You can only receive one of the monetary awards (scholarships and bursaries). If you're eligible for more than one, you'll receive the one with the highest value.
You must be:
We also take personal hardship into consideration when assessing applications. This includes:
There are some guarantees with our Equity scholarship:
You can't apply if you're a:
You can apply for Semester 2 scholarships until 9:00am Monday 20 July 2020.
We'll let you know whether your application was successful by early August 2020.
If you did not apply in Semester 1, apply via the online application form (see below).
If you applied in Semester 1, were unsuccessful, and would now like to be reconsidered for Semester 2, please provide full up-to-date documentation outlining your change in circumstances. You do not need to reapply using the online application form. Email your documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a domestic student, received an Equity Bursary in Semester 1 and would now like to be reconsidered for an Equity Scholarship for Semester 2, please provide full up-to-date documentation outlining your change in circumstances. You do not need to reapply using the online application form. Email your documentation to email@example.com.
There will be a limited number of computers available in Semester 2. These will be distributed to students in the most need. Please do not apply for a computer if you have a computer that is working satisfactorily.
All new applicants will be contacted shortly after submitting their Equity Scholarship application with instructions on how to apply for a computer.
Semester 1 Equity Scholarship applicants who did not apply for a computer will be contacted with instructions on how to apply for a computer in Semester 2.
Applicants who applied for a computer in Semester 1 but were unsuccessful will be automatically reconsidered in Semester 2.
To apply, complete and submit the Equity Scholarships Scheme application form.
You only need to submit one application to be considered for all scholarships under the scheme, including the Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships.
Important: only students who did not apply in Semester 1 need to complete this application form. If you applied in Semester 1 and would like to be reconsidered for an Equity Scholarship for Semester 2, email full up-to-date documentation outlining your change of circumstances to firstname.lastname@example.org
You must supply all relevant supporting documents by the closing date for your application to be considered.
We will assess your application and score it against criteria, including your:
We allocate scholarships based on need. Students with the greatest need will receive the highest value scholarships. The number of scholarships available will determine the cut-off to receive a scholarship.
If you applied and submitted all supporting documentation by 9am on 20 July 2020, we’ll let you know the outcome by early August 2020.
You must enrol in the semester you applied for. Before we pay your scholarship, we will check your enrolment status to ensure you are still enrolled and eligible.
Each year QUT's Equity Scholarships Scheme provides over $4 million in scholarships, bursaries and free computers to low-income students - including those not eligible for Commonwealth Scholarships.