UQ’s Academic Scholarship for Undergraduate Students in Australia 2017/2018

 

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UQ’s Academic Scholarship program aims to reward the achievements of outstanding school leavers and gap year students.  Over 300 scholarships are awarded each year.  If you are a high-achieving student and you are completing Year 12 in 2016 (or you completed in 2015 and you’re on a gap year) then you are encouraged to apply. A minimum of $100,000 in scholarship funding will also be reserved for applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage in ( Financial hardship or Geographic isolation).

Application Deadline: Applications for the 2017 Academic Scholarships open on 31 August 2016 and close 5pm 31 October 2016

Offered annually? Yes

Brief description: The University of Queensland Undergraduate Scholarship for Australian Permanent Residents, New Zealand citizens or international students,  Australia 2017

Accepted Subject Areas: Subject offered by the university

Offered Since: Not specified

Type: Undergraduate scholarship

Selection Criteria

  • UQ will aim to award scholarships to students across a broad range of high schools and study areas.  It is important to note that scholarships are more competitive in programs with exceptionally high demand.
  • Applicants who meet the selection criteria and have provided evidence of educational disadvantage as a result of financial hardship and/or geographic isolation, may be given preference in the awarding of some scholarships.
  • Assessment of educational disadvantage (if applicable) will be based on information in applicant personal statement, as well as supporting documentation provided as evidence of applicant unique circumstances.

Eligibility:

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

  • are Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders; or
  • are Australian Permanent Residents, New Zealand citizens or international students who are 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 (eg. Enhanced Studies Program); and
    • have applied for a tertiary place through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC); and
    • are intending to enrol as a full-time student in an undergraduate program at The University of Queensland; and
    • have UQ listed as their 1st or 2nd QTAC preference.

    Number of Scholarships:

    Three  scholarships are available:

    • UQ Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships
    • UQ Excellence Scholarships
    • UQ Merit Scholarships

    Value of Scholarship:

    UQ Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships

    • $12,000 per year for up to 5 years for undergraduate and any subsequent postgraduate coursework study (if applicable).

    UQ Excellence Scholarships

    • $6,000 per year for up to 4 years for undergraduate and any subsequent postgraduate coursework study (if applicable).

    UQ Merit Scholarships

    • $6,000 for the first year of study

    Duration: For the duration of the program

    Eligible Countries: Australian, New Zealand and international countries

    To be taken at (country): University of Queensland Australia

    How to Apply&

    Visit the scholarship webpage for details; https://scholarships.uq.edu.au/program/uq-academic-scholarship-program

    Sponsor: University of Queensland

    Important Notes: Successful recipients will be notified by telephone or email within a week of the release of their Year 12 results in late December/early January.

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