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Condamine Alliance Natural Resource Management Bursary

In 2018, USQ will offer one Condamine Alliance Natural Resource Management Bursary.

Condamine Alliance was established with the purpose of development and investment into a plan for natural resource management change in the Condamine catchment. Part of the role is to ensure the legacy of knowledge remains in the catchment, and through the established partnership with USQ and the bursary, this initiative is a desire to assist aspiring students to reach their full potential when seeking a career in resource management.


The bursary will have a maximum value of $2500.

The successful applicant may be offered professional work experience in the year of the award, as mutually arranged.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen or have permanent resident status 
  • continue their studies in a Bachelor of Science (Environment and Sustainability) in Semester 1 2018
  • be entering into their third (full-time students) or final (part-time students) year of their degree 
  • be enrolled at any USQ campus 
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 1 study unit in each of Semester 1 and Semester 2
  • be studying on-campus, external or online.

Selection criteria

Applicants must:

  • submit a personal statement (one page maximum) outlining:
    • a description of your career aims and goals
    • how the bursary will assist you to achieve your future career plans
  • provide evidence of academic achievement, e.g. academic transcript
  • demonstrate a history of extracurricular activities and involvement within your local community.

How to apply

Complete the 2018 Scholarships Application Form - Continuing USQ Students (PDF*645KB), and post or deliver the application and all supporting documents to:

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

Applications can also be delivered to 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. Multiple applications 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.

Short-listed applicants may be required to attend an interview.

Closing date

Applications close at 5pm Friday 27 October 2017.

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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