Application for USC Asylum Seeker Scholarship - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Application for USC Asylum Seeker Scholarship


To be eligible to apply, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • A commencing undergraduate or postgraduate student undertaking study at USC;
  • Must be a holder of one of the following Australian visas:
    • Bridging Visa E (subclass 050)
    • Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785)
    • Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (subclass 790)
  • Financial need
Selection Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded based on the following selection criteria:

  • Financial need
  • Other equity considerations and circumstances
  • Personal statement

Each scholarship will fully cover the international student tuition fees for any undergraduate or postgraduate program that a recipient is eligible to enter at USC plus include a stipend of $4,000 per year (pro-rata for part-time study) plus $1,000 one-off upfront payment in the first year.

Application form

Student information
Visa type
Program of study
Financial need

If yes, please supply 3 current consecutive payslips.

Supporting documentation

Your application will not be assessed without supporting documentation.

Submit personal statement and upload statement of support
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