Level: undergraduate and postgraduate
Open to: Vietnamese citizens

The School of Economics at The University of Queensland is offering scholarships for outstanding Vietnamese students seeking admission into either an undergraduate or coursework masters program in economics. The School has established a strong connection with Vietnam, attracting high achieving students and we are proud of the contribution made to the UQ student body by our Vietnamese students.

Scholarships

The following competitive scholarships are awarded to outstanding Vietnamese students on the basis of academic excellence and extra-curricular activities. Students who are short listed for consideration will be required to participate in an interview. All scholarship applications must be submitted directly to the School of Economics at the University of Queensland at scholar@economics-legacy.stage.drupal.uq.edu.au. This is a separate process to your application for a place at the University.

Undergraduate

Covering up to 50% of the tuition fees only for students seeking entry into the Bachelor of Economics. The scholarship does not include living expenses for the duration of the program, travel expenses or overseas health cover

Academic Criteria

  • Direct entry for students from  a recognised gifted school: Graduates from a recognised Vietnamese gifted school with a year 12 average grade of 8.0 or above on a 10 point scale. Students must have successfully completed advanced mathematics (including calculus) or;
  • University pathway: Successful completion of the first year of tertiary study with a grade point average of at least 8 out of 10 on the Vietnamese grading scale.

English Language Proficiency

  • Students must have an IELTS of 6.5 overall with a 6 in all other sub bands, or Internet based TOEFL minimum overall score of 87 with: 21 writing; 19 reading; 19 speaking; 19 listening.

Coursework Masters

These scholarships do not include living expenses for the duration of the program, travel expenses or overseas health cover. They are awarded on a competitive basis. Previous study of economics or work experience is not required. Covers up to 50% of tuition fees for students seeking entry into one of the following coursework masters programs:

Academic Criteria

  • Complete an undergraduate degree from a recognised institution with a GPA of at least 8 out of 10 on the Vietnamese grading scale. Vietnamese students with a qualification from Australia or another country are also eligible to apply.

English Language Proficiency

  • Students must have an IELTS of 6.5 overall with a 6 in all other sub bands, or Internet based TOEFL minimum overall score of 87 with: 21 writing; 19 reading; 19 speaking; 19 listening.

How to Apply

To apply, students must first complete an application for a place at UQ: https://apply.uq.edu.au/

Applications can be lodged through an official UQ representative or directly to the UQ International Admissions Office . 

Once you have an existing application with UQ you will provided a UQ student number and then you can apply for a Scholarship by completing the following: 

Submit with supporting documents:

  • Academic transcripts
  • Motivation letter
  • Two reference letters
  • Evidence of English proficiency e.g. IELTS
  • Resume / CV 

Please note: incomplete or late scholarship applications will not be considered.

For further information, please contact: scholar@economics-legacy.stage.drupal.uq.edu.au

Networks: UQ graduates can tap into an expanding network of peers, potential mentors, business and community leaders in Vietnam through the Vietnamese Graduates from Australia Club.