An applicant is eligible for the award of a scholarship in a year if, in that year, the applicant:
(a) Is a domestic student within the meaning of the Fee Rules;
(b) Has completed a Bachelor degree in Equine Science, Applied Science (Equine Science) or equivalent with a major in Animal Science;
(c) Has enrolled, or intends to enrol, full-time in the Bachelor of Equine Science (Honours) program or Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) program in the field of Equine Science full-time at UQ's Gatton campus;
(d) Does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean (Academic) considers to be similar; and
(e) Applies for the scholarship by the closing date for applications.
For the selection process, the Associate Dean (Academic) must establish a selection committee, comprising:
(a) The Head, School of Agriculture and Food Science, or nominee, as chair of the committee;
(b) The Director of the Equine Science group, or nominee; and
(c) Another member of the university's academic staff who is currently teaching in a relevant program;
The committee will rank the eligible applicants consecutively in order of merit, based on, for each applicant:
(a) financial circumstances as evidenced by supporting documentation
(b) academic achievement in their undergraduate program;
(c) an interest in equine science and experience working with horses;
(d) personal qualities, including leadership potential, community service and engagement; and
(e) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future professional success.
Application deadline 24-Mar
Who can apply All international | New Zealand
Value of scholarship The value of the scholarship will be determined each year by the Head, in consultation with the selection committee established under subrule 5(1).