 2017).

Value details

The Awards are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program.

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

International Scholarship for Advanced Standing Students (All Countries)

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships are available for students applying for one of the following programs with credit from 
previous studies:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology

The successful applicants must be classed as an international student in Australia 
(Australian permanent residents and Australian citizens are not eligible).

This scholarship is awarded based on academic merit.

Only outstanding students who receive an unconditional offer for their EAIT program will be eligible to be shortlisted for the EAIT International Scholarship.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

50 per cent tuition fee

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

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

Up to AUD $10000 tuition fee waiver. The final amount awarded to the winner/s will be at the discretion of the selection committee

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

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).

The scholarship is awarded based on academic merit.

Only outstanding students who receive an unconditional offer for their EAIT program will be eligible to be shortlisted for the EAIT International Scholarship.

Application details

Scholarship applications must be received at UQ.

Value details

50 per cent Tuition Fee

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

European Global Leaders Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • Citizens of Europe, who normally reside in Europe
  • Students who have received an unconditional offer for a relevant postgraduate program and who are commencing students at UQ.
  • The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and high achieving students are encouraged to apply.
  • Please note that this opportunity is not open to students 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 details

100 per cent tuition fee waiver for up to 3 semesters for students who undertake postgraduate study in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (excluding the MBA)

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

International Scholarships for Singaporean Diploma students

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

50% scholarship for Singaporean Diploma students applying for one of the following programs with advanced standing:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology

The scholarship is awarded based on academic merit.

Only outstanding students who receive an unconditional offer for their EAIT program will be eligible to be shortlisted for the EAIT International Scholarship.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

50 per cent Tuition Fee for the duration of standard undergraduate program

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

International Scholarships for Postgraduate Coursework - India

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 Data Science
  • Master of Engineering
  • Master of Engineering Science
  • Master of Engineering Science (Management)
  • Master of Information Technology
  • Master of Information Technology (Management)
  • Master of Interaction Design
  • Master of Petroleum Engineering
  • Master of Sustainable Energy

The scholarship is awarded based on academic merit.

Only outstanding students who receive an unconditional offer for their EAIT program will be eligible to be shortlisted for the EAIT International Scholarship.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

50 per cent tuition fee

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

IT Bachelor-Master Package Program

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The IT Bachelor-Master Package Program is available to eligible students who receive two years advanced standing towards the Bachelor of Information Technology on the basis of approved prior studies (e.g. students from Singaporean Polytechnics, or other partner programs in Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam) and apply to continue in the Master of Computer Science. Students should submit both applications together. 

Entry requirements
To apply, a student must

  • have successfully completed prior studies in Information Technology and be eligible for #32 (2 years) advanced standing, and
  • satisfy the Executive Dean that, based on the student’s academic record the student is suitably qualified for admission.

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa.

The scholarship is awarded based on academic merit.

Only outstanding students who receive an unconditional offer for their EAIT program will be eligible to be shortlisted for the EAIT International Scholarship.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

2,40,229 total value

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

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

2,40,229 total value

Application deadline

Expected April 2018

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