At a glance

Available to: 
Current Student
Level of study: 
Undergraduate
Postgraduate Coursework
Citizenship: 
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
Additional requirements: 
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Financial Hardship

Awarded to Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students studying an undergraduate or postgraduate program administered by the Faculty of Medicine or Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences.

Award value:
$7,800 (approximate, based on the last year of award)
The number and value of the bursaries awarded will vary depending on the applications received.
Applications open: 
11 December 2017
Applications close: 
29 March 2018
  • Eligibility

    To be eligible to apply, you must:

    • be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;
    • be enrolled as a domestic fulltime student in a an undergraduate or postgraduate program administered by the Faculty of Medicine or Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences;
    • not hold another similar scholarship; and
    • complete your application and submit by the due date.
In 2017, bursaries are available to support Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to gain access to opportunities that enhance their education in health disciplines. These bursaries are provided by a generous gift from UQ Alumnus, Dr Alan Lan Van Tran and his wife Mrs Minh Ha Tran.
Award benefits: 
Money