HASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship at the University of Queensland, 2023


Application is now open for the HASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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 is a partner of McDonnell International Scholars Academy – an international network of research universities and scholars containing 28 university partners, including the National University of Singapore, National Yang-Ming Chiao Tung University, Peking University, Reichman University, Seoul National University, University of Chile, and University of Ghana

The others are University of Hong Kong, University of Indonesia, University of Tokyo, Utrecht University, Yonsei University, Boğaziçi University, Fudan University, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Keio University, State University of Campinas, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Tecnológico de Monterrey, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Tsinghua University, Korea University, Makerere University, Middle East Technical University, and National Taiwan University.

The University of Queensland has a variety of campuses and buildings distributed around the state. UQ’s main campus is located in the Brisbane district of St Lucia, which is bounded to the north, east, and south by a meander in the Brisbane River. Several sources have praised UQ’s main campus for its attractiveness. It also has campuses in Gatton and Herston.

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The University of Queensland Art Museum is housed in the James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre on the St Lucia campus. The Art Museum was founded in 1976 in the Forgan Smith Tower to hold artworks gathered by The University of Queensland since the 1940s, and it relocated to its current location in 2004. The University’s Art Collection is now Queensland’s second biggest public art collection, with over 4,400 artworks. In 1910, the UQ Library was established. It grew from a tiny provincial university library to a prominent research institution. It is made up of 11 branches.

The HASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship Endowment Fund manages the HASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship, which was founded in 2020 as part of the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative.

Details about the HASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship at the University of Queensland:

Scholarship Sponsor: University of Queensland, Australia

Scholarship Value: $4,500 per year

Number of awards: Varies

Study level: Undergraduate


Host Institution(s): University of Queensland, Australia

Enrolment Status: Current UQ student

 HASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship – Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are advised to meet the following conditions to be qualified for the HASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship at the University of Queensland:

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Selection Criteria

The school will consider:

  • Financial necessity has been established
  • Intellectual capability
  • Future academic potential.

Application Procedure for HASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

Fill out the scholarship online application form and provide the following:

  • Documentation of your Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status
  • A 300-word statement describing your financial condition and circumstances
  • A 500-word statement summarizing your academic achievements to date and future academic potential.

Use the tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.


HASS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship Rules (PDF, 136.21 KB)

What Next?

The scholarship office will notify you through email after your application has been received. If you haven’t gotten an email within two days of submitting your application, please contact them at scholarships@hass.uq.edu.au. If you are chosen, you will be notified in writing.

The Submission Deadline is: 3 September 2023


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