R D Arida Scholarship

R D Arida Scholarship

Australia 04 Feb 2023
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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04 Feb 2023
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Full funding
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Eligible Region
All Regions
Enrolment status: Future UQ student
Student type: Domestic
Study level: Undergraduate
Study level: All study areas
Scholarship focus: Financial hardship, Rural or remote
Scholarship value: $4,500
Scholarship duration: 1 year
Number awarded: Up to 2
Applications open: 4 January 2023


You’re eligible if you:

  • are a domestic student
  • are a resident of North Queensland at the time of application
  • are enrolling as a commencing student in any bachelor program at UQ in semester 1 in the year of the scholarship
  • have not completed any prior tertiary study at bachelor level or higher.
  • can demonstrate significant financial disadvantage through achieving the maximum points for the ‘Financial Hardship’ category of QTAC’s Educational Access Scheme
  • have been awarded a UQ Link Scholarship
  • have not received another scholarship awarded on the basis of financial hardship at The University of Queensland, with the exception of a UQ Link Scholarship

Selection criteria:

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who at the time of application can demonstrate:

  • that they are a resident of North Queensland - any location that lies north of Townsville in QLD

Preference will be given to students who are from the Preferred Regions:

  • Charters Towers, Hughenden or Cloncurry.

About this scholarship:

Originally established in 2003, having been administered since 1944 by Perpetual Trustees Queensland and maintained by the income from a bequest from the late Rachid Lahoud Arida (also known as Richard Dominique Arida), the R D Arida Scholarship supports commencing students from North Queensland who are in financial need.

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