UQ Science International Scholarships are available!
UQ Science International Scholarships are available for outstanding international students in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework programs.
Award value: AU$3,000 or AU$10,000 depending on the award
Applications close: December 1, 2016
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
- for the Full Degree Scholarships: be an international student enrolling in year one of a UQ Faculty of Science full degree program
- for the Advanced Standing Scholarships: be an international student enrolling in a UQ Faculty of Science program with advanced standing (credit articulation)
About the awardTwo 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.
Selection criteriaFollowing the closing date, UQ will select winners based on a competitive, merit-based process, based on
- candidate’s academic performance as demonstrated by their Grade Point Averages (GPA)
- Candidate’s potential to contribute to science, assessed on the basis of their personal statements