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Scholarships & Bursaries

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Scholarships and Bursaries for New Students

Application process

Applicants for all scholarships are required to outline in 500 words or less why they qualify to receive a particular scholarship.

Please submit all applications via the online form.

You can apply for multiple scholarships or bursaries in one application, but please ensure you address all the relevant criteria for each scholarship or bursary selected.

Closing date for applications is the 1st Friday in December

These bursaries are in recognition of Emeritus Professor Malcolm Whyte AO (King’s 1938 – 1943) and KCSC President in 1943. E/Prof Whyte graduated in Medicine with the University Medal in 1944. He is the College’s second Rhodes Scholar (1947). Malcolm (Micky) Whyte features on the cover of the College history, ‘Men and Masters’. He was the cox of the 1st IV in 1939. Today he is 93 years old and lives in Canberra.

Each bursary will have a maximum value of $4,000. This bursary is paid in the first semester to reduce the fees payable.

These bursaries are awarded to new residents of King’s College entering their first year of undergraduate study and is based on financial need. Applicants will need to demonstrate financial need, including supporting evidence, and evidence of part-time and holiday work.

$4000 towards King’s fees for the NEW student with the best ATAR.

This Scholarship is awarded to a NEW resident of King’s College (any year of study) based on academic performance, potential contribution to the College and financial need.

Over a 12 month period, this scholarship is paid in equal parts in first and second semesters to reduce the fees payable.

This Scholarship is awarded to a student with an exceptionally high standard of performance in their chosen sport (Inter-College Competition (ICC) compatible).

In order to receive this scholarship the student must agree to play their sport for King’s College in the ICC competition while also playing for the compatible UQ Club.

The recipient of this Scholarship will be at an exceptionally high standard in their chosen pursuit (ICC compatible).

In order to receive this scholarship the student must agree to participate in the relevant art-form in the ICC Cultural Competition (e.g. choir, instrumental, debating, drama etc).

The Lady Watson Scholarship is for young women entering King’s College from 2020.

Named after the late June Watson (wife of the late Sir Bruce Watson AC, King’s 1946-1949), this Scholarship will recognise young women who have significantly contributed to their community/ies.

This Scholarship was made possible through a generous gift to the College Foundation in 2019 from the members of the Watson family (Tim Watson, Sally Watson, and Jenny Brook) in memory of their mother and great supporter of King’s College, June Watson.

To begin in 2020 there will be 8 x $5,000 Scholarships awarded.

Criteria:

  1. For a first year King’s College student to assist with College residential fees while studying at University.
  2. Scholarships are awarded to a full time university student who can demonstrate their –
  • contribution to their community (school, sporting club or similar, orchestra, environmental group etc.); and
  • how they will contribute to the community of King’s College.
  1. Funds will be credited in two instalments to cover College residential fees at the beginning of each semester.
  2. It is expected the Lady Watson Scholarship recipients will continue to give back to their community and at College events – and to inspire their peers to do so.
  3. An application for an award of this Scholarship shall be lodged with the Master on or before 6 December in the year of application. The application MUST include the candidate’s name, address, academic record, proposed programme, written application outlining their community contributions and the names of at least two referees. Short listed candidates will be required at interview with the Board of Fellows.

An initiative of King’s College and the UQ Rugby Academy.

The purpose of these scholarships is to assist students who have demonstrated that they are capable of playing Rugby Union at a high standard who have applied to live at King’s and who are also members of the UQ Rugby Academy.

The purpose of this scholarship is to assist students who have demonstrated that they are capable of playing Rugby Union at a high standard and who have applied to live at King’s.

The Scholarship is made possible through a generous gift to the College Foundation in 2017 from Dr Daryl (King’s 1982 – 1983) and Mrs Lisa Holmes.

Scholarships are awarded to a full time university student who can demonstrate their –

  • academic potential;
  • future contributions to the College and the community; and
  • significant achievements to date.

It is expected the Holmes Scholarship recipients will continue to give back to their community and at College events – and to inspire their peers to do so.

Holmes Scholars MUST maintain some part-time work during their year as a Scholar.

For students who have undertaken the UQ Young Achievers program – application through the UQ Office

To be awarded to a student who is a legatee. Proudly sponsored by the King’s Old Collegians Association.

Selection Criteria

Your application will be assessed by the following information. Please ensure that it is accurate.

a) Accepted to King’s College as a new resident (must apply via www.kings.uq.edu.au), as per the College’s normal application process
b) Demonstrated willingness to be involved in The Inter-College Competition (ICC)
c) Evidence of having competed at a representative level
d) Proven leadership skills
e) To be able to, under normal circumstances, compete for King’s College in ICC competitions and represent the University at Club and University Games level
f) To maintain a GPA of 4 or above while studying at The University of Queensland

These scholarships are offered only at the discretion of the King’s College Master, whose decision is final. All scholarships are offered as discounts off normal accommodation fees.
In order to receive any of these scholarships the student must be accepted as a member of King’s College and as such must successfully complete the application process.

Scholarships and Bursaries for Current Students

Eligibility

This scholarship is awarded to continuing residents of King’s College entering their 2nd or later year of undergraduate study and is based on financial need.

Application Process

All current students will be emailed in Semester Two inviting them to submit applications for these scholarships and bursaries. Submissions will be made to the Director of Learning.

Members of the Platinum Club (reserved for Old Collegians and friends of the College) have been given the unique opportunity to launch a process of giving to an endowment fund to secure the future of young men in financial need.

Each scholarship will have a maximum value of $5000. This scholarship is paid in the first semester to reduce the fees payable

This scholarship is awarded to continuing residents of King’s College entering their 2nd or later year of undergraduate study and is based on financial need.

For 2019 there will be:

  • Ten bursaries available for students entering their 2nd year
  • Eight bursaries available for students entering their 3rd year
  • Seven (+2 from KOCA) bursaries for students entering their 4th year

Established by the Trustees of the King’s College Foundation on the basis of donations originally to The RT and LM Fulcher Bursary No 2 and The Robert Fulcher Award in Immunology and later, by approval of the College Council, renamed The Fulcher Bursary. The Award is made so that assistance might be given to continuing  resident students of the College. The Award is to be made to assist students in financial need.

To be awarded as determined by the Board of Fellows on the basis of recommendations from the Master to a student who is eligioble to reside in the College while involved in studies at the University. Selection is based on a student’s attention to scholarship (GPA must equal or better 5.00), citizenship and sporting/cultural endeavours. It is presented at the Valedictory Dinner.

In memory of Robert Wensley’s outstanding service to King’s College, Robert’s family and the College have agreed to establish a scholarship to be known as The Wensley Schoolarship.

The scholarship will be awarded to a continuing student wishing to remain at the College for a second or later year and whose financial situation precludes this.

A bursary funded by Mr Tim Ang in memory of his parents, Mr & Mrs Ang Oon Tit. The Bursary will be awarded to a student commencing his second or later year of study and this student must have gained a GPA of 6 or better in Semester 1, 2017. The student must return to College in 2018.

These bursaries are in recognition of Emeritus Professor Malcolm Whyte AO (King’s 1938 – 1943) and KCSC President in 1943. E/Prof Whyte graduated in Medicine with the University Medal in 1944. He is the College’s second Rhodes Scholar (1947). Malcolm (Micky) Whyte features on the cover of the College history, ‘Men and Masters’. He was the cox of the 1st IV in 1939. Today he is 93 years old and lives in Canberra.

Each bursary will have a maximum value of $4,000. This bursary is paid in the first semester to reduce the fees payable.

These bursaries are awarded to new residents of King’s College entering their first year of undergraduate study and is based on financial need. Applicants will need to demonstrate financial need, including supporting evidence, and evidence of part-time and holiday work.

A bursary funded by Mr Christopher Ho in honour of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Ho are good role models to family, friends and the wider community. Mr. Ho is the first among five siblings to receive a state sponsored scholarship to pursue a diploma in mechanical engineering in 1971. He has since built a successful career spanning Malaysia and Indonesia. Mrs. Ho is the eldest of seven siblings. She grew the family business, helping put her siblings through school. Together, Mr. And Mrs. Ho have been loving, dedicated and faithful to their children. All three children have managed to complete university studies and are contributing members of society.

The Bursary will be awarded to a student commencing his second or later year of study and the student must have a GPA of at least 5.5. It is also expected that the recipient will clearly be a good role model and will have already contributed to the College’s sporting and community life. He should be a positive example to his peers. The student must return to College in the year of the award being given.

These Bursaries are awarded to encourage more senior men to remain part of the College community. Current second years and above are eligible to apply. Applicants need to address how they have helped others in the College; how they have contributed to the social, spiritual and cultural life of the College, how they have contributed to the sporting life of the College and how they have performed academically.

The award shall take the form of a reduction in fees to the value of the Bursary. Successful applicants may not be notified until December.

In 1986 the College Council decided to initiate bursaries with income derived from the Professor Stanley Castlehow Bequest, established in 1976. In 2015, Council approved a recommendation that up to two thirds of the annual income in any year should be used.  These awards are to be made to students continuing to reside in the College who do work of appropriately high standards in the designated fields. Based on academic performance in the preceding year.

Selection Criteria

Your application will be assessed by the following information. Please ensure that it is accurate.

a) Entering the 2nd year or later of undergraduate study and a current resident of King’s College

b) Demonstrated evidence of financial need, including supporting material

c) Demonstrated evidence of work – holidays and part time

Scholarships are offered only at the discretion of the King’s College Master, whose decision is final. All scholarships are offered as discounts off normal accommodation fees.

In order to receive a scholarship the student must be accepted as a continuing member of King’s College.

Provide as much supporting material as possible with your application. Application forms can be collected at Reception.

*Scholarship holders will still be required to cover Student Club fees.

University of Queensland Scholarships

The University of Queensland is committed to enabling all students, regardless of background or financial circumstances, to realise their full potential. That is why we offer a wide range of scholarships to help students fund their tertiary education.

The scholarships are made possible with the generous support of our donors, external agencies and industry providers.

Scholarships at UQ are awarded for academic excellence, to assist students wishing to undertake research, to provide support for students experiencing financial hardship, to assist elite athletes and to help defray costs associated with overseas study.

To find out which scholarships you may be eligible for, please click on the link.

Contact Us

Want to know more about enrolling to live at King’s College? Contact our Registrar, Rachelle Hynds, for more information

Rachelle Hynds, Registrar

As Registrar of King’s College Rachelle Hynds oversees the enrollment process and all applications to King’s College.

If you have any questions about the process or living at King’s College then Rachelle will be able to help answer them!

To contact Rachelle please use the contact form or call on

Phone: 61 7 3871 9600

Fax: 61 7 3871 9666