School Partners Program Scholarships

USQ will offer nine School Partners Program Scholarships for students commencing full-time on-campus study at USQ in 2014. Three scholarships will be offered to students from each of the following:

  • a school that is a partner in the USQ Priority Plus School Partners Program at USQ Fraser Coast
  • a school that is a partner in the USQ Priority Plus School Partners Program at USQ Springfield
  • a school in the Darling Downs region that is a member of the Toowoomba Education Coalition.

These scholarships will be offered in recognition of the partner schools' involvement in USQ initiatives, and to provide maximum opportunity for students from these schools to start tertiary study at one of USQ's campuses.


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


To be eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or have permanent resident status 
  • have completed Year 12 in 2013 at a high school participating in the USQ Priority Plus School Partners Program or the Toowoomba Education Coalition 
  • commence their studies in a bachelor degree 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.

Selection criteria

Applicants will:

  • have a sound level of achievement in Year 12 
  • have experienced a taste of USQ during their high school years and be able to show that they have taken part in USQ events or USQ study opportunities (e.g. Head Start, workshops, guest lectures) 
  • demonstrate how taking part in USQ activities has influenced their decision to undertake tertiary study 
  • demonstrate a history of involvement within their school, extracurricular activities or within their local community.

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* 94KBwith their application.

Closing date

Applications have closed.

Further information

University of Southern Queensland
Phone:  1800 269 500

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