LGBTIQ+ Leadership Bursary - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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LGBTIQ+ Leadership Bursary

Applications for Semester 2, 2020 are now closed.

Selections will be held in July/August with all applicants being notified of the outcome of their application by close of business on Friday 28 August 2020.

Supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) students to learn, live and work, free of prejudice and discrimination, with all the essential freedoms enjoyed by other members of our university community and broader population.

Offered for the first time in Semester 2, 2019, the LGBTIQ+ Leadership Bursary provides financial support to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ+) students enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate program at USC. The bursary is intended to recognise the efforts of a current student who contributes to an inclusive culture and assists in promoting awareness and understanding of issues that may affect people of diverse genders and sexualities.

The student recipients will receive the bursary funds as a lump sum payment prior to Census date in the relevant semester.

Please note: This bursary is offered on a yearly basis through funds provided by an external donor. If funding is not available in any given year, the bursary will not be awarded.

Eligibility
  • identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer* community (LGBTIQ+). * In this context queer is used as an umbrella term to describe people of diverse genders and sexualities
  • undergraduate or postgraduate students enrolled in any program at any USC campus
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia
Selection criteria
  • academic merit
  • demonstrated commitment to promoting awareness and understanding of issues that may affect people of diverse genders and sexualities
Eligible programs
All programs
Number available
1
Value

A$1,500