Get the scoop on Scholarships and set yourself up for success

We know that uni life can sometimes be stressful, whether it’s managing, study, assignments or part time work, we also understand the power of support. So we wanted to lift the lid on scholarships and how they can help you.

What is a scholarship?

A scholarship or award is a financial bursary to assist in managing the cost of study. Scholarships may provide monetary amounts from anywhere from $100 to $50,000, being in the form of one-off payments or last over several years.

Some people might believe that scholarships are just for high academic achievers, yet the range of scholarships at CQUniversity means there is a chance for everyone to be supported.

Types of Scholarships  

There are four different types of scholarships that can help you through your studies. This includes General, Course Specific, International student, research scholarships.

How to Apply?

Scholarships have their each set of unique criteria that you must meet to be eligible. Applications can include an essay or similar documentation that outlines how you meet the criteria.

For many of the scholarships, applications open yearly in August, so pick up a copy of the Scholarships guide to get a better idea of exactly what’s required and they due date.

Benefits of Scholarships

Scholarships can have more than just financial benefits, they look great on your resume and they can create industry contacts and networks which can lead to potential work experience and employment.

Now you’ve got the scoop, head to and explore all of the different scholarships available and start getting your application ready today.

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