Flannery Foundation Scholarship


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value $4,500
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 6 in 2020
Opening date 28 May 2020
Closing date 10 June 2020


Established in 2019 by the Flannery Foundation under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative and maintained by income generated from the endowment fund.

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support students in their first year of study who have experienced financial hardship and are commencing a relevant program at The University of Queensland.

The Flannery Foundation Scholarships are awarded to students who are permanent residents of Outer Regional, Remote Or Very Remote areas in Queensland – RA3, RA4 or RA5 – which are more than 200 km from Brisbane. Preference will be given to applicants from Very Remote areas, followed by applicants form Remote areas.


You are eligible for this scholarship if you:

  • have been awarded a UQ Link Scholarship, and
  • are not in receipt of another scholarship awarded on the basis of financial hardship at The University of Queensland, with the exception of the UQ Link scholarship and
  • are a permanent resident* of Outer Regional, Remote Or Very Remote areas in Queensland**, which are more than 200 km from Brisbane.

*To be eligible you must have lived in a geographic region classified as Remoteness Area 3 (RA3), Remoteness Area 4 (RA4) or Remoteness Area 5 (RA5) for at least five consecutive years, or for at least 10 years cumulatively. Remoteness Areas are defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard – Remoteness Area structure (ASGS -RA).

** To check your residency areas click here (Health Workforce Locator) and select 'Start Now',  Check the '2016' box of the ASGS Remoteness Areas line, select 'Find address' and enter your full address, 'Search Location' - the Code RA number and area description will be indicated under the heading of ASGS Remoteness Areas.

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Before you get started

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How to apply

Download application form and submit completed form with supporting documentation to ugscholarships@uq.edu.au by the closing date.

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