At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Current Student
Level of study: 
Undergraduate
Year of study: 
1st year
Citizenship: 
Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and NZ citizens
Additional requirements: 
  • Financial Hardship
  • Rural / regional area

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support female students aspiring to undertake tertiary studies in engineering, or science (in the fields of maths and physics) who are currently experiencing barriers to attending UQ.

Award value:
$10,000
Duration: 
4 years
Applications open: 
11 December 2017
Applications close: 
9 March 2018
  • Eligibility

    An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant –
    (a) submits an application to the Associate Dean Engineering or Associate Dean Science, by the advertised closing date for applications; and
    (b) is a female student; and
    (c) is a domestic student in accordance with The University's Fee Policy; and
    (d) is enrolled full-time in the first year of the Approved Undergraduate Engineering Program or Approved Undergraduate Science Program, or a later year of an Approved Undergraduate Program if the award is made in accordance with rule 3(3); and
    (e) can provide documentary evidence of financial need as required; and
    (f) does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean Engineering or Associate Dean Science considers to be similar.
The scholarship was established in 2017 and is maintained by an annual gift from the Pekol Family.
Number awarded per year: 
2
Award benefits: 
Money