Application deadline:

Please see your IES Advisor

Level: Undergraduate

Open to: Students who have completed their foundation year at The International Education Servies Ltd (IES)

Will cover up to 25 percent of tuition fees only.

The School of Economics and UQ Foundation have successfully developed a close working relationship over a number of years, with increasing numbers of international students deciding to pursue an economics degree at UQ after completing their Foundation studies. Students wishing to have a degree that provides critical thinking skills, problem-solving ability and strong analytical tools which they can apply to a diverse range of business environments and industries are recognising the importance of economics to long-term career opportunity.

UQ Foundation students originate from across the globe, including China, Hong Kong, Peru, Indonesia, Vietnam, Russia, Bahrain, Tanzania, China, South Korea, Japan, Italy and Malaysia.

UQ Economics Scholarship


  • Criteria based on academic achievement in the Foundation Year. Interviews will be required.
  • Previous study of economics at school or college is not required for enrolment in the BEcon degree or for the scholarship.
  • Students applying for a dual degree with BEcon are also eligible e.g BEcon/LLB, BEcon/BA, BEcon/BEng etc., in which case the scholarship will cover up to 25% of the fees for the BEcon component i.e. 36 units required for the BEcon only.

Application Procedures