International students are invited to apply for the science International scholarships to study in Australia at the University of Queensland. The University of Queensland International Science Scholarships is granted yearly to beginning international students based on academic excellence and financial hardship.
If you are a high-performing student who wishes to study for free in Australia and you are in the sciences, then you can take advantage of this scholarship opportunity to obtain your education dream.
The University of Queensland is a public research university found in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. It was established in 1909 by the Queensland parliament.
The university is one of the six sandstone universities, an informal designation of the oldest university in each state. The University of Queensland was rated second nationally by the Australian Research Council in their latest research assessment and equal second in Australia based on the average of four major global university league tables.
The University of Queensland is a founding member of edX, Australia’s leading Group of Eight, and the international research-intensive Association of Pacific Rim Universities.
The main St Lucia campus occupies much of the riverside inner suburb of St Lucia, southwest of the Brisbane central business district. Other University of Queensland campuses and facilities are located throughout Queensland, the largest of which are the Gatton campus and the Mayne Medical School.
The University of Queensland’s overseas establishments include the UQ North America office in Washington D.C., and the UQ-Ochsner Clinical School in Louisiana, United States.
The University of Queensland offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and higher doctorate degrees through a college, a graduate school, and six faculties.
The university incorporates over one hundred research institutes and centers offering research programs, such as the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Boeing Research and Technology Australia Centre, the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, and the UQ Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation.
Recent notable research of the university includes pioneering the invention of the HPV vaccine that prevents cervical cancer, creating a COVID-19 vaccine that was in human trials, and the development of high-performance superconducting MRI magnets for portable scanning of human limbs.
The University of Queensland counts two Nobel laureates (Peter C. Doherty and John Harsanyi), over a hundred Olympians winning numerous gold medals, and 117 Rhodes Scholars among its alumni and former staff. The university’s alumni also include the University of California, San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, the first female Governor-General of Australia Dame Quentin Bryce, former President of King’s College London Ed Byrne, and member of the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Council for Science and Technology Max Lu, Oscar and Emmy awards winner Geoffrey Rush, triple Grammy Award winner Tim Munro, former CEO and Chairman of Dow Chemical Andrew N. Liveris, and present director of multiple organizations including IBM.
The Science International Scholarships are worth AUD 8,000 (one payment).
Requirements for Science International scholarships
You are qualified if you are:
- an international student
- studying full-time
- beginning your first semester at the University of Queensland
- commencing a UQ Faculty of Science program (minimum one-year duration). See the terms and conditions below for a full list of qualified programs.
- have met the conditions of your offer by the scholarship’s closing date (you don’t need to accept your full offer by the scholarship application deadline)
- display strong academic performance in your previous studies.
Interview date, Process, and Venue for Science International Scholarships
We will consider:
- your academic performance (based on the academic credentials you submitted in your UQ Faculty of Science program application).
- your capacity to create change and contribute to science (based on the personal statement you submitted in your Science International Scholarships application).
The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and may consider this when we review your application.
How to Apply for Science International Scholarships
Interested and eligible for Science International Scholarships, click here to apply. Complete the online application form.
You will need:
- a personal statement.
Make sure you attach all your supporting documents before you submit your application. You will need to submit your online application by 11:59 pm AEST on the closing date.
For further inquiries, visit the UQ website.