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

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Vice-Chancellor's Honours Scholarships

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.

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.

Application
Vice-Chancellor's Honours Scholarship Application (PDF 598KB)