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City of Ipswich Scholarship

In 2016, USQ will offer one City of Ipswich Scholarship.  The Ipswich City Council has made this scholarship available to encourage educational development in skill-shortage areas in the Ipswich region. The scholarship is awarded to a meritorious student in the Ipswich region.


The scholarship will have a maximum value of $5,000.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or have permanent resident status 
  • be a resident of the Ipswich/Moreton region encompassing Ipswich City, Esk, Laidley and Boonah Shires 
  • continue their studies in a Bachelor degree in Semester 1, 2016
  • have completed a minimum of 8 USQ courses to be entering into the second year of the degree
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 3 study units in each of Semester 1 and Semester 2 
  • be studying on-campus or on-line.

Selection criteria

Applicants will:

  • submit a personal statement indicating: 
    • a description of their career aims and goals 
    • how the Scholarship will assist them to achieve their future career plans 
    • a history of involvement within their school, extracurricular activities or within their local community
  • provide evidence of academic achievement, e.g. academic history
  • have a current Grade Point Average of at least 5.0.

How to apply

Complete the Scholarship Application Form Continuing USQ Students 2017 (PDF*153KB) 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

Applications will not be accepted via fax or email.

Shortlisted applicants are required to attend an interview and are asked to maintain up-to-date USQ Personal Details via UConnect.

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.

*This file is in Portable Document Format (PDF) which requires the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader. A free copy of Acrobat Reader may be obtained from Adobe. Users who are unable to access information in PDF should contact Customer Relationship Management Centre, telephone 1800 269 500 to obtain this information in an alternative format.