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USQ International Alumni Professional Development Bursary

In semester 3 2017, the University of Southern Queensland will offer twenty-five bursaries to international alumni.

The bursary supports USQ international alumni considering study for a career change or to upskill.

You must be intending to begin study in semester 3 2017.


The bursary will have a maximum value of $400.

The bursary will be credited directly to the recipient's USQ student account as a contribution toward their tuition fees.



Applicants must:

  • be a USQ alumnus 
  • be an international student
  • not be a sponsored student
  • meet all the entry requirements for their chosen course
  • be enrolled in a USQ course for professional development
  • commence their studies in semester 3 2017
  • be studying on-campus, external or online
  • be enrolled in a minimum of one study unit

Selection criteria

Applicants must:

  • submit a short personal statement of 50 to 100 words outlining:
  • a description of your educational aims and goals
  • a description of your aspirations and career goals for the future
  • complete the student application form for admission.

How to apply

Complete the 2018 Scholarship Application Form - Commencing USQ Students (PDF*679KB) and post or deliver the application and all supporting documents to:

Private and Confidential
Scholarship Officer
Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion
University of Southern Queensland
West Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Applications can also be delivered to Social Justice, Equity and Inclusion, formerly known as Student Services, at Ipswich or Springfield Campuses.

If you are lodging multiple applications, you must complete separate application forms, each with a set of supporting documents. The Scholarships Office does not copy supporting documents. These may be posted/delivered in the same envelope as long as they are stapled separately.

Applications will be accepted if posted on the due date (must be date stamped by Australia Post).

Applications will not be accepted via fax or email.

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.

*This file is in Portable Document Format (PDF) which requires the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader. A free copy of Acrobat Reader may be obtained from Adobe. Users who are unable to access information in PDF should contact Customer Relationship Management Centre, telephone 1800 269 500 to obtain this information in an alternative format.