International Student Welfare Grant - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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International Student Welfare Grant

Applications closed midnight Sunday 5 July 2020.  Outcome of application will be notified by Monday 20 July 2020.

The international student welfare grant provides financial help to international students experiencing unexpected financial hardship.

USC has been awarded a one-off international student welfare grant payment, to support students during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis. This is being awarded as part of the $10 million Queensland Government International Student Crisis Assistance Package announced on 19 May 2020.

The international student welfare grant is open to international students currently enrolled in TPP, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Research programs (all study areas) experiencing unexpected financial hardship.

The grants are only available to students currently in Australia, residing in Queensland (as per the Mailing Address in USC Central). Students studying online from their home country are ineligible to apply.

The grant is for a one-off payment of up to $A500, and does not need to be repaid.

You will be required to submit supporting documentation to verify your finances.

Applications are open until midnight Sunday 5 July.

All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application by cob Monday 20 July, with payments made into bank accounts by the end of the first week of classes (Friday 24 July).

Eligibility
  • Currently enrolled onshore international students experiencing financial hardship
  • Students must reside in Queensland
  • Students must be enrolled in study period 1 and 2, 2020 at a Queensland campus
Selection criteria
  • financial need
  • other equity considerations and circumstances
Eligible programs
Tertiary Preparation Pathway, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research (all study areas)
Value

up to A$500