HASS Scholarships for Excellence - Vietnam


Enrolment status New students
Student type International students
Level of study Postgraduate
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Education
Scholarship value Up to $10,000 per year
Scholarship duration Up to 2 years
Opening date 1 August 2019
Closing date 30 November 2019


The HASS Scholarships for Excellence are an exciting opportunity for high-achieving students from Vietnam who wish to further their postgraduate studies in UQ’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS). At HASS we encourage you to challenge yourself academically and help you to develop the skills needed to thrive in a constantly changing and competitive global market.


To be eligible, a student must:

  • be a Vietnamese citizen residing in Vietnam who has successfully completed undergraduate studies, 
  • have received an unconditional offer for a HASS postgraduate program and be commencing study at UQ in Semester 1, 2020, and
  • not simultaneously hold another scholarship - if you have been awarded financial support towards your program please highlight this in your application.
Applications are closed.

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Senior Manager, International Services, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
(07) 3346 7557
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Terms and conditions

Scholarship Eligibility

This scholarship is for international students applying to study at UQ on a full-time basis.


Scholarship benefits

The scholarship is payable as a tuition fee reduction for a relevant program within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. It does NOT provide for: 

  • The Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF); 
  • The University of Queensland Application fee; 
  • Tuition fees for repeating failed courses; 
  • Late course addition or other administrative enrolment fee; 
  • Textbooks or other miscellaneous costs;
  • Living costs; 
  • Return airfare; or
  • Overseas Student Health Cover. 


Extension of Award 

Requests for an extension must be made in writing to the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. The Executive Dean will only consider requests for an extension if a student has to defer commencement of studies for a maximum period of one year, due to illness or serious personal circumstances. If the scholarship holder fails to resume study after the maximum period of 1 year, the scholarship will be terminated. 


Termination of Award 

The scholarship will be terminated under the following conditions: 

If, after due inquiry, the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences concludes that the student has not fulfilled obligations, or is not making satisfactory progress. A recipient failing to maintain satisfactory academic progress must show cause why the scholarship should not be cancelled.

If the student has not resumed study after an approved maximum period of deferment of 1 year. 

If the student transfers to another program in UQ or withdraws from the University. Please note approval from the University is required if a student wishes to transfer or withdraw from the program. The University may require the student to repay the scholarship funds. 

If the student fails to maintain full-time study. 

If the student does not complete the academic year at UQ. 

In the event of a terminated award, all tuition fees waived/disbursed must be returned and repaid immediately to the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Queensland. 


Obligations of Students 

  • Students are expected to fulfil all requirements associated with their student visas. 
  • Students shall diligently and to the best of their ability apply themselves to the successful completion of their degree. 
  • Students are required to conform to University regulations (including disciplinary provisions). Notification in writing to the Executive Dean is required if the student: 
  • wishes to defer, transfer, or withdraw from the program; or 
  • wishes to apply for an extension; or is absent for any reason (other than recreation leave) for a period of 14 days or more from the place of study, except with prior approval of the Executive Dean. 
  • Students are required to pay the tuition costs of any failed course which must be repeated.
  • Students may be required to participate in a photo shoot and complete a Testimonial for the Faculty, which may be published on our website or used for other promotional purposes. 

Health Insurance 

Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a compulsory requirement of your student visa. The University has appointed Allianz Global Assistance as the preferred provider for OSHC.

Applications are closed.