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34th UQ Senate Scholarship Fund

Aspire Scholarship Program
Enrolment status
Future UQ student
Student type
Study level
Study area
All study areas
Scholarship focus
Financial hardship, Rural or remote
Scholarship value
Scholarship duration
1 year
Number awarded
Applications open
4 January 2023
Applications close
4 February 2023

This scholarship is part of the Aspire Scholarship Program. You only need to submit one application to be considered for all of the scholarships you're eligible for in this program.

See all scholarships in this program.


You’re eligible if you:

  • are a domestic student
  • are enrolling as a commencing student in any bachelor program at UQ in semester 1 in the year of the scholarship
  • have not completed any prior tertiary study at bachelor level or higher.
  • can demonstrate significant financial disadvantage through achieving the maximum points for the ‘Financial Hardship’ category of QTAC’s Educational Access Scheme
  • have been awarded a UQ Link Scholarship
  • have not received another scholarship awarded on the basis of financial hardship at The University of Queensland, with the exception of a UQ Link Scholarship
  • achieved a minimum ATAR of 89.0 and are a current school leaver


How to apply

Apply using the online application portal.

You'll need:

Your application form and all supporting documentation must be submitted by 11:59pm on the due date.  We cannot consider late applications. 

Use our tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.

Selection criteria

This scholarship will be awarded to an applicant who:

  • achieves a minimum Australian Tertiary Admission Rank of 89.00 (or equivalent)
  • is a current school leaver.

Preference may be given to (in order of preference):

  • students who are an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • students from a rural, regional or remote background
  • students who are the first in their family to attend university
  • QTAC applicants who have demonstrated other forms of educational disadvantage in their QTAC application.

What happens next

We'll email you to confirm we've received your application.

If you haven’t received your confirmation email within 2 working days of submitting your application contact us at

About this scholarship

Established in 2018 through donations from the 34th Senate, the scholarship will take the form of an endowment fund in which the principal will be held in perpetuity. The purpose of the scholarship will be to support UQ undergraduate students.