Public Sector Management Program Scholarships

Available for

You have to be applying for a QUT course to apply for this scholarship.

Student type:
  • Future domestic postgraduate students
Study type:
  • Postgraduate coursework
Faculty/area:
  • Business
Eligible courses:
  • GZ35

Eligibility details

We're offering two types of scholarship:

  • 2 full scholarships for women employed in the NGO sector
  • several two-for-one scholarships for employees in the NGO and logal government sectors, allowing two students to study for the price of one.

Full scholarships

You must:

  • be a woman
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen
  • work for an NGO, preferably in a regional centre
  • be unable to obtain employer sponsorship for your course
  • start studying in 2018
  • apply for and be accepted into our Graduate Certificate in Business (Public Sector Management).

Two-for-one scholarships

We're also offering two-for-one scholarships, which will allow two students to study for the price of one.

You must:

  • apply as a pair, although you don't have to be from the same organisation
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen
  • work for an NGO or local government organisation
  • be sponsored by your employer for the course
  • start studying in 2018
  • apply for and be accepted into our Graduate Certificate in Business (Public Sector Management).

What you receive

Full scholarships

You'll receive:

  • a scholarship covering your tuition fees.

Two-for one scholarships

You'll receive:

  • a scholarship allowing two applicants to study for the price of one.

How to apply

Full scholarships

Step 1: Gather your supporting documents

You must submit:

  • your CV
  • a cover letter addressing the opportunities that this scholarship will provide you (300-500 words).

Step 2: Submit your application

Email your CV and cover letter to our Public Sector Management Program team at the QUT Graduate School of Business.

Two-for-one scholarships

Step 1: Contact us

Contact our Public Sector Management Program team to let them know you intend to apply. They'll let you know if they'll accept your application.

Step 2: Submit your application

If you've been approved to apply, you'll be able to submit your application online.

Application closing dates

Applications for the:

  • full scholarship close on 27 October 2017
  • two-for-one scholarship are accepted on an ongoing basis, so you can apply any time.

What happens next

Full scholarships

We will assess and shortlist applications based on your:

  • cover letter and the opportunities this scholarship will afford you
  • ability to complete the Graduate Certificate in Business (Public Sector Management).

If your application is shortlisted, we'll interview you via Skype.

We'll contact everyone who applies to let you know whether your application was successful at the end of November 2017.

Two-for-one scholarships

These scholarships will be awarded on an ongoing basis.

Background

This scholarship is to support students who are studying in the Public Sector Management Program delivered by QUT.

Specifically designed in consultation with the governments of Australia, the Public Sector Management Program develops management skills in the business of government. The program has been offered by the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) since 1991 to employees of the public sector, and delivered nationally by QUT since 2015.

The Graduate Certificate in Business (Public Sector Management) is an employer-sponsored program designed specifically for mid-level managers from across all tiers of government and the NGO sector. Graduates of the program are eligible for credit (advanced standing) into further postgraduate programs, including our Master of Business Administration (MBA) or the Master of Business.