Scholarships

Scholarships

CQUniversity is dedicated to supporting you throughout your education and training.

Benefit from access to a wide range of scholarships, awards and financial assistance programs. Receiving a scholarship not only looks good on your resume but may open the door to more benefits and opportunities, such as industry contacts and work experience.

We also offer a student loan and a budgeting tool to help you manage the cost of going to University. Please visit the Student Life section of our website for more information.

Browse the categories to find more information about the range of scholarships on offer, including individual scholarship guidelines, application forms and closing dates.

All successful scholarship applicants must enter their current financial institution details into their MyCentre to ensure that payment can be made as per the Scholarship guidelines.

Equity scholarships and financial support

Equity Scholarship Search Results

Your search returned 8 results.

Name Value Closing Date
FNQ Youth Assistance Fund
For FNQ applicants 24yo or younger
Up to $5,000 31-Dec-2017 Open Now
Equity Kick Start Bursary
For commencing bachelor degree students
$500 CQUniversity Bookshop Account 27-Jan-2017 Open Now
Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships
For low-income indigenous students
up to $2500 per year 27-Jan-2017 Open Now
Equity Accommodation Scholarships
The CQUniversity Equity Accommodation Scholarship aims to increases access and participation of students
$6,000 ($4,000 in Term 1 2017 & $2,000 in Term 2 2017) 27-Jan-2017 Open Now
Equity Study Supplement
For Undergraduate students with low personal/family income.
Up to $2,500 27-Jan-2017 Open Now
Equity Study Grant - Diploma, Advanced Diploma & Associate Degree Only
To assist CQU students studying Diploma, Advanced Diploma & Associate Degrees
$500 09-Dec-2016 Closed
Adam Scott Foundation Scholarship
To provide financial support to a first year Undergraduate student
Full payment of course and amenities fees (Up to $50,000) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Ann Poppleton Memorial Nursing Scholarship
For second year or greater B Nursing students
$2,000^ 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Scholarships offered by external agencies

External Scholarship Search Results

Your search returned 10 results.

Name Value Closing Date
FNQ Youth Assistance Fund
For FNQ applicants 24yo or younger
Up to $5,000 31-Dec-2017 Open Now
The Pinnacle Foundation
Scholarships will be provided for 16-24 year old LGBTIQ* students who desire to
Up to $5,000 01-Oct-2017 Open Now
Training.com.au
Nursing students a chance to receive $1000 grant to contribute towards their HELP
$1,000 01-Jun-2017 Open Now
Sarina Community Bank® Branch Bendigo Bank Scholarship
For commencing first year undergraduate business and law students from the Mackay/Sarina region
Up to $4, 500 ($1,500 per year) 31-Mar-2017 Open Now
Sugar Research Institute Scholarship (SRIS)
Provide financial assistance to penultimate year students in engineering or technical disciplines with
$7500 + Paid work placement + Living away from home allowance 17-Mar-2017 Open Now
2017 Horizon Scholarship
The Horizon Scholarship has been developed to support the next generation of agricultural
$5,000 per year 24-Feb-2017 Open Now
HeART of the Basin Scholarship
For a Honours, Masters by Research or PhD student to progress their learnings
$2,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
AIEF – BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship
AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Indigenous students undertaking engineering and
UP to $22,000 30-Oct-2016 Closed
Young Care Bursary Programme
The aim of the Young Carer Bursary Programme is to help relieve the
$3,000 14-Sep-2016 Closed
NAHSSS Nursing and Midwifery Re-entry scholarships
The scheme is an Australian Government initiative to support nurses and midwives to
Maximum available funding is $10,000 Undertermined Closed
Scholarships Offered by Community and Industry Partners

General Scholarship Search Results

Your search returned 41 results.

Name Value Closing Date
FNQ Youth Assistance Fund
For FNQ applicants 24yo or younger
Up to $5,000 31-Dec-2017 Open Now
CQUniversity Vice-Chancellor's Pathways Scholarship - STEPS/TEP
For commencing Bachelor degree students transitioning from the STEPS or TEP Programs
$18,000 Max. (up to $6000/year) 29-Jan-2017 Open Now
CQUniversity Vice-Chancellor's Pathways Scholarship - VET (Vocational Education & Training)
For commening Bachelor degree students transition from VET studies
$18,000 Max. (up to $6000/year) 29-Jan-2017 Open Now
CQUniversity Vice-Chancellor's Pathways Scholarship - SUN (Start Uni Now)
For commencing Bachleor degree students transitioning from the SUN Program
$18,000 Max. (up to $6000/year) 29-Jan-2017 Open Now
Equity Accommodation Scholarships
The CQUniversity Equity Accommodation Scholarship aims to increases access and participation of students
$6,000 ($4,000 in Term 1 2017 & $2,000 in Term 2 2017) 27-Jan-2017 Open Now
Equity Study Supplement
For Undergraduate students with low personal/family income.
Up to $2,500 27-Jan-2017 Open Now
Equity Kick Start Bursary
For commencing bachelor degree students
$500 CQUniversity Bookshop Account 27-Jan-2017 Open Now
2017 Westpac Bicentennial Foundation - Young Technologists Scholarship
For commencing UGRD students with a passion for technology and innovation
Up to $25,000 ($5,000/year) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Queensland Country Credit Union Scholarship
To support a full-time 2nd/3rd Year CQUni student residing where QCCU operates
$10,000 (paid in 2 installments) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Bundaberg Business Women's Network Scholarship
For a female Business or Accounting student from the Bundaberg region
$1,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Mastermyne Group Scholarship
For 2nd & 3rd Year CQUni students studying Engineering, Business, Law or Finance/Acounting
Up to $8,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Dr Phillip Donaldson Memorial Scholarship
For commencing bachelor degree students from Bundaberg
$5,000 ($2,500/ Term for terms 1 & 2 )^ 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Queensland Country Women’s Association Capricornia Division Scholarship
This scholarship is provided by the Queensland Country Women's Association Capricornia Division to
$1,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development Secretary's Scholarship
For final year Honours Engineering or Info Tech students
$5,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Greg Sutherland Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance to one deserving student enrolled
$2,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Capricorn Investment Partners Scholarship
This scholarship will provide recognition, financial assistance and work placement to a deserving
$2,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Central Queensland Environmental Science Scholarship
For a 2nd or 3rd Year B Environmental Science student
$2000 (The scholarship also includes up to 12 weeks paid work experience as negotiated by the donor directly with the student) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Jim Wright Scholarship
This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance to one deserving student enrolled
$6,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarships for Students with a Physical Disability
The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarships for Students with a Physical
$10,000 * 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Auswide Bank Scholarship
For 2nd Year Business or Finance/Accounting students
$5,000 ($2,500/ Term for terms 1 & 2 2016) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Capricornia Catchments Scholarship
This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance to a deserving student enrolled
$1,000* 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Reg Tanna Memorial Scholarship
For Gladstone Region Engineering students
$2,500 06-Nov-2016 Closed
ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholarship for Engineering
For Full-time 2nd Year B Engineering students at Rockhampton, Gladstone, Bundaberg or Mackay
$5,000 ($2,500/ Term for terms 1 & 2) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Helene Jones Memorial Scholarship
For commencing B Music students at Mackay Conservatorium
Up to $6,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
BMA Community Scholarship Program
For Undergraduate students studying in non-mining related disciplines
Up to $20,000 ($2,500/term based on full-time study each term) (Terms 1 & 2 ONLY) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Rotary Club of Mackay North Inc Scholarship
For students enrolled in Health, Education, Science or Engineering from the Mackay region
$2,000 ($1,000/term for terms 1 & 2) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Errol & Berenice Payne 50th Anniversary Scholarship
For a B Science (Honours) student
$5,000 ($2,500/Term for terms 1 & 2) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Arrow Energy Go Further Indigenous Scholarship
For Indigenous Undergraduate and Postgraduate students
Up to $10,000 ($5,000 in Term 1 and $5,000 in Term 2)^ 06-Nov-2016 Closed
BMA Indigenous Scholarship Program
For Indigenous undergraduate students in non-mining related areas of study
Up to $20,000 ($2,500/term based on full-time study each term) (Terms 1 & 2 ONLY) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Jenny Simpson Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to two graduating STEPS students
$1,000^ 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Glencore Engineering Scholarship
This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance for up to three years
$30,000 ($10,000/year paid instalments of $5,000 in Term 1 and Term 2) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
EH and FC Churchward Sugar Industry Trust Scholarship
For a 2nd Year B Science or B Agribusiness & Food Security student
$1,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Wangan and Jagalingou Clermont Aboriginal Community Development Fund (ACDF) Scholarship
The Wangan and Jagalingou Clermont Aboriginal Community Development Fund (ACDF) Scholarship will support
Up to $50,000* 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Robert James Diamond Science Trust Scholarship
For commencing B Medical Science (Special), B Environmental Science or B Science students
$1,150^ 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Zonta Club of Mackay STEPS Scholarship
For a STEPS graduate from Mackay region entering a Bachelor Program at CQUniversity
$1,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Adam Scott Foundation Scholarship
To provide financial support to a first year Undergraduate student
Full payment of course and amenities fees (Up to $50,000) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Rotary Club of Bundaberg Sunrise Scholarship
A Scholarship for new and continuing Education students in the Bundaberg region
$2,000^ 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Dr John Allen Memorial Scholarship
A Scholarship for Music and Theatre students studying at the Conservatorium of Music
$2,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Ann Poppleton Memorial Nursing Scholarship
For second year or greater B Nursing students
$2,000^ 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Hail Creek Mine CQUniversity Scholarship
First year students studying on Mackay Campus
$4,000 ($2,000/Year) 31-Mar-2016 Closed
The Connellan Airways Trust Scholarship
For Undergraduate students who reside in a remote location
$5,000 ($2,500/ Term for terms 1 & 2 2016) 01-Nov-2015 Closed
Scholarships available to Indigenous students

Indigenous Scholarship Search Results

Your search returned 6 results.

Name Value Closing Date
Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships
For low-income indigenous students
up to $2500 per year 27-Jan-2017 Open Now
BMA Indigenous Scholarship Program
For Indigenous undergraduate students in non-mining related areas of study
Up to $20,000 ($2,500/term based on full-time study each term) (Terms 1 & 2 ONLY) 06-Nov-2016 Closed
The Wangan and Jagalingou Clermont Aboriginal Community Development Fund (ACDF) Scholarship
The Wangan and Jagalingou Clermont Aboriginal Community Development Fund (ACDF) Scholarship will support
Up to $50,000* 06-Nov-2016 Closed
Arrow Energy Go Further Indigenous Scholarship
For Indigenous Undergraduate and Postgraduate students
Up to $10,000 ($5,000 in Term 1 and $5,000 in Term 2)^ 06-Nov-2016 Closed
CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award - Indigenous (UPRA-I)
2017 CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award Indigenous (UPRA-I) Scholarship
$26,288 (2016 rate) 31-Oct-2016 Closed
AIEF – BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship
AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Indigenous students undertaking engineering and
UP to $22,000 30-Oct-2016 Closed
Scholarships available to international students

International Scholarship Search Results

Your search returned 2 results.

Name Value Closing Date
Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship
Available to future undergraduate and postgraduate international students.
20% reduction in tuition fees Undertermined Open Now
Australia Awards Scholarships
Long term development awards administered by AusAID
Varied Undertermined Open Now
Scholarships to support research candidates

Research Scholarship Search Results

Your search returned 13 results.

Name Value Closing Date
PhD Scholarship 'Improving rail safety through teamwork'
PhD Scholarship hosted at the Appleton Institute
$26,628 per annum (2017 rate) 31-Jan-2017 Open Now
CQUniversity PhD Scholarship 'Increasing physical activity and reducing sedentary time in children using a family-based smartphone app intervention'
Research Higher Degree Stipend Scholarship
$26,628 (indexed) 27-Jan-2017 Open Now
Masters by Research Scholarship - Tropical Seagrass
Masters by Research Scholarship sponsored by PCIMP
$26682 27-Jan-2017 Open Now
RMCRC Phd Scholarship 'Estimation of adhesion conditions between wheels and rails for the development of advanced braking control systems'
RMCRC PhD Scholarship hosted by the Centre for Railway Engineering
$40,000 pa 16-Jan-2017 Open Now
RMCRC Scholarship 'Smart Axle Transducer Transmitter for Freight Wagon Condition Monitoring Systems'
RMCRC PhD Scholarship hosted by the Centre for Railway Engineering
$30,000 pa 16-Jan-2017 Open Now
HeART of the Basin Scholarship
For a Honours, Masters by Research or PhD student to progress their learnings
$2,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed
CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award - Indigenous (UPRA-I)
2017 CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award Indigenous (UPRA-I) Scholarship
$26,288 (2016 rate) 31-Oct-2016 Closed
CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award - Women (UPRA-W)
2017 CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award Women (UPRA-W) Scholarship
$26,288 (2016 rate) 31-Oct-2016 Open Now
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (IPRS)
Commonwealth funded Tuition Fee Scholarship
tuition fees 31-Oct-2016 Open Now
International Postgraduate Research Award Scholarship (IPRA)
2017 CQUniversity International Postgraduate Research Award Scholarship (IPRA)
IPRA awards provide: a) Program tuition fees, as determined by the University, for each term of the research higher degree program for up to six terms for research doctorate candidates and up to four terms for research masters candidates. b) The cost of standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and which covers the candidate and their spouse and dependents (if any) for the period of the IPRA. 31-Oct-2016 Open Now
Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Scholarship
2017 Australian Postgraduate Research Award (APA) Scholarship
$26,288 (2016 rate) 31-Oct-2016 Open Now
CQUniversity Summer Research Scholarship
Summer Scholarships for 2nd - 4th year Undergraduate students
Each Scholarship will provide a stipend living allowance of $4,000 (to be paid fortnightly through the University's payroll system, over the 8 week duration of the Scholarship) and a Research Support Grant of up to $2,000 towards the direct research costs of the summer scholarship activity. 30-Sep-2016 Open Now
ARC Discovery PhD Scholarship: 'A novel framework for Optimised Ensemble Classifier'
The ARC Discovery PhD Scholarship to undertake the project 'A novel framework for
$26,288 (2016 rate) 30-Sep-2016 Open Now

Contact Scholarships

Student Life and Wellbeing Centre
CQUniversity Rockhampton, North
Building 31, Level 1,  Bruce Highway
Rockhampton QLD 4702 AUSTRALIA

Phone: 13 27 86
Email: scholarships@cqu.edu.au
Fax: (07) 4930 9366

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