1.  School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences Honours Scholarship

Financial assistance to help you focus on your career

Honours isn’t the time to be worried about income, it’s the time to focus on science. You could be provided with a $2,000 stipend to help you focus on what’s really important in this critical stage of your education. Larger amounts may be available for projects undertaken with industry partners.

A prestigious award to help you stand out from the crowd

Get your career off to a running start through a discipline-specific award, showing future employers and grant agencies that you’ve got what it takes to succeed in one of the most competitive careers.


To be eligible, you must nominate a supervisor and host laboratory located in the Chemistry (68) or Molecular Biosciences (76) Building in The University of Queensland's School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences (SCMB), for enrolment in the BSc(Hons),  BAdvSc(Hons), or BBiotech(Hons) program.

The offer of scholarship is conditional upon maintenance of your GPA above 6 in your last semester.

Selection will be based on:

  • Cumulative Grade Point Average
  • Vision for your career in Chemistry or Molecular Bioscience or Biotechnology research
How to apply

Submit an Honours Scholarship Application

Applications close:

For commencement in Semester 1 2018 onwards, the following closing dates apply:

  • 1 week after semester 1 grade release (for honours commencing in semester 1 the following year)
  • 1 week after semester 2 grade release (for honours commencing in semester 2 the following year)

More information

Contact us by phone to +61 7 336 53925 or email us.

2.  Other scholarships

AISRF Chemistry Honours Scholarship

The Honours Scholarship ($5,000) is directly associated with an Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) project, which aims to develop advanced organic materials (i.e. organic semiconductors) and devices. The project is at the frontier of the multidisciplinary field of organic-inorganic opto-electronics and has the potential for impact across a broad range of science and technology.

Further details and application form.


Other scholarships available to students applying for Honours are advertised here.