UQ Refugee and Humanitarian Scholarship


Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value 100% tuition fee waiver each semester, plus $8000 annual living stipend
Scholarship duration Published duration of degree program
Number awarded Up to 10 scholarships can be awarded in 2021
Opening date 1 April 2021
Closing date 30 June 2021
Date scholarship is awarded 9 July 2021


The University of Queensland is offering up to 10 scholarships for students from refugee or asylum seeker backgrounds each year. The Scholarship will provide a full tuition fee waiver and an $8000 annual living stipend for students to pursue undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies.  

Download frequently asked questions


  • an applicant is in Australia and currently on a Bridging Visa ‘E’ (subclass 050), Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785) or a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (subclass 790)
  • an applicant has obtained an offer to study at UQ and therefore have met the academic and English Language entry requirements for the purposed program of study
  • an applicant will be enrolling in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at UQ

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Applications are to be submitted on the prescribed electronic form with supporting documentation attached.  If you experience difficulties in uploading supporting documentation, you can forwarded the documents to sponsored.students@uq.edu.au by email or post prior to the closing date.

Please ensure you answer all the questions relevant to your situation and provide all the required supporting documentation.

Applications and supporting documents must be submitted by the scholarship closing date listed on the UQ Scholarships website.


Ms Claudia Morales, Sponsored Students Unit
07 3365 4056