What you'll receive
You will receive $5,000 to cover the cost of educational expenses in your final semester of study/year of study.
We will pay your scholarship directly into your nominated bank account. Half will be paid at the start of semester, following census date. The other half will be paid, contingent upon satisfying the conditions of the award:
You will also be offered an internship at Queensland Treasury Corporation.
Students from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Applicants who have accepted graduate positions need not apply.
How to apply
To apply, download and complete an application pack.
Please ensure all 3 sections of the application are completed, including a cover letter. All applications must:
Our panel will assess applications based on:
If you're shortlisted, we'll invite you to attend an interview with the selection panel. Forward notice of the proposed interview date will be provided upon submission of your application.
Whether you're successful or not, we'll advise you in writing of the outcome of your application.
About the scholarship
The Mark Christensen Memorial Scholarship is named in honour of the life, character and values of Mark Christensen, long-term former QUT Accounting and Finance lecturer. Mark was a highly gifted teacher and generous mentor of others. He worked in finance and related industries for almost 30 years.
In consultation with Mark’s family, his colleagues and friends, the Queensland Treasury Corporation is supporting an annual scholarship for a promising QUT Masters in Applied Finance student. In tribute to Mark’s outstanding personal qualities, the memorial grant carrying his name will be awarded on the basis of both merit and character.