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Scholarships at The University of Queensland

There are 61 scholarships available at The University of Queensland.

UQ Economics India Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • Citizens of India, who normally reside in India and are not already undertaking any studies in Australia. Those studying English in Australia are still eligible to apply.
  • Students must not simultaneously hold another scholarship for tuition fees.
  • Students who have received an offer and who are commencing students at UQ.
  • The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and high achieving students are encouraged to apply.

Application details

You must apply for your chosen degree program first before applying for this scholarship.

Applications close on the same dates every year:

  • 30 November for semester 1
  • 30 May for semester 2

Value details

50% of the tuition fees on the recommendation of the Head of School of Economics, the Committee will determine the number of scholarships awarded in any year

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Indian Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • submit an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications
  • be a citizen of India
  • have achieved a GPA (or overseas equivalent) of 80% over 7 semesters of undergraduate studies or 75% over 8 semesters of undergraduate studies at a higher education institution in India
  • be able to commence as an international student (in accordance with The University's Fee Policy) in Australia on a student visa.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

50% of the tuition fees and 100% of the Student Services and Amenities Fee for the minimum duration of the program

International Scholarship in Conservation Biology

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a scholarship, the student must have received and accepted the unconditional offer of admission into the program and achieved an overall GPA greater than 5 in their undergraduate program (students with a GPA under 5 are ineligible for consideration in the scholarship round).

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

5,71,418 total value

Application deadline

28 April 2021

Quality of Australian Honey from Native Botanicals - PhD Scholarship (UAF)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply you must meet the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ, please visit the Graduate School's website.

Application details

To apply for admission and scholarship, follow the link below. There is no separate application for scholarship because you will be given the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Prior to applying, check your eligibility and prepare your documentation.

Value details

AUD $27,596 per annum tax-free (2019 rate), indexed annually, for three years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances.

A.G. McCready Memorial Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

This scholarship is open to students who have completed the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts program at this university, and are now enrolled either full-time or part-time, in an postgraduate BA honours program in Classical Languages at UQ.

Application details

This scholarship is not available by application. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Annual income from endowment

Neil Brice Memorial Fund

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

This scholarship is open to students who:

  • have the academic ability to pursue and complete their chosen program at the University, and
  • will, without financial assistance, be unable to continue the program or will suffer undue hardship in continuing it.

Selection criteria

Assistance will be granted on the basis of financial need.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Approximately AUD $1,000 on the recommendation of the Academic Registrar, Senate will determine the number of scholarships awarded in any year

UQ Sport Scholarship Ambassador Program

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Scholarships are open to athletes who:

  • have represented at an open, national or international level in their chosen sport; or
  • play in a professional sporting league; and
  • are enrolled, or intend to enrol, in a University of Queensland program (undergraduate or postgraduate) on a part-time or full-time basis.

Preference will be given to students who are members of, or intend to join, a UQ sporting club.

Athletes who hold another UQ sporting scholarship are ineligible to apply.

Selection criteria

These scholarships will be awarded, at the discretion of the Selection Committee, to the applicants showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by their ability and achievements in their chosen sport.

Application details

All applications are made online through the UQ Sport website – no written applications will be accepted.

Value details

AUD $1,500 in support services per athlete per year

Cerebral Palsy Alliance PhD Research Grant

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

For PhD applicants only.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

Up to AUD $35,000 per annum

Alfred and Olivea Wynne Memorial Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarships are open to financially disadvantaged students who either:

  • are residents of Maryborough or surrounds (within a radius of 65km), or
  • have family connections with that area (parents and grandparents, within the last 5 years).

The scholarships shall be offered in the following order:

  • to full-time undergraduate students
  • to part-time internal undergraduate students
  • to postgraduate internal students.

Selection criteria

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of:

  • the financial need of the student (and considering their family circumstances), and
  • academic merit, taking into account the level of study of the student.

Students in receipt of other scholarship assistance valued at AUD $8,000 or more in a year will not be eligible for an award.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Approximately AUD $3,000 on the recommendation of Academic Board, Senate will determine the number of scholarships awarded in any year

UQIDAR Joint PhD Program

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

There are two PhD pathways to consider: i-students and a-students.

i-students

Indian nationals and international applicants (with citizenship other than Australia), will be considered for admission as i-students. i-students will spend their first year of study at IITD before completing one year (or more) at UQ. They would then complete the remainder of their studies at IITD.

a-students

Australian domestic students will be considered for admission as a-students. a-students will spend their first year of study at UQ before completing one year (or more) at IITD.

Applicants must meet the following requirements for consideration for entry into the joint PhD program.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

The value varies depending on whether the student commences the PhD program at UQ or IITD.

George Essex Evans Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship is open to students undertaking Honours in the field of English Literature or Drama, preferably in the field of Australian literature and culture.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

Annual income from endowment

Peter Whiteman Memorial Bursary

Study level

Postgraduate

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Annual income from endowment

Salvatore Vitale Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The scholarship is open to students who:

  • in the year immediately before, completed year 12 at a secondary school in north Queensland,
  • are enrolled full-time in first year courses for an undergraduate program at The University of Queensland, and
  • can demonstrate that they provided service to their local community while attending senior secondary school.

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded as tenure becomes vacant to the applicant showing greatest merit based on:

  • academic achievement in secondary school,
  • the service that the applicant has given to their local community during senior secondary school, and
  • any other matter that the Academic Registrar considers to be relevant to the applicant's future professional success.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Annual income from endowment each year, for minimum duration of program

George Watson Fellowship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The fellows shall be appointed by the Senate on the recommendation of the Head of the School of Communication and Arts. They shall be appointed at such time and on such conditions as to period of tenure and emolument and otherwise as the Senate on the recommendation of the Head deems appropriate in the case of each appointment.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Annual income from endowment for up to two years

Graduate School Scholarships (UQGSS) - includes RTP

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible you must:

  • be nominated by an enrolling school or institute at UQ
  • be assessed by the Graduate School as meeting all conditions for admission to the higher degree by research program.
  • not be receiving a living allowance award, or scholarship providing a benefit greater than 75% of the RTP Scholarship living allowance rate to undertake the higher degree by research program.

Scholarship duration: 3 years with the possibility of two 6 month extensions in approved circumstances.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Base stipend of AUD $28,092 per annum tax free (2020 rate), indexed annually, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

Law Scholarships for International Students - Undergraduate

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

International students who have applied for the undergraduate program in law and who have not yet commenced at UQ.
Students must not simultaneously hold a similar scholarship.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

25% or 50% of the laws component of your degree program

Law Scholarships for International Students - Postgraduate

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

  • International students who have applied or are applying for admission into a postgraduate program in law and who have not yet commenced at UQ.
  • Students must not simultaneously hold a similar scholarship.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

25% or 50% of the laws component of your degree program

PhD Scholarship: The Molecular Determinants of Virulence and Antimicrobial Resistance in Gram-Negative Infections in Children

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

A background in pathogen genomics, bioinformatics, or molecular biology would be preferable.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

AUD $28,092 per annum tax-free (2020 rate), indexed annually; Three years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances.

Molecular Dissection of Pathomechanisms in Alzheimer’s Disease - PhD Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply you must meet the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ, please visit the Graduate School's website.

Selection criteria

Applicants will have a Bachelor of Science with Honours or Masters equivalent.

Application details

There is no separate application for scholarship because you will be given the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Prior to applying, check your eligibility and prepare your documentation.

Value details

AUD $28,092 per annum (2020 rate), tax free, indexed annually, and a top-up of AUD $5,000 per annum from the second year.

Understanding the Dynamics of the Blood-Brain Barrier in Response to Therapeutic Ultrasound - PhD Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply you must meet the entry requirements for Higher Degrees by Research at UQ, please visit the Graduate School's website.

Selection criteria

Applicants will have a Bachelor of Science with Honours or Masters equivalent.

Application details

There is no separate application for scholarship because you will be given the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Prior to applying, check your eligibility and prepare your documentation.

Value details

AUD $28,092 per annum (2020 rate), tax free, indexed annually, and a top-up of AUD $5,000 per annum from the second year.