Michael Lattke Studies in Religion Scholarship


Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Scholarship value $4,500 per year
Scholarship duration Up to 4 years
Number awarded 1
Opening date 13 April 2020
Closing date 11 May 2020


The scholarship was established in 2019 under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative and maintained by the Irmtraud Petersson and Michael Lattke Scholarship Endowment fund.

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support undergraduate students undertaking studies in religion at The University of Queensland who are experiencing financial disadvantage.

The value of the scholarship is $4,500.00 per year.


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

  1. submits an application to the Committee, by the closing date for applications; and
  2. is or will be enrolled full-time in a Relevant Field; and
  3. can demonstrate financial need.

Relevant Field means Studies in Religion in an undergraduate degree that offers the field of Studies in Religion in a study sequence

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Please email your completed application form and all supporting documentation to academicadmin@hass.uq.edu.au

Applications close on Monday 11 May.

Selection criteria

(1) For the selection process, the Associate Dean must establish a selection committee, comprising -

  1. the Associate Dean, or nominee, as chair of the committee;
  2. an academic representative from the School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry (outside of studies in religion); and
  3. an academic representative from the discipline of studies in religion.

(2) The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria -

  1. demonstrated financial need;
  2. personal qualities, including leadership potential, as demonstrated by extracurricular activities and community engagement;
  3. academic capability and future academic potential, as demonstrated by previous academic results and awards; and
  4. any other evidence which may be deemed relevant to the applicant’s future success in their field of study.

(3) The selection committee may decide to interview short-listed applicants.

Applications are closed.


Academic Administration
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the Scholarship for up to 4 years subject to the recipient:

  1. continuing to be enrolled full-time in any Approved Program in the Relevant Field;
  2. maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress in each semester that the Scholarship is held;
  3. demonstrating evidence of progression towards completion of the Relevant Field on an annual basis; and
  4. not holding another scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.

(2) If a recipient fails to satisfy rule 6(1) the recipient must show cause to the Associate Dean why the Scholarship should not be cancelled.

(3) The recipient may apply to the Associate Dean to interrupt the Scholarship for a maximum duration of 12 months.



In these rules-
Approved Program means any undergraduate (including honours program) administered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, or a dual program that includes any undergraduate program administered by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, at The University of Queensland.
Associate Dean means the Associate Dean (Academic) of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Relevant Field means a major, extended major or field of study in studies in religion.
Satisfactory Academic Progress means meeting the requirements to remain enrolled in accordance with the University’s Academic Progression Procedure.
Scholarship means the Michael Lattke Scholarship in Studies in Religion.

Applications are closed.