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International Merit Scholarship

Future student scholarship
A high achievement scholarship for future international science and engineering undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Scholarship details

Study levels

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Student type

Future students

Study area

All study areas

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance

Citizenship

International

What you'll receive

You will receive:

  • a scholarship to cover 25% of your tuition fees for your first semester 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.

You may also be eligible to apply for other scholarships to supplement your International Merit Scholarship:

Eligibility

General eligibility requirements

You must meet all the following requirements:

You're not eligible if:

  • you're receiving another QUT scholarship (excluding the Merit Plus Scholarship).

Applying for a double degree with Business or Creative Industries?

If you are applying for a double degree that combines a Science and Engineering course with one offered by our QUT Business School or Creative Industries Faculty, you may be eligible for our International Merit Double Degree 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 your best 3 academic subjects

Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

12 A level points based on the aggregate of your best 3 academic subjects

United Exam Certificate (UEC)

Average of 2 based on 5 academic subjects (excluding Chinese, Malay or PE)

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE)

21 aggregate score based on your best 5 subjects across core, and category A and C electives

All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC)

Overall grade point average (GPA) of 80% over all subjects

India State Board (10+2)

Overall grade point average (GPA) of 90% over all subjects

International Baccalaureate (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

An overall grade point average (GPA) of approximately 85% in 5 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

Grade average 17.5 out of 20 in the final year; where A=20, B=17.5, C=15, D=12.5, E=10, F=0

Recognised Bachelor-level studies (minimum one year)

or

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

  • 3.4 on a 4-point scale where 2 is a pass
  • 3.0 on a 4-point scale where 1 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.

Conditions

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

  • maintain a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 5.5 on the QUT 7-point scale throughout your course at QUT.

About the scholarship

This scholarship is sponsored by our Science and Engineering Faculty.

It is available to international students who:

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

Contact us

Science and Engineering Faculty

Phone
3138 8822
Int. phone
+61 7 3138 8822
Email
sef.enquiry@qut.edu.au
Postal address
QUT Science and Engineering Faculty
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001

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