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

  • a scholarship to cover 25% of your tuition fees for your first two semesters (one year) of study at QUT, provided you meet the minimum academic standards.
    • Available from all faculties.
  • an ongoing scholarship to cover 25% of your tuition fees per semester of study at QUT, provided you meet the ongoing academic conditions for all eligible courses offered by:
    • QUT Business School
    • Creative Industries Faculty
    • Faculty of Education
    • Faculty of Law
    • Science and Engineering Faculty

      Please note that the ongoing scholarship is not available for courses offered by the Faculty of Health.

Other benefits may include:

  • scholarship award ceremony
  • membership of the QUT College of Excellence
  • access to QUT's Leadership and Development Program.

Eligibility

General eligibility requirements

You must meet all the following requirements:

  • completed a qualifying course with the required academic result
  • meet minimum English language entry requirements for the degree program. If you complete a QUT pathway program for the purpose of satisfying QUT English language requirements, you may be eligible for this scholarship once you start your degree program
  • receive an admission offer letter into one of the eligible courses offered by participating Faculties.

You're not eligible if:

  • you receive another QUT academic scholarship.

Eligible courses

QUT Business School

Creative Industries Faculty

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Health

Faculty of Law

Science and Engineering Faculty

Double Degrees

Minimum academic standards

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

Australian qualifications

Qualification

Minimum requirement

Australian high school

ATAR 95

International Baccalaureate Diploma – Australia

Aggregate of 37

Completed Bachelor or higher studies (non-QUT)GPA 6.0 on a 7-point scale or equivalent
Completed Bachelor or higher (QUT)GPA 5.5 on a 7-point scale (excludes Graduate Certificate for Communication programs)

International 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 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)

or

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 do not need to apply for this scholarship.

We will assess your qualifications when you apply to study at QUT with an eligible course, and we will let you know if you meet the criteria.

What happens next?

If you are eligible, you will receive a scholarship offer along with your Admissions offer letter.

About the scholarship

The QUT International Merit Scholarship is available from all faculties:

  • QUT Business School
  • Creative Industries Faculty
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Health
  • Faculty of Law
  • 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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