Eligibility for the award

This scholarship is for students who have completed a BEcon at The University of Queensland and who are applying to undertake the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) program at UQ on a full-time basis.

Students are only eligible to apply if they have completed their Bachelor of Economics at The University of Queensland.


Bachelor of Economics (Honours) scholarships cover program tuition fees at 50% for the duration of the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) program.

The scholarship does NOT provide for:

  • Overseas Student Health Cover
  • Living Allowances
  • Books
  • Tuition fees for repeating failed courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Conferences
  • Expenses associated with dependents

Duration of Award

The maximum period of tenure for the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Scholarship is 2 semesters (1 year).

Application Procedures

Applications should be made in writing addressed to the Head of school accompanied by:

  • A motivation letter outlining the applicants reasons for wanting to study a BEcon (Honours) degree at UQ and why he/she should be considered worthy of such an award;
  • Two confidential letters of reference from UQ Economics staff sent to the Head of School;
  • Any other supporting documentation relating to awards, extracurricular activities etc that the candidate considers relevant to his/her case.

The UQ Economics Scholarship selection panel will consist of:

  1. Head of School or his/her deputy
  2. Chair of Marketing Committee
  3. Honours Coordinator

Candidates may be required to appear before the committee for an interview.

Application form

Closing date for applications is Friday 6 January 2017.

For more information:

Administrative Officer, Honours Program
School of Economics
T: 07 334 69748
E: economics.honours@uq.edu.au