Palmer | Starkoff Regional Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status New students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Agriculture and Environment, Architecture and Planning, Business and Economics, Engineering and Computing, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Law, Medicine
Scholarship value $4000 per year for the duration of program
Number awarded 1 to be awarded as tenure becomes vacant
Opening date 27 January 2020
Closing date 8 March 2020

Description

This scholarship was established in 2016 by donations from Jodi Palmer and Paul Starkoff.

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial support to a disadvantaged student from regional Australia.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the scholarship if the applicant:

  • submits an application to the Academic Registrar by the closing date for applications
  • is a domestic student in accordance with UQ’s Fee Policy
  • will be a commencing student in the year of award
  • is able to demonstrate that they are financially disadvantaged
  • will have completed their secondary schooling at a high school in an eligible region in the year immediately before attending their first year at UQ
  • is enrolled or intends to enrol full-time in an approved program at UQ, and
  • does not hold another scholarship that the Academic Registrar considers to be similar.

Approved Program means the following undergraduate programs (including honours and dual degree programs):

Bachelor of Agribusiness

Bachelor of Agricultural Science

Bachelor of Architecture Design

Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours)

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Bachelor of Nursing

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

Bachelor of Pharmacy

Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Bachelor of Psychological Science

Bachelor of Speech Pathology

Bachelor of Veterinary Technology; and

the provisional Doctor of Medicine program.

Eligible Region means an area outside of the metropolitan areas of Brisbane (including local government areas of Brisbane City, Redlands, Logan, Ipswich, and Moreton Bay Regional Council), Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Submit completed application form to ugscholarships@uq.edu.au by the due date.

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant who shows the greatest merit as determined by a combination of any of the following:

  • academic achievements in their secondary studies
  • personal qualities, motivation and leadership potential
  • contribution to their community
  • other evidence that may be deemed relevant by the selection committee to the recipient's future academic success.
Applications are closed.

Contact

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

Terminology

In these rules:

Approved Program means the following undergraduate programs (including honours and dual degree programs):

  • Bachelor of Agribusiness
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science
  • Bachelor of Architecture Design
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • Bachelor of Speech Pathology
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Technology
  • the provisional Doctor of Medicine program.

Eligible Region means an area outside of the metropolitan areas of Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane. This includes local government areas of:

  • Brisbane City
  • Redlands
  • Logan
  • Ipswich
  • Moreton Bay Regional Council

Commencing Student means a student who has not previously been enrolled in a degree program at UQ.

Scholarship means the Palmer | Starkoff Regional Scholarship.

Applications are closed.