Monday, April 7, 2008

International Science Honours Scholarship - The University of Queensland - Australia

The University of Queensland (UQ) invites outstanding students to apply for an International scholarship valued at AUD$12,360. The scholarship is available for students applying for the Honours year in one of the following degrees:

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biological and Chemical Sciences
Bachelor of Biotechnology
Bachelor of Environmental Science
Bachelor of Marine Studies


The scholarship covers 50% of the tuition fee for up to 1 year (#16 units) valued at AUD$12,360.

The successful applicant must commence studies in July 2008 (Semester 2), or February 2008 (semester 1).

The scholarship is not available to students who have already completed a related undergraduate award.

The successful applicant must be classed as an International Student in Australia. (Australian permanent residents and Australian citizens are not eligible).

Scholarship Applications must be received at UQ by 16 May 2008 (July 2008 entry), and 14 November 2008 (February 2009 entry). Successful applicants will be notified within 4 weeks of application closing date.

How to Apply

1. Lodge an official UQ Undergraduate application form for one of the above degrees and provide certified copies or originals of all academic transcripts to a UQ representative, or send directly to:

The Manager,
International Admissions Section,
Level 2, JD Story Building,
The University of Queensland
Brisbane Qld 4072 Australia.

2. Complete the Scholarship application form*, provide a one page covering letter outlining why you wish to study science at UQ, and a supporting reference from a staff member at your institution, and submit to:

Scholarship Coordinator
Faculty of Biological & Chemical Sciences
The University of Queensland
Brisbane, Qld 4072 Australia.