To be eligible to receive the CQUniCares Professional Registration Bursary, successful applicants must:
- as defined under the HEPPP funding eligibility criteria at the time of initial enrolment with CQUniversity, be identified as persons,
- from low socio-economic backgrounds (as defined by SEIFA)
- living in regional or remote areas (as defined by ASGS)
- Indigenous students who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
- living with or caring for someone with a Disability, Illness, Medical or Mental Health Condition
- be enrolled in an undergraduate course as the primary course of study in 2023:
- Associate Degree;
- Advanced Diploma (higher education);
- Diploma (higher education)
- Be in the final year of study and expect to be eligible to graduate in 2023
- be an Australian or New Zealand Citizen or holder of an Australian Permanent Visa*
- not have already received a 2023 CQUniCares Study Support, Accommodation or Accessibility Scholarship
- be eligible to graduate from a CQUniversity undergraduate course
- be entering into a professional field that requires registration/membership with a peak body professional association
*Must have a permanent home address in Australia
Applicants are required to:
- Complete the Application Form
- Provide a short, personal statement addressing the question:
How would a CQUniCares Professional Registration Bursary assist you?
- Provide Invoice and/or receipt of fees paid for professional registration.
Please note a limited number of bursaries are available, all bursaries may be exhausted prior to the advertised closing date.
Students are assessed based on the eligibility requirements of their application. As per the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) Funding requirements, the funds provided as part of this program are directed – exclusively – towards students from low socio-economic (SES) backgrounds (as defined by SEIFA), persons from regional areas and remote areas (as defined by ASGS), Indigenous persons, people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and who identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and students who are living with or caring for someone with a Disability, Illness, Medical or Mental Health Condition.
All requests for further information to support applications will be sent to the student email account. Failure to supply further information will deem the application incomplete and will not be considered.
Students will be notified of the outcome of their application via their student email accounts only. Decisions are final.
Payment of scholarship
Payment will be made to the successful applicant within 2 weeks of notification of a successful application. Payments will be credited electronically to the successful applicant’s nominated bank account.
As a scholarship recipient, you will be asked to participate in a feedback survey. You may also be approached to assist with promoting the CQUniversity Scholarships program by sharing your experiences as a recipient through media or invited to attend events such as Orientation or Open Day.
Please refer to Selection Criteria
To apply for a CQUniCares Professional Registration Bursary, please follow these steps:
- Contact the Scholarships Team by emailing email@example.com to check eligibility
- If eligible, students will be invited to send their supporting documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note a limited number of Bursaries are available. All Bursaries may be exhausted prior to the advertised closing date.A Bursary 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.