Level: Undergraduate

Open to: Australian Domestic Students

The Scholarship will provide a $5,000 bursary each year for three years of study for the Bachelor of Economics.

The School of Economics at The University of Queensland offers a three-year scholarship for an outstanding Australian domestic student who is seeking admission into the Bachelor of Economics (BEcon) program at The University of Queensland (UQ).

The scholarship is available to Australian students who are completing Year 12 studies

Basis of Award

  • Criteria based on Year 12 results and broad academic achievement in Years 11 and 12. Interviews may be required.
  • Previous study of economics at school or college is not required for enrolment in the BEcon degree, nor for the scholarship.
  • Students with a strong maths/science background are encouraged to apply.
  • For successful scholarship candidates seeking to undertake the BEcon as part of a dual program, the scholarship will provide 3 annual payments of $5,000 sufficient to cover a Bachelor of Economics – there will be no extension of payments.

Application Procedures

Before submitting your application please make sure you include the following documents:
  • UQ School of Economics Scholarship Application Form
  • A cover letter to your application which addresses all of the following:
  • What you believe the study of Economics to be
  • Why you wish to study Economics
  • Outlining one key Economic issue facing Australia/the international community and a possible response
  • How a scholarship would assist you in your studies.
  • Your year 11 and 12 academic records