UQef provides opportunities for major benefactors ($100,000+) to support academic programmes which they feel need stronger emphasis or more rapid development. These opportunities include academic scholarships, named Chairs and research programmes.
Young Achievers Program
The Young Achievers Program aims to provide financial support to students who demonstrate that their studies will have benefits for them professionally and for the Australian community.
Leadership, Excellence and Diversity
The Leadership, Excellence and Diversity (LEAD) Scholarship was initiated from a donation designed to make the University’s prestigious, high cut-off degrees more accessible to young people who have experienced some form of educational disadvantage. November 2016 saw the first round of applicants.