Application is now open for the Rt Hon Doug Anthony AC, CH, FTSE 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
Situated in Brisbane, the capital of the Australian state of Queensland, the University of Queensland (UQ) is a prominent public research institution with a rich history dating back to its founding in 1909 by the Queensland parliament. Recognized as one of the six sandstone universities, a title denoting the oldest university in each state, UQ is also a founding member of edX, part of Australia’s esteemed Group of Eight, and an active participant in the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.
The main St Lucia campus, positioned in the riverside inner suburb of St Lucia, dominates the university’s landscape, stretching southwest of the Brisbane central business district. UQ’s influence extends beyond Brisbane, with additional campuses and facilities located throughout Queensland. Notable among these are the Gatton campus and the Mayne Medical School. Internationally, UQ maintains a North American office in Washington D.C. and the UQ-Ochsner Clinical School in Louisiana, United States.
The university has established itself as a leader in research, particularly in the fields of science, medicine, and technology. Notable achievements include the pioneering development of cervical cancer vaccines, Gardasil and Cervarix, by UQ Professor Ian Frazer. In 2009, the Australian Cancer Research Foundation acknowledged UQ’s significant contributions to cancer research.
UQ’s excellence extends to various engineering disciplines, with global rankings showcasing its prowess. Notably, UQ stands 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 global academic landscape, UQ secured the 42nd position in aggregate performance across major rankings such as QS, THE, and ARWU in 2022, according to the Aggregate Rankings of Top Universities published by UNSW.
The Rt Hon Doug Anthony AC, CH, FTSE Scholarship, established in 2018 by Rt Hon Doug Anthony AC, CH, FTSE, aims to support students at the School of Agriculture and Food Sustainability or UQ Skills. Mr. Anthony, an alumnus of Gatton College, Qld Diploma in Agriculture (1948), and a recipient of the 1985 Council Gold Medal, emphasizes UQ’s commitment to nurturing talent and advancing education in specialized fields.
Details about Rt Hon Doug Anthony AC, CH, FTSE Scholarship at the University of Queensland:
Scholarship Sponsor: Rt Hon Doug Anthony AC, CH, FTSE/University of Queensland, Australia
Scholarship Value: $6000
Number of awards: 1
Study level: Undergraduate
Host Institution(s): University of Queensland, Australia
Enrolment Status: Current UQ student
Eligibility Criteria for Rt Hon Doug Anthony AC, CH, FTSE Scholarship
Applicants are advised to meet the following conditions to be eligible for Rt Hon Doug Anthony AC, CH, FTSE Scholarship at the University of Queensland:
- apply for the scholarship before the deadline; and
- are enrolled full-time in UQ Skills’ School of Agriculture and Food Sustainability; and
- are presently enrolled in the approved program full-time.
The admission office will consider:
- financial condition
- past or present academic achievement
- strength of personal statement included with the application
- any other matter that the Associate Dean considers to apply to the candidate’s success in their studies.
Application Process for Rt Hon Doug Anthony AC, CH, FTSE Scholarship
Interested and eligible candidates should complete an online application form and attach the following:
- the study report or academic transcript
- a personal statement
- evidence of your financial circumstances (e.g., Tax return and/or Centrelink statements)
Note: You will get an email from the admissions office confirming receipt of your application.
The Submission Deadline is: 30 November 2023
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