We offer a range of scholarships across our undergraduate programs.

For more information about these prizes, email us.

Visit the UQ Scholarships website to see the full range of University-wide scholarships, including opportunities for international students.

Ceridwen Indigenous Scholarship

This scholarship is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students within our School who are pursuing study or research in relation to Indigenous Australia.

Find out more about the Ceridwen Indigenous Scholarship.

Don Perrin Environmental Bursary

This bursary is offered by the Moreton Bay Regional Council to assist a Moreton Bay region resident with their tertiary educational expenses.

The bursary consists of a payment of $2000, which can be used for educational expenses associated with the recipient's course of study.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a resident of the Moreton Bay Regional Council area
  • have graduated from Year 12 within the last two years
  • have accepted an offer to study an environmental-based university degree.

For more information and application details, visit the Moreton Bay Regional Council grants and funding webpages.

National Association of Women in Construction Scholarship

This scholarship is open to female undergraduates who are undertaking a construction-related program.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be a female student
  • have a GPA of 5.0 or above
  • be enrolled full time in the second or third year of one of the following undergraduate programs:
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Civil Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Civil and Environmental Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Civil and Geotechnical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Electrical Engineering
    • Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning  
    • Bachelor of Architectural Design.

Value: up to $2500

Duration: 1 year

To find out more and to request an application form, email NAWIC.

Australian Wildlife Society University Student Grants

These grants are open to honours and postgraduate students at Australian universities.

Applicants must be a member of the Australian Wildlife Society.

Grants are available for research projects of direct relevance to the conservation of Australian wildlife.

Recipients may use a grant for equipment and consumables, travel expenses related to field research, or attendance at conferences at which recipients will present work.

For more information and to apply, visit the Australian Wildlife Society's University Student Grants pages.

Jim Hoskin Prize (Faculty of Science prize)

This prize is managed by UQ's Faculty of Science.

It is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate Environmental Science program with a focus on natural resource science.

Prizes are awarded for best performance in ENVM4321, ENVM4322 or ENVM4323.

Find out more about the Jim Hoskin Prize.

Science International Scholarships (Faculty of Science prize)

These scholarships are awarded by the Faculty of Science.

They are open to high-achieving international students in undergraduate or postgraduate coursework programs in science at UQ.

Applicants must be classified as an international student in Australia (excludes Australian citizens and permanent residents). They must be able to demonstrate their potential to contribute to science.

Find out more about the Science International Scholarships.

 

Summer and winter research scholarship programs

South Burnett Regional Council OHS Scholarship

This prize is open to current third-year BOHSSc (Hons) students who are available to undertake a minimum of six weeks work at South Burnett Regional Council during the summer recess.

In addition to the scholarship, the Council will provide a $3500 monetary commitment to help support the recipient with travel, accommodation and living expenses.

Applications close each September.

For more information, contact Craig Patch, the Council's Manager Environmental Waste Services:

Phone: 07 4189 9137

Email: cpatch@southburnett.qld.gov.au

Science Travel Scholarship

These scholarships are awarded by the Faculty of Science.

They are open to domestic, full time undergraduate or postgraduate students studying a program managed by the Faculty of Science or a School within the Faculty of Science.

The Scholarship will be awarded to applicants demonstrating financial need and academic merit. Preference will be given to those students who best demonstrate hardship or need with regard to financial, educational, socio-economic or regional area circumstances.

The money must be used for travel which is necessary to complete the requirements of the students program.

Find out more about the Science Travel Scholarship

UQ Future Scientist Scholarship

These scholarships are awarded by the Faculty of Science.

They are open to domestic, full time undergraduate students studying Science.

The Scholarship will be awarded to applicants demonstrating financial need and academic merit. Preference will be given to students who fit one or more of the following categories:

  • Can demonstrate socio-economic disadvantage
  • From rural/regional area
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Fostered as a child
  • Non year 12 leaver
  • Mature-aged student
  • Females majoring in Maths or Physics
  • Males enrolled in Bachelor of Veterinary Science or Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours)

Find out more about the UQ Future Scientist Scholarship

Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning Relocation Bursaries

These bursaries are awarded by the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and are to assist with relocation and accommodation costs.

To be eligible, 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

Value:  $2000

Find out more about the Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning Relocation Bursaries

AIEF-BHP Tertiary Scholarship (2018)

AIEF-BHP Tertiary Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Indigenous students undertaking engineering, science and other approved degrees, who aspire to work with BHP and to one day become leaders in the business.

Residential students (residing in a tertiary residential college) and non-residential students (residing in private accommodation) can apply for the scholarship, which provides financial assistance and ongoing professional development and career support from AIEF and BHP, including opportunities to apply for BHP Internships and the BHP Graduate Program.

Find out more about the AIEF-BHP Tertiary Scholarship. Applications close Sunday 29th October 2017.