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The Thompson Excellence Scholarship

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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

This Scholarship was offered for the first time in 2015.

Mr and Mrs Thompson are generous donors to the University of the Sunshine Coast, most recently making a $5 million gift to support the development of a multi-storey car park on USC’s Sippy Downs campus, the revenue generated to fund The Thompson Excellence Scholarship and The Thompson Study Support Scholarship.

The Scholarships are paid in instalments of A$4,000 per semester for the normal duration of the program.

A$8,000 per annum for up to 6 semesters for a 3 year program up to a maximum of A$24,000

A$8,000 per annum for up to 8 semesters for a 4 or 5 year program up to a maximum of A$32,000

Eligibility:
  • commencing full-time in first undergraduate program in Semester 1, 2018 or commenced the first undergraduate program in Semester 2, 2017
  • enrolled in any USC undergraduate program
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Selection criteria:
  • high academic achievement (OP 1-6 or equivalent)
  • leadership skills demonstrated through academic, extra-curricular/community
  • financial need
Eligible programs:
All undergraduate programs
Number available:
4
Value:
A$4,000 per semester for the normal duration of the program up to a maximum of A$32,000
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