UQ International Excellence Scholarship


Enrolment status New students
Student type International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Study area Agriculture and Environment, Architecture, Planning and Design, Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering and Computing, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Law, Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value 25% reduction in tuition fees per semester
Scholarship duration For the duration of the program (up to 4 years)
Opening date 1 September 2021
Closing date 31 August 2022


This scholarship is available for high achieving students who are commencing a relevant degree program at The University of Queensland in Semester 1 or 2, 2022 (check scholarship rules). The scholarship will reduce your tuition fees by 25% per semester for up to four years.


An applicant is eligible for the award of a scholarship, if the applicant:

  • is an international student (a student who is not an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian Permanent Resident);
  • has applied to undertake studies at UQ on a full-time basis in a relevant program commencing Semester 1 or 2, 2022 and has received an unconditional offer;
  • will enrol full time;
  • has satisfied the program entry rank and English language proficiency requirements;
  • has not received another scholarship from UQ;
  • has not received a full scholarship/sponsorship from another organisation (applicants with partial scholarships/sponsorships will be considered at the University’s discretion);
  • is an undergraduate student or postgraduate student and has achieved cGPA equivalent of 6.75 and above (on the UQ 7-point scale);
  • is a high school leaver and has achieved an entry rank of 99.

Please read the Scholarship Rules on the How to apply tab for full terms and conditions.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

  • Students who meet the eligibility criteria will automatically be considered.
  • Awarding of this scholarship is competitive and merit based.
  • Students offered the scholarship will be notified by email and will have until the deadline specified in the email to accept.
  • Students who do not accept by the due date will not be considered for future scholarship offer rounds.
  • The 25% tuition fee reduction will be applied prior to the tuition fees due date each semester.


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