UQ Ramsay Merit Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Scholarship value $30,000 per year
Scholarship duration 3.5 to 4.5 years
Opening date 24 November 2021
Closing date 5 December 2021


The purpose of the Scholarship is to support students currently undertaking a program with an extended major in Western Civilisation.


An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant—

  1. submits an application to the University by the closing date for applications;
  2. is an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident at the time of application;
  3. has successfully completed the courses with the course code WCIV1000 and WCIV1100 as a full-time student in the program;
  4. intends to continue to enrol full-time in an Approved Program of Study;
  5. will be available to participate in an interview with the selection committee on a date set by the University.

Approved Program of Study means the two Western Civilisation pathways, being the extended major in Western Civilisation in the Bachelor of Advanced Humanities (Honours) (BAdvHum(Hons)) or Bachelor of Humanities/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (BHum/LLB(Hons)) program.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted in the form of a curriculum vitae (which includes academic achievements), a statement addressing the criteria outlined in Rule 5(3)(b), a statement addressing any disadvantage, and appropriate supporting evidence.

Rule 5(3)(b):

(i)            interest in the questions and ideas that have shaped the world;

(ii)           track-record of contribution to their communities;

(iii)          creativity and critical thinking skills that challenge and cross boundaries;

(iv)          ability to contribute effectively to discussion and debate;

(v)           the desire and ability on the part of the candidate to empower and better the lives of others and to make a difference in the world;

(vi)          the qualities of compassion, empathy, and ethical behaviour;

(vii)         the value of the opportunity provided by the Scholarship to the applicant’s future development; and


Scholarship rules


Centre for Western Civilisation, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences