UQ School of Economics Scholarship (Undergraduate)


Enrolment status New students
Student type International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Business and Economics
HDR funding type Tuition Scholarship
Scholarship value Up to 50% of tuition fees
Scholarship duration Duration of the program


The scholarship will covers up to 50% of the tuition fees for the duration of the program only for students seeking entry into undergraduate Economics programs that include:

  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Honours)

Students applying for a dual degree with Economics are also eligible, and the scholarship will then apply to the Economics component of a dual program only.

This scholarship is offered for students commencing in Semester 1 and Semester 2.

Closing date for students commencing in Semester 1 is 30 November

Closing date for students commencing in Semester 2 is 30 May.

Applications close on the same dates every year.


Please note: This scholarship doesn't include living expenses for the duration of the program, travel expenses or overseas health cover.


  • International students who are not already undertaking studies in Australia. Those studying English in Australia are still eligible to apply.
  • Students must not simultaneously hold another scholarship for tuition fees.
  • Students who have received an offer and who are commencing students at UQ.
  • The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence and high achieving students are encouraged to apply.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

To apply, you must have already received a letter of offer from UQ and provide us with:

  • CV/resume
  • Personal/motivational statement - this statement should be no more than 1,000 words and address:
    - The reasons for your interest in your chosen degree program, including why you wish to study this program at UQ
    - Your personal goals and ambitions and evidence of any previous activities or experiences (including voluntary activities) which demonstrates your commitment to those goals and ambitions.
  • One reference letter in English from teaching staff at your institution or from an employer.  The academic reference letter should ideally rank your academic performance against your peer group.

Application deadline

  • 30 November for Semester 1 commencement
  • 30 May for Semester 2 commencement


International Services Unit, Business, Economics and Law Faculty