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Elevate Scholarship: Boosting women in STEM

Enrolment status
Future UQ student, Current UQ student
Student type
Study level
Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate coursework, Postgraduate research (HDR)
Study area
Agriculture and animal sciences, Computer science and IT, Engineering, Environment, Science and mathematics
Scholarship focus
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, Diversity, Financial hardship, Rural or remote
Funding type
Living stipend
Scholarship value
From $30,000 to $82,000 depending on study level
Scholarship duration
Up to 3 years, depending on study level
Number awarded
May vary


You're eligible if you:

  • are a domestic student, and
  • identify as a woman or a non-binary person, and
  • are planning to undertake a STEM degree or higher studies to improve business acumen at an Australian university, commencing 2024.

How to apply

Apply using the online application. 

Please read the guidelines before applying.

Selection criteria

The scholarship is available to those who plan to commence study in 2024. Applications close for this round at 5pm AEST Friday 31 August 2023. 

ATSE particularly encourages applications from individuals who:

  • identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • identify as LGBTQIA+
  • are from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • are from low socio-economic backgrounds
  • are from regional, rural or remote areas
  • are living with a disability. 

Diversity, inclusion, and achievement relative to opportunity will be considered in the assessment and selection process.

For help with your application - Ultimate Guide

About this scholarship

In addition to providing financial support, the program aims to address gender inequities in STEM through fostering more women-led industry-academia collaborations, in applied research and business, growing professional skills of women in STEM and propelling women into leadership.

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