Available to:
Current student accepted into an honours programme at The University of Queensland or on an honours track provided s/he has successfully completed two years of undergraduate study with a high GPA

Level of study:
Honours

Year of study:
3rd year and above

Citizenship:
N/A

These awards were established in 2015 in honour of Arthur Wellesley Oakes. He was the Honorary Secretary of the private company which was responsible for the establishment of St John’s College and subsequently the foundation honorary bursar of the College. A. W Oakes joined the Light Horse as a trooper and left Australia in October 1914. He was killed in action at Gallipoli on 7 August 1915.

Award Value:
$3,000 over 1 year ($1,500/semester)

Duration:
1 year

APPLICATIONS OPEN:
Application not required

APPLICATIONS CLOSE:
Application not required

Eligibility
  • A recipient must be a full-time student at The University of Queensland
  • A recipient must demonstrate academic excellence and have been accepted into an honours program at The University of Queensland
  • A recipient must be in residence at St John’s College for the academic year in which the award is received
  • A recipient must remain a full time student for the year in which the scholarship is made and make satisfactory progress towards the completion of her/his honours’ program
  • A recipient must contribute the balance of the College fees.
About The Awards
  • This award is offered annually
  • Up to six awards may be made in any one year
  • A recipient must demonstrate academic excellence and have been accepted into an honours program at The University of Queensland
  • The award may be made to an applicant on an honours track provided s/he has successfully completed two years of undergraduate study with a high GPA
  • The amount of the award is currently $3,000
  • It is offered as remission of College fees over two semesters of one academic year
  • The award is for a period of one academic year only.
How To Apply
Application is not required for this award. Recipients are offered the award on the basis of their previous years’ academic results.
For More Information
Contact St John’s College Admissions Officer at admissions@stjohns.uq.edu.au.