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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ScholarshipNationality

Eligibility

Application deadline

Schools of Business and Economics Indigenous Student ScholarshipDomesticFull-time students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship.4 March 2022
EJ Fisher ScholarshipDomesticFull-time domestic students in the Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics Honours program who are facing financial hardship.31 March 2022
InterFinancial Excellence in Economics ScholarshipDomesticFull-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible).31 March 2022
The Jean W Maddock BursaryDomesticFull-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible).31 March 2022
The Norman C Maddock BursaryDomesticFull-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible).31 March 2022
The Tomas Riha Scholarship in EconomicsDomesticFull-time domestic student. Has completed 16 units in the Bachelor of Economics or Bachelor of Economics dual program, and can demonstrate financial need (BAFE not eligible).31 March 2022
Warren Braxton Bannister BursaryDomestic/ InternationalFull-time domestic or international student. Enrolled in Year 1 of an approved program (BEcon, BAFE, BPPE), and can demonstrate financial need. 31 March 2022
UQ School of Economics Scholarship (Undergraduate)InternationalHigh achieving international students seeking entry into undergraduate Economics programs.Open
India ScholarshipInternationalCitizens of India, who normally reside in India, seeking entry into an economics program. Must have received an offer to study at UQ. Open: Learn more
Malaysia ScholarshipInternationalCitizens of Malaysia, who normally reside in Malaysia, seeking entry into an economics program. Must have received an offer to study at UQ. Open: Learn more
Sri Lanka ScholarshipInternationalCitizens of Sri Lanka, who normally reside in Sri Lanka, seeking entry into an economics program. Must have received an offer to study at UQ.Open: Learn more
Vietnam ScholarshipInternationalCitizens of Vietnam, who normally reside in Vietnam, seeking entry into an economics program. Must have received an offer to study at UQ. Open: Learn more
Summer Research ScholarshipDomestic/ InternationalSee available research projects.Open
Economics Undergraduate Indigenous ScholarshipDomesticFull-time domestic students enrolling/enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual and experiencing financial hardship.Closed
Winter Research ScholarshipDomestic/ International Closed 2021

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ScholarshipNationality

Eligibility

Application deadline

Archibald Scholarship1Domestic/ International 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. Automatic consideration
FitzGerald Scholarship1Domestic/ InternationalThis scholarship is to encourage and reward the study of applied economics and econometrics. You will be automatically considered for this scholarship as part of the application and admission process to the Honours.Automatic consideration
Schools of Business and Economics Indigenous Student ScholarshipDomesticFull-time student enrolled in any undergraduate and postgraduate programs administered by the Schools of Business and Economics, and is a person of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.4 March 2022
EJ Fisher ScholarshipDomesticFull-time domestic students in the Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics Honours program who are facing financial hardship.31 March 2022
InterFinancial Excellence in Economics ScholarshipDomesticFull-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible).31 March 2022
The Jean W Maddock BursaryDomesticFull-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible).31 March 2022
The Norman C Maddock BursaryDomesticFull-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible).31 March 2022

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The Matthew McLennan and Richard Howes Outstanding Honours Collaboration ScholarshipDomestic/ InternationalFor students enrolled full-time in an honours program offered by the Schools of Business and Economics.Open

 

ScholarshipNationality

Eligibility

Application deadline

Schools of Business and Economics Indigenous Student ScholarshipDomesticFull-time student enrolled in any undergraduate and postgraduate programs administered by the Schools of Business and Economics, and is a person of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.4 March 2022
InterFinancial Excellence in Economics ScholarshipDomesticFull-time domestic students enrolled in an Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible).31 March 2022
The Jean W Maddock BursaryDomesticFull-time domestic students enrolled in an Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible).31 March 2022
The Norman C Maddock BursaryDomesticFull-time domestic students enrolled in an Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible).31 March 2022
PhD Economics Top-Up scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studentDomesticYou are a person of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, partaking in Higher Degree by Research study.Open
Summer Research ScholarshipDomestic/ InternationalSee available research projects. Open
India ScholarshipInternationalCitizens of India, who normally reside in India, seeking entry into an economics program. Must have received an offer to study at UQ.Open: Learn more
Malaysia ScholarshipInternationalCitizens of Malaysia, who normally reside in Malaysia, seeking entry into an economics program. Must have received an offer to study at UQ.Open: Learn more
Sri Lanka ScholarshipInternationalCitizens of Sri Lanka, who normally reside in Sri Lanka, seeking entry into an economics program. Must have received an offer to study at UQ.Open: Learn more
Vietnam ScholarshipInternationalCitizens of Vietnam, who normally reside in Vietnam, seeking entry into an economics program. Must have received an offer to study at UQ.Open: Learn more
Economics Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander StudentDomesticThe scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit in undergraduate studies and relevant work experience.Closed

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Winter Research ScholarshipDomestic/ International Closed 2021

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.

PrizeLevel
Marsden Jacob Prize in Memory of Dr Tony HandUndergraduate
QCA PrizeUndergraduate
Richard W. Staveley Memorial PrizeHonours
Synergies Consulting Honours PrizeHonours
Tactical Global Management Honours PrizeHonours