Scholarship details

Study levels

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Student type

Future students and Current students

Study area

Building and planning, Engineering, Information technology, Science, technology and engineering and mathematics

Eligibility criteria

Struggling financially


Australian or New Zealand and International

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • $1,500 for one year, paid in Semester 1 after the census date.


You must be:

  • from a low-income background
  • experiencing financial hardship
  • enrolled in or applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree offered by our Faculty of Science or Faculty of Engineering.

Who can't apply

You can't apply if you're a:

  • single-unit study student - studying an individual unit at QUT, but not enrolled in a QUT course
  • cross-institutional student - enrolled in a course at another university, but studying specific units at QUT and receiving credit towards your course at the other university
  • QUT College student - studying one of the pathway programs offered by our international college, including foundation courses, university diplomas and English language courses

How to apply

To be considered for this scholarship, you need to apply through our Equity Scholarships Scheme.

Completing the application form

You only need to submit one application form to be considered for all scholarships under the scheme. Make sure you follow the instructions to supply all relevant supporting documents by the closing date.

Required documents for your application

What happens next?

We will assess your application and score it against our selection criteria. We allocate scholarships based on need. Students with the greatest need will receive the scholarships. The number of scholarships available will determine the cut-off to receive a scholarship.

When will I know the outcome of my application?

Successful applicants will be notified by the end of week 5 of classes in Semester 1, 2021.


You must:

  • maintain an enrolment of at least 36 credit points for the semester of the bursary.

Terms and conditions for Science and Engineering Financial Hardship Bursary (PDF file; 153.4 KB)

Contact us

Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Science

3138 8822
Int. phone
+61 7 3138 8822
Postal address
QUT Science and Engineering Faculty
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001

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