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

Eligibility

Application deadline

Economics Undergraduate Indigenous Scholarship Domestic Full-time domestic students enrolling/enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual and experiencing financial hardship. 1 Dec
2021
InterFinancial Excellence in Economics Scholarship Domestic Full-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible). Closed 
Jubilee Scholarship Domestic Bachelor of Economics or a Bachelor of Economics dual program, to pursue their studies in economics at an overseas university for one semester. Closed
The Jean W Maddock Bursary Domestic Full-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible). Closed
The Norman C Maddock Bursary Domestic Full-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible). Closed
Schools of Business and Economics Indigenous Student Scholarship Domestic Full-time students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship. 4 March 2022
Summer Research Scholarship Domestic/ International See available research projects. Open
Winter Research Scholarship Domestic/ International   Closed 2021
The Tomas Riha Scholarship in Economics Domestic Full-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). Closed
Warren Braxton Bannister Bursary Domestic/ International Full-time domestic or international student. Enrolled in Year 1 of an approved program (BEcon, BAFE, BPPE), and can demonstrate financial need.  Closed
UQ School of Economics Scholarship (Undergraduate) International High achieving international students seeking entry into undergraduate Economics programs. Open
India Scholarship International Citizens 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 Scholarship International Citizens 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 Scholarship International Citizens 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 Scholarship International Citizens 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

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Scholarship Nationality

Eligibility

Application deadline

Archibald Scholarship1 Domestic/ 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
Bachelor of Economics (Honours) Scholarship1 Domestic/ International This scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit. All entrants to the Bachelor of Economics (Honours) program will be automatically considered for this scholarship. Automatic consideration
FitzGerald Scholarship1 Domestic/ International This 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
InterFinancial Excellence in Economics Scholarship Domestic Full-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible). Closed
The Matthew McLennan and Richard Howes Outstanding Honours Collaboration Scholarship Domestic/ International For students enrolled full-time in an honours program offered by the Schools of Business and Economics. Open: Learn more
The Jean W Maddock Bursary Domestic Full-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible). Closed
The Norman C Maddock Bursary Domestic Full-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible). Closed
Schools of Business and Economics Indigenous Student Scholarship Domestic Full-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

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Scholarship Nationality

Eligibility

Application deadline

InterFinancial Excellence in Economics Scholarship Domestic  Full-time domestic students enrolled in an Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible). Closed
The Jean W Maddock Bursary Domestic  Full-time domestic students enrolled in an Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible). Closed
The Norman C Maddock Bursary Domestic Full-time domestic students enrolled in an Economics program or associated dual, and experiencing financial hardship (BAFE not eligible). Closed
Summer Research Scholarship Domestic/ International See available research projects.  Open
Winter Research Scholarship Domestic/ International   Closed 2021
Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Student Domestic The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit in undergraduate studies and relevant work experience. 30 Jan 2022
PhD Economics Top-Up scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student Domestic You are a person of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent, partaking in Higher Degree by Research study. Open
India Scholarship International Citizens 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 Scholarship International Citizens 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 Scholarship International Citizens 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 Scholarship International Citizens 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
Schools of Business and Economics Indigenous Student Scholarship Domestic Full-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

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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
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