Application is now open for the Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice International Student Scholarship at the University of Queensland. Interested applicants are encouraged to send in their applications before the deadline date.
About the University of Queensland and Scholarship
The University of Queensland (UQ), also known as Queensland University, stands as a distinguished public research institution situated primarily in Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, Australia. Established in 1909 by the Queensland parliament, UQ holds the esteemed position as one of the six sandstone universities, a term designated the oldest university in each state. Additionally, UQ is a founding member of edX, a leading institution in Australia’s Group of Eight, and an active participant in the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, emphasizing its commitment to international research collaboration.
The primary St Lucia campus is strategically located in the riverside inner suburb of St Lucia, to the southwest of the Brisbane central business district. UQ’s reach extends throughout Queensland, with notable campuses like Gatton and the Mayne Medical School. Internationally, UQ has established a presence with the UQ North America office in Washington D.C. and the UQ-Ochsner Clinical School in Louisiana, United States.
UQ offers a diverse range of academic programs, including associate, bachelor, master, doctoral, and higher doctorate degrees. These programs are administered through a college, a graduate school, and six faculties. The university’s extensive research initiatives are facilitated by over one hundred research institutes and centers, exemplified by institutions like 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 been at the forefront of groundbreaking research, contributing to the invention of the HPV vaccine preventing cervical cancer, conducting trials for a COVID-19 vaccine, and developing high-performance superconducting MRI magnets for portable limb scanning.
The university boasts an impressive alumni and former staff, including two Nobel laureates, Peter C. Doherty and John Harsanyi, over a hundred Olympians with numerous gold medals, and 117 Rhodes Scholars.
One notable scholarship opportunity at UQ is the Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice Scholarship, providing high-achieving international students with a tuition fee scholarship ranging from $5,000 to $10,000. The final amount awarded is subject to the discretion of the selection committee, offering a valuable opportunity for deserving candidates to pursue their academic and professional aspirations at UQ.
Details about the Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice International Student Scholarship at the University of Queensland:
Scholarship Sponsor: University of Queensland, Australia
Scholarship Value: $5,000 – $10,000 tuition fee reduction
Number of awards: May vary
Study level: Masters/Postgraduate
Host Institution(s): University of Queensland, Australia
Enrolment Status: Future UQ student
Eligibility Criteria for Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice International Student Scholarship
Applicants are advised to meet the following requirements to be eligible for the Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice International Student Scholarship at the University of Queensland:
- are an international student
- have either secured your spot in UQ’s Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice program or received an unconditional offer.
- Never hold a scholarship again.
Academic brilliance and character traits will be taken into account by the school.
Application Procedure for Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice International Student Scholarship
Please send the following to Donna Guest at the Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences as soon as you get your unconditional offer for the Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice:
- a letter of recommendation from an employer or academic staff at your university that compares your academic achievement to that of your peers
- motivating or personal statement. This statement should address the following and be limited to 1,000 words:
- the factors that led you to choose UQ’s Master of Pharmaceutical Industry Practice program
- and your objectives and aspirations.
Use these tips for putting together a great application to help you through this procedure.
- Semester 1 entry closes on 15 January 2024
- Semester 2 entry closes on 3 July 2024
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