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Cornelius Frederiks Scholarship in Accounting

Enrolment status
Current UQ student
Student type
Study level
Study area
Business and economics
Scholarship focus
Financial hardship
Scholarship value
Scholarship duration
One year
Number awarded
Up to 1
Applications open
1 August 2022
Applications close
3 March 2023


You're eligible if you:

  • are a domestic student 
  • are currently enrolled as a full-time student in a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours) with a declared major in accounting (including dual programs).
  • can demonstrate financial disadvantage. 

How to apply

Apply using the online application portal.

You'll need:

  • a personal statement, of no more than 1,000 words, addressing:
    • the impact this scholarship will have on you personally and professionally
    • your future career aspirations
    • details of any leadership and/or community service experiences that are relevant to your application.


  • documents that demonstrate your personal qualities and academic potential, such as certificates or academic references
  • evidence of your financial need including proof of finances (if relevant) e.g. Centrelink statements, ATO statements, family income etc.

If you have multiple documents, please combine them in a single zip file.

Save your file using the naming format: Lastname-Firstname-Document type (e.g.

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

Selection criteria

We’ll consider: 

  • demonstrated financial need
  • academic achievement
  • any other matter the selection committee considers relevant for your future academic success.

What happens next

If you're shortlisted, we may contact you to arrange an interview. 



Advancement Officer, BEL Faculty