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International Women's Conference Scholarship

The USQ Women's Network will offer one International Women's Conference Scholarship for a female student commencing a bachelor degree in 2015.

Value

The scholarship will have a maximum value of $1,500.  

The scholarship provides for two award options:

  • a new laptop computer with minimum software provided or
  • a $1,500 book bursary (USQ Bookshop).

Eligibility

To be eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or have permanent resident status 
  • be female 
  • commence their studies in a bachelor degree in Semester 1, 2015
  • be enrolled at any USQ Campus 
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 3 study units in each of Semester 1 and Semester 2 
  • be studying on-campus or online.

Selection criteria

Applicants will:

  • submit a personal statement demonstrating a history of involvement within their school, extracurricular activities or within their local community in one or more of the following areas: 
    • justice, health and community services, education, environmental and social service related fields
  • provide evidence of academic achievement, e.g. high school report card or post-secondary academic history, as applicable
    • have a high level of academic achievement 
  • provide evidence of financial hardship.  Refer to "Frequently asked questions - What documents should I attach to show financial hardship?"

How to apply

Complete the USQ Scholarship Application Form (PDF* 954KB) 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
AUSTRALIA

Closing date

Applications opening soon.

Further information

University of Southern Queensland
Phone:  1800 269 500
Email:  study@usq.edu.au

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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