In 2018, USQ will offer ten Future Community Leader Scholarships for students commencing full-time study at USQ. These scholarships are offered in recognition of students' participation in the community and to provide maximum opportunity for students to start tertiary study at one of USQ's campuses.
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 all pre-requisite requirements of their desired USQ program. This includes any audition or other requirements.
Applicants will need to demonstrate a sound level of academic achievement by submitting the following documents in addition to the school report card from Semester 1 2017 and the community and leadership roles table in the application.
Community and Leadership supporting documentation such as letters of acknowledgement from community groups or school, certificates, awards, etc.
Submit a personal statement describing how study at USQ will support them to achieve their leadership aspirations, including
How this scholarship will assist their future aspirations and career goals
Why they chose USQ.
Participation in the completion of a USQ Change Makers project, or similar program, will be highly regarded as evidence of commitment to community.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student applicants who have received scholarships from Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Foundation should include this information in their application.