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The Thompson Study Support Scholarship Applications open
  • full-time student in first undergraduate program
  • enrolled in any UniSC undergraduate program
  • successfully completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units) on awarding of Scholarship (commencing Semester 2 study with less than 96 units)
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 or higher
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$2,500 per semester for the normal duration of... Apply now
CGC Engineering Scholarship Applications open
  • full-time 2nd year student in an undergraduate program within the School of Science, Technology and Engineering
  • successfully completed a minimum of 96 units
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
CGC Engineering Scholarship Apply now
CGC Regional Scholarship Applications open
  • full time student in any UniSC undergraduate program
  • relocating, or have relocated, from a regional or remote area to study at UniSC
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
CGC Regional Scholarship Apply now
Zonta Club of Blackall Range Study Bursary Applications closed
  • female student enrolled in second year or above in any undergraduate program
  • must be living in, or have come from, the area covered by the Blackall Range Zonta Club (Beerwah to Peachester, Conondale, Kenilworth, Palmwoods and Landsborough, west of the Bruce Highway, South of the Eumundi/Kenilworth Road)
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$2,000
MAIC/UniSC Road Safety Research Collaboration (RSRC) Scholarship Applications closed
  • enrolled in either a full-time Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), Bachelor of Criminology and Justice (Honours) or a 1 year ‘End-on’ Honours program at UniSC
    • students enrolled in a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), or Bachelor of Criminology and Justice (Honours) must be commencing in their 4th year (Honours component) of study
    • students enrolled in a 1 year ‘End-on’ Honours program must be commencing in their program
  • not already in receipt of a UniSC merit scholarship or a UniSC Honours or Postgraduate scholarship for their Honours year of study
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder, or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$5,000
Destination Australia Scholarship Applications open
  • commencing full-time study in 2024 at UniSC Fraser Coast or Gympie campus
  • maintain ongoing residency in a regional area* for the duration of the program
  • domestic students enrolled in a Diploma program
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder, or Permanent Resident of Australia
Up to A$15,000 More information
WEIR Minerals Australia Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering Applications open
  • full time 2nd year student (will have completed either 1 or 2 semesters of the program, depending on the start date)
  • enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours)* undergraduate program
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder

*Applications from students in the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronic) (Honours) may also be considered.

A$9,000 | A$3,000 per annum over three years Apply now
Veolia Women in Electrical Engineering Scholarship Applications closed
  • Commencing first year female student enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronic)(Honours)
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Veolia Women in Electrical Engineering Scholarship
Contour Consulting Engineers Bursary Applications closed
  • full-time or part-time enrolment in Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)
  • completed at least sixteen (16) courses towards the program
  • at least two (2) semesters of study remaining to complete their Honours Degree (at the time of application)
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$1,500
High Performance Student Athlete (HPSA) Encouragement Bursary Applications closed
  • registered as a student athlete within UniSC's High Performance Student Athlete Program
  • enrolled full-time or part-time in any program at UniSC (undergraduate or postgraduate)
  • completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • grade point average (GPA) 4.0 or higher
  • international or domestic students
Up to A$2,500
CPA Indigenous Bursary Applications open
  • Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • enrolled full-time or part-time in any undergraduate program at UniSC Moreton Bay (one bursary) or UniSC Sunshine Coast (one bursary)*
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0
  • Australian citizen

* if in any year of the agreement there are no eligible students at either campus, students enrolled at other UniSC campuses meeting all other selection criteria may be considered

A$2,000 Apply now
Zonta International - Young Women in Public Affairs Award Applications closed
  • Women, aged 16-19 on 1st April each year
  • Apply via an applicable Zonta club - Use the Club Locator at zonta.org/locateaclub
  • Active commitment to volunteerism
  • Experience in local government, student government, or workplace leadership (paid or unpaid)
  • Volunteer leadership achievements
  • Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs
  • Support for Zonta International’s mission of empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.
A$500
LGBTIQ+ Leadership Bursary Applications open
  • identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer* community (LGBTIQ+). * In this context queer is used as an umbrella term to describe people of diverse genders and sexualities
  • undergraduate or postgraduate students enrolled in any program at any UniSC campus
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$1,500 More information
Lucy Harris Bursary Applications open
  • second or third year Nursing student enrolled at the UniSC Fraser Coast Campus
  • undertaking a clinical placement in a rural or remote location, preferably in a community where Indigenous healthcare will be a significant part of the experience
  • Permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$1,000 More information
Catherine King Memorial Bursary Applications open
  • first-year student from Gympie Regional Council area (Imbil/Gympie)
  • first person in the family to attend university
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$1,000  Apply now
Justin Crosby Memorial Law Bursary Applications open
  • full-time second year undergraduate student
  • enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) program (including combined law programs) at UniSC
  • has successfully completed first year of studies 
  • must be either an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder or Australian Permanent Resident Visa
A$5,000 Apply now
Dr Paul McCarthy Memorial Bursary Applications closed
  • second year students with at least 8 courses (96 units) completed 
  • enrolled full time in any of the Sport / Exercise Science programs at UniSC
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$1,500 
Indigenous Education Placement Bursary Applications open
  • Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • enrolled full or part-time in any Bachelor of Education program or a Master of Teaching
  • successfully completed at least 192 credit points if enrolled in a Bachelor of Education program or at least 96 credit points if enrolled in a Master of Teaching
  • undertaking a UniSC approved Professional Experience (PEx) placement
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia
Up to A$3,550 per bursary More information
Queensland Hydro Bursary Applications open
  • continuing student having successfully completed a minimum of 48 units
  • enrolled full-time at the UniSC Sunshine Coast campus in a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), or Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)/Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • minimum GPA (grade point average) of 4.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia.
A$2,500 Apply now
L and R Foundation Nursing Placement Bursary Applications open
  • full-time domestic students enrolled in any Bachelor of Nursing Science program
  • undertaking a UniSC approved Clinical Placement a significant distance away from home address
  • completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • grade point average (GPA) 5.0 or higher
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder; or permanent resident of Australia.
A$2,000 Apply now
Fraser Coast Regional Council Bursary Applications closed
  • full-time second year undergraduate students
  • enrolled in any program at the UniSC Fraser Coast campus
  • minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia
  • at least one of the two bursaries will be awarded to an Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student each year
A$2,500
Kingfisher Bay Resort Bursary Applications closed
  • full-time undergraduate Bachelor of Animal Ecology student enrolled at any UniSC campus
  • minimum grade point average of 5.0
  • successfully completed 96 units
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$2,000
Rotary Club of Gympie Bursary Applications open
  • continuing full-time undergraduate students enrolled at UniSC Gympie campus
  • successfully completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 or higher
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder, or Permanent Resident of Australia
A2,000 Apply now
Rotary Club of Pine Rivers Rose Craig Bursary Applications open
  • full-time domestic female student enrolled in any undergraduate Business program at UniSC
  • first year student having completed less than 96 units (8 courses)
  • completed high school within the previous 2 years
  • resident of the Moreton Bay Regional Council area
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder, or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$1,500 Apply now
Helen Hall Rural and Remote Health Placement Bursary Applications open
  • full-time or part-time undergraduate student
  • second or third year student enrolled in a health-related program within the School of Health, including Bachelor of Paramedic Science, Bachelor of Nutrition, Bachelor of Dietetics, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy, Bachelor of Nursing Science or Bachelor of Midwifery
  • undertaking an approved rural and remote clinical placement, as per the criteria established for placements within the School of Health (this may include Bundaberg)
  • undertaking placement in a rural and remote location requiring relocation during the placement period
  • not in receipt of other dedicated support for rural and remote health-related placements (eg Government scholarships)
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder

 

A$2,500 More information
Kate Allen Rural Athlete Bursary Applications closed
  • full-time or part-time undergraduate student enrolled at any UniSC campus
  • rural or remote background having relocated to study at UniSC
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$1,000
The Mills Family Regional Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing full-time in any bachelor’s level program  
  • relocating from Kingaroy and surrounds to study at the UniSC Sunshine Coast Campus having been a permanent resident of the region for at least two years prior*
  • completed high school within the previous two years
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or a Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$10,000
Queensland Hydro Scholarship Applications closed
  • continuing 2nd year student having successfully completed a minimum of 96 units
  • enrolled full-time at the UniSC Sunshine Coast campus in a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), or Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)/Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.00
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder.
A$10,000
Les and Mary Hall Family Scholarship in Engineering Applications closed
  • commencing full-time study in Semester 1, 2024
  • full-time enrolment in a Civil Engineering Honours program
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$5,000 
Poole Group Scholarship in Accounting Applications closed
  • commencing student in their first undergraduate degree
  • full-time enrolment in the Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) at any UniSC campus
  • completed Year 12 within the last three years
  • permanent resident of the Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay, Somerset, Gympie, Fraser Coast or South Burnett local government areas
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$5,000 
Renouf Family Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing full-time in first undergraduate program*
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder

*No more than 50% of the scholarships on offer should be awarded to students in a single program. This includes programs that are similar. I.e.. No more than 50% to go to Medicine/Biomed or education/primary education

Up to A$20,000
Laurie Cowled Regional Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing full time female student, in first undergraduate program
  • relocating from a regional or remote area to study at UniSC
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa Holder
  • enrolled in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering
    and Mathematics) related program, or a double degree including one of the eligible programs* listed:
    o Bachelor of Biomedical Science
    o Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology
    o Bachelor of Engineering – Civil/Mechanical/Electrical and Electronic/Mechatronics
    o Bachelor of Health Science
    o Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
    o Bachelor of Computer Science
    o Bachelor of Medical Science
    o Bachelor of Paramedic Science
    o Bachelor of Science

*UniSC may periodically review and amend the list of eligible programs. This shall occur,
when possible, in consultation with the donor or the donor’s nominated representative.

Up to A$20,000
Forest Industries Research Centre (FIRC) Honours Scholarship Applications open
  • students commencing Honours study at UniSC
  • enrolment in an 'end-on' Honours program (i.e. not an embedded Honours or Professional Honours program)
  • students must have a supervisor from the Forest Industries Research Centre 
  • not already in receipt of a UniSC merit scholarship or a UniSC Honours or postgraduate Indigenous Scholarship for Honours year of study
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder, or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$5,000 per annum More information
Gordon Malcolm Scholarship Applications closed
  • full-time undergraduate student
  • commencing in the Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology or Bachelor of Prosthetics and Orthotics 
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder;
Up to A$20,000
City of Moreton Bay Scholarship Applications closed
  • Be a full-time commencing undergraduate student undertaking study at UniSC's Moreton Bay or Caboolture campus in either a single or double degree
  • Be a resident of the City of Moreton Bay region for a minimum of two years immediately prior to, and at the time of, the application
  • Have graduated from year 12 studies no more than two (2) years prior to commencement at UniSC's Moreton Bay or Caboolture campus
  • Achieve a minimum ATAR 77.35 or equivalent rank
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be a permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or a permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder; and 
  • Students wishing to transfer credit from an undergraduate bachelor level program from any Higher Education provider will not be eligible.
Up to A$40,000
L and R Foundation Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing full-time student in first undergraduate program
  • enrolled at any of the following UniSC campuses: Moreton Bay, Caboolture, Sunshine Coast, Gympie or Fraser Coast
  • completed high school within the Bundaberg, North Burnett, Fraser Coast, South Burnett, Gympie, Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Somerset or Moreton Bay Regional Council areas, OR relocating from a regional or remote Queensland location
  • academic achievement (minimum ATAR 85 or equivalent)
  • first in family to attend university
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$30,000
Errol Gibbins Scholarship Applications closed

• commencing full-time in first undergraduate program at a UniSC Sunshine Coast campus* 
• enrolled in a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) or Bachelor of Business, including combined degrees
• have graduated in the previous two years from a high school located in one of the following postcodes: 4559 or 4560
• Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder; or permanent resident of Australia

*if there are no suitable candidates, students who reside in one of the following postcodes will also be considered: 4559 or 4560

Up to A$20,000
The Fleet Office Scholarship Applications open
  • full-time undergraduate student enrolled in one of the following degrees*
    • Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
    • Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Game Design
    • Bachelor of Design (Interactive and UX Design)

*Preference may be given to one degree over another as directed by The Fleet Office

  • second year, having successfully completed 96 units of the degree and with at least 144 units of study remaining until degree completion
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) 5.0
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$10,000 Apply now
Community Bank Samford Scholarship Applications closed
  • full-time or part-time continuing students enrolled in any undergraduate program at UniSC Moreton Bay
  • mature age (must have turned 25 by the commencement of Semester 1 in the year the scholarship is awarded)
  • successful completion of at least 96 units with a minimum of 96 units remaining
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or higher
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$5,000
Alliance Automation Scholarship Applications closed
  • full-time undergraduate student enrolled in Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronic) (Honours) or Bachelor of Computer Science
  • commencing penultimate year of full-time study: If completing a four-year Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours) or (Mechatronic) (Honours) degree, commencing third year having successfully completed two years OR if completing the three-year Bachelor of Computer Science, commencing second year having successfully completed one year
  • minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$10,000
Red Bike Adventures Scholarship Applications closed
  • continuing student having successfully completed a minimum of 48 units with a minimum of 2 full-time semesters remaining
  • enrolled full-time at the UniSC Fraser Coast campus in a Bachelor of Social Work
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$5,000
Clinical Excellence Queensland Midwifery Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing students enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Midwifery
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
Clinical Excellence Queensland Midwifery Scholarship
Glen Kinross Rotary Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing full-time in first undergraduate program at UniSC Moreton Bay Campus
  • academic achievement (minimum ATAR 72 or equivalent)
  • Australian citizen who is residing permanently in Australia
  • have graduated in the previous year (12 months) from a high school located in Australian Mainland catchment area of Rotary District 9600 which includes:
    • any school in the following local government areas:
      • Gympie Regional Council
      • Moreton Bay Regional Council
      • Noosa Regional Council
      • Sunshine Coast Regional Council
    • eligible schools in the Brisbane City Council area
    • eligible schools in the South Burnett Regional Council area
    • eligible schools in the Somerset Regional Council area

Please note, a list of eligible schools is available upon request

A$12,000
Nambour RSL Club Scholarship Applications closed
  • continuing 2nd year student in any Bachelor level undergraduate degree program having successfully completed a minimum of 96 units
  • enrolled full-time or part-time (no less than 24 units) at the UniSC Sunshine Coast campus
  • minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0
  • first in family to attend university
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$5,000
Cynthia Howland Environmental Science Bursary Applications closed
  • full-time second-year undergraduate students
  • enrolled in Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$2,500
Judy Renouf Medical and Health Sciences Bursary Applications open
  • full-time undergraduate student
  • enrolled in a Bachelor of Biomedical Science, Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Accelerated), Bachelor of Dietetics (Honours), Bachelor of Nutrition, Bachelor of Health Science, Bachelor of Medical Science
  • enrolled in WPL310, WPL320, NUT402 or NUT406 in the relevant semester and undertaking a work experience placement (WIL), as per the criteria established for placements within the relevant School
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$2,500 Apply now
Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship Applications closed
  • full-time third year student enrolled in an undergraduate program with a major or minor in Chemistry or Chemical Sciences
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
  • students in receipt of other scholarships may apply
A$5,000
Medicine on Second Music Bursary Applications closed
  • full-time domestic student
  • enrolled in a Bachelor of Music program or any undergraduate program with a major or minor in Music
  • students must have completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$2,000
Bob Sellars Nambour 76 Rotary Scholarship Applications closed
• commencing full-time in first undergraduate program at UniSC Sunshine Coast Campus
• have graduated in the previous two years from a high school located in one of the following postcodes: 4559 or 4560
• permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa Holder
A$5,000
Simons Family Scholarship for Excellence Applications closed
  • full-time undergraduate student enrolled in the Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) program
  • commencing third year of full-time study having successfully completed a minimum of 192 units of the degree
  • minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) 5.5
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$10,000
Australian South Sea Islander Community Foundation Scholarship Applications open Up to A$5,000 Apply now
June Canavan Para-athlete Sport Scholarship Applications closed
  • full-time or part-time student in their final year of study*
  • enrolled in any undergraduate or postgraduate program at UniSC
  • classified as a para-athlete
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder

*If no eligible final year students are identified, in consultation with the June Canavan Foundation, consideration may be given to students not in their final year of study.

A$5,000
Darcy and Heather Stevens Rural Bursary Applications open
  • first year undergraduate student
  • successfully completed first semester of study at UniSC
  • graduated from high school in the previous 12 months
  • moved from a rural area to attend UniSC
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$1,000 Apply now
Caloundra RSL Sub-Branch Scholarship Applications closed
  • a veteran* or immediate family member of a veteran (child, spouse or de-facto partner) commencing full-time study in their first undergraduate program**
    • Veteran applicants must provide evidence in the form of an official document showing the former Defence member's service and the period or periods of continuous full-time service (e.g. Discharge Certificate or Certificate of service listing enlistment and discharge dates)
    • Family member of a veteran must provide evidence of the veteran's service as above along with evidence of relationship to the veteran (e.g. birth certificate, marriage certificate)
  • commencing study in Semester 1, 2026
  • enrolled at UniSC Sunshine Coast and resident of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council area
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
  • not in receipt of another scholarship outside of UniSC, including Defence education and training assistance
Up to A$16,000
Australian Centre for Pacific Islands Research (ACPIR) Summer Research Scholarship Applications closed
  • current Undergraduate or Honours students enrolled at UniSC

See specific projects for additional project specific requirements

A$3,000
Sunny Advertising Bursary Applications closed
  • full-time enrolment in Bachelor of Communication with a minor in Creative and Interactive Advertising
  • at least three (3) Creative and Interactive Advertising courses completed towards a Bachelor of Communication degree
  • at least two semesters of study remaining to complete their degree (at the time of application)
  • must be either an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Humanitarian Visa holder or  Permanent Resident of Australia
A$2,000
Sunshine Coast Daily Kathleen McArthur Memorial Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing full-time in the Bachelor of Communication, majoring or minoring in Journalism
  • graduating from a high school in Sunshine Coast or Noosa Council local government areas
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$3,500   
Sunshine Coast Local Medical Association Bursary Applications open
  • students eligible to graduate from the Bachelor of Medical Science following grade release in December
  • accepted and enrolled into the Griffith University Doctor of Medicine program on the Sunshine Coast
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$2,500 More information
QCF – Sunshine Coast Community Foundation Bursary - Maroochy Achievers Award Applications closed
  • full-time undergraduate student enrolled in any undergraduate program at UniSC Sippy Downs campus
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) 5.5
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$1,000
Eve Jorgensen Regional Study Support Bursary Applications open
  • full-time undergraduate student
  • third or fourth year student enrolled in a Bachelor of Paramedicine or Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
  • undertaking an approved work placement in a rural, remote or regional location
  • minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) 5.0
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder

 

$5,000 Apply now
City of Moreton Bay Study Support Bursaries Applications open
  • full-time student in any undergraduate program at UniSC's Moreton Bay or Caboolture campus
  • completed at least one semester and have a grade point average 4.0 or higher
  • resident of the City of Moreton Bay region at the time of the application
  • demonstrated financial need
  • be a permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or a permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder

Students who have previously received a City of Moreton Bay (formerly MBRC) Study Support Bursary are eligible to apply.

A$2,000 Apply now
Red Bike Adventures Study Support Bursary Applications closed
  • continuing student having successfully completed a minimum of 48 units
  • enrolled full-time at the UniSC Fraser Coast campus in a Bachelor of Social Work
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$2,500
Mature Age Study Support Bursary Applications closed
  • continuing student having successfully completed a minimum of 48 units
  • female student aged 25 or older
  • enrolled full-time in any undergraduate program at UniSC
  • minimum GPA (grade point average) of 4.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia
A$2,500
Jill Chamberlain Study Support Bursary Applications closed
  • full-time domestic students enrolled in a Bachelor of Environmental Science, Bachelor of Environmental Management, Bachelor of Animal Ecology or double degree including one of these programs; 
  • successfully completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units) on awarding of bursary;
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 or higher;
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$2,000
Exemplar Health Study Support Scholarship Applications closed
  • Exemplar Health Study Support Scholarship: commencing full-time domestic student, in first undergraduate program
  • resident of the Sunshine Coast Local Government Area
  • students enrolled in one of the following undergraduate programs:
    • Bachelor of Biomedical Science
    • Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology
    • Bachelor of Health Science
    • Bachelor of Midwifery
    • Bachelor of Nursing Science
    • Bachelor of Nutrition
    • Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Paramedicine
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
$16,000
Gympie & District Financial Services Ltd Study Support Bursary Applications closed
  • Full-time commencing or continuing undergraduate student
  • Enrolled in any Bachelor program at UniSC Gympie or Sunshine Coast Campus
  • Living in the Gympie Regional Council Area (postcodes: 4570, 4580, 4581, 4600, 4601)
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Resident of Australia, or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$2,500
Heller Foundation Study Support Bursary Applications open
  • full-time second year undergraduate students
  • enrolled in any program at any UniSC campus
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$2,000 Apply now
Environmental Legacy Foundation (ELF) Sustainability Honours Bursary Applications closed
  • enrolled full-time or part-time in an Honours program with a focus on environmental sustainability
  • completed one of the listed eligible degree programs. Eligible degree programs include:  Bachelor of Environmental Science, Bachelor of Environmental Management, Bachelor of Animal Ecology, or Bachelor of Science
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$2,500
Elaine and Peter Taylor Scholarship Applications closed
  • full-time continuing undergraduate student enrolled in a Bachelor of Creative Industries (Creative Writing and Publishing), or any Bachelor program with a major or minor in Australian Studies, or any Bachelor program with a major or minor in Creative Writing and Publishing
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$5,000
Roberta M.C. Taylor Rural and Remote Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship Applications closed

This scholarship is available to:

  • Australian or New Zealand citizens, and Australian Permanent Residents
  • Students enrolled full-time or part-time in Honours, Postgraduate Coursework or a Higher Degree by Research in the area of Nursing and / or Midwifery                                                                                            
A$4,000
Emeritus Professor Paul Thomas AM and Ms Anita Grunau Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing full-time student in first undergraduate program at UniSC Sunshine Coast campus.
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Up to A$25,000
The Thompson Excellence Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing full-time in first undergraduate program
  • enrolled in any UniSC undergraduate program*
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder

*No more than 50% of Thompson Excellence Scholarships on offer each semester will be awarded to students in a cluster of programs (e.g. Bachelor of Medical Science/Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Accelerated) or Bachelor of Primary Education/Bachelor of Education (Secondary)/Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood))

Up to A$32,000
Tim Fairfax Regional Scholarship Applications closed
  • relocating from a regional or remote area to study at UniSC 
  • commencing full-time in first undergraduate program
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Up to A$20,000
Tim Fairfax Family Foundation Rural and Remote Education Bursary Applications closed
  • domestic students enrolled in undergraduate Education programs or a Master of Teaching
  • completed and approved rural and remote application form and interview. For more information contact edprofessionallearning@usc.edu.au
  • undertaking a UniSC approved Professional Experience (PEx) in a rural or remote location
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Up to A$2,500 (depending on duration, location and distance)
Rod Stringer Tourism Scholarship Applications closed
  • enrolled full-time at any UniSC campus in a Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure and Event Management) program, or any Bachelor degree program with a Tourism major
  • continuing 3rd year undergraduate student having successfully completed a minimum of 192 units
  • minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0
  • Australian citizen, Permanent Resident of Australia, or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$5,000
U3A Merit-based Equity Bursary Applications closed
  • part-time or full-time undergraduate students in second year or above
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder, international student visa holders
A$2,000
UBL Bursary Applications closed
  • full or part time student enrolled in any undergraduate or postgraduate program at UniSC
  • a current or potential member of UniSC’s male or female UBL team as demonstrated by past participation in UBL or through state representation in basketball in the previous 5 years
  • domestic and international students are eligible to apply
A$2,500
Indigenous Student Success Scholarships Program (ISSP) Undergraduate students Applications open
  • identifying as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • enrolled full-time in any undergraduate program at UniSC (or part-time, where there are exceptional circumstances preventing full-time enrolment)
  • has not previously completed the requirements of an undergraduate program
  • evidence of financial need
  • relocating from a rural, regional or remote area to study at UniSC (UniSC Indigenous Relocation Costs Scholarships only)
Varies Apply now
UniSC 1996 Society Honours Scholarship Applications closed
  • students commencing Honours study at UniSC
  • 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 UniSC merit scholarship or a UniSC Honours or postgraduate Indigenous Scholarship for Honours year of study.
A$5,000 per annum
UniSC LGBTIQ+ Bursary Applications open
  • identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer* community (LGBTIQ+). * In this context queer is used as an umbrella term to describe people of diverse genders and sexualities
  • undergraduate or postgraduate students enrolled in any program at any UniSC campus
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$1,500 More information
UniSC Equity Bursary Applications open
  • domestic students enrolled in full-time study*
  • any undergraduate degree program at UniSC
  • satisfactory academic progress (minimum GPA of 4.0)
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder; or Permanent Resident of Australia

Please note, students who receive the Equity Bursary and withdraw from their studies in two consecutive semesters will not be eligible to receive an Equity Bursary payment in the subsequent semester.

Up to A$2,500 Apply now
UniSC Study Support Bursary Applications open
  • full-time domestic students in any undergraduate program
  • completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • Grade point average (GPA) 4.0 or higher
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder; or permanent resident of Australia
A$2,500 Apply now
UniSC Asylum Seeker Scholarship Applications closed
  • a commencing undergraduate or postgraduate student undertaking study at UniSC;
  • must be a holder of one of the following Australian visas:
    • Bridging Visa E (subclass 050)
    • Bridging Visa A (subclass 010)
    • Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785)
    • Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (subclass 790)
    • Temporary Humanitarian Stay Visa (subclass 449)
    • Temporary Humanitarian Concern Visa (subclass 786)
  • financial need
Tuition fees + A$4,000 per annum + A$1,000 one-off upfront in Year 1
UniSC 1996 Society Study Support Bursaries Applications open
  • full-time domestic students in any undergraduate program
  • students must have completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia
A$2500 Apply now
UniSC SportSmart Scholarship Applications closed
  • Students commencing their first undergraduate degree program who have been accepted into the UniSC High Performance Student Athlete (HPSA) Program
  • Enrolled full-time or part-time in 2 or more courses
  • A Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder

Note: Students who have completed any courses as part of an undergraduate Bachelor level program will not be eligible.

A$5,000
Unitywater's Bright Future in Engineering Scholarship Applications closed
  • part-time or full-time undergraduate student
  • enrolled in one of the following degrees: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours) or a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours) / Bachelor of Environmental Science double degree; or Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours)
  • commencing 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of study: 
    • if completing the four-year Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours), students commencing 2nd or 3rd year having successfully completed at least one year of full-time study
    • if completing the five-year Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)/ Bachelor of Environmental Science double degree, students commencing 3rd or 4th year having successfully completed at least two years of full-time study
  • achieving a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$10,000
Unitywater's Bright Future for First Nation Students Scholarship Applications closed
  • identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • be enrolled in part-time or full-time undergraduate study at UniSC in one of the following programs:
    • Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
    • Bachelor of Business
    • Bachelor of Business (HRM)
    • Bachelor of Business (Management)
    • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
    • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)
    • Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)
    • any bachelor level degree within the School of Science, Technology and Engineering
  • minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0
  • be commencing the penultimate year of study at UniSC
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$5,000
Project Urban Regional and Urban Planning Bursary Applications open
  • full time undergraduate student
  • enrolled in a Bachelor of Urban Design and Town Planning (Hons) or a Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (Hons) program at UniSC
  • has successfully completed at least one full time semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$1,000 Apply now
Project Urban - Project Management Scholarship Applications closed
  • Full time undergraduate student enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)
  • Successful completion of the Foundations of Engineering, ENG 101 Course
  • Commencing 2nd year student
  • Minimum of 5.0 Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder.
A$12,000
Vice-Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Scholarship Applications open
  • students commencing full-time in first undergraduate program
    • students who have completed any courses as part of an undergraduate bachelor level program at UniSC or another Higher Education provider will not be eligible
  • have achieved an ATAR of 95 or equivalent**
  • must have graduated year 12 within 2 years prior to commencing your studies at UniSC
  • have placed UniSC as your first or second preference on your QTAC application
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Up to A$12,000 Apply now
Vice-Chancellor's Honours Scholarship Applications open
  • students commencing Honours study at UniSC
  • 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 UniSC merit scholarship or a UniSC Honours or postgraduate Indigenous Scholarship for Honours year of study.
A$5,000 per annum More information
Jocelyn and Vic Walker Legacy Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing full-time student in first undergraduate program
  • attended a school in the Sunshine Coast Council local government area
  • completed high school within the previous two years (e.g., school leavers)
  • minimum ATAR 85 or equivalent
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa Holder
A$20,000
Greg White Engineering Scholarship Applications closed
  • full-time second year undergraduate student (successful completion of 96 units)
  • enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$12,000
Australian War Widows (Qld) Maroochydore Bursary Applications open
  • students enrolled in second year of Bachelor of Nursing Science
  • female aged up to 25 years
  • permanent resident of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council area
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$500  Apply now
Scott Williams Foundation Study Support Bursary Applications open
  • full-time domestic students
  • enrolled in any undergraduate business or combined business programs
  • residents of Noosa Shire will be considered first, then business students outside of Noosa Shire based on greatest need
  • preference will be given to students who have previously received a Scott Williams Foundation Study Support Bursary who continue to meet all other eligibility criteria
  • students must have completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
Up to A$5,000 Apply now
AINSE Winter School Scholarship Applications open
  • part time or full time Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students in their final year of undergraduate studies or Honours studies at UniSC
AINSE Ltd is offering a scholarship to a nominated UniSC student to attend the 2024 AINSE Winter School on applications of nuclear techniques More information
Graduate Women QLD Inc. Sunshine Coast Branch Undergraduate Bursary Applications closed
  • minimum GPA of 5.5
  • in second year or above and studied for at least one year at the University of the Sunshine Coast (UniSC)
  • female student enrolled either part-time or full-time in her first undergraduate degree or in Honours year at UniSC
  • current Australian Citizen; New Zealand Citizen; Australian Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder
A$2,000
Sunshine Coast Business Women's Network Bursary Applications open
  • female students enrolled full-time in second year or above 
  • undertaking any undergraduate program within the School of Business, including Honours
  • residing in the Sunshine Coast or Noosa Regional Council area 
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$500  Apply now
Sunshine Coast Airport Women in STEM Scholarship Applications closed
  • commencing female undergraduate student
  • enrolled full-time in any of the following undergraduate degree programs at UniSC:
    • Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Information Technology
    • any bachelor level degree program within the School of Science and Engineering
  • Resident of the Sunshine Coast or Noosa local government areas
  • Permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Up to A$24,000
Unitywater's Fiona Waterhouse Women in STEM Scholarship Applications closed
  • female student enrolled in full-time or part-time undergraduate study in one of the following programs:
    • Bachelor of Engineering (any)
    • Bachelor of Environmental Science
    • Bachelor of Environmental Management
    • Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Information Communication Technology
  • commencing penultimate year of study
  • achieving a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 4.0
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$10,000
Graduate Women QLD Inc. Sunshine Coast Indigenous Women's Bursary Applications open
  • female Indigenous students
  • full-time undergraduate students enrolled in any program at UniSC
  • completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia
A$2,000 Apply now
BPW North Lakes Women in STEM Bursary Applications open
  • full-time female undergraduate student enrolled in any undergraduate bachelor level degree program within the School of Science, Technology and Engineering at the UniSC Moreton Bay Campus
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder, or permanent resident of Australia.
A$1,000 Apply now
Zonta Club of Brisbane North Advancement Grant Applications closed

Applications are welcomed from women who:

  • are living, or working, or studying in Queensland or the Northern New South Wales region.
A$1,000
Zonta Club of Maroochy Mature Age Bursary Applications closed
  • continuing student having successfully completed a minimum of 48 units
  • female student aged 25 or older
  • enrolled full-time in any undergraduate program at UniSC Sunshine Coast Campus
  • Sunshine Coast resident
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia
A$1,000 
Zonta Club of Noosa Indigenous Women's Bursary Applications closed
  • Indigenous female students enrolled full time in an undergraduate program which includes a compulsory practicum
  • Completion of at least 4 courses at the University of the Sunshine Coast (ie equivalent of one semester of full-time study) 
  • Receiving Centrelink income support (eg Abstudy, Austudy, Youth Allowance or may be prevented from continuing study due to financial hardship)
  • Passing grade point average
  • Previous recipients may not apply
A$1,000 
Zonta Club of Noosa Women in Science Bursary Applications closed
  • female students enrolled full time at UniSC, in the Bachelor of Environmental Science, a Bachelor of Science, or a Bachelor of Animal Ecology with an environmental focus either as a single or part of a double degree
  • in second year or above, including Honours, through to the final year of a Masters program
  • receiving Centrelink income support (eg Abstudy, Austudy, Youth Allowance, other Centrelink pension) or may be prevented from continuing study due to financial hardship
  • passing grade point average
  • students may only apply for one Zonta Club of Noosa bursary per year
  • previous recipients may not apply
A$1,000
Zonta Club of Caloundra Equity Bursary Applications closed
  • female students in their first or second year at UniSC
  • aged 21 years or under
  • full-time student who has completed at least four courses of their undergraduate degree at UniSC
  • minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder

 

A$1,000
Zonta Club of Caloundra Joan Ford and Judy Henzell Business Bursary Applications closed
  • female student
  • mature aged student (aged 25 or older)
  • enrolled full-time in first or second year of study in a Business program at UniSC
  • successfully completed at least 4 courses at UniSC
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$2,000
Zonta Club of Pine Rivers Bursary Applications open
  • full-time female student enrolled in any undergraduate program at the UniSC Moreton Bay Campus
  • successful completion of at least 8 courses (96 units)
  • minimum GPA 4.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder, or Permanent Resident of Australia.
A$2,000 Apply now
Scholarship Eligibility Value
Gympie & District Financial Services Ltd Study Support Bursary Applications closed
  • Full-time commencing or continuing undergraduate student
  • Enrolled in any Bachelor program at UniSC Gympie or Sunshine Coast Campus
  • Living in the Gympie Regional Council Area (postcodes: 4570, 4580, 4581, 4600, 4601)
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Resident of Australia, or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$2,500
Tim Fairfax Family Foundation Rural and Remote Education Bursary Applications closed
  • domestic students enrolled in undergraduate Education programs or a Master of Teaching
  • completed and approved rural and remote application form and interview. For more information contact edprofessionallearning@usc.edu.au
  • undertaking a UniSC approved Professional Experience (PEx) in a rural or remote location
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Up to A$2,500 (depending on duration, location and distance)
Indigenous Student Success Scholarships Program (ISSP) for TPP students Applications open
  • identifying as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • enrolled full-time in Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) at UniSC (or part-time, where there are exceptional circumstances preventing full-time enrolment)
  • has not previously completed the requirements of an undergraduate program
  • evidence of financial need
  • relocating from a rural, regional or remote area to study at UniSC (UniSC Indigenous Relocation Costs Scholarships only)
Varies More information
Sunshine Coast Orthopaedic Group and University of the Sunshine Coast PhD Scholarship - Clinical biomechanics post nerve radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee Applications open
  1. Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  2. Eligible to undertake domestic study in Australia (i.e. Australian citizens/permanent residents or New Zealand citizens)
  3. Successful completion/award of first-class honours or Masters by research

Previous qualifications are required from the fields of biomechanics, clinical practice (e.g., Exercise Physiology, Sports Science, Physiotherapy, Medicine, Biomedical Science/Engineering) or other relevant quantitative discipline.

Highly desirable criteria include:

  • Advanced Microsoft suite skills (particularly Excel and Word)
  • Working experience with clinical and/or biomechanical data management and analysis
  • Possession of strong academic and research skills

It will also be considered highly favourable if the candidate has experience with motion analysis systems and associated data processing and interpretation.

$34 449.95 More information
Zonta Club of Brisbane North Advancement Grant Applications closed

Applications are welcomed from women who:

  • are living, or working, or studying in Queensland or the Northern New South Wales region.
A$1,000
Scholarship Eligibility Value
High Performance Student Athlete (HPSA) Encouragement Bursary Applications closed
  • registered as a student athlete within UniSC's High Performance Student Athlete Program
  • enrolled full-time or part-time in any program at UniSC (undergraduate or postgraduate)
  • completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • grade point average (GPA) 4.0 or higher
  • international or domestic students
Up to A$2,500
LGBTIQ+ Leadership Bursary Applications open
  • identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer* community (LGBTIQ+). * In this context queer is used as an umbrella term to describe people of diverse genders and sexualities
  • undergraduate or postgraduate students enrolled in any program at any UniSC campus
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$1,500 More information
Indigenous Education Placement Bursary Applications open
  • Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • enrolled full or part-time in any Bachelor of Education program or a Master of Teaching
  • successfully completed at least 192 credit points if enrolled in a Bachelor of Education program or at least 96 credit points if enrolled in a Master of Teaching
  • undertaking a UniSC approved Professional Experience (PEx) placement
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia
Up to A$3,550 per bursary More information
Rotary Postgraduate Scholarship Applications closed
  • awarded to the three (3) most meritorious postgraduate students who have completed their undergraduate degree at UniSC and who have enrolled in postgraduate studies at the Master or Doctorate levels
  • with competing students of equal merit, a Scholarship will be awarded to a student from the Sunshine Coast Region
A$4,500 per scholarship in 2023
Roberta M.C. Taylor Rural and Remote Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship Applications closed

This scholarship is available to:

  • Australian or New Zealand citizens, and Australian Permanent Residents
  • Students enrolled full-time or part-time in Honours, Postgraduate Coursework or a Higher Degree by Research in the area of Nursing and / or Midwifery                                                                                            
A$4,000
Tim Fairfax Family Foundation Rural and Remote Education Bursary Applications closed
  • domestic students enrolled in undergraduate Education programs or a Master of Teaching
  • completed and approved rural and remote application form and interview. For more information contact edprofessionallearning@usc.edu.au
  • undertaking a UniSC approved Professional Experience (PEx) in a rural or remote location
  • Permanent Resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Up to A$2,500 (depending on duration, location and distance)
UBL Bursary Applications closed
  • full or part time student enrolled in any undergraduate or postgraduate program at UniSC
  • a current or potential member of UniSC’s male or female UBL team as demonstrated by past participation in UBL or through state representation in basketball in the previous 5 years
  • domestic and international students are eligible to apply
A$2,500
UniSC Indigenous Scholarship - Honours and Postgraduate Applications open
  • a commencing student (eg existing students are not eligible)
  • must have completed an undergraduate qualification in any discipline
  • applicants will be considered ineligible if currently in receipt of another major UniSC or external scholarship (this does not include bursaries)
  • Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
A$4,000 for full-time study More information
UniSC LGBTIQ+ Bursary Applications open
  • identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, or queer* community (LGBTIQ+). * In this context queer is used as an umbrella term to describe people of diverse genders and sexualities
  • undergraduate or postgraduate students enrolled in any program at any UniSC campus
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 5.0
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or Permanent Resident of Australia
A$1,500 More information
UniSC Asylum Seeker Scholarship Applications closed
  • a commencing undergraduate or postgraduate student undertaking study at UniSC;
  • must be a holder of one of the following Australian visas:
    • Bridging Visa E (subclass 050)
    • Bridging Visa A (subclass 010)
    • Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785)
    • Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (subclass 790)
    • Temporary Humanitarian Stay Visa (subclass 449)
    • Temporary Humanitarian Concern Visa (subclass 786)
  • financial need
Tuition fees + A$4,000 per annum + A$1,000 one-off upfront in Year 1
Zonta Club of Brisbane North Advancement Grant Applications closed

Applications are welcomed from women who:

  • are living, or working, or studying in Queensland or the Northern New South Wales region.
A$1,000
Zonta Club of Noosa Women in Science Bursary Applications closed
  • female students enrolled full time at UniSC, in the Bachelor of Environmental Science, a Bachelor of Science, or a Bachelor of Animal Ecology with an environmental focus either as a single or part of a double degree
  • in second year or above, including Honours, through to the final year of a Masters program
  • receiving Centrelink income support (eg Abstudy, Austudy, Youth Allowance, other Centrelink pension) or may be prevented from continuing study due to financial hardship
  • passing grade point average
  • students may only apply for one Zonta Club of Noosa bursary per year
  • previous recipients may not apply
A$1,000
Scholarship Eligibility Value
Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) International Scholarship Applications closed

Prospective Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) applicants will simultaneously submit an application into a HDR program at the University of the Sunshine Coast. To be successful in scholarship application, applicants will require a successful admission into a HDR Program.

Current HDR UniSC applicants will require an active offer or enrolment in a HDR program.

$34,449.95 per annum (2024) - Indexed January each year
Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Domestic Stipend Scholarship Applications open

Prospective Higher Degrees by Research (HDR) applicants will simultaneously submit an application into a HDR program at the University of the Sunshine Coast. To be successful in scholarship application, applicants will require a successful admission into a HDR Program.

Current HDR UniSC applicants will require an active offer or enrolment in a HDR program.

AU $34,449.95 per annum (2024 rate - indexed January each year) More information
Building community resilience to climate hazards Applications open
  • Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Hold a or a master degree with a significant research component, in a discipline of relevance to the research topic
$34 449.95 More information
Exercise, Cognition and Healthy Ageing Applications open
  • Domestic Applicant

  • Approved for admission to the UniSC PhD Program 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with First Class Honours or equivalent previous study, relevant work experience, research publications, or other research experience

  • Not hold a PhD

  • Not have previously held a Commonwealth-funded postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within six months of the current scholarship’s payments commencing

  • Not be the recipient of an equivalent award, scholarship, or salary, providing a benefit greater than 75 percent of the Research Training Program rate to undertake a HDR. Income unrelated to the course of study is not to be taken into account

  • Satisfactory progress must be maintained throughout the PhD program

$33, 446.56 (2023 rate), indexed annually More information
High Performance Student Athlete (HPSA) Encouragement Bursary Applications closed
  • registered as a student athlete within UniSC's High Performance Student Athlete Program
  • enrolled full-time or part-time in any program at UniSC (undergraduate or postgraduate)
  • completed at least one semester at UniSC (48 units)
  • grade point average (GPA) 4.0 or higher
  • international or domestic students
Up to A$2,500
Indigenous Education Placement Bursary Applications open
  • Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • enrolled full or part-time in any Bachelor of Education program or a Master of Teaching
  • successfully completed at least 192 credit points if enrolled in a Bachelor of Education program or at least 96 credit points if enrolled in a Master of Teaching
  • undertaking a UniSC approved Professional Experience (PEx) placement
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia
Up to A$3,550 per bursary More information
Defence Research Project Applications open
  • Be accepted into the Doctor of Philosophy program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Must be an Australian Citizen
  • Have a First-Class Bachelor Honours Degree, or show equivalent level of achievement with other academic qualifications or professional research experience
AU$28,854 (2022 rate) per annum tax-free indexed annually Apply now
Rotary Postgraduate Scholarship Applications closed
  • awarded to the three (3) most meritorious postgraduate students who have completed their undergraduate degree at UniSC and who have enrolled in postgraduate studies at the Master or Doctorate levels
  • with competing students of equal merit, a Scholarship will be awarded to a student from the Sunshine Coast Region
A$4,500 per scholarship in 2023
Scholarship in Economics in Reforestation Funded by Carbon Credits Applications open

Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast

$34 449.95 More information
Embedded Intelligence – AI, IoT and Blockchain Device Analytics for Efficient Hardware Implementation PhD Scholarship Applications open
  • Be accepted into the Doctor of Philosophy program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Not have an equivalent qualification to the one for which is currently being applied for
  • Have a First-Class Bachelor Honours Degree, or show equivalent level of achievement with other academic qualifications or professional research experience
$33 446.56 p/a More information
PhD Scholarship in a Reforestation Project Applications open
  • Be accepted into the Doctor of Philosophy program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Not have an equivalent qualification to the one for which is currently being applied for
  • Have a First-Class Bachelor Honours Degree, or show equivalent level of achievement with other academic qualifications or professional research experience
  • Be based in Australia during the PhD program and be able to travel overseas to carry out research work
AU$34, 449.95 (2024 rate) per annum tax-free More information
Life cycle assessment of seaweed nature-based solutions: a comparative analysis of carbon and nutrient flows in the Pacific Islands (1) Applications open
  • Be accepted into the Doctor of Philosophy Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
$39 449.95 More information
Scholarship on Silviculture and Carbon Accumulation in Reforestation Systems Applications open
  • Be accepted into the Doctor of Philosophy program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Be based in Australia or willing to relocate to Australia
  • Be based in Australia during the PhD program and be able to travel overseas to carry out research work
  • Ability to work in remote locations for up to two months at a time
  • Ability to work in multicultural environments and be flexible to adapt to local circumstances while working overseas
$34 449.95 More information
Roberta M.C. Taylor Rural and Remote Nursing and Midwifery Scholarship Applications closed

This scholarship is available to:

  • Australian or New Zealand citizens, and Australian Permanent Residents
  • Students enrolled full-time or part-time in Honours, Postgraduate Coursework or a Higher Degree by Research in the area of Nursing and / or Midwifery                                                                                            
A$4,000
National Centre for Timber Durability and Design Life Scholarship Applications open
  • Domestic student or International HDR student at UniSC (see application details below on how to apply for admission)
  • Bachelors Degree with First Class Honours or equivalent previous study, relevant work experience, research publications, or other research experience
  • Maintain satisfactory progress
  • Not hold an equivalent qualification to the one currently being applied for
  • Not have previously held a Commonwealth-funded postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within six months of the current scholarship’s payments commencing
  • Not be the recipient of an equivalent award, scholarship, or salary, providing a benefit greater than 75 percent of the RTP rate to undertake a HDR. Income unrelated to the course of study is not to be taken into account.
$33, 446 (2023 rate), indexed annually More information
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Degree by Research Scholarship Applications open

To be eligible for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Higher Degree by Research Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. When applying you must provide a certified Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity (COA) under the common seal of a community organisation or statutory declaration 
  • Be Accepted for entry to a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at UniSC
  • Not hold an equivalent HDR qualification to that being applied for
  • Recipients must maintain satisfactory progress as a higher degree by research candidate at the University of the Sunshine Coast
$44,449.95 p/a (2024 rate) More information
Scholarship on Social Sciences in Tropical Reforestation and Carbon Applications open
  • Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Be based in Australia or willing to relocate to Australia
  • Be based in Australia during the PhD program and be able to travel overseas to carry out research work
  • Ability to work in remote locations for up to two months at a time
  • Ability to work in multicultural environments and be flexible to adapt to local circumstances while working overseas
$ 34 449.95 More information
UBL Bursary Applications closed
  • full or part time student enrolled in any undergraduate or postgraduate program at UniSC
  • a current or potential member of UniSC’s male or female UBL team as demonstrated by past participation in UBL or through state representation in basketball in the previous 5 years
  • domestic and international students are eligible to apply
A$2,500
MAIC/UniSC Road Safety Research Scholarship – Alcohol impairment detection system Applications open
  • Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Domestic Applicant
  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum IIA Honours or equivalent previous study, relevant work experience, research publications, or other research experience.
  • Not have previously held a Commonwealth-funded postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within six months of the current scholarship’s payments commencing.
  • Satisfactory progress must be maintained throughout the PhD program.
$34 449.95 p.a More information
Sunshine Coast Orthopaedic Group and University of the Sunshine Coast PhD Scholarship - Clinical biomechanics post nerve radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee Applications open
  1. Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  2. Eligible to undertake domestic study in Australia (i.e. Australian citizens/permanent residents or New Zealand citizens)
  3. Successful completion/award of first-class honours or Masters by research

Previous qualifications are required from the fields of biomechanics, clinical practice (e.g., Exercise Physiology, Sports Science, Physiotherapy, Medicine, Biomedical Science/Engineering) or other relevant quantitative discipline.

Highly desirable criteria include:

  • Advanced Microsoft suite skills (particularly Excel and Word)
  • Working experience with clinical and/or biomechanical data management and analysis
  • Possession of strong academic and research skills

It will also be considered highly favourable if the candidate has experience with motion analysis systems and associated data processing and interpretation.

$34 449.95 More information
The Blue Biosphere: understanding human-wildlife interactions with iconic marine species in Noosa Biosphere Reserve – PhD scholarship with the Noosa Reserve Foundation Applications open
  • Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Not have an equivalent qualification to the one for which they are currently applying
  • Have a First-Class Bachelor Honours Degree, or show equivalent level of achievement with other academic qualifications or professional research experience
  • Applications can only be accepted from Domestic students
$44 449.95 per annum (indexed annually) More information
Menopause as a critical window of opportunity to reduce dementia risk in women. Applications open
  • Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
$34 449.95 (Indexed annually) More information
MAIC/UniSC Road Safety Research Scholarship - Women’s experiences with impaired driving events Applications open

• Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
• Domestic applicant
• Bachelor’s Degree with minimum IIA Honours or equivalent previous study, relevant work experience, research publications, or other research experience.
• Not have previously held a Commonwealth-funded postgraduate research scholarship unless it was terminated within six months of the current scholarship’s payments commencing.
• Satisfactory progress must be maintained throughout the PhD program.

$33 446.56 p/a Indexed annually More information
Cardiovascular risk in young adults: a co-designed lifestyle intervention delivered through learning management platforms Applications open
  • Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Only Domestic applicants can be considered 
A$34,449 More information
Zonta Club of Brisbane North Advancement Grant Applications closed

Applications are welcomed from women who:

  • are living, or working, or studying in Queensland or the Northern New South Wales region.
A$1,000
Understanding the role of zooplankton in global fisheries production under climate change Applications open

Be accepted into a Higher Degrees by Research program at the University of the Sunshine Coast

$34 449.95 More information