Unitywater's Bright Future for First Nation Students Scholarship - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Unitywater's Bright Future for First Nation Students Scholarship

Scholarship applications for Semester 1 2022 are now closed.

Applicants will be advised the outcome of their application by close of business Friday, 25 February 2022.

The Unitywater Bright Future for First Nation Students Scholarship aims to support the advancement of education and upskilling of the workforce through providing financial support for deserving First Nation students. Receiving this scholarship may lead to employment opportunities though Unitywater's graduate program.

The Scholarship will be awarded to a First Nation student enrolled in one of the eligible programs who has an interest in the water industry, and is paid over two (2) years in instalments of $1,250 per Semester after Census date.

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Short-listed candidates may be required to provide a current copy of their resume and a covering letter.

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
  • identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • be enrolled in full-time undergraduate study at USC in one of the following programs:
    • Bachelor of Computer Science
    • Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology
    • Bachelor of Business
    • Bachelor of Business (HRM)
    • Bachelor of Business (Management)
    • Bachelor of Business (Marketing)
    • Bachelor of Commence (Accounting)
    • Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)
    • any bachelor level degree within the School of Science and Engineering
  • minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.0
  • be commencing the penultimate year of study at USC
  • Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder or permanent resident of Australia
Selection criteria
  • academic merit
  • Please provide a short statement addressing the following points:
    • your demonstrated interest in the water industry¬†
    • your commitment to fully participate in work placement activities or other opportunities which may be offered by Unitywater to the Scholarship Recipient
Eligible programs
Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business (HRM), Bachelor of Business (Management), Bachelor of Business (Marketing), Bachelor of Commence (Accounting), Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology), any bachelor level degree within the School of Science and Engineering
Number available
1
Value

A$5,000