Adam Gillespie Memorial Scholarship for Animal Husbandry


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Agriculture and Environment, Science and Mathematics
HDR funding type Top-up Scholarship
Scholarship value $12,000 per annum over the life of the degree as per the 4.80.01 UQ Research Scholarships Policy
Opening date 28 February 2020
Closing date 29 March 2020


Established in 1990 and maintained by the income from a bequest of $65,100 from Elsie Gillespie as a memorial to Adam Gillespie.  
The purpose of the scholarship is to support Higher Degree by Research students studying in the field of natural resources, agriculture or veterinary science. 

This is a Philanthropic HDR Top-Up Scholarship.



The scholarship is open to full-time, Higher Degree by Research students studying in the field of natural resources, agriculture or veterinary science. 

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Please download the application form and submit the completed form and requested documents here.

Applicants must submit a completed application form by 11.59pm, Sunday 29 March 2020.

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Selection criteria

Applicants will be ranked on the basis of:

  • academic achievement and potential for scholastic success; and 
  • strength of commitment to pursue a career in natural resources, agriculture or veterinary science; and 
  • any other matters the selection committee sees fit. 

Selection of a scholar will be made by the Dean of the Graduate School on the recommendation by a Graduate School selection committee. 

Applications are closed.


Graduate School
07 3346 0503
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

This is a philanthropic HDR top-up scholarship and adheres to the terms and conditions outlined in the Schedule A Postgraduate Research Scholarships

All philanthropic scholarship recipients must adhere to the conditions of UQ research and travel scholarships, including reporting and progress requirements.

Holders of these philanthropic scholarships must acknowledge them in any paper that is published as a result of the research conducted while the recipient held the scholarship.

Donors may also invite the recipient to present on the work conducted as part of the scholarship, in which case they must comply or risk losing the scholarship.

The information you provide in your application is collected for the purposes of (1) assessing your eligibility for this scholarship, (2) selecting scholarship recipients, and (3) administration of the scholarship.  The University of Queensland may disclose the information you provide to the Donor for the stated purposes. The University will not otherwise disclose the information to a third party without your consent, unless such disclosure is authorised or required by law.  For further information, please refer to the University’s Privacy Management Policy at

Applications are closed.