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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:

2017 Residential Colleges Scholarship is currently closed, but 2018 scholarship applications will be opening later this year.  If you are considering living at the Residential Colleges, we recommend you check your eligibility for the scholarship. 

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.

2017 List of Prizes

Prize  Prize winner Amount
Chancellor's Prize Lachlan Noller $1500
Vice-Chancellor's Prize (McGregor) Jessica Schiller $600
Vice-Chancellor's Prize (Concannon)
Alice Galea $600
Vice-Chancellor's Prize (Steele Rudd)
Shenae Brown $600
Business and Commerce Prize Ashley Hunter $500
Creative Arts and Media Prize Rebekah Harrison $500
Education Prize Sophie Twidale $500
Engineering and Built Environment Prize Jordan Biviano $500
Health and Community Prize Sally Pomerenke $500
Humanities and Communication Prize Anne-Marie Wicks $500
Law and Justice Prize Djordja Vico $500
Sciences Prize Alexander Monk $500
Information Technology Prize Jun Peng $500
Academic Pathways Prize Conah Thorniley $500
Academic Advancement Prize Sean Kernke $500
Research Prize Anne-Marie Wicks $500
Indigenous Australian Academic Prize Aidan Train $500
USQ International Prize Asraz Aslam Cassim $500
Community Leadership Prize (McGregor) Sally Pomerenke $200
Community Leadership Prize (Concannon) Alice Galea $200
Community Leadership Prize (Steele Rudd) Kazlyn Steuer $200