Vice-Chancellor's Merit Scholarships

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Vice-Chancellor's Merit Scholarships

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Applications are now open for Semester 1, 2018. Applications close on 30 November 2017.

High achieving students commencing their first undergraduate degree

The University of the Sunshine Coast Vice-Chancellor's Scholarships are intended to recognise, reward and encourage academic excellence.

The Scholarships are paid in instalments of A$1,500 per semester for the normal duration of the program.

A$3,000 per annum for up to 6 semesters for a 3 year program up to a maximum of A$9,000

A$3,000 per annum for up to 8 semesters for a 4 or 5 year program up to a maximum of A$12,000

All students commencing their first undergraduate program who achieve an Overall Position (OP) 1 or 2, or an equivalent rank from their secondary studies will be guaranteed an award of a Vice-Chancellor's Merit Scholarship under the OP Guarantee Scholarship Scheme.

Eligibility:
  • students commencing full-time in first undergraduate program in Semester 1, 2018 or commenced the first undergraduate program in Semester 2, 2017
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
  • students who have completed any courses as part of an undergraduate bachelor level program at USC or another Higher Education provider will not be eligible
Selection criteria:
  • high academic achievement
  • leadership skills demonstrated through academic, extra-curricular or community activities
  • financial need
Eligible programs:
All undergraduate Bachelor degree programs
Number available:
50
Value:
A$1,500 per semester for the normal duration of the program up to a maximum of A$12,000 
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