Harriet Marks Bursary

Awarded: Semester 2, 2017
Contact: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

Ivor A Gill Memorial Scholarship in Agricultural Science

Opening: 20 February 2017
Closing: 24 March 2017
Contact: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

Jim Hoskin Prize

Awarded: Semester 2, 2017
Contact: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

Laidley Freemasons Prize

Open: 24 July 2017
Close: 18 August 2017
Contact: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

Maude Walker Prizes

Awarded: Semester 2, 2017
Contact: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

Moreton Bay Research Station Scholarship in partnership with Sibelco Australia

Closing Date: Friday 31st March 2017
Contact: science.stations@uq.edu.au

New MBRS Available Scholarships available

The MBRS Scholarship in partnership with Sibelco Australia

Conduct your student research in an idyllic setting at UQ’s Moreton Bay Research Station (MBRS) on North Stradbroke Island.

Sibelco Pty Ltd, in association with MBRS, is offering scholarships to the value of $2,500 to Honours and Research Higher Degree students from UQ to undertake research in any discipline. Scholarship winners would conduct their research from MBRS based on North Stradbroke Island.

The setting offers a wealth of opportunity and knowledge acquisition for students of indigenous studies, engineering, humanities, marine science, earth sciences, architecture, anthropology and more.

The scholarships could be used towards research in areas such as indigenous housing, Aboriginal health, oceanography, environmental management, mining engineering and rehabilitation, marine park management, evolution, terrestrial wildlife research, or any other research topic at UQ.

How many scholarships are available?

There are four (4) scholarships to be awarded in each of 2016, 2017, 2018 and there are six (6) scholarships to be awarded in 2019.

What can the scholarships be used for?

The scholarship funding will assist the recipients with access to accommodation, labs (including PC2 facilities), computers, scientific equipment, vehicles or boats located at MBRS.

The scholarships must be used for research that will be conducted at the Moreton Bay Research Station or across North Stradbroke Island terrestrial and/or marine environment.

The scholarships are to cover research costs, cannot be taken in cash and are non-transferable. Additional to the scholarships, Sibelco will cover some transport costs to and from North Stradbroke Island.

How will the scholarships be awarded?

The scholarships will be awarded to applicants showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  1. Evidence of academic achievement
  2. Academic quality of the research proposal
  3. Significance and innovation of the research proposal
  4. Budget and justification of spending

How to apply

Please send applications to:
Science Stations
Phone: (07) 3443 2071
Email: science.stations@uq.edu.au 
Closing date: Friday, 31 March 2017

Information about Moreton Bay Research Station

The Station offers a variety of accommodation, some with kitchen facilities available. A certified commercial kitchen is also available in the Station. For more information, please visit the link above.

R & AE Veitch Prize

Awarded: Semester 2, 2017
Contact: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

Relocation Bursaries: Commencing Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning students

Relocation Bursaries for Commencing UQ Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning (BRTP) students

A number of Relocation Bursaries are available for students commencing the Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning program who come from outside the South East Queensland region and are commencing study at UQ in 2018.

This bursary is to assist with relocation and accommodation costs.

Basic eligibility requirements

The applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen;
  • have a home address outside the South East Queensland (SEQ) region - defined as any area not contained in the area included in this map;
  • be commencing the Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning (BRTP) program at UQ in 2018;
  • enrol full time in 2018 in the BRTP program and its first year courses;

See the Terms & Conditions (pdf; 216 KB) for further details.

Bursary value

The maximum value per bursary is $2,000 for 2018.

Payment

The busary will be paid in one sum after 31 March, 2018 and cannot be deferred.

How to apply

Apply by completing the below application form and attaching the requested documents. Your completed application (including copies of all relevant supporting documentation) must be received between 1 September 2017 and 5 February 2018.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application within two weeks of submission between 1 September 2017 and 5 February 2018.

Enquiries about this bursary

Email: sees@enquire.uq.edu.au
Phone:  (07) 3365 6455 
Website:    School of Earth and Environmental Sciences

 

Science International Scholarships

Science International Scholarships

Scholarships for international students to study science at UQ.

Scholarships are available for outstanding international students in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework programs in science at UQ.

Scholarship Details:

  • Level of study: Undergraduate or Postgraduate (eg Bachelor's or Master's degree).
  • Field of study: any program offered by the Faculty of Science. See Appendix 1 in the Terms & Conditions (pdf; 382 KB) for eligible Science programs.
  • Citizenship: International students (excludes Australian citizens and permanent residents).
  • Applications close: 15 January (5:00pm AEST) for a semester 1 (February) commencement; 1 June (5:00pm AEST) for a semester 2 (July) commencement
  • See the Terms & Conditions (pdf; 382 KB) for further details.

Download the scholarship flyer (103 KB).

Scholarship Options

Full Degree Scholarships

  • If you enrol in year one of a UQ Faculty of Science full degree program. 
  • Award value: single payment of AU$10,000.

Advanced Standing Scholarships

  • If you enrol in a UQ Faculty of Science program with advanced standing (credit articulation), for example on the basis of previous study at a Polytechnic.
  • Award value: single payment of AU$3,000.

Eligibility

To be eligible for a UQ Science International Scholarship, you must:
  • Be able to be classified as an international student in Australia (Australian permanent residents and Australian citizens are not eligible, and should instead refer to UQ’s domestic scholarship schemes);
  • Have an unconditional or a conditional offer (with all conditions met by the scholarship closing date). To secure your offer, finalise your UQ program application with your education agent or apply online.
  • For undergraduate programs, have completed senior high school and have obtained an entry score that equates to a Queensland Tertiary Education rank of 96 or higher. See Appendix 2 in the Terms & Conditions (pdf; 382 KB) for indicative international equivalencies table.
  • For postgraduate programs, have completed an undergraduate degree and obtained a GPA (Grade Point Average) of 6 or higher on a scale of 7. See Appendix 2 in the Terms & Conditions (pdf; 382 KB) for indicative international equivalencies table.
  • Not have already commenced your studies at UQ, even if you seek a change of program.
  • Not simultaneously hold a UQ Science International Scholarship and another scholarship.
  • For the Full Degree Scholarships: be an international student enrolling in year one of a UQ Faculty of Science full degree program. See Appendix 1 in the Terms & Conditions (pdf; 382 KB) for eligible Science programs.
  • For the Advanced Standing Scholarships: be an international student enrolling in a UQ Faculty of Science program with advanced standing (credit articulation). See Appendix 1 in the Terms & Conditions (pdf; 382 KB) for eligible Science programs.

Selection Criteria:

Following the closing date, UQ will select winners based on a competitive, merit-based process:

  • Selection will be based on candidates’ academic performance as demonstrated by their Grade Point Averages (GPA);
  • as well as their potential to contribute to science, assessed on the basis of their personal statements.

How to apply

For either the Full Degree Scholarships and the Advanced Standing Scholarship options:

1. Lodge an official UQ undergraduate or postgraduate application form for international students for entry into one of the eligible Science programs (listed in Appendix 1 in the Terms & Conditions (pdf; 382 KB) either directly to UQ or through your agent.

2. 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).

3. Complete and submit the Science International Scholarship online application form.

Applications close:

15 January (5:00pm AEST) for a semester 1 (February) commencement

1 June (5:00pm AEST) for a semester 2 (July) commencement

Incomplete applications or applications which are found to be inaccurate, false or misleading will not be considered.

Wherever possible, UQ will notify applicants within three weeks of the scholarship closing date of the result of their applications.  

Enquiries about this scholarship

science.engagement@uq.edu.au

The Duncan McNaughton Scholarship

Awarded: Semester 2, 2017
Contact: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

The Edwin Munro Scholarship in Agricultural Science

Opening: 20 February 2017
Closing: 24 March 2017
Contact: enquire@science.uq.edu.au

The Science Travel Scholarship

Open: 7 August 2017
Close: 8 September 2017
Contact: science.scholarships@uq.edu.au

The UQ Future Scientist Scholarship

Open: 7 August 2017
Close: 8 September 2017
Contact: science.scholarships@uq.edu.au

The UQ Gatton Past Students' Association Scholarship

Opening Date: 20 February 2017
Closing Date: 24 March 2017
Contact: enquire@science.uq.edu.au