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Frank Joseph Murphy Bursary

This scholarship is closed.

Enrolment status
Current UQ student
Student type
Study level
Study area
Computer science and IT, Engineering
Scholarship focus
Experiences and employability
Scholarship value
May vary
Scholarship duration
1 year
Number awarded
May vary
Applications open
1 February 2023
Applications close
12 March 2023


You're eligible if you:

  • are a domestic student
  • are enrolled in an approved program (see list below)
  • are enrolled in a relevant field or major offered by the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
  • are enrolled in
    • year 3 or 4 (those completing a 4-year program)
    • year 4 or 5 (those completing a 5-year program)
    • or are a UQ graduate who graduated in 2021 or 2022 and studied in the Approved Program and Relevant Field
  • has approval from the University to undertake an overseas exchange semester of study.

Approved Program

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) 
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering
  • A dual which includes the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering 

Upon return from the overseas exchange, the student must submit to the Head of School a report of no more than 1,000 words on their study experience. The report may be reproduced in school or faculty publications. 

How to apply

Apply using the online application form.

You'll need:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • copy of your acceptance letter from your Host Institution
  • copy of your approval letter from UQ for your approved exchange
  • copy of your most recent academic transcript from mySI-net
  • a copy of your study plan at the Host Institution 
  • a budget

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

Selection criteria

We'll consider:

  • academic achievement 
  • strength of the proposed overseas study program
  • personal qualities, including leadership potential
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers relevant to your future success.

What happens next

If you're shortlisted, we may contact you to arrange an interview. We will also email you the outcome of your application.

About this scholarship

Established in 1994 and maintained by the income from a bequest from the late Frank Joseph Murphy.



Scholarships and Grants Coordinator, EAIT Faculty