CQUniCares Adam Scott Foundation Queensland Scholarship

The CQUniCares Adam Scott Foundation Queensland Scholarship will provide recognition and support to a deserving first year Queensland student who, without this support, would not be able to attend university. The successful recipient can be enrolled in any academic discipline and will receive support for the duration of their Bachelor course.

Scholarship Value: Up to $50,000

Length of Scholarship: Duration of course

Number Available: 1 (One)

Opening Date: 04 October 2022

Closing Date: 30 January 2023

Study LevelUndergraduate
Year of StudyFuture; First year
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Humanitarian Visa; New Zealand Citizen
Study Region Western Australia
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads

To be eligible to receive the CQUniCares Adam Scott Foundation Queensland Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled or intending to be enrolled at CQUniversity in Term 1, 2023;
  • Commencing studies in any undergraduate course in 2023;
  • Studying and residing in Queensland;
  • Be able to demonstrate low personal/ family income or be under financial pressure;
  • Be enrolled with a minimum term study load of at least 12 credit points*;
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, holder of a Humanitarian Visa or New Zealand Citizen with a permanent home address in Australia;
  • Be enrolled at Census Date in Term 1, 2023;
  • Not be receiving multiple CQUniversity Scholarships that exceed the annual value of $10,000.

Preference will be given to applicants under the age of 31 years old.

*Payments may continue to be awarded on a pro rata basis to students completing less than 12 credit points in extenuating circumstances. This is at the discretion of both the Scholarships Team and the Adam Scott Foundation.

Applicants will be assessed based on an application form and a written submission of no more than 250 words addressing the following:

“How will a CQUniversity Scholarship assist with your studies?”

Payment of the Scholarship

The value of the CQUniCares Adam Scott Foundation Queensland Scholarship includes:

  • Full tuition fees
  • Full Student Services & Amenities Fee (SSAF)
  • $1,000 cash payment (based on full time study load) in Term 1 and Term 2 only to assist with textbooks, stationery and other educational expenses.

Ongoing Eligibility

In addition to the eligibility criteria, the successful applicant must:

  • Continue to reside and study within Queensland (the scholar may still travel if this is required to fulfill their study requirement)
  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 4.0 each term
  • Remain enrolled in the course as at Census Date each term with a minimum of 12 credit points or more.

Please note that failure to meet the continuing eligibility criteria may result in the scholarship being cancelled.

The Scholarships Team are unable to provide updates to students on the progress of their individual application until all assessments are completed.

Applications must include all necessary supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documentation:

  • Written submission

All requests for further information to support applications will be sent to the student email account.

To apply for the CQUniCares Adam Scott Foundation Queensland Scholarship:

Complete a Scholarship Online Application Form, ensuring all supporting documentation is completed and attached as outlined here

  • For Current students (applicants who have already have a Student ID number) apply through MyCQU. You will need to log in with your student details.
  • For Future students (applicants who have applied or are intending to apply to study at CQUniversity but not yet received or accepted an offer) apply now.

Complete applications must be received by 10 am AEST on the closing date. Please ensure all supporting documents are attached to the application as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Students will be notified of the outcome of their application via their student email accounts only. Decisions are final.
Adam Scott Foundation

The Adam Scott Foundation was initiated in 2005 and provides life opportunities for Australian children and youth. The Foundation strives to assist and support young people, to provide a greater range of options and to enhance life and career possibilities.