The Mills Family Regional Scholarship - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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The Mills Family Regional Scholarship

Scholarship applications for Semester 1 2023 will open 1 September 2022.

This scholarship will support commencing students from the Kingaroy and surrounding region with the cost of relocation and other costs associated with study.

In recognition of the Mills family's long association with Kingaroy and surrounding region, The Mills Family Regional Scholarship supports higher education opportunities for those living in regional areas.

This scholarship aims to encourage high school graduates from Kingaroy and the surrounding region, who are committed to their community through sport, leadership or other extra-curricular activities, to embrace the opportunity to relocate for higher education at USC.

This scholarship will be paid after the census date in two (2) instalments of A$5,000 per semester for the first two (2) semesters of the program.

*Applicants and/or immediate family should have permanently resided for at least 2 years in one of the following eligible postcodes. Students who move away to attend boarding school are eligible provided their immediate family still permanently resides in one of these locations:

4630 Kapaldo

4630 Glenleigh

4627 Eidsvold

4626 Mundubbera

4626 Beeron

4625 Woodmillar

4625 Gayndah

4615 Wattle Camp

4615 Tarong

4615 South Nanango

4615 Runnymede

4615 Pimpimbudgee

4615 Nanango

4615 Maidenwell

4615 Glan Devon

4615 Brooklands

4614 Yarraman

4612 Hivesville

4611 Mondure

4610 Taabinga

4610 Memerambi

4610 Kumbia

4610 Kingaroy

4610 Hodgleigh

4610 Haly Creek

4610 Coolabunia

4610 Booie

4610 Benair

4610 Alice Creek

4608 Wooroolin

4608 Tingoora

4608 Charlestown

4606 Wondai

4605 Warnung

4605 Sunny Nook

4605 Murgon

4605 Glenrock

4605 Cloyna

4605 Byee

4601 Tansey

4314 Blackbutt North

4314 Blackbutt

 

Please Note:  This scholarship is offered on a yearly basis through funds provided by an external donor. If funding is not available in any given year, the scholarship will not be awarded.

Eligibility
  • commencing full time in any bachelor’s level program  
  • relocating from Kingaroy and surrounds to study at the USC Sunshine Coast Campus having been a permanent resident of the region for at least two years prior*
  • completed high school within the previous two years
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or a permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Selection criteria
  • academic merit
  • community contribution and leadership skills demonstrated through participation in sporting, extra-curricular and/or other community activities.
  • preference may be given to an applicant who resides in Kingaroy
Eligible programs
All undergraduate programs at USC
Number available
1
Value

A$10,000