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USQ Women's Network Bursary

The USQ Women's Network will offer six bursaries to female students commencing or continuing any postgraduate coursework award program at USQ in 2016.


Each USQ Bookshop bursary will have a maximum value of $500. 


To be eligible applicants must:

  • be female 
  • commence or continue their studies in any postgraduate coursework award program in Semester 1, 2016
  • be enrolled at any USQ campus 
  • be enrolled in a minimum of one study unit in Semester One 
  • be studying on-campus, external or online.

Selection criteria

Applicants will:

  • submit a personal statement indicating: 
    • a description of their career aims and goals 
    • how the Bursary will assist them to achieve their future career plans 
    • understanding, enthusiasm and commitment to education 
    • details of activities that demonstrate involvement in school/industry/community organisations relevant to their development as an individual 
  • provide evidence of academic achievement e.g. undergraduate degree transcript of results and current postgraduate transcript of results, as applicable
    • if commencing a postgraduate program at USQ - have a minimum of a sound level of academic achievement for their previous undergraduate studies 
    • if continuing a postgraduate program at USQ – have a minimum USQ GPA of 4.0

Previous recipients of the USQ Women’s Network Bursary are not eligible to re-apply.

How to apply

Students commencing study in Semester 1, 2016 must complete the Scholarship Application Form Students Commencing at USQ 2016 (PDF*247KB).

Students continuing study in Semester 1, 2016 must complete the Scholarships Application Form Continuing USQ Students 2016 (PDF*221KB). 

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 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.

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