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Chancellor's Scholarship

In 2016, USQ will offer four Chancellor's Scholarships.  A scholarship will be awarded to the most outstanding applicant commencing full-time on-campus study in 2016 at each of the Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich campuses.


The scholarship will have a maximum value of $12,000.

Short listed applicants who do not receive a Chancellor's Scholarship or other scholarships will receive a $500 bursary.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or have permanent resident status 
  • commence their studies in a Bachelor degree in Semester 1, 2016
  • be enrolled at a USQ campus
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 3 study units in each of Semester 1 and Semester 2 of each year of study 
  • be studying on-campus.

Selection criteria

Applicants will:

  • provide evidence of academic achievement, e.g. high school report card 
  • achieve an OP 1 or 2 (or equivalent ranking)  
  • demonstrate a history of involvement within their school, extracurricular activities or within their local community.

How to apply

Complete the Scholarship Application Form Students Commencing at USQ 2016 (PDF*247KB) and post the application and all supporting documents to:

Private and Confidential
Scholarship Officer
Student Services
University of Southern Queensland
West Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Applicants completing their Year 12 studies in 2015 must also attach a Statement of Support (PDF*147KB) with their application.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview.

Closing date

Applications closed.


Further information

University of Southern Queensland
Phone:  1800 269 500

USQ reserves the right to alter the conditions of the Scholarship/Bursary based upon exceptional circumstances.  USQ reserves the right to not award the Scholarship/Bursary in a given year.

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