Liveris Academy Merit Scholarship Scheme

Summary

Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value Variable as per Addendum 1 for Named Scholarships (See Scholarship Rules)
Scholarship duration Variable as per Addendum 1 for Named Scholarships (See Scholarship Rules)
Number awarded Variable as per Addendum 1 for Named Scholarships (See Scholarship Rules)
Opening date 28 July 2021
Closing date 31 October 2021

Description

The purpose of the Scholarship Scheme is to encourage and support outstanding students in an Approved Program at The University of Queensland, through financial support and Membership of the Liveris Academy. The Liveris Academy is designed to cultivate the next generation of leaders with the capacity to address grand challenges at a time of dramatic socio-economic, technological and environmental change.

A range of Scholarships sit within the framework of the Liveris Academy Merit Scholarship Scheme. Details of each of these Scholarships are given below and within the Scholarship rules which can be located under the 'how to apply' tab.

An applicant is eligible for a Scholarship, if the applicant –
(a) submits an application to the Director by the closing date for applications;
(b) is enrolled, or intends to enrol full-time in an Approved Program in the year of award, or after an approved deferment of one year;
(c) does not hold another scholarship that the Director considers to be similar; and
(d) meets any additional eligibility requirements for that scholarship set out in Addendum 1 in the rules, as summarised below.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Scholarship

The Scholarship was established in 2020 and is maintained by an endowed gift from The Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

Number awarded: Up tp 10 can be held in tenure.  
Value and Duration: $9,000 for each year for minimum completion time of program.
Additional Eligibility criteria: is enrolled in an Approved Program.
Additional Selection criteria: The Scholarship will be awarded to the applicants showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by academic achievement.
Approved Program means an undergraduate program at The University of Queensland

Liveris Academy Undergraduate Scholarship

The Scholarship was established in 2019 by Andrew and Paula Liveris and is maintained by the income generated from an endowed fund. Open for new applications for 2022.

Number awarded: Up to 5 each year.   Applications to open 2 August 2021 and close 31 October 2021 for the Semester 1, 2022 scholarship round.
Value and Duration: $10,000 for each year for up to 6 years.
Additional Eligibility Criteria:
(1) achieves a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank of 99.00 (or equivalent) for their year 12 studies;
(2) will complete, or has completed, year 12 in the two year period prior to the year of award;
(3) either has completed no more than one semester towards the Approved Program in the year of award; or has not undertaken any tertiary study at Bachelor level or higher prior to enrolling in the Approved Program, other than studies in special university programs designed for secondary school students.
Additional Selection criteria:
(a) academic achievement in courses undertaken in Year 12 and/or in an Approved Program; and
(b) quality of the short video and essay.
Additional Benefits:
Recipients may also receive up to $10,000 travel support from the Liveris Academy for approved Gap Semester, exchange or internship opportunities.
Approved Program means the Bachelor of Computer Science, the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), an engineering integrated program, the Bachelor of Information Technology, the Bachelor of Science, the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours), the Bachelor of Mathematics or a dual program including one of these programs.

Alumina Industry Scholarship

The Alumina Industry Scholarship was established in 2020 under the Create Change Scholarship Match and Dow Chemical Challenge and is maintained by a gift from AQW Inc. 

Number awarded: Up to 2 held in tenure.  
Value and Duration: $10,000 for each year for 3 years.
Additional Eligibility Criteria:
Is enrolled full-time in an Approved Program in a Relevant Field and has completed at least 12 units but less than 27 units towards an Approved Program.
Additional Selection criteria:
The Scholarship will be awarded to the applicant showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by –
(a) academic achievement in courses undertaken in an Approved Program; and
(b) strength of interest that the applicant demonstrates in a Relevant Field.
Additional Benefits:
AQW may offer the recipient of a Scholarship additional opportunities.
Approved Program means the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), or engineering integrated program, or an engineering dual program, the Bachelor of Science, or a dual program including one of these programs.
Relevant Field means the field or fields of engineering and/or science within the Approved Program as determined annually by the Director, after consultation with AQW and the Relevant Associate Dean (Academic) in accordance with Number, Award, and Duration.

 

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Applications are currently open for:

  • Named Scholarship "Liveris Acadey Undergraduate Scholarship" for the Semester 1, 2022 scholarship round.     Applications open 2 August, 2021 and close 31 October, 2021.

Selection criteria

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria –
(a) evidence of academic excellence;
(b) evidence of personal qualities including leadership potential, community service and/or engagement; alignment with the graduate attributes of the Liveris Academy; demonstrated commitment to academic excellence; demonstrated capacity and willingness to actively participate in, and positively contribute to, co-curricular activities at UQ; and demonstrated strength of interest in undertaking co-curricular developmental activities through the Liveris Academy; and
(c) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success at UQ and in their subsequent career.

The selection committee may decide to interview shortlisted applicants.

Contact

Liveris Academy
+61 3346 3828