WH and HW Harris Bursary


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area All study areas
Scholarship value Annual income from endowment, based on number of scholarships
Scholarship duration Up to 3 years
Number awarded 1
Opening date 22 October 2019
Closing date 7 December 2019

Scholarship description

Awarded to a female student who attended a Queensland secondary school in the previous year to the award year.

Originally established as the WH and HW Harris Scholarship in 1969 by a bequest of $6000 from Mrs Bessie Florence Harris in memory of her late husband William Henry Harris, a former Headmaster of the Manly and East Brisbane State Schools, who served in both World Wars, and their only child Hector William, who was lost on active service in 1947.


The bursary will be awarded to a female student of the University who:

  • in the year of award, obtains the best results in the academic year involving at least 14 units
  • attended a Queensland secondary school in the previous year.

Before you apply

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Selection criteria

Selection is based on academic achievement in first year of study. Preference will be given to a lineal descendant of a person eligible to be accepted as a member of the War Widows Guild, Australia, Queensland Branch.


Student Fees and Scholarships, Academic Services Division
(07) 3365 7113

Terms and conditions

The Bursary will be renewed on the basis of academic performance in the program and will be tenable for a maximum of three years while enrolled in the program.