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UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND - [UQ], BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND - SCHOLARSHIP

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University of Queensland Scholarships: Benefits, Eligibility & Application

Sugandhi Sood Sugandhi Sood
Study Abroad Expert

As one of the top universities in Australia, the University of Queensland aims to provide an unparalleled study experience to international students. Presently, the university is the home to more than 5,000 students from 150+ countries. One of the biggest reasons for this impressive international enrollment stats is the University of Queensland scholarships. In 2018, the international student barometer recorded that UQ had 91% overall international student satisfaction rate, majorly because of its scholarship programs.

For academic session 2020, UQ is offering more than 300 scholarships at undergraduate, graduate, and research level programs students. Of these, international students are eligible for 200+ UQ scholarships, including the country-specific scholarships such as India Global Leaders, UQ Economic scholarships, etc.

While the University of Queensland scholarships are sufficient, international students can apply for various external scholarships too. The scholarship programs such as Australian awards scholarships, will not just cover the recipient's UQ tuition fee but will also cover the travel expenses and accommodation in Australia.

Internal Scholarships at the University of Queensland for International Students

As mentioned, international students are eligible for a wide range of the University of Queensland scholarships. The majority of these scholarships are categorized under UQ coursework scholarships and UQ research scholarships.

Due to this, various UQ scholarships for undergraduate programs are applicable for PG and visa versa. Internal scholarships at the University of Queensland for international students are awarded as tuition fee reductions. These scholarship awards range from AUD 2,000 to 50% tuition fee waivers.

Some of the University of Queensland scholarships for coursework programs are tabulated below:

ScholarshipLevel of StudyBenefitsEligibility & Selection CriteriaApplication
India Global leadersUndergraduate/
Postgraduate
AUD 5,000- AUD 20,000Indian residents; academic standingAuto-consideration
UQ School of Economics ScholarshipUndergraduate50% tuition feeAcademic merit; minimum 95% in Year 12 (Indian students)Auto-consideration
Law Scholarships for International StudentsUndergraduate/
postgraduate
25% or 50% tuition feeAcademic achievements; leadership potential; referencesOnline application
HASS Scholarship for ExcellencePostgraduateAUD 10,000 per yearIndian students; at least 60% in UGAuto-consideration
UQ Future Students Undergraduate Scholarship for High Achievers- IndiaUndergraduateAUD 10,000Indian students; CBSE, ICSE grade 88% or aboveauto-consideration
MBA Student ScholarshipPostgraduate25% tuition-fee waiverAcademic merit; minimum 70% in UG (Indian students)Online application 
UQ Economics India ScholarshipUndergraduate/
Postgraduate
50% tuition fee waiverAcademic merit; at least 90% for UG and 65% for PGAuto-consideration

These scholarships are available for only undergraduate and graduate coursework programs at the University of Queensland. International students are also eligible for UQ doctoral program scholarships, mainly awarded by entering UQ faculty.

Some of the scholarships for doctoral students are:

  • PhD Scholarship: Market Insights for Australian Native Foods
  • Ceberal Palsy Alliance PhD Research Grant
  • George Watson Fellowship

All these University of Queensland scholarships have their own requirements and application systems.

How to Apply for Scholarships at University of Queensland?

Majority of internal scholarships at University of Queensland are admission-based and do not require any additional application. Students just have to complete their applications before November 30 (Semester 1) and May 30 (Semester 2).

For the University of Queensland scholarships needing a separate application, candidates just have to complete and submit application form available at individual scholarship page.

However, international students are required to submit a set of student supporting documentation to apply for both admission and scholarships. This package includes:

  • Personal statement, not more than 1000 words.
  • An updated resume/CV
  • English language requirements like IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
  • Evidence of academic, extracurricular and/or professional achievements
  • One reference letter (in English)
  • Academic transcripts

These documents are common for the University of Queensland scholarships which are application-based or admission-based.

External Scholarships at the University of Queensland for International Students

With an array of the University of Queensland Scholarships, there are several external scholarships awarded to international students.

Some of the external scholarships at the University of Queensland and offered to international students are tabulated below:

ScholarshipBenefitsEligibility & Selection CriteriaApplication Deadline
Destination AustraliaAUD 15,000 per yearEnrolling in UQ’s regional Gatton campus; fulfilling entry requirements of chosen UQ programJune 1, 2020
Fulbright ScholarshipsvariesUS studentsJuly 6, 2020
Australian Awards ScholarshipFull tuition, living stipend, travel allowance, etcStudents of participating country (including India); completing admission requirementsNA
Royal Thai Government ScholarshipFull tuition and fees, living allowanceEntry in chosen UQ programNA
Australian Government Research Training ProgramFull tuition and fees, living allowanceInternational students from eligible country like India; fulfillment of entry requirementsN/A

Application process and selection criteria for all external scholarships at the University of Queensland vary. International students planning to apply for these scholarships, to study in Australia and UQ, must verify each detail carefully.

Scholarships Offered


HASS Scholarship for Excellence - India


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $6,872
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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UQ India Global Leaders Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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UQ Economics India Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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JN Tata Endowment Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Robert S. McNamara Fellowship Program


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $150
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 3000

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BrokerFish International student scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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Bhajan Lal Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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Paul Foundation scholarships


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $20,174
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Diploma
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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QS Leadership Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Master
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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Australia Awards Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1985

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Go Clean Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $3,500
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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Australian Government Research Training Program


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: Variable Amount
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Doctorate
  • Number of Scholarships: N/A

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VueVille Future Technology Scholarship


  • International Student Eligible: Yes
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Type: Merit-Based
  • Level of Study: Bachelor
  • Number of Scholarships: 1

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