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Paul Compton Scholarship

Enrolment status
Future UQ student, Current UQ student
Student type
Domestic, International
Study level
Postgraduate coursework
Study area
Business and economics
Scholarship focus
Financial hardship
Scholarship value
At least $6,500 payable towards tuition fees
Scholarship duration
For the duration of the program taken full time
Number awarded
Applications open
24 April 2024
Applications close
30 June 2024


You're eligible if you:

  • will be enrolling, or are currently enrolled, full-time in an business postgraduate coursework program
  • can demonstrate financial need
  • have a minimum of 16 units to complete.

How to apply

Apply using the online application form.

You'll need:

  • evidence of financial hardship such as Centrelink statements, ATO statements, family income etc
  • any other documents relevant to your application, such as certificates, references or awards.

You'll also be asked to tell us about: 

  • how this scholarship would impact you personally and professionally
  • your future career aspirations
  • leadership or community service experiences that are relevant to your application.

Use our tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.

Selection criteria

We'll consider:

  • demonstrated financial need
  • your personal qualities, including leadership potential.

About this scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2020 by Paul Compton under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative and is maintained by income generated from the endowment fund. The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support postgraduate coursework students of the School of Business experiencing financial need by making a contribution towards the cost of tuition fees.