MineGeoTech Scholarship


Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value $4,500
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 1
Opening date 17 March 2021
Closing date 28 March 2021


Established by alumnus Dr John Player (through MineGeoTech Pty Ltd) to honour his commitment to advancing the interests of capable students who come from outer regional, remote and very remote areas who have the desire to study within the engineering, science, technology and mathematics disciplines at UQ.

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support students in their first year of study who have experienced financial hardship and are commencing in a Bachelor program at The University of Queensland.


You are eligible for this scholarship if you:

  • have been awarded a UQ Link Scholarship, and
  • are not in receipt of another scholarship awarded on the basis of financial hardship at The University of Queensland, with the exception of the UQ Link scholarship, the 33rd UQ Senate Create Change Scholarship; and the Aspire Residential Scholarship and
  • resided in an Outer Regional, Remote Or Very Remote Area**, in the year prior to their commencement and
  • whose program of study will contain a Significant Component of STEM.

*To be eligible you must have lived in a geographic region classified as Remoteness Area 4 (RA4) or Remoteness Area 5 (RA5) for at least five consecutive years, or for at least 10 years cumulatively. Remoteness Areas are defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard – Remoteness Area structure (ASGS -RA).

** To check your residency areas click here (Health Workforce Locator) and select 'Start Now',  Check the '2016' box of the ASGS Remoteness Areas line, select 'Find address' and enter your full address, 'Search Location' - the Code RA number and area description will be indicated under the heading of ASGS Remoteness Areas.

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

This scholarship is offered as a Named scholarship under the auspices of the Aspire Scholarships. Please refer to the Aspire Scholarships How to Apply webpage for application links and information.

Applicants only need to complete and submit one Aspire Scholarships application form to be considered for all or any of the Aspire scholarships.

Applications are closed.

Scholarship rules


Student Fees and Scholarships, Academic Services Division
(07) 3365 7113
Applications are closed.