Emeritus Professor Paul and Anita Thomas Scholarship - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Emeritus Professor Paul and Anita Thomas Scholarship

Applications are now open 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.

Emeritus Professor Paul Thomas and Ms Anita Thomas aim to support tertiary education for a USC student who demonstrates outstanding academic potential but face financial or other barriers to completing a degree.

The Emeritus Professor Paul and Anita Thomas Scholarship will be awarded in Semester 1, 2021 and will assist one (1) eligible USC student commencing an undergraduate program at USC with a scholarship valued at $5,000 per annum for the standard duration of their degree, up to a maximum of 5 years or $25,000. The scholarship will offset living and study related costs, giving students the freedom to focus on their education without having to work excessive hours, ultimately helping to remove the barriers that may hinder academic achievement.

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

  • commencing full-time student in first undergraduate program at any USC campus
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Selection criteria
  • academic achievement (OP 1-6 or ATAR equivalent)
  • financial need
Eligible programs
All programs
Number available


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