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Realise your full potential

Our QUT Excellence Scholarship program isn't just about financial reward. It challenges high-achieving students to own their journey and make a difference in the real world.

As a QUT Excellence Scholar, you'll have access to leadership and development opportunities, and build enviable professional networks.

Our scholarships

Academic achievement

The QUT Excellence Scholarship is our premier offering for high achievers. As well as financial support, the program helps you to make the most of your QUT experience through extra development opportunities.

Check the scholarship details for more information on eligibility and applying.

QUT Excellence Scholarship (Academic)

Creative excellence

If you excel in visual arts of performance, you'll be considered for a QUT Excellence Scholarship (Elite Visual and Performing Arts) as part of your application process.

Check the scholarship details for more information on eligibility and applying.

QUT Excellence Scholarship (Elite Visual and Performing Arts)

Creative talent

If your application for a creative industries course involves an audition, portfolio or interview, you’ll be considered for a QUT Excellence Scholarship (Creative Industries).

Check the scholarship details for more information on eligibility and applying.

QUT Excellence Scholarship (Creative Industries)

Sporting distinction

We're recognised by the Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Sports Commission as an elite athlete-friendly university. The QUT Sport Scholarship (Elite Athlete) offers scholarships for students who excel in sport.

Check the scholarship details for more information on eligibility and applying.

QUT Sport Scholarship (Elite Athlete)

eSports excellence

We're the first university in Australia to offer eSports scholarships for League of Legends gamers. The scholarships are offered under the QUT Excellence Scholarships program in the elite athlete category.

Up to $30,000 per scholarship

Each year we award over 140 scholarships to outstanding applicants, worth a total of $3 million. As part of your scholarship, you may also get access to other benefits, including:

  • an accelerated program of study
  • early access to research opportunities
  • membership of the QUT College of Excellence
  • access to QUT's Leadership, Development and Innovation Program.

Applications close 15 November

Application closing dates for academic and sports scholarships are final. You can start or continue your application online from the scholarship page until the closing date.

There's no need to apply for our creative and performing arts scholarships. If you're an outstanding applicant, you’ll automatically be considered for our scholarships when you apply for your course.

Be the best you can be

A QUT Excellence Scholarship rewards your hard work and gives you the tools to be the best that you can be. Brody Foy's scholarship shaped his university experience and allowed him to make the most of leadership and development opportunities.

Haven't found what you're looking for?

If the QUT Excellence Scholarship program isn't for you, there's still a range of other scholarships you can apply for. In addition to scholarships for academic achievement, we also have scholarships for women, international students, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and students experiencing financial hardship.

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