Vice-Chancellor's Honours Scholarships - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Vice-Chancellor's Honours Scholarships

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.

Students commencing Honours study after completion of their Bachelor degree

USC Vice-Chancellor's Honours Scholarships are to encourage and support students commencing an Honours program, with a long term view to enter the research field.

Scholarship payments will be made approximately three weeks after Census Date of each Semester, once enrolment has been confirmed.

Eligibility
  • students commencing Honours study at USC
  • enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student in any 'end-on' Honours program (e.g. not an embedded Honours or Professional Honours program)
  • not already in receipt of a USC merit scholarship or a USC Honours or postgraduate Indigenous Scholarship for Honours year of study.
Selection criteria
  • academic merit, based on GPA for advanced level courses undertaken
  • research focus and potential alignment to a USC area of research concentration - USC Research concentrations
  • intention/motivation for ongoing study/research and pursuit of a Higher Degree by Research (HDR)
Eligible programs
All programs offering 'end-on' Honours
Number available
At least 10 offered each year
Value

A$5,000 per annum for up to one year of full-time study (comprising 96 units). Part-time students will receive pro rata payment, equivalent to the units of study.