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Jill Fittock Harrison Women’s College Scholarship at the University of Queensland, Australia 2024

Application is now open for Jill Fittock Harrison Women’s College 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 referred to as Queensland University, is a public research university predominantly located in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. It was founded in 1909 through an act of the Queensland parliament and is recognized as one of the six sandstone universities, denoting the oldest universities in each state. UQ is a founding member of edX, a prominent member of Australia’s Group of Eight universities, and an active participant in the international research-focused Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

The primary St Lucia campus is situated in the riverside inner suburb of St Lucia, southwest of the central business district of Brisbane. UQ also has various other campuses and facilities across Queensland, with the most significant ones being the Gatton campus and the Mayne Medical School. Additionally, UQ has international extensions, including the UQ North America office located in Washington D.C. and the UQ-Ochsner Clinical School in Louisiana, United States.


UQ offers a wide array of academic programs, including associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and higher doctorate degrees. These programs are administered through a college, a graduate school, and six faculties. The university hosts over one hundred research institutes and centers, fostering research in diverse areas, such as the Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Boeing Research and Technology Australia Centre, the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, and the UQ Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation.

UQ has achieved notable rankings in various global university assessments. For instance, it was ranked 36th in the world by the 2022 U.S. News, 47th according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022, 43rd in the world in the 2024 QS World University Rankings, 70th in the world in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024, 37th in the world based on the CWTS Leiden Ranking 2022, and 33rd in the world in the 2022 NTU rankings. In 2022, UQ was recognized as the 42nd best-ranked university globally, considering the aggregate performance across QS, THE, and ARWU rankings, as indicated by the Aggregate Rankings of Top Universities published by UNSW.

The Jill Fittock Harrison Women’s College Scholarship was established in 2022 by The Women’s College at The University of Queensland in memory of Jill Fittock Harrison, an alumna of the college from 1946 to 1948. This scholarship was created under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative and is financially sustained through the income generated from its underlying endowment fund. It is part of the UQ Residential Scholarships Scheme. You only need to submit one application to be assessed for all scholarships in this scheme.

Details about Jill Fittock Harrison Women’s College Scholarship at the University of Queensland:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Queensland, Australia

Scholarship Value: $4,500

Number of awards: May vary

Study level: Undergraduate

Host Institution(s): University of Queensland, Australia 

Eligibility Criteria for Jill Fittock Harrison Women’s College Scholarship

Applicants are advised to meet the following requirements to be qualified for Jill Fittock Harrison Women’s College Scholarship at the University of Queensland:

  • Be a domestic student in the year of the award.
  • Demonstrate financial hardship.
  • Be enrolled or intend to enroll in any Bachelor program in the year the scholarship is awarded.
  • Be a resident or intend to be a resident at The Women’s College within The University of Queensland.

Note: The scholarship will be given to students who are or plan to be residents of The Women’s College at The University of Queensland who are experiencing financial difficulties. Students from rural and isolated locations will be given priority.

Application Process for Jill Fittock Harrison Women’s College Scholarship

Candidates who meet the requirements should apply through the online application portal. It might be necessary for you to provide supporting documents (such as a Centrelink statement or tax notice) that detail your financial situation. Use these tips for putting together a great application to help you through this method.

What Next?

Once they receive your application, the scholarship office will email you to let you know. Contact if, after completing your application, you haven’t received your confirmation email after two working days.


UQ Residential Scholarships Rules (PDF, 568.37 KB)

The Submission Deadline is: 29 January 2024

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