Science International Scholarships

We offer scholarships to high-achieving international students who can demonstrate their potential to contribute to science.

You can apply for a scholarship if you are enrolled in selected undergraduate or postgraduate coursework Science programs at UQ.

Duncan McNaughton Scholarship

Founded in 1931 by gifts under the will of Duncan McNaughton of Roma, this scholarship aims to support students undertaking honours study.

You can't apply for this scholarship - it is awarded on merit.

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Harriett Marks Bursary

Established in 1990 and maintained by half the income from a bequest made by the late Harriett Marks, a tutor at the Women's College.

You can't apply for this bursary - it is awarded on merit.

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Heron Island Research Station scholarships

We offer Heron Island Research Station scholarships to UQ honours students.

The merit-based scholarships promote research relevant to Heron Island, its terrestrial habitats, reefs and surrounding waters.

Ivor A. Gill Memorial Scholarship in Agricultural Science

Established in 1954 from a gift by Mrs E. A. Gill in memory of her son Ivor A. Gill, this scholarship was set up to increase the productivity of the pastoral industries of Australia.

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Laidley Freemasons Prize

Established in 2011, this prize is maintained by an annual gift from a fund donated by members of Laidley Masonic Lodge and administered by the Bursary Committee of United Grand Lodge of Queensland.

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Maude Walker Prize 1

Established in 1973 by a bequest of $3000 from the estate of the late Miss Maude Walker.

You can't apply for this prize - it is awarded on merit.

Eligibility: BSc and BAdvSc(Hons) students with the greatest proficiency in the first year of enrolment in courses which have a total value of at least #16.

Value: at least $250

For more information, email our team at science.enquiries@uq.edu.au.

Maude Walker Prize 2

Established in 1973 by a bequest of $3000 from the estate of the late Miss Maude Walker.

You can't apply for this prize - it is awarded on merit.

Eligibility: BSc and BAdvSc(Hons) students with the greatest proficiency while enrolled as a second-year student in courses in which they have not previously enrolled which have a total value of at least #16.

Value: at least $250

For more information, email our team at science.enquiries@uq.edu.au.

Moreton Bay Research Station scholarships

We offer Moreton Bay Research Station Scholarships to UQ honours students.

The merit-based scholarships promote research relevant to Moreton Bay, its terrestrial habitats, surrounding waters, and social and cultural environments.

R. & A. E. Veitch Prize

Established in 1974 by a bequest of $2000 from the late Robert Veitch as a memorial to his wife Alice Esmee Veitch and to himself.

You can't apply for this prize - it is awarded on merit.

Eligibility: awarded to the Year 3 agricultural science undergraduate who has shown the greatest proficiency in their fifth- and sixth-semester courses, which they will have pursued for the first time and completed in one academic year.

Value: $389

For more information, email our team at science.enquiries@uq.edu.au.

Note: this prize alternates annually between the Faculty of Science and the School of Biological Sciences, which awards the greatest proficiency in Year 2 entomology courses.

Relocation bursaries for Bachelor of Regional & Town Planning students

Established for Bachelor of Regional & Town Planning (BRTP) students who come from outside South East Queensland and are starting study at UQ in 2019. This bursary aims to help with relocation and accommodation costs.

Eligibility

To apply, you must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • have a home address outside the South East Queensland region - defined as any area not contained in the area included in this map
  • be starting the BRTP program at UQ in 2019
  • enrol full time in 2019 in the BRTP program and its first-year courses.

See the Terms & Conditions (PDF, 165kB) for more details.

Value: maximum value per bursary is $2,000 for 2019.

Payment: the bursary will be paid in one sum after 31 March, 2019 and cannot be deferred.

How to apply

Complete the application form and attach copies of all requested and relevant supporting documents.

Applications are open between 1 September 2018 and 5 February 2019.

We will notify you of the outcome of your application within two weeks of submission.

Contact us

Contact the School of Earth & Environmental Sciences for more information.

Summer and winter research scholarships

UQ Summer Research Program

Apply for a UQ Summer Research Scholarship and work with a researcher in a formal research environment.

You'll apply your classroom knowledge, gain valuable academic and professional skills, and develop industry and academic contacts.

UQ Winter Research Program

Apply for a UQ Winter Research Scholarship to road-test research alongside UQ academics and researchers.

You'll extend your knowledge of an area of interest, and develop your analytical, critical thinking and communication skills.

UQ Gatton Past Students' Association Scholarship

Established in 2006 and maintained by gifts from the UQ Gatton Past Students' Association, this scholarship helps meritorious students who, because of financial, personal or home circumstances, might otherwise be unable to enter full-time study at UQ Gatton.

Find out more and apply for this scholarship