Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours
Study area Medicine
Scholarship value $3500
Scholarship duration 2 semesters
Number awarded 2
Opening date 24 March 2021
Closing date 12 April 2021


In 2021, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute will be offering Honours Scholarships for new students enrolled in an Honours program at The University of Queensland for the 2021 Academic year.

The primary objectives for Honours Scholarships are to:

  • Encourage students of high academic ability to take the first step in their career path as a biomedical translational researcher.
  • To build research capacity in high priority areas related to biomedical translational research.



  • You must have completed undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline

  • You must have been enrolled in an honours program through any enrolling School or Faculty at The University of Queensland and commenced in 2021.

  • You have an academic primarily based at UQDI supporting your application as your Principal Supervisor

  • The majority of the project must be undertaken at UQDI

  • You must not hold any other Honours Scholarships


  • Recipients must maintain full-time enrolment.


  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

1. To apply, please email to the following documents:

  • Cover letter highlighting previous research experience and interests and stating career aims and ambitions. Please also specify which scholarship you are applying for.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A supporting statement from the project Supervisor
  • Certified copy of Academic Transcript (UQ students may attach a pdf of their studies report, which will be verified by UQDI); original documents will not be returned.

2. All applications must be received by UQDI Administration before the closing date fully completed (5pm, Monday 12th April 2021). Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.


Selection criteria

Applications will be reviewed by the UQDI Research Training Committee and ranked based on the information provided within the application.  The ranked list will be forwarded to the Director of the Institute for review. Assessment of applicants will be based on:

  • Academic success including prior academic record, prizes and awards
  • Prior research experience including presentations and publications
  • Involvement in academic and non-academic leadership roles

Scholarship winners will be announced at a special event at the end of April which will be confirmed shortly.

For further information, please contact UQDI Administration on (07) 3443 7018 or email

Applications are closed.


UQDI Administration
(07) 3443 7018
Applications are closed.