CQUniCares Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Scholarship

CQUniCares Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Scholarship assist students with tuition fees and Student Services & Amenities Fee (SSAF) associated with studying at CQUniversity.

Scholarship Value: Up to $10,000 in tuition and SSAF fees

Length of Scholarship: Up to 2 (two) Years

Number Available:

Opening Date: 01 May 2020

Closing Date: 12 June 2020

Study LevelMasters
Year of StudyAny
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident; Permanent Humanitarian Visa
Study RegionBrisbane
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads

To be eligible to receive a CQUniCares Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Scholarship successful applicants must:

  • be enrolled or intending to enrol at CQUniversity in Term 2, 2020
  • be enrolled in a CQUniversity Master of Business Administration (Leadership) [CL39]
  • be personally residing in the Brisbane City Council local government area
  • be from a multicultural or culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) background, and be either born overseas or with at least one natural parent born in a country other than Australia
  • be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • be enrolled at Census date in Term 2, 2020
  • not be receiving any other CQUniversity scholarship of similar of higher value

Applicants will be assessed based on an application form and a written submission of no more than 500 words addressing the following:

  • Career goals and how the scholarship will assist you in achieving your educational objectives
  • Extracurricular activities - especially community and volunteering activities and demonstration of leadership
  • Life experiences

Ongoing Eligibility Criteria

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

  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 4.0 each term
  • Remain enrolled with a minimum term study load of 12 credit points or more as at Census date in Term 1, 2021

Expectations of Recipients

As a donor scholarship recipient, you may be approached to assist with positively promoting the CQUniversity Scholarships program by sharing your experiences as a recipient through media and at events such as Open Day.

Payment of the Scholarship

Payment will be made towards the successful applicants’ tuition fees and Student Services & Amenities Fees.

Applications must include all necessary supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documentation:
  • Written submission
  • CQUniversity unofficial transcript or similar document demonstrating previous academic achievement/success
  • Documentation demonstrating community involvement, exemplary work or demonstration of leadership
  • Resume

To apply for the CQUniCares Lord Mayor's Multicultural Business Scholarship:

  1. 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 MyCentre. 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.
  2. Complete Applications must be received at the Student Life and Wellbeing Centre, Scholarships Office by 5pm AEST on the closing date.

    Failure to supply requested documents will result in your application being incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A selection panel, consisting of representatives from CQUniversity will be formed to determine the successful applicant. A scholarship will only be offered where there is an applicant of sufficient merit. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications as soon as possible after the selection panel meets.
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