University of Queensland Academic Excellence Scholarships, Australia

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University of Queensland Academic Excellence Scholarships, Australia

Academic Excellence Scholarships for Undergraduates

UQ’s Academic Scholarship program aims to recognise and reward the achievements of outstanding school leavers. Over 300 scholarships will be awarded for study in 2011.

Applicants who have indicated their strong commitment to studying at UQ will be given preference in awarding scholarships.

Applications for Academic Scholarships are invited from high achievers (including international students completing senior studies in Australia and International Baccalaureate students) who will complete their year 12 studies in 2010 or who completed year 12 in 2009 and have not yet commenced tertiary study.

A minimum of $100,000 in scholarship funding will be reserved for applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage in one or more of the following areas :

  • Geographic isolation
  • Significant financial hardship
  • Significant disability
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait islander status

Application Deadline : 1st November 2010.