Skip to menu Skip to content Skip to footer
Banner only

The Archibald Scholarship

Enrolment status
Current UQ student
Student type
Domestic, International
Study level
Study area
Business and economics
Scholarship focus
Academic excellence
Scholarship value
At least $10,000
Scholarship duration
Up to 1 year
Number awarded


You're eligible if you:

  • are enrolled full-time in either of the following programs:
    • the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) (as a commencing student)
    • the Bachelor of Advanced Finance and Economics (Honours) with an economics major (and completed 48 units)
  •  have achieved a Grade Point Average of at least 6.5 across these undergraduate economics courses:  
    • ECON2010
    • ECON2020
    • ECON2030
    • ECON2040
    • ECON2050
    • ECON2300
    • ECON3010
    • ECON3020
    • ECON3350
    • ECON3360
  • do not hold another scholarship that is considered similar. 

How to apply

You don't need to submit an application for this scholarship.

You're automatically assessed for the scholarship if you meet the eligibility criteria.

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the student with the highest GPA across the specified courses.

Where 2 or more candidates have the same GPA, the selection committee will decide on additional criteria to award the scholarship.

About this scholarship

This scholarship was founded in 1911 by an initial gift of $1,000 from the beneficiaries in the estate of the late Honourable John Archibald, MLC. The Archibald Scholarship is maintained by an endowment fund which is open to further gifts



Honours Program, School of Economics