Eligibility for the award

Scholarships are open to all students who have met the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) entry requirements, have gained a GPA of at least 6.5 in all ECON coded courses and submitted an application for BEcon (Hons) at UQ.  This includes students at universities other than UQ.


Up to 3 scholarships may be awarded in each year. Each scholarship covers full tuition fees plus a $20,000 stipend.

Duration of Award

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

Application Procedure

A letter asking to be considered for a scholarship, including the name and contact details of three academic referees,  is to be sent by email to the Honours in Economics Administrator (economics.honours@uq.edu.au).

Selection Criteria

The Selection is based on academic merit and potential. Scholarship recipients must be enrolled in BEcon (Honours).

Selection Committee:

The UQ Economics Scholarship selection committee will consist of:

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

Closing date for applications for 2018 entry is 15 November 2017.

For more information:

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