The Refugee and Humanitarian Scholarship University of Queensland

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The Refugee and Humanitarian Scholarship

The Refugee and Humanitarian Scholarship University of Queensland demonstrate UQ’s commitment to championing diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity.UQ is offering up to 10 scholarships for students from refugee or asylum seeker backgrounds.

The University of Queensland is a public research university located mainly in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland. Originated in 1909 by the Queensland parliament, the University of Queensland is one of the six sandstone universities, a casual designation of the oldest university in each state.

The University of Queensland was rated second nationally by the Australian Research Council in their newest research assessment and equivalent second in Australia based on the average of four main global university league tables. The University of Queensland is a founding member of edX, Australia’s leading Group of Eight, and the international research-intensive Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

The main St Lucia campus inhabits much of the riverside inner suburb of St Lucia, southwest of the Brisbane central business district. Other University of Queensland campuses and facilities are situated throughout Queensland, the largest of which are the Gatton campus and the Mayne Medical School. University of Queensland’s overseas formations includes the University of Queensland North America office in Washington D.C., and the UQ-Ochsner Clinical School in Louisiana, United States.

The University of Queensland sustains several campuses and facilities throughout Queensland. The University of Queensland has its core campus in the suburb of St Lucia in Brisbane, enclosed by a meander in the Brisbane River to the north, east, and south. University of Queensland’s core campus has been recognized for its beauty by several sources. Its other campuses include Gatton and Herston.

The university is also highly graded in numerous engineering disciplines. In mining and minerals engineering, it stands in 3rd worldwide, in chemical engineering 76–100th worldwide, in civil engineering 76–100th worldwide, in material science and engineering 101–150th worldwide, and in electrical and electronic engineering it is rated within 101–150th worldwide.

In the Center for World University Ratings (CWUR) opening world subject ratings, the University of Queensland rated first in Biodiversity Conservation and top 10 in 13 subjects founded on the number of research articles published in top-tier journals.

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, the University of Queensland ranked in the top 50 in the world in 20 subjects, University of Queensland is first in Australia, second in the world, for Sports-Related Subjects, and second in Australia, third in the world, for Mineral & Mining Engineering.


100% of tuition fee waiver each semester, plus an $8000 annual living allowance.

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Eligibility for the Refugee and Humanitarian Scholarship

You’re qualified if you:

  • have accepted a request to study an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program that starts in Semester 2, 2022.
  • met the academic and English Language requirements for your desired program of study.
  • live in Australia and are presently on a valid Bridging Visa ‘E’ (subclass 050), Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785), or a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (subclass 790).

How to Apply for the Refugee and Humanitarian Scholarship

Interested and qualified? Go to The University of Queensland on to apply

Apply using the online application form.

You’ll need a:

  • copy of your UQ offer letter
  • copy of your present visa 
  • personal statement addressed ‘To whom it may concern’ dated and signed
  • Centrelink statement (if applicable). If you obtain other financial assistance kindly upload a statement to explain
  • copy of the last 3 most current payslips (if currently employed). If you’re unemployed kindly upload a statement to explain
  • references from employer, community organization, academic, or any other appropriate group that wishes to support your scholarship application (if applicable).

You can also present award/degree certificates. If you’ve already provided these when you applied we’ll access them via your admission records. 

The application deadline for this scholarship is June 30, 2022.


Official Scholarship Website

Disclaimer: This is NOT the official scholarship page. This is only a one-page summarized listing of the scholarship. While we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct.

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