This scholarship is closed.
- Enrolment status
Future UQ student
- Study level
- Study area
All study areas
- Scholarship focus
Rural or remote
- Scholarship duration
- Applications open
11 January 2024
- Applications close
4 February 2024
This scholarship is part of the Aspire Scholarship Program. You only need to submit one application to be considered for all of the scholarships you're eligible for in this program.
See all scholarships in this program.
You’re eligible if you:
- are a domestic student
- are a resident of North Queensland at the time of application
- are enrolling as a commencing student in any bachelor program at UQ in semester 1 in the year of the scholarship
- have not completed any prior tertiary study at bachelor level or higher.
- can demonstrate significant financial disadvantage through achieving the maximum points for the ‘Financial Hardship’ category of QTAC’s Educational Access Scheme
- have been awarded a UQ Link Scholarship
- have not received another scholarship awarded on the basis of financial hardship at The University of Queensland, with the exception of a UQ Link Scholarship
How to apply
Apply using the online application portal.
Your application form and all supporting documentation must be submitted by 11:59pm on the due date.
Use our tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.
The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who at the time of application can demonstrate:
- that they are a resident of North Queensland - any location that lies north of Townsville in QLD
Preference will be given to students who are from the Preferred Regions:
- Charters Towers, Hughenden or Cloncurry.
What happens next
We'll email you to confirm we've received your application.
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About this scholarship
Originally established in 2003, having been administered since 1944 by Perpetual Trustees Queensland and maintained by the income from a bequest from the late Rachid Lahoud Arida (also known as Richard Dominique Arida), the R D Arida Scholarship supports commencing students from North Queensland who are in financial need.