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Macoun Family Scholarship in Finance

Enrolment status
Future UQ student
Student type
Study level
Study area
Business and Economics
Scholarship focus
Scholarship value
$12,500 per year
Scholarship duration
Up to 4 years
Number awarded
Applications open
1 August 2021
Applications close
1 February 2022


You're eligible if you: 

  • are a woman
  • are a domestic student
  • completed high school in a Queensland public school outside of the Brisbane metropolitan area
  • are enrolled, or intend to enrol, full-time as a commencing student in the Bachelor of Advanced Finance and Economics (Honours) with a declared major in finance.

How to apply

Apply using the online application portal. You can save your progress and resume your application at any time.

You'll need:

  • a statement that shows your personal commitment to a career in finance, fund management or investment management
  • a reference from your high school
  • a studies report
  • proof of residence outside of metropolitan Brisbane
  • any other documents related to your academic performance or community involvement that you think are relevant.

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

Selection criteria

We'll consider: 

  • your academic achievement
  • your commitment to a career in finance, fund management of investment management.
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to your future success in a career in finance, fund management or investment management.

What happens next

We'll email you to let you know when we've received your application.

The selection committee will meet soon after the closing date and we'll notify you of the outcome in writing. 

About this scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2021 by UQ alumnus, Ian Macoun (Bachelor of Commerce ’74, Grad Dip Advanced Accounting ’77 and Master Financial Management ’90), together with his family and the Directors of the Macoun Charitable Foundation.

You may also benefit from opportunities for work experience in organisations associated with the Macoun family.



Advancement Officer, BEL Faculty