UQ Academic Scholarships Program

5 August 2019

OPENS

17 November 2019

CLOSES

150

NUMBER OFFERED

University

STUDY TYPE

Academic

SUPPORT TYPE

Queensland

LOCATIONS

Art & Design | Business & Law | Education | Humanities | IT & Communication | Medicine & Health | Rural & Agriculture | STEM

FIELD OR INDUSTRY

$6,000 - $12,000

OPEN

UQ’s Academic Scholarship program aims to reward the achievements of outstanding school leavers and gap year students. If you are a high-achieving student and you are completing Year 12 in 2019 (or you completed in 2018 and you’re on a gap year), you are encouraged to apply.

Value

There are three scholarships on offer:UQ Vice-Chancellors ScholarshipsAwarded to applicants who achieve a minimum ATAR of 99.90 or equivalent:
  • Award Value: $12,000 per year, total value of up to $60,000
  • Duration:  Up to 5 years
  • Level: Undergraduate and any subsequent related postgraduate study, such as Honours
UQ Excellence ScholarshipsOP 1 (or equivalent) applicants who have demonstrated outstanding academic, leadership and/or significant community service achievements during Years 11 and 12:
  • Award Value: $6,000 per year, total value of up to $24,000
  • Duration: Up to 4 years
  • Level: Undergraduate and any subsequent related postgraduate study, such as Honours
UQ Merit ScholarshipsHigh achieving applicants (OP 1-3) who have demonstrated significant academic, leadership and/or community service achievements during Years 11 & 12:
  • Award Value:  $6,000
  • Duration:  First year of study
  • Level: Undergraduate study

Eligibility Criteria

Academic scholarships are open to Year 12 and gap year students who are:

  • Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders, or
  • Australian Permanent Residents, New Zealand citizens, or international students completing, or have completed, Years 11 and 12 in Australia;

AND

  • have not completed any previous tertiary study other than that undertaken as part of Year 11–12 studies (e.g. Enhanced Studies Program); and
  • have applied for a tertiary place through QTAC; and
  • are intending to enrol as a full-time student in a UQ undergraduate program in 2020 (or 2021 if they are deferring their tertiary place); and
  • will have UQ listed as their 1st or 2nd QTAC preference.

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