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The Hyun Family Korea Scholarship at the University of Queensland, Australia 2023

Application is now open for the Hyun Family Korea Scholarship at the University of Queensland. Interested applicants are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.

About the University of Queensland and Scholarship

Queensland’s first academic health science system, Brisbane Diamantina Health Partners, heavily relies on the University of Queensland. The organizations involved in this partnership right now are Children’s Health Queensland, Mater Health Services, Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Metro South Health, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Queensland University of Technology, The University of Queensland, and the Translational Research Institute.

According to The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2016 MBA rating, the Master of Business Administration program at UQ Business School is overall ranked first in Asia Pacific and within the top 10 internationally. According to the Australian Financial Review, UQ’s MBA program is the best in the country. UQ is ranked first in both the Academic Ranking of World Universities and U.S. News & World Report for life sciences institutions in Australasia. In several engineering fields, the institution is also well-regarded. It is rated 3rd globally in mining and minerals engineering, 76-100th in chemical engineering, 76-100th globally in civil engineering, 101-150th globally in material science and engineering, and 101-150th globally in electrical and electronic engineering.


UQ was rated in the top 50 worldwide in 20 subjects in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021. In terms of sports-related subjects, UQ is first in Australia, second globally, and third globally in terms of mineral & mining engineering. Science, medical, and technological research are all highly prioritized in Queensland. As part of the university’s success in research, UQ Professor Ian Frazer played a key role in the creation of the cervical cancer vaccinations Gardasil and Cervarix. The Australian Cancer Research Foundation noted in 2009 that UQ has assumed the top spot in several fields of cancer research.

Hanwoori Restaurant Pty Ltd and The University of Queensland established the Hyun Family Korea Scholarship in 2022 to encourage a new generation of Australian Korean Studies scholars to participate in the exchange, thereby deepening their knowledge of the Korean language, history, and culture and preparing them for future careers.

Details about The Hyun Family Korea Scholarship at the University of Queensland:

Scholarship Sponsor: Hanwoori Restaurant Pty Ltd/University of Queensland, Australia

Scholarship Value: $5,000

Number of awards: 2

Study level: Undergraduate

Host Institution(s): University of Queensland, Australia

Enrolment Status: Current UQ student

The Hyun Family Korea Scholarship at the University of Queensland – Eligibility Criteria

Applicants are advised to meet the following prerequisites to be qualified for The Hyun Family Korea Scholarship at the University of Queensland:

  • are accepted into the UQ Abroad Program at a host institution in Korea; 
  • are enrolled in a major or field of study in Korean at UQ; 
  • do not hold another travel grant or scholarship; 
  • have not previously held the Scholarship.

Selection Criteria

The following will be taken into account by the school:

  • The importance of the proposed trip to your future success in the field as stated in your statement;
  • Your academic aptitude and future academic potential; 
  • Your demonstrated dedication to the Korean language, either through extracurricular or academic work; 
  • Your interest in journalism, communications, or other media-related fields; 
  • Any other information that may be deemed pertinent to your future success in your field of study. 

Application Procedure for The Hyun Family Korea Scholarship

Interested and qualified candidates should fill out the scholarship application form. Use these tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.

Note: When your application has been received, the admissions office will email you to let you know. Email them at if you don’t hear from them within two days of submitting your application. They will let you know in writing if you are successful.


The Hyun Family Korea Scholarship Rules (PDF, 128.9 KB)

The Submission Deadline is: 3 September 2023

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