USQ students are often eligible to apply for scholarships offered by other organisations and Australian Government departments. If you have any questions, please contact the organisation offering the scholarship directly.
|SERC (Space Environment Research Centre)||
The Space Environment Research Centre (SERC) has a range of scholarship opportunities for exceptional undergraduate (4th year), Postgraduate (HDR) and Masters students to work within a global centre of excellence in collaboration with leading universities, international companies and space agencies.
SERC accepts applications all year round and strongly encourages students to obtain an APA, URS or other primary scholarship, however this is not essential. SERC top-up scholarships cannot generally be held simultaneously with other top-up scholarships.
The SERC Scholarship selection panel will be meeting in late November 2015 and again in late January 2016 to select the upcoming scholarship awardees. Start preparing your application now to be in the mix for semester one, 2016.
For further information on the broad range of study fields and the selection criteria please go to the website.
Once on the SERC website click on the Scholarships tab at the top of the page for 'How to Apply' and 'Applications'
|The Roberta Sykes Harvard Club Scholarship||
The Harvard Club of Australia Group is the organisation for Harvard alumni. Formed in 1961, the club’s aim is to promote fellowship amongst alumni and to assist Australians wishing to study at Harvard. For more information on the club and its programs, please visit www.harvardclub.org.au
For more information on how to apply please visit the website.
|Digital Marketing Scholarship||
Roi.com.au is offering current Australian University & TAFE students, currently undertaking relevant studies in Marketing, Business, or IT an opportunity to develop their skills with industry-relevant training and education.
The lucky recipient will receive:
Search Marketing Training Modules Inclusive of:
This invaluable package will be vital in kick-starting your career in the digital space – not to mention a handy addition to your resume.
For further information on Terms & Conditions and How To Apply please go to the website.
|The Henry Carus + Associates
The Henry Carus + Associates Visionary Scholarship is an award designed for Australian law students who share our passion for courage, determination, and justice. It’s aimed at helping them increase their skills and industry knowledge, to assist with their ongoing education expenses, and to provide an outlet for them to share their own unique vision with the world.
To enter this year’s Henry Carus + Associates Visionary Scholarship, answer the following question in 500 words:
Why should common law compensation rights be maintained in Australia?
Your answer must be your own original work, and your argument should be presented in a compelling, thought-provoking manner. The winning entry will be chosen by Henry Carus + Associates founder and principal, Henry Carus, and the winner will receive a cheque for $1,000 to be used towards their next semester of study.
For more information on how to apply, please visit our website.
|Course Finder Scholarship||
The CourseFinder Scholarship is open to:
How to apply
We don’t want anyone to miss out, so please ensure you follow the steps below:
The CourseFinder scholarship was established to help one inspiring individual reach their goals, so make sure you let us know how it could change your path. We’ll be awarding the scholarship to the person we feel provides the most articulate, ambitious and passionate response – do whatever you can to make your application stand out!
For more information please visit our website.
|William Groom Scholarship||
The Toowoomba Regional Council is proud to offer the William Groom Centenary of Toowoomba City Scholarship to 18 - 24 year olds, who are commencing their second or third year of a full time USQ degree course or TAFE Queensland South West diploma.
The scholarship was established in 2004 to mark the centenary of Toowoomba’s declaration as a city. It honours the many achievements of the municipality’s first mayor William Henry Groom, who served several terms from 1861 before winning seats in the Queensland and Commonwealth Parliaments.
For further information and how to apply please go to the website.
|Department of Education and Training Scholarships and Grants (DET QLD)||
Applications are now open for the Department of Education and Training’s 2016 scholarship and grants programs. These scholarships and grants reinforce the department’s dedication to providing the best teachers for all state schools while promoting teaching as a career path.
The scholarships and grants on offer include:
Aspiring Teacher Grants
Close 11/12/2015The Pearl Duncan Teaching Scholarships
The Lambert McBride Perpetual Bursary
TJ Ryan Memorial Medal and Scholarship
Step into STEM Teaching Scholarships
Beyond the Range Professional Experience Grants
For details regarding the above scholarships and grants and how to apply please go to the website.
|11/12/2015 & 12/2/2016|
|Bizify Startup Future Scholarship||
The Bizify Startup Future Scholarship provides scholars with the opportunity to launch their own startup at our company's expense.
$4000 - which includes a grant to be used as desired, professional advice on how to start a business, covers business/company registration costs, covers marketing/website costs and more.
For further information on eligibility and how to apply please go to the website.
|Fifty Acres Scholarship||
As a virtual agency, Fifty Acres is a huge believer in the opportunities that the Internet provides for companies, small businesses and careers. We’re also a huge believer in providing students with the opportunity and tools to succeed in the communications industry.
If you would like to apply for one of these scholarships, please send an email outlining which scholarship you are applying for, a copy of your academic record, two references from lecturers and 300 words about your plans for a future in the communications industry to email@example.com by 31 December 2015.
|LocalAgentFinder's Prize for Academic Achievement||
LocalAgentFinder is an Australian real estate agent comparison website. It has recently established an academic prize for one high achieving, full-time, tertiary student in Australia, awarded across all fields of study. To nurture forward thinking and innovative development in Australia’s future, LocalAgentFinder created the LocalAgentFinder Prize for Academic Achievement.
For further information and how to apply, please visit the website.
Bendigo & Adelaide Bank Limited provide a number of scholarships for year 12 students undertaking University studies (undergraduate) for the first time in 2016. The Scholarship aims to assist academically outstanding but disadvantaged students, from a rural or regional area, who have been offered a full-time place at an Australian university or college for the first time.
To be eligible, the following criteria must be met:
- Australian citizen or permanent resident from a rural or regional location
- first year undergraduate in 2016 (first attendance at an Australian university)
- studying full-time in 2016 (in an approved Australian course)
- graduated from secondary school in either 2015 or in 2014 (took a gap year)
- demonstration of the disadvantage (economic and /or social) hindering further study
- outstanding academic achievement and community involvement
Applications open 1 December 2015
How to apply, please visit the website.
|The WIMDU Scholarship Programme||
We are excited to award a scholarship fund to a promising student, who has a keen interest in taking up a career in the travel industry. The WIMDU Scholarship was created in order to recognise and develop the sort of skills that are fundamental to succeeding in the travel and business sectors.
Applicants must be studying in an Australian university at undergraduate or Masters degree level in a field related to Business Administration, Travel or Tourism in the academic year 2015-2016. All applications must be received from the applicant’s official university email account. Both domestic and international students may apply, provided they are enrolled at a participating Australian university. Applicants must be able to provide proof that they are enrolled in an undergraduate degree or Masters degree in a field related to business, travel or tourism (ie certified copy of official academic transcript).
How to apply
- Essays submitted must be the applicant’s own work and free from any plagiarism. All applications will be checked for signs of falsification.
For any inquiries about the application process please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Gowrie Scholarship (PhD Research Study)||
In accordance with the Trust Deed, Gowrie Scholarships will be awarded to members of the Forces and children of members of the Forces, including, in the discretion of the Trustees, grandchildren or other lineal descendants of such members.
You must be an Australian Citizen
Eligible Program: PhD
The scholarship will be open to any Australian citizen but preference will be given to past and present members of the Australian Armed Forces and their lineal descendants with special consideration being given to a lineal descendant of a member of the Australian Armed Forces who died or has died as a result of any occurrence which happened during his or her period of enlistment while serving in the Second World War, subsequent wars or on non-warlike operations (such as peacekeeping or humanitarian operations).
$5000 per annum
The duration of the scholarship will be one year in the first instance. The scholarship will be tenable for up to two years at universities or other recognised research institutions, either in Australia or overseas. Successful applicants are required to re-apply if they are seeking funding for a second year with a progress report from their research project supervisor.
The scholarships will commence at the start of the academic year of the university, or other institution, at which (or under the direction of which) the research is to be pursued. Where necessary the scholarship offer may be made retrospective to that date.
Applications opened now.
For further information and instructions on How to Apply please go to the website.
To be eligible to enter for a chance to win the LAC Lawyers $1,000 scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
Value: AUD$1,000 grant to be used for you to attend a legal related conference or event, to assist with your research or to further your education and a congratulatory post and a certificate accrediting you as the greatest submission received.
For more information about how to apply please visit the Lac Lawyers Scholarship website.
|National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)||
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) scholarship is designed to support women in all fields of construction.
Please send your submission to email@example.com with the subject line "NAWIC Scholarship 2016 Application – University of Southern Queensland, Applicant's Name"
|Lyonswood Investigations and Forensic Scholarship||
Lyonswood Investigations and Forensics Group are inviting students enrolled in tertiary courses studying law, law enforcement and humanities subjects to apply for this unique industry scholarship.
– AUD $1000 grant toward student tuition or textbooks
To be eligible to enter the Lyonswood Investigations and Forensics Group scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
– Enrolled in an accredited tertiary education institution undergoing either part-time or full-time study
For further information and instructions on how to apply, please go to the website.
|Dan David Prize||
For more information on how to apply please visit the website.
|Australia's Sugar Research Institute Scholarship||The Sugar Research Institute Scholarship is available to current students in their penultimate year studying an engineering (chemical, mechanical and electrical), science or technical degree. The SRIS aims to encourage the participation of high calibre students in the Australian sugar processing industry.
Sugar Research Institute will be funding four scholarship recipients in 2016 to be hosted by Australian sugar mills and refineries for three work placements of four weeks each over one and half years (two placements during the crushing season and one placement during maintenance).
In addition to financial and work placement support, the program helps recipients to make the most of their university experience through extra development opportunities by building their leadership skills and professional networks.
You must be:
Applications open 2 October 2015For more information on how to apply visit the website.
|Bend + Mend Musculoskeletal Injury Management Scholarship||
About Bend + Mend
How to Apply For and Win the Bend + Mend Scholarship
For more information please visit the website.
WebContacts is an Australian online mail-order supplier of discounted replacement contact lenses.
$1,200 scholarship for domestic undergraduate/postgraduate students in the field of Health Science
The applicant must be an Australian citizen and full-time student at a College or University in the field of Health Science. The scholarship is available to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. If you're an undergraduate, you must have completed one year of a three or four year degree or two years of a five or six year degree before being eligible for the scholarship.
Please see the website for further information about the scholarship and how to apply.
|Bayside Psychotherapy scholarship||
Why are we offering this scholarship?
The need to raise awareness of mental health, psychotherapy and counselling in the community
We have been approached by a number of students requesting placement opportunities and the chance to work directly with patients. Our high standards of patient care, and desire to support the development of student health practitioners has prompted the creation of a mini scholarship.
Please visit our website for more information on how to apply.
|Brosa Online Retailing Scholarship||
Brosa is an Australian online furniture retailer. Founded by online retail veterans who have over 15 years of experience selling online, as well as building some of Australia's largest retailers. Brosa is bringing designer furniture direct from the makers to customers.
Brosa will provide $1000AUD towards tuition fees for a student in their chosen field of study within Marketing, Business, Digital Design, Computer Science or any internet business related field.
In addition the winning applicant will have a chance to have an online hangout with Brosa to learn about online companies, startups, entrepreneurship, business and marketing strategies. The winner also has the opportunity to ask any questions that will help their future career path.Eligibility
The applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for the scholarship:
How to apply
All applicants should email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org
Students will be notified in writing on or before 30 November 2016. For further information please email email@example.com.
The Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme: Continuing Professional Development is funded by Australian Government Department of Health and administered by Australian College of Nursing. The scheme is an Australian Government initiative to support students enrolled in an entry level nursing or midwifery course to undertake a clinical placement in an Aboriginal Medical Service.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nursing or midwifery students are encouraged to apply.
Applications are now open for clinical placements commenced in 2014 that meet the below eligibility criteria and will commence within three months of submitting your application. Applications are open year round; please ensure that you do not apply for placements outside of this timeframe.
Clinical placement scholarships are available to nursing and midwifery students who meet the following criteria:
Successful applicants will be required to have completed cultural competence training before commencing the placement. At some clinical placement locations, cultural competence training may be provided by the AMS
This scholarship can only be awarded once during a student's course of study. Current undergraduate NAHSSS scholarship holders are eligible to apply.
Value of scholarship
The maximum total value of the Scholarship is $11,000.
Payments may be made for:
The Relocation Scholarship is an annual payment for eligible Austudy, Youth Allowance and ABSTUDY Living Allowance customers who have to live away from the family home to study. You’ll receive this scholarship at the beginning of the academic year to help with the costs of living away from home. If you’re eligible, you’ll receive the full amount of the Relocation Scholarship, even if you’re not on the maximum payment rate from Centrelink.
For more information, contact Centrelink by phone on 13 24 90 or visit the Centrelink website.
|No closing date|
|Student Start-Up Scholarship||
If you are a full-time student undertaking an approved scholarship course at a higher education institution and are receiving Youth Allowance, Austudy or ABSTUDY Living Allowance, you will receive the Student Start-up Scholarship. You’ll receive this scholarship at the beginning of each traditional tertiary semester to help with the up-front costs of studying, such as textbooks and specialised equipment. If you’re eligible you’ll receive the full amount of the Student Start-up Scholarship, even if you’re not on the maximum payment rate from Centrelink.
“Proposed Changes - Higher Education Savings Announcement:
|No closing date|
|Australia Award Scholarships||
Australia Awards Scholarships are long term development awards administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
Eligibility requirements and application processes vary throughout the Australia Awards programs. Please follow the links on the Australia Award Scholarships website for detailed information about the eligibility criteria and selection process for each program. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria of the specific scholarship to which they are applying, including English language requirements.
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|ACS Foundation||The ACS Foundation advances the IT and business professions by providing structured work integrated learning and research scholarships. Our practical scholarship opportunities develop student's workplace skills while providing them the platform to meet future employers - a variety of Scholarships are available.||various closing dates|
|Australian Rotary Health Scholarships||Australian Rotary Health is one of the largest independent funders of mental health research within Australia.
We also provide funding into a broad range of general health areas, provide scholarships for rural medical and nursing students, as well as Indigenous health students. Australian Rotary Health provides funding into areas of health that do not readily attract funding, and promotes findings to the community.
Australian Rotary Health is supported by a number of Rotary Clubs in Australia. We have a broad vision to improve the health and wellbeing of all Australians.
Find out more about our scholarships, research and activities.
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|Rotary Foundation Global Grant Scholarship||
The Rotary Foundation offers scholarship funding through the Rotary Foundation Global Grant scholarships. The scholarship funds graduate-level coursework or research for one to four academic years.
Rotary Foundation Global Grants can be used to fund scholarships with sustainable, high-impact outcomes in one of Rotary’s six areas of focus: Peace and conflict prevention/resolution, Disease prevention and treatment, Water and sanitation, Maternal and child health, Basic education and literacy, and Economic and community development.
Interested applicants can contact their local Rotary clubs via the Rotary Club Locator to inquire on how to be sponsored for the grant.Global grant scholarship applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year but applications should be submitted at least three months before the scholar’s intended departure date to allow adequate time for Foundation review and processing. **Each Rotary Club/District might have its own specific timeline. It is important to visit the official website for details on how to apply for the scholarship.
The minimum budget for a global grant scholarship is $30,000 which can fund the following: Passport/visa, Inoculations, Travel expenses (as specified in the grant terms and conditions), School supplies, Tuition, Room and board, Household supplies, Language training courses (but not if university admission is contingent on improvement of language skills). Most personal and miscellaneous expenses are not covered by the scholarship funding.
Please go to the official website for more information.
|Australian College of Nursing||RCNA administers the nursing component of the Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship Support Scheme which provides funding for undergraduate and postgraduate study, professional development and clinical placements.||check website|
|Indigenous Scholarships||Welcome to the Indigenous Scholarships website. This is where you'll find information about undergraduate scholarships available in Australia, designed for Indigenous students.||check website|
|Defence University Scholarships||For students studying an engineering or health degree||No closing date|
|Clinical Placement Scholarships||To support Nursing students enrolled in an undergraduate or entry level Nursing or Midwifery degree to undertake a clinical placement in an Aboriginal Medical Service.||No closing date|