UQ's Academic Scholarship program seeks to award the achievements of extraordinary school leavers and gap year students. If you are a high-achieving student and you are finishing Year 12 in 2019 (or you completed in 2018 and you’re on a gap year), you are allowed to apply. Up to 150 Academic Scholarships are granted each year, making them very competitive.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Academic scholarships are open to Year 12 and gap year students who are:
A Candidate has to be an Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders, or
Australian Permanent Residents, New Zealand citizens, or international students completing, or have completed, Years 11 and 12 in Australia;
A Candidate should have not completed any previous tertiary study other than that undertaken as part of Year 11–12 studies (e.g. Enhanced Studies Program); and
A Candidate should have applied for a tertiary place through QTAC; and
Are intending to enroll as a full-time student in a UQ undergraduate program in 2020 (or 2021 if they are deferring their tertiary place); and
Will have UQ listed as their 1st or 2nd QTAC preference.