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Award value

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Funding type

Fee waiver/discount



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Study level


About this scholarship

Awarding Institution

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Number of awards

130 per year (avg)

What does this scholarship cover?

  • Tuition fees

More details on the scholarship

Scholarships valued at up to AUD $30,000 each for study in any discipline; Scholarships valued at up to AUD $30,000 each for study in Science and Engineering faculty courses only. Scholarships valued at AUD $10,000 each for s

Entry requirements


All International


Applicable to all genders

Delivery mode

All types of delivery mode

Selection approach

All eligible students

Study mode

Full Time

Intake year

All intakes

Other criteria

Academic excellence

Course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*

Applied and Pure Sciences

Study level


Subject area(s)*


Study level


Other eligibility requirements

You must be one of:

  • an international student who has completed high school (or International Baccalaureate) in Australia or an Australian curriculum overseas

You must also be:

  • be graduating Year 12 in 2022 or have graduated Year 12 in 2021
  • be starting university for the first time in 2023
  • have achieved a minimum unadjusted ATAR of 98 or equivalent
  • have placed QUT as your first preference on your QTAC application.


To keep your scholarship, you must:

  • remain enrolled full-time
  • maintain an overall grade point average (GPA) of 5.00 or higher each semester.

You can:

  • take a leave of absence for up to two years but only after you have completed one semester of study. You won't receive scholarship payments during this time
  • If you defer your course, you can defer your QUT Excellence Scholarship, provided you haven't undertaken university study in the meantime.

You can't:

  • defer your offer and undertake alternative university studies
  • hold any other scholarship, except an Equity Scholarship. If you have any questions about holding other scholarships.

Scholarships available include:

  • scholarships valued at AUD $30,000 each for study in any discipline
  • scholarships valued at AUD $30,000 each for courses in the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering only.

These scholarships will be paid as a study stipend of up to AUD $5,000 after the HECS-HELP census date of each semester for up to three years (AUD $10,000 per year).

scholarships valued at AUD $10,000 each for study in any discipline.

This scholarship will be paid as a study stipend of AUD $2,500 after the HECS-HELP census date of each semester for the first four semesters of your course (AUD $5,000 per year).

Selection basis

Students are shortlisted based on their

  • Academic excellence

How to apply

Application process

You will be automatically considered for scholarship eligibility when you apply for the relevant course at this institution

Application details (from the awarding institution)

You do not need to complete a scholarship application for the QUT Excellence Scholarship (Academic). All eligible students who complete a QTAC application in line with QTAC key dates will be considered.

Only successful scholarship applicants are notified during the stated time frame.

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