The School of Chemistry & Molecular Biosciences at The University of Queensland invites outstanding students who are citizens of India or of countries in Latin America to apply for a postgraduate coursework scholarship to cover 50% of tuition fees in the Master of Biotechnology, Master of Molecular Biology or Master of Bioinformatics programs.  Up to six scholarships will be awarded each year.

In Australia, our graduates enjoy an employment rate higher than the national average. We currently have almost 100 students in our postgraduate biotechnology, molecular biology and bioinformatics programs, including high-achieving students from overseas, some of whom have gone on to postgradutate research in Australia and to successful careers in their home country and around the world.

Read about the experiences of scholarship winner Maany Ramanan.

Image: Another scholarship winner, Poornima Chandrashekar Iyer, with Director of the Biotechnology Program Prof Ross Barnard.

Scholarship Details

Scholarship Value: Approximately AUD$ 16,080 per year, based on an indicative annual fee of AUD$ 32,160. Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students’ actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Deadline: 31 October 2014 for a Semester 1, 2015 (February) commencement or 31 March 2015 for a Semester 2, 2015 (July) commencement.

Scholarship Forms, Rules and Terms and Conditions

Download an application form for the India scholarships via this link (Word) or this (PDF).

Download an application form for the Latin America scholarships via this link link (Word) or this (PDF).

You can view the rules for the India scholarships here and for the Latin America scholarships here.

Other Scholarships

The University of Queensland advertises scholarships available to Domestic Postgraduate Coursework students here and International Postgraduate Coursework Students here, in particular the UQ Science International Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarships.


Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships section

Congratulations to our Bursary Winners!

Master of Biotechnology (Advanced) students Lynnmaria Nazareth and Lorraine Gunnion have been awarded bursaries to support their studies.