Liveris Academy Undergraduate Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing, Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value $10,000 per year
Number awarded Up to 5
Opening date 28 July 2021
Closing date 7 November 2021

Description

This Scholarship is part of the Liveris Academy Merit Scholarship Scheme.

 

Eligibility

(1) An applicant is eligible for the 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; and
(c )  does not hold another scholarship that the Director considers to be similar.  

(2) To be eligible for a Named Scholarship, the student must also meet any additional eligibility requirements for that scholarship set out in Addendum 1 of the scholarship rules.

 

Additional eligibility criteria:

  • is enrolled in an Approved Program

Additional benefits

  • Up to $10,000 travel support from the Liveris Academy for an approved gap semester, exchange or internship opportunities.
  • Each Scholarship includes Membership to the Liveris Academy.
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Applications for the Liveris Academy Undergraduate Scholarship will open mid-2022 for the Semester 1, 2023 scholarship round.

Selection criteria

(1) For the selection process, the Director must establish a selection committee, comprising –

(a) the Director, or nominee, as Chair of the committee;
(b) the Relevant Associate Dean (Academic), or nominee;
(c) up to one UQ staff member nominated by the Chair;
(d) one member of the Liveris Academy Internal Steering Committee, Advisory Board, or Honorary Board; 
and
(e) for the selection of each Named Scholarship, one representative from the relevant donor or industry 
partner for that Named Scholarship, with UQ staff comprising the majority.

(2) UQ staff who are donors to the Scholarship being awarded are not eligible to be on the selection committee for 
that Scholarship. 

(3) The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria –

(a) evidence of academic excellence;
(b) evidence of personal qualities including –

(i) leadership potential, community service and/or engagement; 
(ii) alignment with the graduate attributes of the Liveris Academy; 
(iii) demonstrated commitment to academic excellence; 
(iv) demonstrated capacity and willingness to actively participate in, and positively contribute to, 
co-curricular activities at UQ; and
(v) 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.

(4) The selection committee may decide to interview shortlisted applicants.

(5) To be selected for a Named Scholarship, students must also meet any additional selection criteria for that 
Scholarship set out in Addendum 1.

(6) An applicant cannot hold more than one Scholarship.
 

Applications are closed.

Contact

Scholarships and Grants Administrator
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

7.(1) The recipient may hold the Scholarship for up to six years, except as may be otherwise specified in Addendum 
1 for Named Scholarships.

The Scholarship will be paid in equal semester instalments, subject to the recipient –

(a) continuing to be enrolled full-time in an Approved Program;
(b) maintaining a minimum GPA of 6.00 (except as may be otherwise specified in Addendum 1 for Named 
Scholarships);
(c) actively contributing to the Academy and the University, in alignment with the spirit of the Scholarship;
(d) conducting themselves in a professional manner in any interactions with or on behalf of the Liveris 
Academy and its staff, representatives, supporters and Scholarship holders;
(e) not gaining or holding another scholarship that the Director considers similar; and
(f) not gaining or holding another scholarship awarded through the Liveris Academy.

(2) Each recipient of a Named Scholarship must also comply with any additional conditions specified in Addendum 
1 for that Scholarship.

(3) If the recipient fails to satisfy rule 7(1) or 7(2), the recipient must show cause to the Director as to why the 
Scholarship should not be cancelled.

(4) In making the decision, the Director will seek advice on the recipient’s academic progress from the Relevant 
Associate Dean (Academic).

(5) The Director may grant approval for interruption or deferral of the Scholarship on advice from the Relevant 
Associate Dean (Academic) in exceptional circumstances for a maximum cumulative period of one year.

8. Termination of Scholarship
The University may terminate a Scholarship –

(a) if the recipient does not show cause to the reasonable satisfaction of the University as provided for in 
rule 7(3); 
(b) if the recipient defers or interrupts their study without approval; or 
(c) if the recipient commits serious misconduct.

 

Applications are closed.