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International Women's Conference Scholarship

The USQ Women's Network will offer one International Women's Conference Scholarship for a female student commencing a bachelor's degree in 2018.

Value

The USQ Bookshop bursary will have a maximum value of $1500.

Eligibility

To be eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or have permanent resident status 
  • identify as female 
  • commence their studies in a bachelor degree in Semester 1 2018
  • be enrolled at any USQ Campus 
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 3 study units 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) demonstrating:
    •  a history of involvement within your school, extracurricular activities or within your local community in one or more of the following areas:
      • justice, health and community services, education, environmental and social service related fields
  • provide evidence of a high level of academic achievement, e.g. high school report card or post-secondary academic history, as applicable        
  • provide evidence of financial hardship.  Please refer to "Frequently asked questions - What documents should I attach to show financial hardship?"

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
Student Services
University of Southern Queensland
West Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350
AUSTRALIA

 

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. 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 close at 5pm Friday 27 October 2017.

Further information

University of Southern Queensland
Phone:  1800 269 500
Email:  study@usq.edu.au

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.