CQUniCares Student Support Scholarship (HEPPP-Funded)

The CQUniCares Student Support Scholarship assists students from regional areas and/or low SES backgrounds with expenses associated with undergraduate study. Those expenses can include non-deferrable costs such as textbooks, uniforms, computer equipment, internet, equipment or travel costs associated with compulsory residential schools and unpaid work placements. **Please note applications for this scholarship will close on Friday 6 January 2023**

Scholarship Value: $3,000 ($1,500 each term for Term 1 and 2)

Length of Scholarship: 1 Year

Number Available: Multiple

Opening Date: 04 October 2022

Closing Date: 06 January 2023

Study LevelUndergraduate
Year of StudyAny
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa; New Zealand Citizen
Study RegionAll
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads

To be eligible to receive the CQUniCares Student Support Scholarship successful applicants must:

  • be identified as low SES as at the time of initial enrolment with CQUniversity or be living and studying in a regional or remote area
  • be enrolled or intending to enrol in an undergraduate course as the primary course of study in Term 1, 2023:
    • Bachelor;
    • Associate Degree;
    • Advanced Diploma;
    • Diploma (higher education)
  • be studying with a minimum term study load of 12 credit points or more
  • be enrolled at Census date in Term 1, 2023
  • be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or holder of an Australian Permanent Visa*
  • not be receiving another CQUniversity scholarship of similar or higher value

* Must have a permanent home address in Australia

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?”

**Please note applications for this scholarship will close on Friday 6 January 2023**

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 a CQUniCares Student Support 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.
CQUniversity Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program

The CQUniversity Student Success Scholarships Program is funded by the Commonwealth Higher Education Participation and Partnership Program (HEPPP) funding.