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.

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Scholarship Nationality

Level

Application deadline

Archibald Scholarship1 Domestic/ International  Honours Automatic consideration
Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Scholarship1 Domestic/ International Honours Automatic consideration
FitzGerald Scholarship1 Domestic/ International Honours Automatic consideration
InterFinancial Excellence in Economics Scholarship Domestic Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate Closing date:
31st March 2021
The J M Donnelly Scholarship Domestic/ International Undergraduate Closed
Jubilee Scholarship Domestic Undergraduate Closed
The Matthew McLennan and Richard Howes Outstanding Honours Collaboration Scholarship Domestic/ International Honours Open: Learn more
The Jean W Maddock Bursary Domestic Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate Closing date:
31st March 2021
The Norman C Maddock Bursary Domestic Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate Closing date:
31st March 2021
Summer Research Scholarship Domestic/ International Undergraduate, postgraduate Not offered 2020/21
The Tomas Riha Scholarship in Economics Domestic Undergraduate Closing date:
31st March 2021
Warren Braxton Bannister Bursary Domestic/ International Undergraduate Closing date:
31st March 2021
Year 12 Australian Domestic Student Scholarship Domestic Undergraduate Closed 
Year 12 Equity and Diversity Scholarship Domestic Undergraduate Closed 
Foundation Year Scholarship International Undergraduate Closed
UQ School of Economics Scholarship (Undergraduate) International Undergraduate Closed
India Scholarship International Undergraduate, Postgraduate Open: Learn more
Malaysia Scholarship International Undergraduate, Postgraduate Open: Learn more
Sri Lanka Scholarship International Undergraduate, Postgraduate Open: Learn more
Vietnam Scholarship International Undergraduate, Postgraduate Open: Learn more

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. 

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Scholarship Nationality

Level

Application deadline

InterFinancial Excellence in Economics Scholarship Domestic Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate Closing date:
31st March 2021
The Jean W Maddock Bursary Domestic Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate Closing date:
31st March 2021
The Norman C Maddock Bursary Domestic Undergraduate, Honours, Postgraduate Closing date:
31st March 2021
Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Student Domestic Postgraduate Closed
Summer Research Scholarship Domestic/ International Undergraduate, postgraduate Not offered 2020/21
India Scholarship International Undergraduate, Postgraduate Open: Learn more
Malaysia Scholarship International Undergraduate, Postgraduate Open: Learn more
Sri Lanka Scholarship International Undergraduate, Postgraduate Open: Learn more
Vietnam Scholarship International Undergraduate, Postgraduate Open: Learn more

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. 

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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
Economics Society Prize Undergraduate
Marsden Jacob Prize in Memory of Dr Tony Hand Undergraduate
QCA Prize Undergraduate
Richard W. Staveley Memorial Prize Honours
Synergies Consulting Honours Prize Honours
Tactical Global Management Honours Prize Honours
Microeconomics Honours Prize Honours