R. N. Hammon Scholarship

Established in 1987 and maintained by gifts from Mr Robert Noel Hammon. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist Australian indigenous students to undertake post-secondary study in Queensland.

Scholarship Value: $5,000 (approximate, based on the last year of award)

Length of Scholarship: Duration of program

Number Available: 3

Opening Date: 09 January 2017

Closing Date: 03 March 2017

Study LevelUndergraduate
Year of StudyContinuing (2nd year or greater)
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; New Zealand Citizen
EthnicityAboriginal; Torres Strait Islander
Study RegionBiloela; Brisbane; Bundaberg; Cairns; Emerald; Gladstone; Mackay; Noosa; Rockhampton; Townsville; Yeppoon
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadFull time

Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship is open to Indigenous students who:
  • have successfully completed at least one year of a program at a participating institution; and
  • are enrolled on a full-time basis for a subsequent year of that program or a further program at that or another participating institution.
Participating institutions include the following:
  • The University of Queensland
  • Queensland University of Technology 
  • University of Southern Queensland 
  • Central Queensland University 
  • Queensland TAFE Colleges

Selection Criteria

The selection committee will take into account:
  • academic achievement in previous studies; and
  • any other scholarship, bursary, award or benefit, whether governmental or otherwise, to which the applicant is entitled; and
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success. 
Social and economic need may also be considered.
Preference will be given to eligible applicants who are undertaking studies in Science, Engineering, Medicine, Dentistry, Architecture, Agriculture or Veterinary Science.

Additional Information

The recipient may hold the scholarship for the minimum completion time of the program for which the recipient enrols when first awarded the scholarship.
Each scholarship is subject to annual review.

Supporting Documentation

Please refer to the Application Form in the following section.

How to apply

Download the Application Form and Referee Form and submit before the closing date to the Scholarships office as per the application form.

Before you apply:

  • You are highly 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.

How will I know the outcome of my application?

For all enquiries, please contact: Student Fees and Scholarships ugscholarships@uq.edu.au 07 3365 7113

Donor details

Mr Robert Noel Hammon