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 13 results.

Name Value Closing Date
The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant for Undergraduates
A grant aimed at easing the burden placed on students by the high
$3,000 ($1,000 gift voucher to the Co-Op Book Store per year) 31-Dec-2018 Open Now
FNQ Youth Assistance Fund
For FNQ applicants 24yo or younger
Up to $5,000 31-Dec-2017 Open Now
Equity Study Grant - Diploma, Advanced Diploma & Associate Degree Only
To assist CQU students studying Diploma, Advanced Diploma & Associate Degrees
$500 01-Dec-2017 Open Now
Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships
For low-income indigenous students
up to $2637 per year 14-Jul-2017 Opening Soon
Equity Study Supplement
For Undergraduate students with low personal/family income.
Up to $1,250 14-Jul-2017 Opening Soon
The Capstone Editing Laptop Grant for Postgraduate Coursework Students
A grant aimed at overcoming economic barriers to academic success by providing students
$3,000 gift voucher from Harvey Norman 01-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Capstone Editing Conference Travel Grant for Postgraduate Research Students
A grant to fund postgraduate students to attend important domestic or international conferences
$3,000 30-May-2017 Open Now
The Capstone Editing Research Scholarship for Honours Students
A scholarship aimed at providing students with the financial resources they need to
$3,000 30-Apr-2017 Closed
The Snooze Scholarship Program
Snooze University Scholarship Program
$1500 31-Mar-2017 Closed
Equity Kick Start Bursary
For commencing bachelor degree students
$500 CQUniversity Bookshop Account 10-Mar-2017 Closed
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) 10-Mar-2017 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 26 results.

Name Value Closing Date
The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant for Undergraduates
A grant aimed at easing the burden placed on students by the high
$3,000 ($1,000 gift voucher to the Co-Op Book Store per year) 31-Dec-2018 Open Now
TradesmanNow Scholarships
TradesmanNow provides an annual $1,000 scholarship to innovative students studying in an eligible
$1,000 26-Mar-2018 Open Now
FNQ Youth Assistance Fund
For FNQ applicants 24yo or younger
Up to $5,000 31-Dec-2017 Open Now
Rapid Finance Scholarship Program
The scholarship, awarded for initiative and forward-thinking, helps students to afford the essentials
$2000 30-Dec-2017 Open Now
Larsen Jewellery Design Scholarship Program
Jewellery or jewellery design related course, or a design or visual arts course.
$1000 30-Nov-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
GenerationOne Indigenous Scholars Program
Australian citizens of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent who will be commencing
Varied 01-Oct-2017 Open Now
Pack and Send Logistics and Business Scholarship
For Undergraduate and Postgraduate students studying Logistics or Business.
$1400 28-Jul-2017 Open Now
Experience OZ Scholarship
For applicants studying if the fields of: Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Web Design
$2000 30-Jun-2017 Open Now
Real Futures Grant
For students studying a Certificate, Diploma or Degree in Business, Finance, Medicine and
$2000 30-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Capstone Editing Laptop Grant for Postgraduate Coursework Students
A grant aimed at overcoming economic barriers to academic success by providing students
$3,000 gift voucher from Harvey Norman 01-Jun-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
The Capstone Editing Research Scholarship for Honours Students
A scholarship aimed at providing students with the financial resources they need to
$3,000 30-Apr-2017 Closed
Medshop Australia Student Scholarship Program
Applicants who are studying full time in a medical field
$3,500.00 to the winning recipient and $1,500.00 to the runner up 10-Apr-2017 Closed
Plug and Play Architecture Scholarship
Full-time undergraduate student majoring in Architecture or Interior Design or Industrial Design.
$5000 31-Mar-2017 Closed
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 Closed
The Snooze Scholarship Program
Snooze University Scholarship Program
$1500 31-Mar-2017 Closed
APS College of Clinical Psychologists Research Grant Award
For members of the APS
Up to $3,000 towards the implementation of the proposed research project 31-Mar-2017 Closed
The Don Perrin Enviornmental Bursary
Moreton Bay region resident studying their first year of an environmentally-based university degree
$2000 31-Mar-2017 Closed
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 Closed
2017 Horizon Scholarship
The Horizon Scholarship has been developed to support the next generation of agricultural
$5,000 per year 24-Feb-2017 Closed
Cape York Scholarships
For an Aboriginal person or a Torres Strait Islander, with a traditional or
$10,000 per year 22-Feb-2017 Closed
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 50 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 Study Supplement
For Undergraduate students with low personal/family income.
Up to $1,250 14-Jul-2017 Opening Soon
The Capricornia Catchments Scholarship
For a student enrolled in the Bachelor of Agriculture
$1,000 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) Women in Engineering 2017 Scholarships
For female Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil or Electrical) students.
$2,000 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The HealthX Rural Nursing Scholarship
For a mature aged Bachelor of Nursing Student studying via distance.
$3,000 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Errol & Berenice Payne 50th Anniversary Scholarship
For a B Science (Honours) student
$5,000 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Queensland Country Women’s Association Capricornia Division Scholarship
For a first student enrolled in B Physiotherapy, B Nursing or a B
$1,000 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
EH and FC Churchward Sugar Industry Trust Scholarship
For a 2nd Year B Science, B of Agriculture or B Agribusiness &
$1,000 23-Jun-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) 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Regional Womens’ Network CQ Inc CQUniversity SUN Bursary
For a student enrolled into University's SUN program.
$500 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Australian South Sea Islander Community Foundation Scholarships
Undergraduate Australian South Sea Islander students
$10,000 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
Helene Jones Memorial Scholarship
For a Bachelor of Music studying studying at the Mackay Conservatorium
Up to $6,000 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Connellan Airways Trust CQUniversity Scholarships
For Undergraduate students residing in Outback Australian Communities
$5,000 ($2,500/Term for Term 2 2017 & Term 1 2018) 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Lou Gatti Memorial Scholarship
Students studying a Bachelor or Research Higher Degree in Bundaberg
$1,500 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
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) 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Queensland Agricultural Training Colleges Scholarship
For first years students enrolled in the Bachelor of Agriculture
The Scholar will be provided free accommodation, 3 meals / day and laundry at the Emerald Agricultural College, and is valued at $370 / week. 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
Bundaberg Business Women's Network Scholarship
For a female Business or Accounting student from the Bundaberg region
$1,000 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
Zonta Club of Gladstone Scholarship
For a female second or third year student from the Gladstone Region
$1,000 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Advance Queensland STEM.I.AM Scholarship
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in Queensland studying STEM.
$10,000 ($5,000/ Term, for Term 2 2017 & Term 1 2018) 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Zonta Club of Bundaberg STEPS
For a female first year Bachelor student residing and studying in the Bundaberg
$2,000 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
Hail Creek Mine CQUniversity Scholarship
First year students studying on Mackay Campus
$4,000 ($2,000/Year) 26-May-2017 Closing Date Extended
Equity Kick Start Bursary
For commencing bachelor degree students
$500 CQUniversity Bookshop Account 10-Mar-2017 Closed
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) 10-Mar-2017 Closed
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) 19-Feb-2017 Closed
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 Closed
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 Closed
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 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
Jenny Simpson Memorial Scholarship
Awarded to two graduating STEPS students
$1,000^ 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
The Jim Wright Scholarship
This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance to one deserving student enrolled
$6,000 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
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
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
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 Reg Tanna Memorial Scholarship
For Gladstone Region Engineering students
$2,500 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 Mastermyne Group Scholarship
For 2nd & 3rd Year CQUni students studying Engineering, Business, Law or Finance/Acounting
Up to $8,000 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
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
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
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
The Capricorn Investment Partners Scholarship
This scholarship will provide recognition, financial assistance and work placement to a deserving
$2,000 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 Greg Sutherland Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance to one deserving student enrolled
$2,000 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
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 Bundaberg Sunrise Scholarship
A Scholarship for new and continuing Education students in the Bundaberg region
$2,000^ 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
Scholarships available to Indigenous students

Indigenous Scholarship Search Results

Your search returned 12 results.

Name Value Closing Date
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cadetships and Traineeships
Cadetships and Traineeships
N/A 01-Dec-2017 Open Now
GenerationOne Indigenous Scholars Program
Australian citizens of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island descent who will be commencing
Varied 01-Oct-2017 Open Now
Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships
For low-income indigenous students
up to $2637 per year 14-Jul-2017 Opening Soon
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) 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Advance Queensland STEM.I.AM Scholarship
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth in Queensland studying STEM.
$10,000 ($5,000/ Term, for Term 2 2017 & Term 1 2018) 23-Jun-2017 Open Now
The Talent Today, Talent Tomorrow Scholarship
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Australian South Sea Islander people
Up to $21,000 10-Mar-2017 Closed
R. N. Hammon Scholarship
Awarded to 2nd year Australian Indigenous students studying in Queensland.
$5,000 (approximate, based on the last year of award) 03-Mar-2017 Closed
CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award - Indigenous (UPRA-I)
2017 CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award Indigenous (UPRA-I) Scholarship
$26,682 (2017 rate) 28-Feb-2017 Closed
Cape York Scholarships
For an Aboriginal person or a Torres Strait Islander, with a traditional or
$10,000 per year 22-Feb-2017 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
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
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 31-Dec-2018 Open Now
Australia Awards Scholarships
Long term development awards administered by DFAT
Varied 31-Dec-2018 Open Now
Scholarships to support research candidates

Research Scholarship Search Results

Your search returned 12 results.

Name Value Closing Date
The Capstone Editing Early Career Academic Research Grant for Women
The Capstone Editing Early Career Academic Research Grant for Women provides up to
$5,000 30-May-2017 Open Now
The Capstone Editing Carer's Travel Grant for Academic Women
The Capstone Editing Carer’s Travel Grant for Academic Women provides up to A$3,000
$3,000 30-May-2017 Open Now
The Capstone Editing Conference Travel Grant for Postgraduate Research Students
A grant to fund postgraduate students to attend important domestic or international conferences
$3,000 30-May-2017 Open Now
RMCRC Phd Scholarship 'Advanced Braking Technologies'
RMCRC PhD Scholarship hosted by the Centre for Railway Engineering
$40,000 pa 21-Apr-2017 Closed
APS College of Clinical Psychologists Research Grant Award
For members of the APS
Up to $3,000 towards the implementation of the proposed research project 31-Mar-2017 Closed
RMCRC Scholarship 'Instrumentation and the Internet of Things (IoT)'
RMCRC PhD Scholarship hosted by the Centre for Railway Engineering
$35,000 pa 19-Mar-2017 Closed
CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award - Indigenous (UPRA-I)
2017 CQUniversity Postgraduate Research Award Indigenous (UPRA-I) Scholarship
$26,682 (2017 rate) 28-Feb-2017 Closed
Optimised Ensemble Classifiers Scholarship
A 3 year PhD Scholarship is available for a candidate to work with
$26,628 (2017 value) 28-Feb-2017 Closed
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-Feb-2017 Closed
PhD Scholarship 'Improving rail safety through teamwork'
PhD Scholarship hosted at the Appleton Institute
$26,628 per annum (2017 rate) 31-Jan-2017 Closed
Masters by Research Scholarship - Tropical Seagrass
Masters by Research Scholarship sponsored by PCIMP
$26682 27-Jan-2017 Closed
HeART of the Basin Scholarship
For a Honours, Masters by Research or PhD student to progress their learnings
$2,000 06-Nov-2016 Closed

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Undergraduate 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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Research Scholarships

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International Scholarships

CQUniversity Australia offers a generous variety of scholarships to international students here.