You don’t need to apply for our School prizes and medals, as they are awarded on merit, but you must apply for our scholarships.

We notify prize winners by mail and hold an awards ceremony each May to recognise students who performed outstandingly in the previous year. 

School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Indian Scholarship

Established in 2011, this scholarship encourages and rewards students from India studying postgraduate coursework programs administered by our School

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School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Latin American Scholarship

Established in 2011, this scholarship encourages and rewards students from Latin America studying postgraduate coursework programs administered by our School

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UQ Summer and Winter Research Program scholarships

UQ offers scholarships to undergraduates and postgraduates through the UQ Summer Research Program and UQ Winter Research Program.

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John Kapeleris Medal for Biotechnology

Established in 2013 and maintained by an annual donation from Dr John Kapeleris

Eligibility: students who, in the year of the award, have completed the final semester of the MBiotech, MBiotech(Adv) or MBiotechResEx degrees

Criteria: highest cumulative GPA in the MBiotech, MBiotech(Adv) or MBiotechResEx degrees

Value: $500, book and certificate of achievement

Master of Molecular Biology and Master of Bioinformatics Prize

Established in 2013 and maintained by an annual donation from the School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences

Eligibility: students who, in the year of the award, have completed the final semester of the MMolBiol/MMolBiol(Adv)/MMolBiolResEx or MBioinf/MBioinf(Adv)/MBioinfResEx programs

Criteria: highest cumulative GPA in the MMolBiol or MBioinf programs

Value: $500