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Queensland University of Technology is offering equity scholarships for domestic or international students in Australia. These scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate, postgraduate research at Queensland University of Technology. Scholarships are provided in the field of Business, Creative Industries, Education, Health, Law and Science and Engineering. The QUT Equity Scholarships Scheme offers about $2.5 million worth of scholarships, bursaries and computers to low-income students each year.

Study Subject(s): Scholarships are provided in the field of Business, Creative Industries, Education, Health, Law and Science and Engineering offered by the Queensland University of Technology in Australia.

Course Level: The scholarships are available for pursuing undergraduate, postgraduate, postgraduate research level at Queensland University of Technology in Australia.

Scholarship Provider: Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

Scholarship can be taken at:
Australia

Eligibility: You must be:

-from a low-income background

-experiencing financial hardship

-we also take personal hardship into consideration when assessing applications. This includes:

-personal medical conditions

-disabilities

-dependants with special needs.

There are some guarantees with our Equity scholarship:

-If you’re a commencing Smith Family Learning for Life student, you’re guaranteed an Equity Scholarship of $1,250 if you start in Semester 2 or $2,500 if you start in Semester 1. You’re also guaranteed an Equity computer (a reconditioned desktop computer with internet access and a USB drive) if you need one.

-If you’re a commencing Q-Step Scheme student, you’re guaranteed an Equity Scholarship of $1,250 if you start in Semester 2, or $2,500 if you start in Semester 1.

-If you’re a commencing Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student, you’re guaranteed the Equity bursary of $1,000. You won’t receive this bursary if you successfully apply for one or more Indigenous Commonwealth Scholarships.

-You can’t apply if you’re a:

-visiting student

-cross-institutional student

-QUT International College student.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Domestic or international students can apply for the scholarships.

Scholarship Description: Applicants 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. If you’re eligible for a computer, you may receive that as well as a scholarship or bursary. The QUT Equity Scholarships Scheme offers about $2.5 million worth of scholarships, bursaries and computers to low-income students each year.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? for semester one: Domestic students can receive:

-an Equity Scholarship of $5,000 for one year (there are limited scholarships available at this value)

-an Equity Scholarship of $2,500 for one year

-an Equity Bursary of $1,000 for one year

-an Equity computer (a reconditioned desktop computer with internet access and a USB drive).

International students can receive:

-an Equity Bursary of up to $1,000 for one year.

For semester two: Domestic students can receive:

-an Equity Scholarship of $1,250 for one semester

-and Equity Bursary of $1,000 for one semester

-a faculty Equity Bursary of $1,000 for one semester.

International students can receive:

-an Equity Bursary of up to $1,000 for one semester

-a faculty Equity Bursary of $1,000 for one semester.

Selection criteria: They will assess your application and score it against criteria, including your:

-individual financial situation, income and personal circumstances.

They 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.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is online. All applicants must supply:

-individual bank statements for all bank accounts covering the past two months

-proof of income

-proof of the income of parent(s)/caregiver(s) if financially dependent and/or living at home

-proof of partner’s income (if partnered)

-Centre link Income Statement for Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY or other pension or benefit if you haven’t completed the Centre link consent form

-Australian Taxation Office Notice of Assessment 2012/2013 (please provide us with recent pay slips covering at least two months if you are unable to provide this document). If you are financially dependent on your family and/or living at home you must also supply family income documentation.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline: November 29, 2013 and 7th February 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Source: Equity Scholarships Scheme for Domestic or International Students in Australia, 2014

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