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Scholarships, awards and bursaries

USQ offers a range of scholarships each year, catering for students from all backgrounds as well as high achieving students. Some scholarships which can assist in funding accommodation fees include:

University wide scholarships

USQ offers a range of scholarships available to students who have demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and participation in the wider community.

Annual academic awards and prizes

The annual Inauguration Dinner, attended by the Vice-Chancellor and senior academic staff, offers up to 21 prizes and awards  to residents to recognise their achievements in the previous academic year. This includes monetary awards, totalling in excess of AUD8000. The 2016 prizes and winners are listed below.

2016 List of Prizes

Prize  Prize winner Amount
Chancellor's Prize Penny Strand $1500
Vice-Chancellor's Prize (McGregor) Emily Plant $600
Vice-Chancellor's Prize (Concannon)
Alice Galea $600
Vice-Chancellor's Prize (Steele Rudd)
Joe Treloar $600
Business and Commerce Prize Quan Quan $500
Creative Arts and Media Prize Gemma Kruger $500
Education Prize Sara Vinci $500
Engineering and Built Environment Prize Jordan Biviano $500
Health and Community Prize Hayley Edwards / 
Perie Worley
$500
Humanities and Communication Prize Laurie Oxenford $500
Law and Justice Prize Xin Chen $500
Sciences Prize Ashleigh Hyland $500
Information Technology Prize Jessica Schiller $500
Academic Pathways Prize Ricardo Savage $500
Academic Advancement Prize Isabelle Kennish $500
Research Prize Job King $500
Indigenous Australian Academic Prize Naomi Chapman $500
USQ International Prize James Viet An $500
Community Leadership Prize (McGregor) Ashley Hunter $200
Community Leadership Prize (Concannon) Madison Jensen  $200
Community Leadership Prize (Steele Rudd) Jessica Fletcher $200