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

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USC Equity Bursary

Semester 2 2021 scholarship applications are now open and will close on 31 May 2021.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by close of business on Friday, 27 August 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.

Eligibility
  • 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
Value

A$1,000

Apply for this scholarship