The University of Queensland scholarships are available for outstanding international students in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework programs in science at UQ.
- 1st June 2017
- 1st December 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: International
To be taken at (country): Australia
About the Award: Two different scholarships are available:
* The Full Degree Scholarship is awarded to students enrolling in year one of a UQ Faculty of Science full degree program and is a single payment of AU$10,000
* The Advanced Standing Scholarship is awarded to students enrolling in a UQ Faculty of Science program with advanced standing (credit articulation), for example on the basis of previous study at a Polytechnic, and is a single payment of AU$3,000.
Eligibility: To be eligible for a UQ Science International Scholarship, you must:
- Be classified as an international student in Australia
- Have an unconditional or a conditional offer (with all conditions met by the scholarship closing date) from UQ
- For undergraduate programs, have completed senior high school and obtained an entry score that equates to a Queensland Tertiary Education rank of 96 or higher
- For postgraduate programs, have completed an undergraduate degree and obtained a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 6 or higher on a 7-point scale
- Not have already commenced your studies at UQ, even if you seek a change of program
- Not simultaneously hold another scholarship
Selection Criteria: Following the closing date, UQ will select winners based on a competitive, merit-based process, based on:
- Candidates’ academic performance as demonstrated by their Grade Point Averages (GPA)
- Candidates’ potential to contribute to science, assessed on the basis of their personal statements
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: AU$3,000 or AU$10,000 depending on the award
How to Apply: For either the Full Degree Scholarship or the Advanced Standing Scholarship:
- Lodge an official UQ undergraduate or postgraduate application form for international students for entry into one of the eligible Science programs either directly to UQ or through your agent.
- Receive a UQ Student ID Number and an unconditional offer (or a conditional offer providing that all conditions are to be met by the scholarship closing date).
- Complete and submit the Science International Scholarship online application form.