Scholarships and financial support
Finance shouldn’t be a barrier for you to be successful at UQ. There are many ways for you to get help if you need it.
We encourage you to apply for our scholarships to support your studies. Contact our student success team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org if you need assistance with the application process or submission.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education scholarships scheme
If you’re an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student and have experienced financial hardship you can apply for any of the scholarships in this scheme.
These scholarships are supported by UQ fundraising initiatives and gifts from donors.
Each of the application links will effectively apply for all of the education scholarships referenced, as well as the Commonwealth scholarships described below.
UQ Indigenous Commonwealth scholarships
Applicants may be eligible for the Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship and/or the Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship.
You only need to complete one form to be considered for all scholarships under the UQ-UCS and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Scholarships scheme.
Take some time to research and apply now. UQ scholarships may be awarded for academic achievement, leadership, community service, sporting excellence, equity and diversity, financial hardship or disadvantage, or specific areas of study.
Featured scholarships include:
View all Indigenous UQ scholarships
Aurora Education Foundation created the Indigenous Scholarships Portal to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students’ access to financial support and resources.
Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) Tertiary Scholarships
The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) offers tertiary scholarships to students who identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person, and are studying engineering or engineering related qualifications at a recognised tertiary institution.
You may be eligible for additional financial support during your studies.
If you are a domestic student in a Commonwealth Supported Place, you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP.
The Student Services and Amenities Fee is a compulsory fee that is used to subsidise, support or fund non-academic services for students.
ABSTUDY can assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in approved courses to receive financial help with costs for study, housing and living expenses during their studies.