Australian South Sea Islander Community Foundation Scholarship - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Australian South Sea Islander Community Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship applications for Semester 1, 2022 are now open and will close on 30 November 2021.

 

Australian South Sea Islander students studying an undergraduate degree

In 2001 the Queensland Government established the Australian South Sea Islander Community Foundation (the Foundation) to provide university scholarships for Australian South Sea Islander undergraduate students.

The purpose of the Australian South Sea Islander Community Foundation scholarship program is to improve educational opportunities for Australian South Sea Islanders by making available scholarships for undergraduate university students at a participating Queensland-based universities.
The Australian South Sea Islander Community Foundation, sub-fund of the Queensland Community Foundation, was established by Queensland Government as a permanent legacy for the Australian South Sea Islander community.

Scholarships are funded from income generated by the invested donations to the Foundation and individual scholarships are offered on a yearly basis, with no guarantee of an ongoing commitment.

The foundation is independently managed by The Public Trustee under the umbrella of the Queensland Community Foundation.

The scholarship amount will be up to $5,000 and will be determined based on the annual disbursement of funds by the Australian South Sea Islander Community Foundation and may vary from year to year. Payment will be made approximately three weeks after Census Date, once enrolment has been confirmed. If insufficient funds are available, the scholarship will not be awarded.

Eligibility
Selection criteria
  • academic merit
  • financial need
  • preference will be given to applicants who do not qualify for Abstudy
Eligible programs
All programs
Number available
1
Value

Up to A$5,000

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