Matthew McLennan and Richard Howes Outstanding Honours Collaboration


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Honours
Study area Business and Economics
Scholarship value $5625 per student recipient
Number awarded 1 (to a team of two, one from the Business School and one from the School of Economics)
Opening date 2 July 2019
Closing date 6 September 2019

Scholarship description

A scholarship will be awarded to one applicant from the UQ Business School and one applicant from the School of Economics.

The successful applicant in each School will be the one who has shown the greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  • academic achievements in the first semester of honours (and prior undergraduate studies)
  • the quality of their proposal for the collaborative article
  • other evidence as deemed relevant.

The topic to be addressed in 2019 is:

Official Interest rates across the world are at low levels, concerns are now being expressed that, at low levels, further interest rates cuts (in isolation) will be ineffective as a means of stimulating the economy.

Discuss the policy options for managing an economy in a low interest rate environment and investigate indeterminateness and threshold effects in monetary policy.


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • be enrolled full-time in an honours program offered by the UQ Business School or School of Economics
  • have completed the first semester in one of the honours programs at your School
  • not hold another similar scholarship.
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Complete the application form and attach all supporting documentation.

Applications are closed.


Vicki Watson
+61 7 3443 1076
Applications are closed.