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QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

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  • 17% international / 83% domestic

Equity scholarships scheme

Key details

Value
Variable

About this scholarship

Over 3,000 QUT students who experience financial difficulty currently benefit from these scholarships. All eligible low-income QUT students are encouraged to apply.

Available for

Student type:

  • Current domestic students
  • Future domestic students
  • Current international students
  • Future international students

Eligibility:

  • Struggling financially

Study type:

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postgraduate research

Faculty/area:

  • Business
  • Creative Industries
  • Education
  • Health
  • Law
  • Science and Engineering

Eligibility details

You must be:

  • from a low-income background
  • experiencing financial hardship.

We also take personal hardship into consideration when assessing applications. This includes:

  • personal medical conditions
  • disabilities
  • dependants with special needs.
  • There are some guarantees with our Equity scholarship:
  • If you're a commencing Smith Family Learning for Life student, you're guaranteed an Equity Scholarship of $1,750 if you start in Semester 2, or $3,500 if you start in Semester 1. If you start in Semester 1, you're also guaranteed an Equity computer (a reconditioned desktop computer with the capacity to access internet and a USB drive) if you need one.
  • If you're a commencing Q-Step Scheme student, you're guaranteed an Equity Scholarship of $1,750 if you start in Semester 2, or $3,500 if you start in Semester 1.
  • If you're a commencing Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student, you're guaranteed the Equity bursary of $1,500. You won't receive this bursary if you successfully apply for one or more Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships.

What you receive

You can only receive one of the monetary awards (scholarships and bursaries). If you're eligible for more than one, you'll receive the one with the highest value. If you're eligible for a computer, you may receive that as well as a scholarship or bursary.

Semester 1

Domestic students can receive:

  • an Equity Scholarship of $7,500 per year for up to four years (there are limited scholarships available at this value)
  • an Equity Scholarship of $5,000 for one year (there are limited scholarships available at this value)
  • an Equity Scholarship of $3,500 for one year
  • an Equity Bursary of $1,500 for one year
  • an Equity computer (with the capacity to access internet and a USB drive). You can only receive an Equity computer every second year (e.g., if you received one in 2017, you can't receive one in 2018).

International students can receive:

  • an Equity Bursary of up to $1,500 for one year
  • an Equity computer (with the capacity to access internet, and a USB drive). You can only receive an Equity computer every second year (e.g., if you received one in 2017, you can't receive one in 2018).

Semester 2

If you received a scholarship or bursary in Semester 1, you can't apply for another scholarship in Semester 2.

Domestic students can receive:

  • an Equity Scholarship of $1,750 for one semester
  • an Equity Bursary of $1,500 for one semester
  • a Faculty Equity Bursary of $1,500 for one semester.

International students can receive:

  • an Equity Bursary of up to $1,500 for one semester
  • a Faculty Equity Bursary of $1,500 for one semester.

How to apply

Applications for Semester 2, 2018 have now closed.

Applications for Semester 1, 2019 will open in mid-October.

Eligibility

  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Female
  • Male
P
Property & Built Environment
B
Business & Management
C
Creative Arts
T
Teaching & Education
E
Engineering & Mathematics
M
Medical & Health Sciences
I
IT & Computer Science
L
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
S
Sciences
H
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences