The University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship presents an incredible opportunity for eligible and outstanding students seeking to pursue a full-time degree program at the prestigious University. This scholarship, which is part of the University of Queensland Academic Scholarship program, offers financial support of up to $12,000 to international students enrolling in undergraduate degree programs.
About the University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship
Established in 2009, the UQ Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship is made possible through funds provided by the University of Queensland and generous donors. The scholarship caters to undergraduate students who are Australian Permanent Residents, New Zealand Citizens, or international students who have either completed or are in the process of completing Years 11 and 12 in Australia.
Eligibility Criteria for International Students
To be considered for the University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, international students must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Achieve a minimum ATAR of 99.90 (or equivalent).
- Have completed Year 12 in 2023 or 2022 (if currently on a gap year).
- Fulfill one of the following conditions:
- Hold Australian citizenship or an Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa.
- Be an Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand Citizen, or international student who has completed or is completing Years 11 and 12 in Australia.
Additionally, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Have not pursued any previous tertiary studies, excluding Year 11–12 studies such as the Enhanced Studies Program.
- Apply for a tertiary place through QTAC with the University of Queensland listed as the 1st QTAC preference by December 19.
- Intend to enroll as a full-time student in a UQ undergraduate program in 2024 (or 2025 if deferring the tertiary place).
Application Procedures and Deadline
To apply for the University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship, international students should follow these steps:
- Access the UQ application portal, where you can save your progress and return to it later.
- Prepare the following information:
- Your QTAC reference number.
- A list of your three most outstanding achievements from Years 11 and 12, including academic, leadership, and community service accomplishments.
- Submit your application via the UQ application portal.
It is important to note that by submitting one application, you will automatically be considered for all scholarships under the UQ Academic Scholarships Program.
The application deadline for the University of Queensland Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship is December 4, 2023.
For further information and to apply, visit the Official Website.