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Science and Engineering Financial Hardship Bursary

Future and current student scholarship
A bursary for domestic and international students studying or applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree in science and engineering.

Scholarship details

Study levels

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Student type

Future students and Current students

Study area

Building and planning, Engineering, Information technology and Science and mathematics

Eligibility criteria

Struggling financially

Citizenship

Australian or New Zealand and International

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • $1,500 for one year, paid in Semester 1 after the census date.

Eligibility

You must be one of:

  • an Australian citizen (including dual citizens)
  • a permanent resident of Australia
  • a permanent humanitarian visa holder
  • a New Zealand citizen.

You must also be:

  • from a low-income background
  • experiencing financial hardship
  • enrolled in or applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree offered by our Science and Engineering Faculty.

Who can't apply

You can't apply if you're a:

  • single-unit study student - studying an individual unit at QUT, but not enrolled in a QUT course
  • cross-institutional student - enrolled in a course at another university, but studying specific units at QUT and receiving credit towards your course at the other university
  • QUT International College (QUTIC) student - studying one of the pathway programs offered by our international college, including foundation courses, university diplomas and English language courses

How to apply

Applications for Semester 1, 2020 will open in mid-October.

Applications for Semester 1, 2019 have now closed.

Completing the application form

When applications are open, you only need to complete and submit one application form to be considered for all scholarships under the scheme. Make sure you follow the instructions to supply all relevant supporting documents by the closing date.

Required documents for your application

What happens next?

We'll assess your application and score it against our selection criteria.

We allocate scholarships based on need. Students with the greatest need will receive the highest value scholarships. There are a limited number of scholarships available.

When will I know the outcome of my application?

If you applied and submitted all your supporting documents by 4.30pm on 22 February 2019, we'll let you know whether your application was successful by early March 2019.

Conditions

You must:

  • maintain an enrolment of at least 36 credit points for the semester of the bursary.

Contact us

Science and Engineering Faculty

Phone
3138 8822
Int. phone
+61 7 3138 8822
Email
sef.enquiry@qut.edu.au
Postal address
QUT Science and Engineering Faculty
GPO Box 2434
Brisbane QLD 4001

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