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

We notify prize winners by mail and hold an awards ceremony normally each May to recognise students with outstanding performance in the previous year.  

UQ Scholarships

Rowe Scientific Foundation Scholarship

Established in 2023 by a gift from Rowe Scientific Foundation, a scholarship of $5,000 may be awarded annually to a student who is enrolled in a major or field of study in Chemistry in the BSc, BSc(Hons), BAdvSc(Hons) or an associated dual program at UQ.  For details of the closing date for applications, contact

Vacation Scholarships

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

Visit UQ Summer and Winter Research Program scholarships.

External Scholarships

Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering’s Elevate: Boosting Women in STEM

The Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering (ATSE) awards up to 500 scholarships to women and non-binary people in STEM.

In addition to financial support, students will be immersed in, and supported by, an inclusive network of ATSE’s partner organisations and influential leaders, and will be provided with professional development, mentoring, cross-sector networking and industry engagement as part of the program.

For more details visit the ATSE website