Fraser Coast and Gympie Regions Student Placement Bursaries - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Fraser Coast and Gympie Regions Student Placement Bursaries

Applications will close on Wednesday 27 July 2022.

The Fraser Coast and Gympie Regions Student Placement Bursaries will assist students with the cost of travel and accommodation to complete a placement away from their home region.

Bursaries in Semester 2, 2022 will be awarded to domestic and international Education and Occupational Therapy students. There will also be bursaries allocated to Nursing students who are successful in obtaining a NUR300 Aged Care Placement at Cooinda Aged Care for Session 7.

Students who are studying a Secondary Education, Primary Education, Occupational Therapy or Nursing degree at any campus other than the Gympie or Fraser Coast campuses are encouraged to apply.

Please refer to Work integrated learning (WIL) for more information on placement opportunities.

Bursaries available:

minimum 5 x A$1,000 bursaries for Education students undertaking a placement in the Fraser Coast region

minimum 5 x A$1,000 bursaries for Education students undertaking a placement in the Gympie region

5 x A$1,000 bursaries for Occupational Therapy students undertaking a placement in the Gympie region

3 x A$1,000 bursaries for Nursing students who obtain a NUR300 Aged Care Placement at Cooinda Aged Care (Gympie) for Session 7 

 

Please Note:  This bursary is offered on a yearly basis. If funding is not available in any given year, the bursary will not be awarded.

 

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Eligibility
  • domestic and international students enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate Secondary Education, Primary Education or Occupational Therapy program, or Nursing students who successfully obtain a NUR300 Aged Care Placement at Cooinda Aged Care for Session 7
  • undertaking a USC approved placement in the Gympie or Fraser Coast Regions*
  • enrolled at a USC campus other than the Gympie or Fraser Coast campuses
  • students must reside in an area outside of the Gympie or Fraser Coast Regions

*students who intend to undertake a placement in the Gympie or Fraser Coast Regions but have not yet been confirmed are encouraged to apply

Selection criteria
  • financial need
  • interest in and commitment to carrying out a placement in the Fraser Coast or Gympie regions
  • for applicants studying Education, preference will be given to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Secondary Education 
Eligible programs
Undergraduate or postgraduate Secondary Education, Primary Education, Occupational Therapy programs or Nursing
Number available
33 in semester 2, 2022
Value

A$1,000

Application

Fraser Coast and Gympie Regions Student Placement Bursaries Application Form (199KB)