Scholarships - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Scholarships for international students

The scholarships listed below are specifically for international students. Students should also check with their home institution and government to find out if other scholarship options are available to them.

Start Online & Save (SOS) Scholarship

The Start Online & Save (SOS) Scholarship allows students to initially commence their studies online with a 50% tuition fee reduction until the end of 2022, provided they remain outside Australia. The 50% tuition fee reduction will apply to the officially scheduled and published tuition fees for the relevant program and study period.

Frequently asked questions about the SOS Scholarship for commencing international students can be found here.

For more information contact the International Office or your preferred USC representative.

International Student Outlook (ISO) Scholarship

The International Student Outlook (ISO) Scholarship is available to onshore international students for all USC programs commencing in 2021 and 2022 across all USC Queensland campuses. The 15% tuition fee reduction will apply to the officially scheduled and published tuition fees for the relevant program and study period. For more information, including terms and condition, contact the International Office or your preferred USC representative.

Australia Awards

The Australia Awards aim to promote knowledge, education links, and enduring ties between Australia and our neighbours through Australia's extensive scholarship programs. The program brings together scholarships offered by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT), the Department of Education and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Read more about Australia Awards at USC.

Northcote Graduate Scholarship

The Northcote Graduate Scholarship scheme is administered by the Britain-Australia Society on behalf of the Northcote Trust. Scholarships are to enable students normally resident in the United Kingdom to undertake a higher degree at an Australian University. There are no limitations to the field of study, however preference is given to applications where there is a clear reason for study to be undertaken in Australia. Read more about the Northcote Graduate Scholarship.

Malaysia Australia Colombo Plan Commemoration (MACC) Scholarships

The MACC Scholarship is for Malaysian students only where priority is given to first year students. For more information about the scholarship and how to apply, visit EMAAC's website.

Other scholarships

There are other scholarships available from within USC, as well as from external providers. Individual Faculties may also offer prizes and awards to high achieving students. Some of these scholarships, prizes and awards may be available to Australian citizens and permanent residents only.