USC Equity Bursary - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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USC Equity Bursary

Scholarship applications for Semester 1 2022 are now closed.

Applicants will be advised the outcome of their application by close of business Friday, 25 February 2022.

Students in an undergraduate degree from low income and/or other disadvantaged backgrounds.

The University of the Sunshine Coast offers equity bursaries to assist students from recognised equity groups such as people from low socio-economic circumstances, people with a disability or ongoing health issues which affect studies, Indigenous students, refugees etc.

Apply 1 September - 30 November for Semester 1 study

Apply 1 April – 31 May for Semester 2 study

Payments are made by the end of the first week of classes in each Semester. Payments can take 2-3 days to appear in nominated bank accounts.

*Payment of this bursary can be considered for students enrolled in a part-time study load (24 units) who can demonstrate exceptional circumstances beyond their control preventing full-time enrolment however students enrolled in a single course (12 units) will not be eligible to receive this bursary.

  • domestic students enrolled in full-time study*
  • any undergraduate degree program at USC
  • satisfactory academic progress (minimum GPA of 4.0)
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder; or permanent resident of Australia
Selection criteria
  • financial need
  • other equity considerations and circumstances
  • preference will be given to students who have not already completed an undergraduate qualification
Eligible programs
All undergraduate programs
Number available
approximately 500

TBA - Awaiting 2022 funding finalisation