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USQ Residential College Scholarships

USQ will award a number of Residential College Scholarships in  Semester 2 2015.

Each Scholarship is for a maximum of one semester and is to be used towards full board (room and meals) accommodation at the USQ Residential Colleges, Toowoomba Campus. The Scholarship does not include the semester vacation periods.


The recipient will receive a reduction in Residential College fees in Semester 2 2015.  The reduction amount will be determined by the Residential College Scholarship Selection Panel at the completion of the assessment of all applications.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • commence their studies in an undergraduate program in Semester 2, 2015 or
  • continue their studies in an undergraduate program in Semester 2, 2015
  • have their principle place of residence at least 50 kilometres from USQ Toowoomba Campus
  • be an Australian citizen or have permanent resident status
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 3 study units in Semester 2
  • be studying on-campus at Toowoomba.

Selection criteria

Applicants will:

This is a merit-based, non-repayable scheme and targets students experiencing financial hardship. Preference is given to those students who need to relocate from regional and remote areas.

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.

Students who have already been awarded a USQ Residential College Scholarship for 2015 are not eligible to apply.

How to apply

Students commencing study in Semester 1, 2015 must complete the USQ Scholarship Application Form (PDF* 218KB).

Students continuing study in Semester 1, 2015 must complete the USQ Continuing Students Scholarships Application Form (PDF* 203KB).

Forward the application and all supporting documents to:

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

Closing date

Applications must be received by 5.00pm Friday, 24 July 2015,  for Semester 2 2015.

Please note: Due to the volume of applications received emailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.

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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