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Increased scholarship support for students in need

28/07/2014

The University of QLD has significantly expanded the level of financial assistance available to support students from low income backgrounds.

UQ's total scholarship commitment under the enhanced UQ Link program will triple in 2015. the changes will greatly assist eligible commencing students who are offered and accept a place at UQ in 2015.

The key benefits of the new program will be:

  • A guaranteed scholarship valued at $3000 pre annum for up to three years. $500 of the scholarship value will be paid to students in the first week of study to help offset university commencement costs.
  • 5 bonus ranks applied to any UQ preference to assist eligible students to gain entry to UQ.
  • Access to a range of helpful university transition and support services.

Assessment of individual applications for UQ Link is undertaken by QTAC. Students and families can learn more about the eligibility criteria and how to apply on the QTAC website.