As part of our commitment to teaching and research excellence, we offer a variety of School-administered scholarships and prizes.

Our opportunities span all our disciplines and study levels.

UQ-wide scholarships

Visit the UQ Scholarships website to see the full range of University-wide scholarships, including opportunities for international students and high school students. Our Faculty of Science also offers several opportunities.

Australian Institute of Physics Prize

Details: established in 2002 by an annual donation from the Australian Institute of Physics

Recipient: student with highest aggregate GPA (minimum 6.0) in the courses which contribute to the Physics major by students completing the BSc (Physics) or BAdvSc (Hons) (Physics)

Prize: books to the value of $200

Biarri Prize for Operations Research for Women

Details: established in 2015, this prize is offered through an annual gift

Recipient: a female student who achieved the highest marks in MATH3202 and MATH4202

Prize: $1000

Dulcie Evelyn Williams Memorial Prize

Details: established in 1951 as a memorial to the late Miss Dulcie Evelyn Williams, by a gift of $400 from her mother Mrs J. E. Williams

Recipient: any student, other than recipients of the Michael P. O'Donnell Memorial Prize, who achieves highest overall marks in 3 or more level 3 mathematics courses in the year for which the award is awarded

Prize: books

Ethel Raybould Prize in Mathematics

Details: established in 1988 and maintained through a bequest by Ethel Harriet Raybould, a University Medallist and UQ's first female Mathematics lecturer

Recipient: student with greatest proficiency in a BA, BSc or BMath with honours in the field of mathematics

Prize: $500

James Cecil Stevenson Memorial Prize

Details: founded in 1944 by a gift of $600 from the Right Reverend William Henry Webster Stevenson, Bishop of Grafton, as a memorial to his son, James Cecil Stevenson, BA (Honours Mathematics), BSc, of this University, and Wing Commander in the Royal Australian Air Force, who gave his life in the service of his country

Recipient: student with highest aggregate marks in the first attempt at any two of MATH2301, MATH2302 and MATH2400

Prize: books

Kenneth Swanwick Memorial Prize

Details: founded in 1966 by a bequest of $400 under the will of Miss Beryl Blanche Steedman, BA, in memory of Kenneth Foulkes Swanwick, BA Syd

Recipient: students other than recipients of the Madalen Kitty Ravenhill Hulbert Memorial Prize. Highest overall marks at first attempt in MATH1050, MATH1051 and MATH1061

Prize: $100 for the purchase of books

Madalen Kitty Ravenhill Hulbert Memorial Prize

Details: established in 1975 by a bequest of $2000 from the late Margaret Wilhelmina Smith

Recipient: student with greatest proficiency and at least #6 from MATH1050, MATH1051, MATH1052 and MATH1061

Prize: $100 for the purchase of books

Michael P O’Donnell Memorial Prize

Details: established in 1977 as a memorial to the late Michael P. O’Donnell and maintained by the income from a fund subscribed by his former colleagues, students and friends

Recipient: student with greatest proficiency in first attempt at 6 units of level 3 pure mathematics courses, taken in one year, or in 2 years if a part-time student. Not a recipient of the Dulcie Evelyn Williams Memorial Prize

Prize: $100 for the purchase of books

Neil Brice Memorial Fund

o Any student studying music or physics
o Financial need
o Academic achievement
o Applications close: 2 March 2018

Details: https://scholarships.uq.edu.au/scholarship/neil-brice-memorial-fund

Priest Memorial Prize

Details: founded in 1932 by a gift of $400 from the mother of Herbert James Priest, BA BSc, Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Queensland, who died on 3 December 1930

Recipient: student with the highest mark at first attempt in MATH2100

Prize: $100 for the purchase of books

The Pekol Family Scholarship for Women in Engineering and the Pekol Family Scholarship for Women in Maths and Science

o Female Students
o Undergraduate Engineering or Science (in the field of maths or physics) Program
o Financial need
o Leadership qualities
o Applications close: 9 March 2018

Details: https://scholarships.uq.edu.au/scholarship/pekol-family-scholarship-for-...

The Physics Prize (first year)

Details: established in 2007 and maintained by the income of an endowment fund established from a gift by Professor Michael Nielsen, University Medal winner in 1994

Recipient: BSc or BAdvSc Hons) students with the highest overall marks at first attempt in PHYS1001 and PHYS1002

Prize: money

The Physics Prize (second year)

Details: established in 2007 and maintained by the income of an endowment fund established from a gift by Professor Michael Nielsen, University Medal winner in 1994

Recipient: BSc or BAdvSc (Hons) students with the highest overall marks at first attempt in PHYS2020, PHY2041 and PHYS2055

Prize: money

The Physics Prize (third year)

Details: established in 2007 and maintained by the income of an endowment fund established from a gift by Professor Michael Nielsen, University Medal winner in 1994

Recipient: BSc or BAdvSc (Hons) students with the highest overall marks at first attempt in PHYS3020, PHYS3040, PHYS3051, PHYS3900 and PHYS3901 (only the best 3 marks count)

Prize: money