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 and bursaries for domestic and international students. Students are encouraged to check which are available 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 and bursaries

Scholarship

Level

Application deadline

Archibald Scholarship1 Honours Automatic consideration
Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Scholarship1 Honours Automatic consideration
FitzGerald Scholarship1 Honours Automatic consideration
The J M Donnelly Scholarship Undergraduate Closed

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

The Tomas Riha Scholarship in Economics Undergraduate 21/04/2019
Warren Braxton Bannister Bursary Undergraduate 21/04/2019

Winter Research Scholarship

Undergraduate, postgraduate

5 April

Year 12 Australian Domestic Student Scholarship Undergraduate Closed
Year 12 Equity and Diversity Scholarship Undergraduate 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 and bursaries

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 31 October
The J M Donnelly Scholarship Undergraduate Closed
Malaysia Scholarship Undergraduate, Postgraduate 31 October
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 31 October
Summer Research Scholarship Undergraduate, Postgraduate Closed
Vietnam Scholarship Undergraduate, Postgraduate 31 October
Warren Braxton Bannister Bursary Undergraduate 21/04/2019
Winter Research Scholarship Undergraduate, Postgraduate 5 April

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