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Economics Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student

Enrolment status
Future UQ student, Current UQ student
Student type
Study level
Postgraduate coursework
Study area
Business and Economics
Scholarship focus
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Scholarship value
Up to 100% of tuition fee
Scholarship duration
Full program
Number awarded
Applications open
1 October 2021
Applications close
30 January 2022


You're eligible if you're:

  • a person of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and are accepted as such by the community
  • a domestic student
  • enrolled, or intending to enrol, in one of these programs:
    • Master of Applied Econometrics
    • Master of Development Economics
    • Master of Economics
    • Master of Economics and Public Policy
    • Master of Health Economics Master of International Economics and Finance.

How to apply

Apply using the online application form.

You'll need: 

  • academic records
  • confirmation of your Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status
  • a letter outlining the following:
    • why you wish to study postgraduate economics with us and how it will be of benefit to you
    • a summary of your work history.

You can also share personal interests and achievements that you think are relevant.

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

Selection criteria

We’ll consider your: 

  • academic achievement
  • relevant work experience
  • interest in and benefit from studying the program
  • personal interests and achievements.

What happens next

We'll email you to let you know when we've received your application.

The selection committee will meet soon after the closing date and write to you. If you're shortlisted, we may contact you to arrange an interview.

About this scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide assistance to students of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background to study economics with us at postgraduate level.