Schools of Business and Economics Indigenous Student Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Study area Business and Economics
Scholarship value On the recommendation of the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law will determine the value of scholarships awarded in any year.
Number awarded On the recommendation of the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law will determine the value of scholarships awarded in any year.
Opening date 1 August 2021
Closing date 4 March 2022

Description

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support Australian Indigenous students to undertake studies at the Schools of Business and Economics at The University of Queensland.

This scholarship was established in 2019 by Mr and Mrs Edwinsmith. 

Profile photo of student Jackson DaylightI recommend UQ to other Indigenous students, as UQ promotes an environment of empowerment through diversity. Additionally, the ATSIS Unit have supported me through my first year by providing additional tutoring services to assist my studies. This dedicated team also provides employment opportunities and internships on a frequent basis to all Indigenous students.

Jackson Daylight, a Nughi man from Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island).
Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Economics


Read more: Our future economists: Scholarships for Indigenous students


 

Eligibility

  • a person of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, who identifies as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, and who is accepted as such by the community in which the student lives or has lived; and
  • domestic student in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy; and
  • enrolled full-time in an Approved Program; and
  • not hold another scholarship that the Head considers to be similar.

Not sure you’ll get the right ATAR to study Economics?

There are many options you can take to improve your chances of gaining entry into an Undergraduate program at UQ, including the Indigenous Admission Pathway.

Talk to one of the ATSIS unit academic support staff to find out how you can gain entry into UQ Economics.

 Discover more scholarships via the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Unit.

Before you get started

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Scholarship rules

Contact

Advancement Officer
+ 61 7 336 56856