33rd UQ Senate Create Change Residential Scholarship


Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value $10,000 paid directly to the accommodation provider.
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 3 in 2021
Opening date 6 January 2021
Closing date 5 February 2021


The 33rd UQ Senate Create Change Residential Scholarship was established by the 33rd UQ Senate, and is maintained through an endowment fund and is open to further contributions from Senate members. The Scholarship honours the commitment and dedication of Senate members to support promising students in attaining a tertiary education.

The purpose of the 33rd UQ Senate Create Change Residential Scholarship is to encourage and support high achieving financially disadvantaged students to undertake undergraduate studies and live as a resident on campus at The University of Queensland. 


An applicant is eligible for a Scholarship, if the applicant—

(a) applies for the Scholarship by the closing date for applications;
(b) will be a domestic student in the year of award in accordance with the University’s Student Fees Policy;
(c) intends to enrol as a commencing student in any Bachelor program in the first semester of the year of the award;
(d) has not completed any prior tertiary study at bachelor level or higher;
(e) achieves a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank of 89.00 , or equivalent;
(f)  has a residential place confirmed with an approved accommodation provider located on a UQ campus; and
(g)  has demonstrated significant financial disadvantage through achieving the maximum points for the ‘Financial Hardship’ category of QTAC’s Educational Access Scheme.
To meet the eligibility of (d) and (g), applicants will be in receipt of a 2021 UQ Link Scholarship. 
Preference will be given to applicants who are from disadvantaged cohorts in the following order of preference:
(a) are a Regional or Remote Student;
(b) are an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person;
(c) are first in family to attend university; or
(d) face other significant barriers to commencing tertiary study.
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

As being in receipt of a 2021 UQ Link Scholarship is a requirement for eligibility for the Aspire Scholarships, Aspire Residential-JD Adams Memorial Scholarships and 33rd UQ Senate Create Change Residential Scholarships, applicants only need to complete and submit one Aspire Scholarships application form to be considered for all or any of the three scholarships. 

  1. The Application Link on this page will take you to Application Portal. You will need to Register if you do not already have a Survey Monkey login.
  •  If you've applied for Enhanced Studies Program,  UQ Academic Scholarships or LEAD Scholarships at UQ, you will already have a user profile to use. Please use the same profile/login.
  1. Select the Aspire Scholarships program.
  2. Answer all applicable questions on the Application Form.
  3. Upload supporting documentation in the 'Upload Documents' section (refer to the information below)
  4. When you are ready to finalise your application, having completed the application form and uploaded all supporting documentation, click the ‘SUBMIT’ button. 
  • Please note, the application form cannot be edited once it has been submitted. Up until you are ready to submit, you can 'Save' the form and return to it at any time by selecting the 'Edit' button.

The Online Application Form and all supporting documentation must be submitted by 11:59pm on the due date.  Late applications will NOT be considered.

Once your application has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email. Please contact the Student Fees and Scholarships Office at ugscholarships@uq.edu.au if you haven’t received your confirmation email within 2 working days of submitting your application. (Please note, these emails may appear in your Junk/Spam folder and not your Inbox)

  • You can exit your application form by using ‘Save and Continue Editing’ and 'Back to Application' in your task box. This will allow you to return directly to the form when you next log in.
  • Once you ‘Mark as Complete’, you can still return to your form, but you will need to choose Edit from the Options icon in the top right hand corner to make additions/changes.  
  • Remember to save whenever you make a change. Use the bottom Next and Previous buttons to navigate through your form.

It is recommended when opening links within the application form to use the 'Open in a new tab' or 'Open in a new window' option, if available, to keep the application form open at the same time.

Supporting Documentation/Evidence

You are required to upload documentation to support your application. All documentation must be uploaded before your application is considered complete – you must upload documentation prior to submitting your application as documentation cannot be added once you have submitted.

Applications without supporting documentation will not be considered. Hard copies of documents are not required at this stage of the process, however verification of documents (originals) may be requested at any future stage.

The University of Queensland complies with Australian and Queensland privacy laws and guidelines. The University of Queensland treats information collected by it as confidential. Information supplied by you will only be used for the purpose of assessing your eligibility for a scholarship and the scholarship selection process.

The University of Queensland will not make available to a third party any personal information supplied by you unless required or permitted by law or  where you have consented to the disclosure. The University may distribute aggregated statistical information for statutory reporting purposes but only in a form that will not identify any person individually. For more information please consult the UQ Privacy Management Policy.


Applications are closed.

Scholarship rules


Student Fees and Scholarships, Academic Services Division
(07) 3365 7113
Applications are closed.