International Merit Double Degree Scholarship

Future student scholarship
A high-achievement scholarship for future international science and engineering, business and creative industries undergraduate double degree students.

Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area

Business, Building and planning, Creative practice, communication and design, Engineering, Information technology and Science and mathematics

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance



What you'll receive

You will receive:

  • a scholarship to cover 25% of your tuition fees for your first two semesters (one year) of study at QUT. This scholarship is based on your entry score.
  • an ongoing scholarship to cover 25% of your tuition fees per semester of study at QUT, provided you meet the academic conditions.

other benefits may include:

  • membership of the QUT College of Excellence
  • access to QUT's Leadership, Development and Innovation Program


General eligibility requirements

You must meet all the following requirements:

You're not eligible if:

  • you receive another QUT academic scholarship.
Applying for a degree that is not listed?

If you are applying for a degree offered by our:

Minimum academic standards

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

Australian Qualifications


Minimum requirement

Australian high school

OP 3 or ATAR 95

International Baccalaureate Diploma – Australia

Aggregate of 37

Overseas Qualifications


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 or C electives where 2 is the minimum accepted grade

India - All India Senior School Certificate, academic stream, awarded by CBSE or CISCE

80% over best 5 subjects (2 languages and 3 academic subjects), excluding PE

India - State Board (10+2), Senior Higher Secondary School Certificate

90% over best 5 subjects (2 languages and 3 academic subjects), excluding PE

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 in the 4 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 Year 12: Upper Secondary Graduation Diploma (Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong)

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), from 2018

aggregate level of 6 from Korean Language, Mathematics and Foreign Language (English) only

Sweden - Year 12 academic -Senior secondary education

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

  • 3.4 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 do not need to apply for this scholarship.

We will assess your qualifications when you apply for study, and we will let you know if you meet the criteria.

What happens next?

You will receive an award letter with your offer.


To receive the ongoing scholarship after your first two semesters, you must:

  • maintain a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 5.5 on the QUT 7-point scale throughout your course at QUT and
  • successfully complete each unit

About the scholarship

This scholarship is jointly sponsored by our QUT Business School, Creative Industries Faculty, and Science and Engineering Faculty.

It is available for students who:

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

In addition to the financial support, you are encouraged to make the most of your QUT experience through extra development opportunities, which build your leadership skills and professional networks.

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