Overseas Study Assistance Scholarships

The BEL Faculty offers 12 Overseas Study Assistance Scholarships per year, valued at AUD $5,000 each for students approved for an outgoing exchange program. These scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in a BEL Faculty program, who are undertaking an approved exchange semester to a partner institution where the studies will count towards their BEL Faculty program.

For exchange studies in 2019, six scholarships per semester will be awarded as follows:

  • Six scholarships to the value of AUD $5,000 will be awarded to BEL Faculty students who undertake approved exchange studies towards their BEL program to any of the following premier partner institutions in Europe, Asia and Latin America:


  1. Aalto University, School of Business – Finland
  2. Bucerius Law School – Germany
  3. City University of London – UK
  4. ESSEC Business School – France
  5. NHH - Norwegian School of Economics – Norway
  6. Queen Mary University London – UK
  7. WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management – Germany
  8. Warsaw School of Economics – Poland
  9. Universidade Catolica Portuguesa – Portugal
  10. University of St. Gallen – Switzerland


  1. The Chinese University of Hong Kong – Hong Kong
  2. National Chengchi University – Taiwan
  3. National Law School of India University – India
  4. OP Jindal Global University – India
  5. Singapore Management University – Singapore*
  6. Sun Yat Sen University – China
  7. Universitas Indonesia – Indonesia
  8. University of Gadjah Mada – Indonesia

* Exchange agreement to be finalised

Latin America

  1. Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile – Chile
  2. University of Lima – Peru
  3. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana – Colombia

No application is required for BEL Faculty Overseas Study Assistance Scholarships. Recipients will be notified following the exchange application deadline.

Please note: Any recipient of a BEL Faculty scholarship will not be eligible to receive any other university exchange scholarship or travel bursary while in receipt of this scholarship. However, scholarship recipients may still be eligible to apply for OS-HELP loans. Each recipient will also be required to provide a testimonial and photo of their time on exchange, and may be required to participate in future exchange promotion.

Sun Yat-sen University – Lingnan (University) College Scholarship

One scholarship will be awarded in academic year 2019/2020 to an approved BEL student enrolled in a BEL Faculty program, who is undertaking an approved exchange semester to Sun Yat-sen University - Lingnan (University) College in China. The value of the scholarship is 20,000 RMB.

No application is required for the Sun Yat-sen University – Lingnan (University) College Scholarship. Recipients will be notified following the exchange application deadline.

School of Economics scholarships

The School of Economics Jubilee Scholarship is open to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Economics program or a dual program with the Bachelor of Economics.

An application form should be completed and returned to the Head, School of Economics before 23 July for study commencing in semester one or two of the following year.

Please refer to the School of Economics scholarships and prizes for further information on how to apply. 

UQ Abroad Financial Assistance

A range of scholarships, loans and grants are available from UQ Abroad. Please visit their website for more information.