$12,000 University of Queensland 2023 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for International Students

Written by David on July 16, 2023

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

The UQ Academic Scholarship program includes the UQ Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship as one of its options. The scholarship was first awarded in 2009 and is supported financially by monies provided by The University of Queensland as well as contributions from other individuals.

This scholarship is only available to undergraduate students who are Australian Permanent Residents, who are citizens of New Zealand, or who are international students who are now enrolled in or have previously graduated from high school in Australia.

The application period will begin on August 7, 2023.


About the Scholarship Provider:

Most Australians agree that UQ is the finest educational institution in the country. When it comes to awards for excellence in education, UQ has more than any other Australian university. The University of Queensland has three campuses in close proximity to one another in Southeast Australia. Both the St. Lucia and Herston campuses of the University of Queensland are easily accessible from the city of Brisbane. The present population of Brisbane is estimated to be above two million. Subtropical weather, a thriving cultural scene, and a safe environment make it a fantastic holiday spot. Brisbane, Australia has become a major commercial, cultural, and educational hub for the Asia-Pacific region because of its proximity to numerous natural World Heritage sites, including rainforests, mountain ranges, and beaches.

There have been over 268,000 graduates from the University of Queensland, with 14,500 earning doctoral degrees. More than 170 distinct countries are represented among current and former students. The University of Queensland attracts students from all across Queensland since it is widely considered the greatest university in the state. Across its three campuses in Southeastern Queensland, the University of Queensland offers a wide variety of degree and certificate programs. More than half of all U.S. undergraduates attend one of these institutions. Students from 134 different countries make up the 16% of the student body that is comprised of graduate and postgraduate level learners. The university’s six colleges and extensive network of research centers attract faculty and students from virtually every academic discipline.


The city of Berkeley, California, where the prestigious university is situated, has been going through some serious political upheaval recently. Because of the state’s abundance of universities and colleges, Queensland’s students can choose from a diverse range of post-secondary education opportunities. Student enrollment in universities around Queensland has skyrocketed in recent years. More visitors could be drawn to the region by its beaches, forests, rare species, and thrilling theme parks. The state’s strategic importance likely contributed to its rapid development. The major cities in Queensland provide a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate level courses. Retail jobs and those in the arts and entertainment industries are included.

Queensland’s rural areas also have access to the state’s strong educational system. Maritime studies, business administration, and tropical agriculture are just few of the majors available. UQ is the only Australian university to join Universitas 21, a cooperation of just three universities around the world. Universitas 21 is a group of universities from all around the world working together to improve education for people everywhere. The University of Queensland (UQ) in Australia is widely regarded as not only a top university in Australia, but also a top university in the globe. UQ is not only one of the most esteemed universities in Australia, but also one of the eight original members of the Group of Eight (Go8). (MOOCs)


There are around 15,400 doctors and other medical professionals among the over 280,000 graduates of the University of Queensland. Because of them, there is now a global community of former students in more than 170 nations. About 55,000 students, faculty, and staff make up the University of Queensland in southeast Queensland. All three of the university’s campuses are open and welcome guests. The best and brightest brains in Queensland have flocked to this institution, which now has students enrolled from 142 different nations. About the same number of students are pursuing postsecondary education at the graduate or professional level. Almost 1,500 scientists, social scientists, and engineers make UQ their home, and they’re all dedicated to the university’s success.

There are more than a hundred separate research centers among the six academic colleges that make up the University of Queensland. Over $290 million has been awarded in fellowships and prizes to University of Queensland faculty and students, as recorded in the Fellowships and Prizes database maintained by the Australian Research Council. The Australian Research Council provides the funding for these awards. There are more than a hundred such research centers spread across the University of Queensland’s six academic schools. The institution has won 419 individual grants totaling almost $290 million, as may be seen on the Fellowships and Grants page of the Australian Research Council. Australia’s National Science and Technology Awards receive significant support from the country’s Australian Research Council.


SeNSS is one of only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC, and they will be offering a handful of fully-funded ESRC doctoral studentships beginning in September 2023. SeNSS is one of the only 14 Doctoral Training Partnerships in the United Kingdom that is sponsored by the ESRC.


Scholarship Sponsor(s): University of Queensland

Scholarship Country: Australia

Scholarship Worth: $12,000 

Study Level:  Undergrauate

Nationality: International Students


Scholarship Offer:

  • The University of Queensland Academic Scholarship program will provide a maximum of $12,000 to be used toward the recipient’s academic pursuits. International students who are planning to participate in a degree program at the undergraduate level are eligible to apply for this opportunity. 


The Gustafsson & Skrondal Visiting Scholarship is administered by the University of Oslo’s Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO). As part of the visiting scholar program, CEMO and the University of Oslo host a number of young researchers from Norway and elsewhere each year.


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Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • You’re eligible if you:
  • maintained an ATAR score of at least 99.90 or its equivalent.
  • finished your senior year of high school in 2023 or, if you took a gap year, 2022.
  • In addition to either of the following:
  • Citizen of Australia or holder of an Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa; or Australian Permanent Resident; or citizen of New Zealand; or an overseas student who is now enrolled in or has previously graduated from Years 11 and 12 in Australia.
  • And you:
  • have not previously completed any university studies outside of those that were required of you as part of your Year 11–12 courses (for example, the Enhanced Studies Program).
  • Have submitted an application for a tertiary place through QTAC and have the University of Queensland identified as your first priority on your QTAC application as of December 19
  • are planning to enroll in a UQ undergraduate program as a full-time student in 2024 (or 2025, if you choose to delay your tertiary place).

We’ll consider:

  • exceptional intellectual accomplishments, as evaluated by the committee that will choose the winner
  • What comes next is a mystery.
  • We will send you an email to confirm that we have received your application. Please send an email to [email protected] if you have not received an email within two days of applying for the award.
  • A committee will evaluate all applications that meet the criteria. If your application is accepted, you will receive word from us in written form.



The University of Queensland 2023 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for International Students is opoen to all Internaitonall students.


If a student enrolls in one of the degree programs offered by SOAS University of London, they may be eligible to receive a fee waiver award in the amount of £5,000. This award is available to students who are interested in receiving a degree from SOAS University of London.


Application Procedure

  • Submit your application using the UQ application portal. Your application will be saved automatically, and you will always be able to access it.

You’ll need:

  • a list of three of your most remarkable achievements from Years 11 and 12 (academic, leadership, and community service), together with your QTAC reference number.
  • To be considered for any of the scholarships that are available through the UQ Academic Scholarships Program, you will only need to submit one application.
  • You can get through this procedure more easily if you make use of our suggestions for putting together a strong application.


Application Deadline

The application deadline for the University of Queensland 2023 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship for International Students  is December 4, 2023.

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