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Science International Scholarships

This scholarship will open in November 2024.

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Enrolment status
Future UQ student
Student type
Study level
Undergraduate, Postgraduate coursework
Study area
Agriculture and animal sciences, Environment, Health and medicine, Science and mathematics
Scholarship focus
Academic excellence
Scholarship value
$5,000 tuition fee reduction
Scholarship duration
1 semester
Number awarded
May vary
Applications open
November 2024
Applications close
January 2025


You’re eligible if you:

  • are an international student
  • are commencing your first semester at UQ
  • are commencing an approved UQ Faculty of Science program (minimum one-year duration). See Terms & Conditions for a full list of approved programs.

And you:

  • have met the conditions of your offer by the scholarship’s closing date (you don’t need to accept your full offer by the scholarship application deadline)
  • demonstrate strong academic performance in your previous studies.

How to apply

Applications for Semester 2 2024 commencing students have now closed. Online applications for Semester 1 2025 commencing students will open in November 2024.

You'll need:

  • a personal statement demonstrating your capacity to create change and contribute to science.

Applications for this scholarship in Semester 1 2025 will open in November 2024.

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

Selection criteria

We’ll consider:

  • your academic performance (based on the academic credentials you submitted in your UQ Faculty of Science program application)
  • your capacity to create change and contribute to science (based on the personal statement you submitted in your scholarship application).

UQ values diversity and inclusion and may consider this when we review your application.

What happens next

We’ll send you an email to confirm we’ve received your application.