At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Level of study: 
Undergraduate
Year of study: 
1st year
Citizenship: 
Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and NZ citizens
International student

To support an undergraduate student seeking to undertake an academic career in Journalism with a demonstrated interest in issues facing Indigenous communities, particularly those issues related to social justice, human rights, reconciliation, and disadvantage. Preference will be given to applicants who are Indigenous Australian, or who are from regional or remote areas.

Award value:
$5,000
Duration: 
3 years
Applications open: 
22 February 2019
Applications close: 
18 April 2019
  • Eligibility

    An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship if the applicant –

    a)        applies for the Scholarship to the Associate Dean (Academic) by the closing date for application; and

    b)        is a commencing first-year undergraduate enrolled full-time in an Approved Program and where relevant, a Relevant Field at UQ; and

    c)        does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean (Academic) considers to be similar; and

    d)        has not previously held the Scholarship.

This Scholarship was established by the School of Communication and Arts through the support of Mr Bruce Woolley to provide opportunities for Australians from underrepresented groups to pursue academic and professional careers in Journalism, particularly focused on Indigenous issues.
Number awarded per year: 
1