Application is now open for the Ewing Horticulture Scholarship at the University of Queensland. Interested applicants are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.
About the University of Queensland and Scholarship
The University of Queensland (UQ) is a public research university based principally in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. UQ was founded in 1909 by the Queensland government and is one of the six sandstone universities, an informal designation for the oldest university in each state. UQ is also a founding member of edX, Australia’s leading Group of Eight, and the worldwide research-intensive Association of Pacific Rim Universities.
UQ has two Nobel laureates (Peter C. Doherty and John Harsanyi), over a hundred Olympians with multiple gold medals, and 117 Rhodes Scholars among its graduates and former personnel. Among UQ’s alumni is Chancellor Sam Hawgood of the University of California, San Francisco, Australia’s first female Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce, former President of King’s College London Ed Byrne, member of the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Council for Science and Technology Max Lu, Oscar and Emmy Award winner Geoffrey Rush, triple Grammy Award winner Tim Munro, former CEO and Chairman of Dow Chemical Andrew N. Liveris, and current director of multiple organizations.
The Master of Business Administration program at UQ Business School is ranked first in Asia Pacific and the top ten globally in The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2016 ranking of MBA programs. The MBA program at UQ is ranked top in Australia by the Australian Financial Review. UQ is also ranked first in Australasia for biological sciences by US News & World Report and the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
The institution is also well-regarded in a variety of engineering fields. It is ranked third in mining and minerals engineering, 76-100th in chemical engineering, 76-100th in civil engineering, 101-150th in material science and engineering, and 101-150th in electrical and electronic engineering.
The Ewing Horticulture Scholarship was created in 2013 through a gift from the late Mr. Alexander Gordon Ewing. Mr. Ewing attended the Gatton campus when it was the Queensland Agricultural High School and College. He joined the Gatton Past Students Association in 2005 and remained a member until his passing in 2013 at the age of 88.
Details about the Ewing Horticulture Scholarship at the University of Queensland:
Scholarship Sponsor: University of Queensland, Australia
Scholarship Value: At least $4,500
Number of awards: At least 1
Study level: Undergraduate
Host Institution(s): University of Queensland, Australia
Enrolment Status: Future UQ student, Current UQ student
Ewing Horticulture Scholarship – Eligibility Criteria
Candidates are advised to meet the following requirements to be eligible for the Ewing Horticulture Scholarship at the University of Queensland:
- Have submitted a scholarship application to the Associate Dean;
- Are enrolled in the Bachelor of Agricultural Science with a major in Horticulture;
- Have not previously received a grant from the Ewing Agricultural Science Scholarship or the Ewing Veterinary Science Scholarship.
The institution will consider:
- academic accomplishments; personal traits; aptitude for leadership; and involvement in the community.
Note: Students from rural backgrounds will be given precedence.
Application Procedure for Ewing Horticulture Scholarship
Interested and qualified applicants should apply for the Ewing Horticulture Scholarship by filling out the application form. Applicants will need:
- Your academic or study record, a personal statement, and proof of your residential residence.
You are always welcome to return to your application after saving it. Before submitting your application, be certain to include any supporting documentation. The closing date, 11.59 PM AEST, is the deadline for online applications. Use these tips for putting together a great application to help you through this procedure.
Note: You will get an email from the admissions office verifying receipt of your application.
The Submission Deadline is: 22 September 2023