Undergraduate (including Honours) Scholarships

The University of Queensland advertises scholarships available to Domestic Undergraduate Students here and International Undergraduate students here, including the UQ Science International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships. Information on scholarships for Honours students is here.

Undergraduate (including Honours) Prizes

The School awards the following prizes to our students each year. The SCMB Awards Ceremony generally takes place in May to recognise students with outstanding performances in the previous academic year. Winners are notified by mail when an award recommendation has been approved. Students do not need to apply to be considered for these awards.

THE RACI TREVOR APPLETON FIRST LEVEL CHEMISTRY PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • Students enrolled in a program administered by either the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.
  • Greatest overall proficiency in first attempt at CHEM1020 and CHEM1010 (CHEM1030).
  1. $200
  2. a certificate; and
  3. one year free Non-Corporate Associate Membership of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.

 

THE RACI TREVOR APPLETON THIRD LEVEL CHEMISTRY LABORATORY PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • Students enrolled in a program administered by either the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.
  • Best overall performance in at least 8 units (#8) of level 3 chemistry courses, of which 4 units (#4) comprise a significant laboratory component, including the course entitled 'Advanced Experimental Chemistry' (CHEM3016).
  1. $200
  2. a certificate; and
  3. one year free Non-Corporate Associate Membership of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.

 

THE EDWARD TAYLOR MEMORIAL PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • Students enrolled in a program administered by either the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.
  • Greatest proficiency in first attempt at any 3 second level chemistry courses studied in a single year or over 2 consecutive years.
Books worth $200 (voucher)

 

THE AUSTRALIAN LABORATORY SERVICES PRIZE IN ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY - Discontinued after 2013

AWARDED TO:

  • Any student.
  • Best result in CHEM2054.
$200

 

THE AUSTRALIAN LABORATORY SERVICES PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY - Discontinued after 2013

AWARDED TO:

  • Any student.
  • Best result in CHEM3016.
$300

 

THE T. G. H. JONES AWARD FOR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IN CHEMISTRY

AWARDED TO:

  • Students enrolled in a program administered by the Faculty of Science.
  • Best overall marks in - (i) #4 of level 2 courses; and (ii) #8 of level 3 courses, in the discipline of chemistry.
$200

 

THE SUCROGEN PRIZE IN CHEMISTRY

AWARDED TO:

  • Students completing the BSc (Honours) in the field of chemistry.
  • Highest standard in the program.
$400

 

 

THE CHEMISTRY HONOURS RESEARCH PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • Students who complete the BSc (Honours) program in the field of chemistry in the year of the award.
  • A high level of achievement in the research component of the honours program and a demonstration of a high potential for independent research.
Money

 

 

THE BIOCHEMISTRY ALUMNI PRIZES

AWARDED TO:

  • Biochemistry students
  • Prize 1 - Highest mark in BIOC2000.
  • Prize 2 - Highest overall mark for any 4 of the following courses - BIOC3000, BIOC3003, BIOC3005, BIOL3004, BIOL3006, BIOL3222, BIOL3230.
  • Prize 3 - Highest overall mark in Biochemistry Honours.

Prize 1 - $150

Prize 2 - $150

Prize 3 - $200

 

THE AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY FOR PARASITOLOGY PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • Students in programs administered by the Faculty of Science.
  • Highest mark in PARA3002.
$400

 

THE SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCES ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD IN BIOCHEMISTRY PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • The student who achieves the best overall marks in - (i) #4 of level 2 courses; and (ii) #8 of level 3 courses in the discipline of biochemistry.
$500

 

THE SCHOOL OF CHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCES ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD IN MICROBIOLOGY AND PARASITOLOGY PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • The student who achieves the best overall marks in - (i) #4 of level 2 courses; and (ii) #8 of level 3 courses in the discipline of microbiology or parasitology or both.
$500

 

THE MICROBIOLOGY PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • The student who achieves the highest overall mark 8 units from the following courses - BIOL3003, MICR3001, MICR3002, MICR3003, MICR3004.
  • The recipient's entitlement to the prize is conditional on the recipient successfully enrolling in the BSc honours program in microbiology the following year.
Money

 

THE BING AND ROSS BARNARD BIOTECHNOLOGY PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • The student who achieves the highest overall mark for the Honours year in the Bachelor of Biotechnology program, in the year in which the prize is awarded.
$1000

 

THE JOHN AND JAN DE JERSEY BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • Any student who-
    1. has completed one of the following programs at the university in the year in which the prize is awarded -
      1. Bachelor of Science;
      2. another relevant pass degree that served as entry qualification for the Bachelor of Science (Honours) program (BSc(Hons)); and
    2. is enrolled in the BSc(Hons), in the field of Biochemistry.
  • Highest marks in 8 units of level 3 courses administered by the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences and undertaken in one of the pass degrees referred to in paragraph (b)(i).
$1000

THE DAVIES COLLISON CAVE BIOTECHNOLOGY PRIZE

AWARDED TO:

  • The student who achieves the highest overall mark in BIOT2002 and BIOT3004.
  1. Book to the value of $80
  2. $920
 

Scholarships & Prizes - Undergraduate (including Honours) section

Summer Research Scholarships

The School has a range of exciting research internships available to undergraduate students.

Honours Scholarships

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