Scholarships, awards and bursaries

USQ offers a range of scholarships each year, catering for students from all backgrounds as well as high achieving students. Some scholarships which can assist in funding accommodation fees include:

University wide scholarships

USQ offers a range of scholarships available to students who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and participation in the wider community.

Annual academic awards and prizes

The annual Inauguration Dinner, attended by the Vice-Chancellor and senior academic staff, offers up to 20 prizes and awards  to residents to recognise their achievements in the previous academic year. This includes monetary awards, totalling in excess of AUD7000.

The Norma Margaret Anne Edwards Bursary (for Concannon residents only)

This bursary of $500 is awarded annually to one student from Concannon College based on the following criteria:

  • the student must have completed a full year of residency in Concannon College and remain in College for the full year in which the bursary is awarded;
  • the student must have exhibited leadership within the framework of faith and the values and ethos of the College; and
  • the student must have promoted, by virtue of their own behaviour and influence, the values and ideals of the College as expressed in the Policy for the College approved by the College Council.