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The University of Queensland Economics Postgraduate Coursework Indigenous Scholarship, Australia 2024

Application is now open for the Economics Postgraduate Coursework Indigenous Scholarship at the University of Queensland. Interested candidates are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.

About the University of Queensland and Scholarship

The University of Queensland (UQ), commonly known as Queensland University, is a public research institution situated primarily in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia. Established in 1909 by the Queensland parliament, UQ holds the distinction of being one of the six sandstone universities, representing the oldest university in each Australian state. It is a founding member of edX, part of Australia’s Group of Eight, and an active participant in the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, emphasizing its commitment to international research collaboration.

The St Lucia campus, located in the inner suburb of St Lucia, dominates the university’s presence, offering a scenic riverside setting southwest of the Brisbane central business district. UQ extends its footprint with additional campuses and facilities across Queensland, with prominent locations at the Gatton campus and the Mayne Medical School. Internationally, UQ maintains a North American office in Washington D.C. and operates the UQ-Ochsner Clinical School in Louisiana, United States.


Renowned for its excellence in various engineering disciplines, UQ has achieved global recognition. It ranks 3rd worldwide in mining and minerals engineering, 76–100th in chemical engineering, 76–100th in civil engineering, 101–150th in material science and engineering, and 101–150th in electrical and electronic engineering.

In the realm of business education, the UQ Business School’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program stands out. It secures the top position in the Asia Pacific region and holds a position within the top 10 globally according to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2016 MBA ranking. The UQ MBA is also acclaimed as the best in Australia by the Australian Financial Review. Furthermore, UQ is a leading institution for life sciences in both the U.S. News & World Report and the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

The Economics Postgraduate Coursework Indigenous Scholarship at UQ serves the purpose of offering support to students of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander background pursuing postgraduate studies in economics.

Details about Economics Postgraduate Coursework Indigenous Scholarship at the University of Queensland:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Queensland, Australia

Scholarship Value: Up to 100% of the tuition fee

Number of awards: 1

Study level: Postgraduate

Host Institution(s): University of Queensland, Australia

Enrolment Status: Future UQ student, Current UQ student

Eligibility Criteria for Economics Postgraduate Coursework Indigenous Scholarship

Candidates are advised to meet the following conditions to be qualified for the Economics Postgraduate Coursework Indigenous Scholarship at the University of Queensland:

  • be a person of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • be a domestic student
  • must be enrolled, or intending to enroll, in one of these programs:
    • Master of Economics
    • Master of Economics and Public Policy
    • Master of Health Economics Master of International Economics and Finance.
    • Master of Applied Econometrics
    • Master of Development Economics

Selection Criteria

The admission office will consider: 

  • academic achievement
  • appropriate work experience
  • interest in and advantage of studying the program
  • personal interests and accomplishments.

Application Process for Economics Postgraduate Coursework Indigenous Scholarship

Interested and eligible candidates for the scholarship should fill out the online application form. Each candidate will need the following:

  • academic records
  • confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status
  • a letter summarizing the following:
    • why do you wish to study postgraduate economics with the school and how it will be of help to you
    • a summary of your work history.

You might also include accomplishments and hobbies you have that you feel are relevant.

Use these tips for putting together a great application to help you through this method.

Note: Once the scholarship office receives your application, they will email you to let you know. Shortly after the deadline, the selection committee will convene and send you a letter. If you make the shortlist, they’ll get in touch with you to set up an interview.


UQ Economics Postgraduate Coursework Indigenous Scholarship rules (PDF, 137.12 KB)

The Submission Deadline is: 29 February 2024

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