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Vice-Chancellor's Principal's Recommendation Scholarship

In 2017, USQ will offer 40 Vice-Chancellor’s Principal’s Recommendation Scholarships to reward high achieving students who receive a Principal’s Recommendation for 2017.


The scholarship will have a maximum value of $12 000.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or have permanent resident status
  • have completed Year 12 in 2016
  • commence their studies in a Bachelor degree in Semester 1, 2017
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 3 study units in each of Semester 1 and Semester 2 of each year of study 
  • be studying on-campus, external or online 
  • be recommended to attend USQ in 2017 as part of the Principal’s Recommendation program
  • meet the pre-requisite requirements of your desired USQ program. This includes any audition or other requirements.

Please refer to the University of Southern Queensland, Application Guide for Students - 2017 Principal’s Recommendation Program (PDF*62KB).

Selection criteria

Applicants will complete the following selection criteria questions in the space provided on the application form:

  • list your academic achievements and the academic extra-curricular activities you have been involved in during Years 10-12
  • provide details of your level of involvement (e.g. subject awards, year level academic awards, music achievements, completion of USQ Head Start courses, team membership/roles - debating, science, maths team challenges etc.). Attach supporting certificates/documents.
  • list your leadership roles performed during Years 10 -12 
  • provide details of your level of involvement, time commitment and responsibilities (e.g. School Captain, Music Captain, SRC representative). Attach supporting certificates/document.
  • outline your aspirations and career goals for the future
  • outline why you want to study at USQ.

How to apply

  • Complete the 2017 Vice-Chancellor's Principal's Recommendation Application Form (PDF* 224KB)
  • Attach a Statement of Support (PDF*147KB) completed by either your school Principal, subject coordinator or their delegate.

Post your completed application and all supporting documents to:

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

Applications will not be accepted by email or fax.

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.