International House is committed to ensuring that our on-campus residential accommodation is accessible to deserving students, regardless of their personal circumstances.

Together, International House and Academy Services have a strong partnership and legacy in providing superior residential accommodation. Additionally, the Australian commercial cleaning and facility services company is generously funding a Scholarship to support IH residents with the costs of on-campus living as you pursue your educational dreams.

This Scholarship is an extension of the daily partnership between Academy Services and IH to provide a welcoming, safe, and clean living environment for residents.   The award is designed to assist ‘Housies’ with financial support and to ultimately help succeed with your studies.


The scholarship will have a maximum value of $3,000, which will be paid as a reduction in International House college fees.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • be enrolled as a full-time student in an undergraduate university program
  • be able to participate in a selection panel interview
  • not be in receipt of any other Equity Award from another institution or university
  • remain enrolled in full-time study for Semester 1 and Semester 2 in the year of Award
  • remain a resident of International House for Semester 1 and Semester 2 in the year of Award
  • maintain a GPA of 4.5 or above for Semester 1 and Semester 2 in the year of Award

Selection criteria

Applicants are reviewed on:

  • academic results
  • leadership skills and development
  • demonstrated cross-cultural participation and engagement

How to apply

Applicants should provide:

  • submit a personal statement (one A4 page maximum) outlining your aspirations and career goals for the future, and how staying at International House with the support of an IH/Academy Services Scholarship will help you achieve these.
  • include College involvement and participation, leadership evidence, personal and professional development. (Attach supporting documents such as letters of reference, certificate of participation etc.)



Print and forward the application and all supporting documents to:

Private and Confidential Award Application
Advancement Director
International House
1/5 Rock Street
OR Email: ihfoundation@inthouse.uq.edu.au

Closing date

Applications must be received by 5.00pm, Friday 15 February 2019.


Further information

Please direct all inquiries regarding the IH Award Program to:
Symantha LIU
Advancement Director
E: advancementdirector@inthouse.uq.edu.au
P: 07 3721 2485 | M: 0438 424 261