At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Level of study: 
UQ College
Year of study: 
1st year
Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and NZ citizens

The purpose of the Scholarship scheme is to provide assistance with transition to tertiary study to students who have experienced financial hardship and are commencing a relevant program at The University of Queensland.

Award value:
1 year
Applications open: 
20 December 2018
Applications close: 
3 February 2019
  • Eligibility

    An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship if the applicant –

    (a)          is a domestic student in accordance with The University's Fee Policy; and

    (b)          is enrolled as a commencing student at The University of Queensland in an Approved Program in semester 1 or trimester 1 in the year of award; and

    (c)          has not completed any prior tertiary study at bachelor level or higher; and

    (d)          has demonstrated significant financial disadvantage through achieving the maximum points for the ‘Financial Hardship’ category of QTAC’s Educational Access Scheme and accepted an offer for the UQ Link Scholarship; and

    (e)          has been awarded a UQ Link Scholarship; and

    (f)          is not in receipt of another scholarship awarded on the basis of financial hardship at The University of Queensland, with the exception of the UQ Link scholarship.

Funded by the many thousands of gifts to the Scholarship Endowment Fund and the Aspire Scholarship Fund this scholarship will grow to help increasing numbers of students during their university studies.
Award benefits: