University of Queensland Liveris Academy 2024 Undergraduate Scholarship

The University of Queensland is offering qualified international students the Liveris Academy Undergraduate Scholarship.

The Liveris Academy Scholarship scholarship was established in 2019 by Andrew and Paula Liveris and is maintained by the income generated from an endowed fund.

The Liveris Academy is designed to cultivate the next generation of leaders with the capacity to address grand challenges at a time of dramatic socio-economic, technological and environmental change.

Benefits

$10,000 per annum. You may also receive up to $10,000 for travel support for approved Gap Semester, exchange or internship opportunities.

Requirements

  • Will complete, or have completed, year 12 in the two year period prior to the year of the award (2022, 2023)
  • Have completed no more than one semester towards the following programs in the year of award:
    • Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
    • an engineering integrated program
    • Bachelor of Science
    • Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Information Technology
    • Bachelor of Mathematics
    • a dual program including one of these programs; or
  • Have not undertaken any tertiary study at Bachelor level or high prior to enrolling in the approved program (special studies not included)
  • Do not hold another scholarship that the Director considers to be similar.

Selection Process

Criteria: We’ll consider

  • Evidence of academic achievement in courses undertaken in Year 12 and/or in an approved program
  • Quality of the short video and essay
  • Evidence of personal qualities including:
    • leadership potential, community service and/or engagement
    • alignment with the graduate attributes of the Liveris Academy
    • demonstrated commitment to academic excellence
    • demonstrated capacity and willingness to actively participate in, and positively contribute to, co-curricular activities at UQ
    • demonstrated strength of interest in undertaking co-curricular developmental activities through the Liveris Academy
  • Any other matter the selection committee considers to be relevant to your future success at UQ and in your subsequent career.
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Application Documents

You must provide:

  • A cover letter
  • Your resume
  • A copy of your semester 2 Year 11 report and your semester 1 Year 12 report (or equivalent) or most recent university transcript if already attending UQ

Method of Application

You’re required to prepare a short video that’s no longer than 1 minute, and to respond to a few short answer questions to demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria for this scholarship.

  • We’ll acknowledge your application by email. If you have not received an email within 2 days of applying, email liverisacademy@uq.edu.au
  • If you’re considered eligible, we’ll forward your application to a selection panel to review.
  • If you’re selected, we will notify you in writing to organise an interview.

Use our tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.

For More Information,

Visit the Official Webpage

Application Deadline: August 31, 2024.

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