You can benefit from a wide range of student scholarships. 

Visit the UQ Scholarships site

Scholarships for new students

Bashford/Sinnott Family Doctor of Medicine Scholarship 2018

This scholarship is awarded to an MD student entering the program in 2018 who shows the greatest merit based on financial need, academic achievement and personal qualities.

The scholarship is held for two years and provides approximately $5000 per year.

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by -

  1. financial need; and
  2. academic achievement in the relevant entry program as required by the entry requirements of the MD program; and
  3. personal qualities including leadership potential; and
  4. participation in community activities such as social projects, team sport or voluntary community work; and
  5. other evidence as may be deemed relevant by the selection committee to the applicant's future success in the medical profession.

Note: Per the current rules, this scholarship is NOT available to NZ citizens.

For more information please visit the UQ Scholarships web page or contact

Closed for application

UQ Medicine Research Scholarships

Scholarships for international students

There are a variety of scholarship options for international students which can offer financial support during your studies. Many international undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Queensland are funded by scholarships from their home governments or other funding bodies. Some UQ faculties and schools may offer scholarships to international students. Please contact the faculty or school in the area of your interest, or check their websites for more information. For further information regarding the available scholarships please consult the UQ Scholarships website here.

UQ Employability Grant

The UQ Employability Grant scheme has been designed to promote student mobility and to encourage participation in a wide-range of co-curricular and related activities which enhance students' academic and career development. The Grants offer financial support to subsidise UQ students' involvement in activities which will enrich their studies and university experience.