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

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USC Equity Bursary

Applications are now closed for Semester 1, 2021.

Selections will be held in January/February with all applicants being notified of the outcome of their application by Friday, 26 February 2021.

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 who can demonstration exceptional circumstances beyond their control preventing full-time enrolment.

  • domestic students enrolled 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