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University of Queensland and Duchesne College Music Achievement Scholarship

Enrolment status
Current UQ student
Student type
Domestic, International
Study level
Study area
Arts, humanities and social sciences
Scholarship focus
Academic excellence, Accommodation, Creative excellence
Scholarship value
$6,000 towards accommodation costs
Scholarship duration
1 year
Number awarded
May vary
Applications open
September 2022
Applications close
October 2022


You're eligible if you are:

  • enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Music (Honours) or a program that includes a music course in each semester of the year
  • a resident at Duchesne College.

How to apply

Apply using the application form. This will be available when applications open.

You can submit your application by email or post.

To apply by email, send an electronic copy (or scanned electronic copy) to

To apply by postmail a hard copy to the School of Music, Level 4 Zelman Cowen Building, University of Queensland QLD 4072.

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

Selection criteria

We'll consider:

  • academic achievement
  • musical ability and achievements to date as a musician
  • performance in your audition for enrolment in the program (if applicable)
  • ability to engage as a resident of Duchesne College in the Duchesne College community
  • personal qualities, including leadership ability and potential
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to your future success in your chosen field of music study.

What happens next

We’ll email you to let you know when we've received your application. If you have not received an email within 2 days of applying, email us at

If you’re considered eligible, we’ll forward your application to a selection panel to review.

If you’re successful, we will notify you in writing.

About this scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2009 and is maintained by an annual gift from The University of Queensland in the form of a contribution to the residential fees payable by such a student (or students) and an annual gift from Duchesne College in the form of a reduction in those fees.