Sue Golding Postgraduate Geochemistry Prize


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study All levels of study
Study area Agriculture and Environment, Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value The value of the prize is at least $4,500 but limited to the annual income of the fund.
Scholarship duration 1 year
Opening date 30 November 2020
Closing date 31 December 2020


Established by Professor Sue Golding in 2018. Professor Golding is a treasured staff member and an alumnus of The University of Queensland. Throughout the 1970s she worked in resource exploration and production in Australia and South Africa. Sue played a major role in development and management of isotope geochemistry facilities in the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and this prize was established to recognize and reward excellence in a peer reviewed paper authored by a student


The prize is open to students who have submitted an application by the due date and are enrolled in one of the following programs: 

  1. Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Geology)
  2. Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) (Geology)
  3. Graduate Certificate in Mineral Resources
  4. Graduate Diploma in Mineral Resources
  5. Master of Mineral Resources
  6. Master of Philosophy
  7. Doctor of Philosophy

Non-SEES students enrolled in Master or Doctor of Philsophy with a relevance to geochemistry are eligible for this prize. 

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Please submit the completed online application by 31st December 2020, 11.59 PM AEST. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your application, please do not hesitate to contact

Selection criteria

Best peer-reviewed published paper on geochemistry as decided by the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences Research Committee.

  1. First author of a published peer-reviewed paper either in 2019 or 2020. 
  2. Paper should be submitted under a UQ by-line. 



Applications are closed.

Scholarship rules


School of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Applications are closed.