Undergraduate Indigenous Fee Waiver Commencing Student Scholarship

Future student scholarship
A scholarship for Indigenous undergraduate students studying in the Science and Engineering Faculty.

Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Future students

Study area

Information technology and Science and mathematics

Eligibility criteria

Of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent


Australian or New Zealand

Application dates

Applications close
26 February 2020

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • payment of your tuition fees for Semesters 1 and 2 in 2020
  • a $500 study stipend in Semester 1, 2020.


You must:

  • be an Indigenous Australian
  • provide Confirmation of Aboriginality to QUT's Oodgeroo Unit. If you need help to obtain your Confirmation of Aboriginality, contact the Oodgeroo Unit
  • be applying to start an undergraduate degree at QUT for the first time
  • apply for an undergraduate course offered by our Science and Engineering Faculty, starting in Semester 1, 2020. This includes 4-year undergraduate courses that include honours.

You can't apply if you're:

  • applying for a 1-year honours degree.

How to apply

Part 1: Apply for your course

Apply for an undergraduate degree offered by our Science and Engineering Faculty, to start in Semester 1, 2020.

You can apply for the scholarship before you know the outcome of your course application, but you must be offered a place in an eligible course and accept it to be able to receive the scholarship.

How to apply for undergraduate courses

Part 2: Apply for the scholarship

We recommend you apply by email. If you're unable to email your application, you can apply in person.

You need to:

You must answer all the questions in the requested format.

Submit copies of your supporting documents, not originals. We won't return the documents you submit.

Email applications

Email your application to the Science and Engineering Scholarships Officer.

Make the subject 'Undergraduate Indigenous Scholarship'.

In-person applications

Bring your application to the Science and Engineering Scholarships Officer.

Mark it: 'Private and confidential. Attention: Undergraduate Indigenous Scholarship'.

What happens next?

We'll assess your application based on your high school results and application responses.

We will make offers for scholarships via email and post in early March 2020. After all offers have been accepted, if your application was unsuccessful we'll email you to let you know.


To keep your scholarship, you must:

  • maintain an enrolment of at least 36 credit points each semester
  • maintain a maximum of 96 credit points overall during the scholarship year
  • achieve a grade of 4 or above for all units in the first semester to retain the scholarship for the second semester
  • continue your second semester studies directly after the first semester.

You can't:

  • defer your enrolment
  • normally hold more than one academic scholarship at QUT through this scholarship period

Your scholarship may also be terminated if you:

  • don't carry out your study competently or diligently
  • behave in a manner that warrants disciplinary action
  • discontinue from the prescribed course or transfer to another course.

Read the full terms and conditions (PDF file, 162.6 KB)

Contact us

Science and Engineering Faculty

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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