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Realise your full potential

Our Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship program isn't just about financial reward. It challenges high-achieving students to own their journey and make a difference in the real world.

As a Vice-Chancellor's Scholar, you'll have access to leadership and development opportunities, and build enviable professional networks.

Our scholarships

Academic achievement

The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship is our premier offering for high achievers. As well as financial support, the program helps you to make the most of your QUT experience through extra development opportunities.

Check the scholarship details for more information on eligibility and applying.

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Academic)

eSports excellence

We’re the first university in Australia to offer eSports scholarships for League of Legends gamers. The scholarships are offered under the QUT Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships program in the elite athlete category.

Check the scholarship details for more information on eligibility and applying.

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Elite Athlete)

Creative talent

If your application for a creative industries course involves an audition, portfolio or interview, you’ll be considered for a Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship (Creative Industries).

Check the scholarship details for more information on eligibility and applying.

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Creative Industries)

Sporting distinction

We're recognised by the Australian Institute of Sport and the Australian Sports Commission as an elite athlete-friendly university. The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Elite Athlete) offers scholarships for students who excel in sport.

Check the scholarship details for more information on eligibility and applying.

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Elite Athlete)

Up to $30,000 per scholarship

Each year we award over 140 scholarships to outstanding applicants, worth a total of $3 million. As part of your scholarship, you may also get access to other benefits, including:

  • an accelerated program of study
  • early access to research opportunities
  • membership of the QUT College of Excellence
  • access to QUT's Leadership, Development and Innovation Program.

Applications close 16 November

Applications for academic and sports scholarships are closing soon. You can start or continue your application online from the scholarship page.

There's no need to apply for our creative and performing arts scholarships. If you're an outstanding applicant, you’ll automatically be considered for our scholarships when you apply for your course.

Be the best you can be

A Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship rewards your hard work and gives you the tools to be the best that you can be. Brody Foy's scholarship shaped his university experience and allowed him to make the most of leadership and development opportunities.

Haven't found what you're looking for?

If the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship program isn't for you, there's still a range of other scholarships you can apply for. In addition to scholarships for academic achievement, we also have scholarships for women, international students, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, and students experiencing financial hardship.

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