RN Hammon Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value The Deputy President of the Academic Board will determine the value of scholarships each year.
Scholarship duration Minimum duration of the program
Number awarded The Deputy President of the Academic Board will determine the number of scholarships available each year
Opening date 28 January 2021
Closing date 2 March 2021


This scholarship assists Australian Indigenous students to undertake post-secondary study in Queensland. It is awarded to Australian Indigenous students in their second or subsequent year of study at participating institutions.

It was established in 1987 and is maintained by gifts from Mr Robert Noel Hammon.


The scholarship is open to Indigenous students who:

  • have successfully completed at least one year of a program at a participating institution, and
  • are enrolled on a full-time basis for a subsequent year of that program or a further program at that or another participating institution.

Participating institutions include:

  • The University of Queensland (UQ)
  • Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
  • University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
  • CQUniversity (CQU)
  • Queensland TAFE Colleges.
Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Submit completed application form with supporting documentation to ugscholarships@uq.edu.au by the closing date.

Selection criteria

The selection committee will take into account:

  • academic achievement in previous studies
  • any other scholarship, bursary, award or benefit, whether governmental or otherwise, to which the applicant is entitled
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success.

Social and economic need may also be considered.

Preference will be given to eligible applicants who are undertaking studies in:

  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry
  • Architecture
  • Agriculture
  • Veterinary Science.
Applications are closed.


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

Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the scholarship for the minimum completion time of the program for which the recipient enrols when first awarded the scholarship. Each scholarship is subject to annual review.

Applications are closed.