Indigenous USQ Student Scholarship

USQ will offer one scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students commencing full-time on-campus study at USQ Springfield Campus in 2014.


The scholarship will have a maximum value of $6,000.

Short-listed applicants who do not receive this scholarship or other scholarships will receive a $500 bursary paid after the last date to drop Semester 1 courses.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen or have permanent resident status
  • be Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • commence their studies in a bachelor degree program in Semester 1, 2014 
  • 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 
  • be enrolled at the Springfield Campus.

Selection criteria

Applicants will:

  • demonstrate a history of involvement within their school, extracurricular activities or within their local community 
  • provide evidence of academic achievement, e.g. high school report card or post-secondary academic history, as applicable.

How to apply

Complete the USQ Scholarship Application Form (PDF* 55KB) 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 2013 must also attach a Statement of Support (PDF* 94KB) with their application.

Closing date

Applications have closed.

Further information

University of Southern Queensland
Phone:  1800 269 500

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