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Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship

In 2018, USQ will offer 40 Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships to reward high achieving students with strong academic ability.


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 2017
  • commence their studies in a Bachelor degree in Semester 1 2018
  • 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 
  • meet the pre-requisite requirements of your desired USQ program. This includes any audition or other requirements.

Selection criteria

Applicants will submit the following two documents in addition to the school report card from Semester 1 2017.

  • Academic resume (two page maximum) outlining outstanding academic achievements for years 11 and 12.
    •  List your academic achievements and the academic extra-curricular activities you have been involved in during Years 11 and 12 in the form of an academic resume (eg. subject awards, science and maths team challenges, debating teams, music achievements).
  •  A personal statement (one page maximum) outlining a description of your educational aims and goals. Use the following headings:
    • How this scholarship will assist your future aspirations and career goals.
    • Why you chose USQ.

How to apply

Complete the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship Application Form (PDF* 543KB)

Post your completed application and all supporting documents to:

Private and Confidential
Scholarship Officer
Student Success and Wellbeing
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.

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