We're committed to maintaining and enhancing our reputation for quality teaching and a challenging academic environment.

To attract the best and brightest students from around Australia and the world, we've introduced a number of highly sought after scholarships for domestic and international students. Students are encouraged to check which scholarships are offered and to note the relevant eligibility requirements, closing dates and contact details.

There are also prizes awarded on the recommendation of the Head of School following the publication of academic and performance results.

We also offer bursaries and the university offers a wide range of scholarships available to all UQ students.

Domestic scholarships

Scholarship

Level

Application deadline

Archibald Scholarship1 Honours Automatic consideration
Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Scholarship1 Honours Automatic consideration
Current Year 12 Equity and Diversity Scholarship Undergraduate Closed
Current Year 12 Student Scholarship Undergraduate

Closed

FitzGerald Scholarship1 Honours Automatic consideration

Jubilee Scholarship

Undergraduate

Closed

The Matthew McLennan and Richard Howes Outstanding Honours Collaboration Scholarship Honours Closed
Master of Advanced Economics Scholarship (PhD pathway) Postgraduate Twice a year
Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Student Postgraduate Closed

Summer Research Scholarship

Undergraduate, postgraduate

Closed

Winter Research Scholarship

Undergraduate, postgraduate

Closed

1. As this scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit, you'll automatically be considered for this scholarship as part of the application and admission process to the honours program. 

International scholarships

Scholarship

Level

Application deadline

Archibald Scholarship1 Honours Automatic consideration
Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Scholarship1 Honours Automatic consideration
FitzGerald Scholarship1 Honours Automatic consideration
Foundation Year Scholarship Undergraduate See IES advisor
India Scholarship Undergraduate, Postgraduate 16/11/2018
Malaysia Scholarship Undergraduate, Postgraduate 16/11/2018
The Matthew McLennan and Richard Howes Outstanding Honours Collaboration Scholarship Honours Closed
Master of Advanced Economics Scholarship (PhD pathway) Postgraduate Twice a year
Sri Lanka Scholarship Undergraduate, Postgraduate 16/11/2018
Summer Research Scholarship Undergraduate, Postgraduate Closed
Vietnam Scholarship Undergraduate, Postgraduate 16/11/2018
Winter Research Scholarship Undergraduate, Postgraduate Closed

1. As this scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit, you'll automatically be considered for this scholarship as part of the application and admission process to the honours program. 

Prizes

Prizes are available to both domestic and international students as they're awarded on the basis of academic merit. No application is required for any of the prizes listed below.

Prize Level
Australian Finance Conference Prize Undergraduate
Economics Society Prize Undergraduate
Gregory Bounds Memorial Prize in Competition Policy and Regulation Postgraduate
Marsden Jacob Prize in Memory of Dr Tony Hand Undergraduate
QCA Prize Undergraduate
Synergies Consulting Honours Prize Honours
Tactical Global Management Honours Prize Honours