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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Economics Postgraduate Support Scholarship

Enrolment status
Future UQ student, Current UQ student
Student type
Study level
Postgraduate coursework
Study area
Business and economics
Scholarship focus
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, Financial hardship
Scholarship value
$4,000 in the first year / $2,000 in second year
Scholarship duration
up to 2 years
Number awarded
May vary
Applications open
18 October 2023
Applications close
16 February 2024


You're eligible if you:

  • are an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identifies as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, and who is accepted as such by the community in which you have lived.
  • are a domestic student in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy
  • are enrolled or intends to enrol full-time in an Approved Program

How to apply

Apply using the online application form.

  • Applicants are required to provide evidence of their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status. This would usually take the form of confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status under the common seal of a community organisation. Where exceptional circumstances apply, statutory declarations and other forms of documentation may be considered. Original or certified copies of supporting documentation must be provided; and
  • Preference will be given to applicants who hold the School of Economics Postgraduate Coursework Indigenous Scholarship

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

Selection criteria

We will consider:

  • academic achievements
  • relevant work experience
  • interest in and benefit from studying the eligible postgraduate program
  • personal interests and achievements 

About this scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage, support and enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in a postgraduate program through the School of Economics to purchase technology and travel back to Country during their studies at The University of Queensland.

For further enquiries, contact