Diamantina Institute Honours Scholarships
The university of Queensland Australia

Diamantina Institute Honours Scholarships

Australia 27 Jul 2021


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In 2020, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute will be offering Honours Scholarships for new or continuing students enrolled in an Honours program at The University of Queensland for the 2020 Academic year (students enrolled mid-year in 2019 will also be considered).

The primary objectives for Honours Scholarships are to:

  • Encourage students of high academic ability to take the first step in their career path as a biomedical translational researcher.
  • To build research capacity in high priority areas related to biomedical translational research.



  • You must have completed or expect to complete an undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • Your Grade Point Average is greater than 5.0 out of 7, or equivalent
  • You must have been enrolled in an honours program through any enrolling School or Faculty at The University of Queensland on 1st May 2020.
  • You have a member of UQDI supporting your application as your Principal Supervisor
  • The majority of the project must be undertaken at UQDI
  • You must not hold any other Honours Scholarships


  • Recipients must maintain full-time enrolment.

Honours Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes such as leadership and creativity.

How to apply

  1. To apply, please email to di.undergrad@uq.edu.au the following documents:
    • Cover letter highlighting previous research experience and interests and stating career aims and ambitions. Please also specify if you would like to be considered for the Otto and Joan Hirschfeld Memorial Honours Scholarship in Immunology.
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • A supporting statement from the project Supervisor
    • Certified copy of Academic Transcript (UQ students may attach a pdf of their studies report, which will be verified by UQDI); original documents will not be returned.
  2. All applications must be received by UQDI Undergraduate Administration before the closing date fully completed (5pm, Monday 27 July 2021).  Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.


Selection criteria

Applications will be reviewed by the UQDI Research Training Committee and ranked based on the information provided within the application.  The ranked list will be forwarded to the Director of the Institute for review. Assessment of applicants will be based on:

  • Academic success including prior academic record, prizes and awards
  • Prior research experience including presentations and publications
  • Involvement in academic and non-academic leadership roles

Scholarship winners will be announced at a special event at the end of July which will be confirmed shortly.

For further information, please contact UQDI Undergraduate Administration on (07) 3443 7018 or email di.undergrad@uq.edu.au.


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Scholarship value : $3500

Number awarded : 2

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