Indigenous Honours Archaeology Scholarship


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Honours
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value $15,000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 2
Opening date 22 September 2021
Closing date 22 October 2021


The School of Social Science, University of Queensland is offering two Indigenous Honours Scholarships ($15,000 AUD) in archaeology, cultural heritage or palaeoenvironmental projects funded by  UQ’s Research Support Program. Projects can include those investigating a wide range of themes, such as Indigenous fire management, past impacts of sea-level change, and protection of heritage resources, among many others. Funding is to help students with living costs and is open to full-time students enrolling in the 2022 academic year. To qualify students must have a Bachelor Degree in Archaeology, Archaeological Science or related discipline.


An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant -

  • submits an application by the closing date
  • will be enrolled in an Honours program administered by the School of Social Science in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences or by the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the Faculty of Science at The University of Queensland in 2022
  • is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Apply online befor the closing date.

Selection criteria

The selection committee must rank the eligible applicants consecutively in order of merit, based on, for each applicant-
(a) the standard of the applicant's academic achievement to date; and
(b) the suitability of the program to be undertaken.

Applications are closed.

Scholarship rules


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Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

  1.             The recipient may hold the Scholarship for the 1 year subject to the recipient -
    1.             continuing to be enrolled full-time in the Honours program;
    2.             maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress in each semester that the Scholarship is held
  2.             If a recipient fails to satisfy rule 6(1) the recipient must show cause to the Head why the Scholarship should not be cancelled.
  3.             The Scholarship cannot be deferred.
Applications are closed.