Otto and Joan Hirschfeld Memorial Honours Scholarship in Immunology


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours
Study area Medicine
Scholarship value $6,000
Number awarded 1
Opening date 20 March 2019
Closing date 12 April 2019


The purpose of the scholarship is to support honours students studying in the field of immunology at the Diamantina Institute.

The scholarship was established in 2013 and is maintained by income from the Otto Hirschfeld Memorial Fund. This fund was established by Mrs Joan Hirschfeld in memory of her husband, Dr Otto Hirschfeld, Chancellor of the University from 1953 to 1957, and is supported by members of the Hirschfeld family.


You are eligible for this scholarship if you:

  • submit an application to the Director, by the closing date for applications
  • are enrolled full-time in an approved program in the relevant field in the year of the award.
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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Selection criteria

For the selection process, the Director must establish a selection committee comprising:

  • the Director, or nominee, as chair of the committee; and
  • one representative of UQDI Education committee; and
  • at least one member of the university's academic/research staff currently undertaking researching in immunology.

The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  • academic excellence in their studies to date; and
  • an interest in pursuing a career in medical research and immunology; and
  • financial need; and
  •  any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success in the field of immunology.

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

Applications are closed.


Faculty of Medicine
(07) 3346 5375
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the scholarship for one year, subject to the recipient continuing to be enrolled full-time at UQ in an approved program in the relevant field.

Applications are closed.