Faculty of Health International Merit Scholarship

Future student scholarship
A high achievement scholarship for future international health undergraduate and postgraduate students - from Semester 1, 2021.

Scholarship details

Study levels

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Student type

Future students

Study area

Health and community

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance



What you'll receive

A scholarship to cover 25% of your tuition fees for your first two semesters of study at QUT. This scholarship is based on your entry score.


General eligibility requirements

You must meet all the following requirements:

You're not eligible if you receive another QUT academic scholarship.

Minimum academic standards

This is only a guide. We will determine your eligibility when you apply.

Australian Qualifications

Qualification Minimum Requirement
 Australian high school  OP 3 or ATAR 95
 International Baccalaureate Diploma - Australia  Aggregate of 37
 Completed Bachelor - Non-QUT  GPA 6.0 on a 7-point scale or equivalent
 Completed Bachelor - QUT  GPA 5.5 on a 7-point scale or equivalent

Overseas Qualifications

Qualification Minimum Requirement
GCE A levels 12 A level points based on the aggregate of best 3 academic subjects
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) 12 A level points based on the aggregate of best 3 academic subjects
United Exam Certificate (UEC) Average of 2 based on 5 academic subjects (excluding Chinese, Malay and PE)
Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 21 aggregate score based on best 5 subjects across core, and category A and C electives
India - School Certificate awarded by CBSE or CISCE 80% over best 5 academic subjects
India - State Board (10+2), Senior High School Certificate 90% over best 5 academic subjects
International Baccalaureate Diploma (Outside Australia) Aggregate of 34
Sekolah Menengah Atas (SMA) 3 / Certificate of Graduation Combined Exam grade point average (GPA) of 8.5 on a 10-point scale from the four major academic subjects (Combined Exam Grade is 40% School Exam Score plus 60% National Exam Score)
GAOKAO - Chinese National University Entrance Exam 85% in best 4 academic subjects
Vietnam Gifted and Specialised Schools Overall grade point average (GPA) of 8.5 on a 10-point scale from all year 12 subjects and an overall passing grade in Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong
German Abitur: Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife Overall grade point average (GPA) of 1.5 on a 6-point scale (where 1 is the best)
Korean College Scholastic Aptitude Test (CSAT) Completion of Year 12 and CSAT with an aggregate score of 347 based on 'Korean Language', 'Mathematics' and 'Foreign Language' ('English') only
Sweden Slutbetyg Från Gymnasieskola overall grade average 17.5 out of 20; where A=20, B=17.5, C=15, D=12.5, E=10, F=0
Recognised Bachelor-level studies (minimum one year)

Recognised overseas post-secondary qualification equivalent to an Australian Diploma or higher

  • 3.3 on a 4-point scale where 2 is a pass
  • 6.0 on a 7-point scale where 4 is a pass
  • 85% where 60% is a pass
  • 82.5% where 50% is a pass
  • 80% where 40% is a pass
Other grading systems or other qualifications We'll consider these when you apply

How to apply

You don't need to apply separately for the scholarship. If you apply for and are accepted into one of the eligible courses, and you meet the criteria for the scholarship, we will offer you a scholarship as well as a place in the course.

What happens next?

We'll assess your application, and if you meet the criteria we'll send you an award letter offering you a scholarship.

About the scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by our Faculty of Health.

It is available to international students who:

  • have demonstrated excellence in their past studies
  • continue to achieve high standards for the duration of their studies with QUT.

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