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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 2014 prizes, presenters and winners are listed below.

2015 List of Prizes

Prize  Presenter Prize winner Amount
Chancellor's Prize Professor Jan Thomas
Vice-Chancellor
Penny Strand $1500
Vice-Chancellor's Prize (McGregor) Professor Jan Thomas
Vice-Chancellor
Sara Vinci $600
Vice-Chancellor's Prize (Concannon)
Professor Jan Thomas
Vice-Chancellor
Alice Galea $600
Vice-Chancellor's Prize (Steele Rudd)
Professor Jan Thomas
Vice-Chancellor
Danielle Chapman $600
Business and Commerce Prize Professor Roger Lawrey
HOS - School of Commerce
Ashley Hunter $500
Creative Arts and Media Prize Associate Professor Jill Lawrence
Associate Dean (Students), Faculty of BELA
Paula Arujao $500
Education Prize Associate Professor Jill Lawrence
Associate Dean (Students), Faculty of BELA
Emma Kingdom $500
Engineering and Built Environment Prize Professor Lyn Karstadt
Executive Dean, Faculty of HES
Denika Moes $500
Health and Community Prize Professor Lyn Karstadt
Executive Dean, Faculty of HES
Isabella Tilbury $500
Humanities and Communication Prize Associate Professor Jill Lawrence
Associate Dean (Students), Faculty of BELA
Meggan McKie $500
Law and Justice Prize Associate Professor Jill Lawrence
Associate Dean (Students), Faculty of BELA
Max Sutton $500
Sciences Prize Professor Grant Daggard
HOS - School of Agriculture, Computational and Environmental Science
Jake Hogan $500
Academic Advancement Prize Professor Janet Verbyla
Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Joe Treloar $500
Research Prize Professor Peter Terry
Director (Research Training and Development)
Denika Moes $500
Indigenous Australian Academic Prize Professor Janet Verbyla
Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Tyson Knapp $500
USQ International Prize Mr Carl Rallings
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Communities)
Xin Chen $500
Community Leadership Prize (McGregor) Mr Carl Rallings
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Communities)
Ryan York $200
Community Leadership Prize (Concannon) Mr Carl Rallings
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Communities)
Reegan Milne  $200
Community Leadership Prize (Steele Rudd) Mr Carl Rallings
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students and Communities)
Kimberley Kerslake $200