Equity Scholarships Scheme for International Students in Australia, 2016


Equity Scholarships for Domestic or international students , and applications are submitted till 26 February 2016. Queensland Univeristy of Technology is offering scholarships in Undergraduate, Postgraduate Research  level for foreign and domestic scholars. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): Queensland University of Technology | Australia

Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Postgraduate Research

Field(s): Business, Creative Industries, Education, Health, Law and Science and Engineering

Deadline: November 29, 2013 and 7th February 2014

Funded By: Queensland University of Technology, Australia.

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Equity Scholarships are targeted for Domestic or international students can apply for the scholarships.

Who can't apply?

You can't apply if you're a:

  • visiting student - studying an individual unit at QUT, but not enrolled in a QUT course
  • cross-institutional student - enrolled in a course at another university, but studying specific units at QUT and receiving credit towards your course at the other university
  • QUT International College (QUTIC) student - studying one of the pathway programs offered by our international college, including foundation courses, university diplomas and English language courses.

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified.

Scholarship covers: What you receive

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. If you're eligible for a computer, you may receive that as well as a scholarship or bursary.Semester 1Domestic students can receive:an Equity Scholarship of $7,500 per year for up to four years (there are limited scholarships available at this value)an Equity Scholarship of $5,000 for one year (there are limited scholarships available at this value)an Equity Scholarship of $3,500 for one yearan Equity Bursary of $1,500 for one yearan Equity computer (a reconditioned desktop computer with the capacity to access internet and a USB drive).International students can receive:an Equity Bursary of up to $1,500 for one yearan Equity computer (a reconditioned desktop computer with the capacity to access internet, and a USB drive).Semester 2If you received a scholarship or bursary in Semester 1, you can't apply for another scholarship in Semester 2.Domestic students can receive:an Equity Scholarship of $1,750 for one semesteran Equity Bursary of $1,500 for one semestera Faculty Equity Bursary of $1,500 for one semester.International students can receive:an Equity Bursary of up to $1,500 for one semestera Faculty Equity Bursary of $1,500 for one semester.

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.

Eligibility

To avail Equity Scholarships, candidates 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 E q u i t y Scholarship:

  • If you’re a commencing Smith Family Learning for Life student, you’re guaranteed an E q u i t y  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

Eligibility 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. 

Scholarship Application Method

 To apply, complete and submit the Equity Scholarships Scheme application form .

‣ All E q u i t y Scholarships 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. 

‣ Scholarships Application due Date:  Applications for Semester 1, 2016 have been extended.

Apply by 26 February 2016 (including submitting all your supporting documents) to be considered for a scholarship.

We won't consider applications received after this date.

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