UQ Commonwealth Regional Journalism Scholarship

Applications are open for the UQ Commonwealth Regional Journalism Scholarship from undergraduate students who are currently enrolled, or have been offered enrolment in the Bachelor of Journalism or Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) programs at The University of Queensland commencing 2019.

Please read the UQ Commonwealth Regional Journalism Scholarship Rules before applying.

Eligibility

Students who have a connection to a Regional or Remote Area and who commenced, or are commencing a Bachelor of Journalism or Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) in 2019 are eligible to apply. 

About

The purpose of the Grant is to assist Scholarship Recipients to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to operate effectively as journalists in the contemporary news media industry, and be job-ready at the completion of their studies. The Grant Funding is being provided as part of the Regional Journalism Scholarships Program which was one of three measures announced as part of the Government's Regional and Small Publishers Jobs and Innovation Package.

Up to five scholarships will be awarded on the recommendation of the Head, School of Communication and Arts to applicants who, in the opinion of the Head, show the greatest academic merit.  Preference may be given to applicants who have experienced educational disadvantage as a result of financial hardship. The maximum value of each scholarship will be $35,962 over three years.

How to Apply

E-mail your completed application form to Head of the School of Communication and Arts to ea.commarts@uq.edu.au by 19th of June, 2019.

Please put “UQ Commonwealth Regional Journalism Scholarship” in the subject line.

Before you apply:

  • You are encouraged to read the definitive rules for this scholarship prior to application, in particular any specific eligibility conditions and check the FAQs if you have any questions.

Download application form here

Enquiries 

Sven Fea
School of Communication and Arts
scaplacements@uq.edu.au

Regional Journalism Scholarships Program—an Australian Government initiative.

Available to
Students who have a connection to a Regional or Remote Area and who commenced, or are commencing a Bachelor of Journalism or Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) in 2019

Level of study
Undergraduate

Citizenship
Australian citizen, Permanent Resident, holder of a permanent humanitarian visa, or a New Zealand Citizen living in Australia.

Duration
3 years

Applications open
6 June 2019

Applications close
19 June 2019

Scholarship documentation
Application Form
Scholarship Rules
FAQ's