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Indigenous Honours Scholarship

Future and current student scholarship
A scholarship for future and current honours students wanting to transition into higher degree research.

Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students and Current students

Study area

All study areas

Eligibility criteria

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, Academic performance or Struggling financially


Australian or New Zealand

Application dates

Applications close
31 July 2019

What you'll receive

You'll receive

  • a scholarship to the value of $5,000, paid in two equal instalments of $2,500 per semester.


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be enrolled full-time for the duration of your honours program
  • hold a minimum GPA of 5.5
  • identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and provide a Confirmation of Aboriginality as per AIATSIS requirements.

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship:


To keep this scholarship you must:

  • continuing to be enrolled full-time for the duration of the honours program
  • maintain a minimum GPA of 5.5 throughout the period of the scholarship.

About the scholarship

As of semester 2 2018, QUT has 61 Indigenous students enrolled in an honours program and of that group, 57% are classified as high achievers with a GPA of 5.5 or above.  The Indigenous Research and Engagement Unit and Oodgeroo have identified that by encouraging and nurturing this student honours cohort, there is a greater likelihood that those students will translate into postgraduate research study enrolments.

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