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Japan Global Leaders Scholarship

Enrolment status
Future UQ student
Student type
International
Study level
Undergraduate, Postgraduate coursework
Study area
Business and economics, Law
Scholarship focus
Academic excellence
Scholarship value
15% of tuition fee only
Number awarded
May vary

Eligibility

You're eligible if you:

  • are a citizen of Japan, and normally live in Japan
  • have received a letter of offer to study a business, economics or law program, except for the 3 listed below:
    • Master of Business Administration 
    • Master of Business Analytics
    • Master of Leadership in Service Innovation.

You're not eligible if you:

  • are already enrolled at UQ or studying at UQ on study abroad or exchange
  • are already studying a diploma, certificate, Foundation Studies or degree program in Australia, other than an English language course (if you are learning English in Australia to prepare for study or to sit an English language test, you are eligible to apply)
  • will be holding another scholarship for tuition fees.

How to apply

Apply using the online application form, which will be made available below when applications open. This will take at least 20 minutes to complete. You can save your progress and resume your application at any time.

You'll need: 

  • your resume
  • a personal statement about why you wish to study this program at UQ, your career and personal goals, and what you’ve done in the past that shows your commitment to these goals
  • a reference letter in English, from a teacher at your institution or from an employer, that ranks your academic performance against your peer group. 

Application closing dates

There are two application intakes each year and they close on the same date every year: 

  • 30 November for Semester 1 the following year
  • 30 April for Semester 2 in the same year 

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

Selection criteria

We'll consider:

  • your academic achievements
  • your personal and career goals.

What happens next

We'll email you to let you know when we've received your application. If you have not received an email within 2 days of submitting, please email scholarships@bel.uq.edu.au.

If you're successful, we'll contact you by email to let you know.

About this scholarship

The Japan Global Leaders Scholarship is an exciting opportunity for high achieving students from Japan to further their studies in UQ’s Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.  

Challenge yourself academically and develop the skills to thrive in constantly changing and competitive business environments. 

You will join a prestigious UQ Global Leaders community of high achievers throughout their studies, whilst developing your employability and leadership skills through priority access to exciting opportunities on offer through the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law. You will also receive exclusive invitations to selected 'invite only' seminars and events throughout your studies. Upon graduation, you will join a global network of outstanding Global Leaders scholarship alumni, and build upon your professional networks at home and abroad. 

View the Japan Global Leaders Scholarship flyer (PDF, 5.28 MB)

Rules

Contact

International Services Unit, Faculty of Business, Economics and Law