Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Current students

Study area


Eligibility criteria

Academic performance


Australian or New Zealand

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • a scholarship valued at $12,000, paid over one year, to spend on HECS-HELP, university fees, textbooks and living expenses
  • one 15-week internship with one of our corporate partners.


You must:

  • be an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • be studying full time
  • have a grade point average (GPA) of 5.5 or above
  • have completed a minimum of 192 credit points towards your Bachelor of Business (BS05) degree by the end of the 2019 academic year, with two semesters of full-time study left to complete (some students may need to extend their study program by one semester to accommodate the internship and full-time studies)
  • have demonstrated leadership skills
  • be willing to complete a full-time 15-week internship with a corporate sponsor in Semester 1, 2020 while maintaining a minimum study load of two subjects.

The major disciplines applicable to this scholarship change each year, depending on the needs of our corporate sponsors.

How to apply

Complete an online application form. Your application must be typed and well presented, and include:

  • a completed application form addressing all of the selection criteria
  • letters of support from two referees (eg study, work or personal references) with their contact details.

Start a new application

Continue a saved application

What happens next?

We'll send you an email to let you know that we've received your application.

A panel of representatives from QUT and the sponsoring organisations will assess your application. We'll pay particular attention to how well you've addressed the selection criteria.

We'll contact you to let you know if you've been shortlisted. This may take a few weeks.

If you're shortlisted, you will be invited to attend an interview with the panel. Our Scholarships Coordinator will phone you to arrange an interview and confirm the details in writing.

After your interview, we'll let you know if your application is successful. If it is, we'll send you a letter with confirmation and further details.


Terms and conditions for Corporate Partners in Excellence (CPIE) Program - final year students (PDF file; 397.5 KB)

About the scholarship

The Corporate Partners in Excellence program is a unique industry-linked program for students who aspire to be future business leaders.

Contact us

QUT Business School Scholarships Coordinator

3138 4632
Int. phone
+61 7 3138 4632
Postal address
Business Scholarships, QUT Business School
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001


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