Vice Chancellor’s Scholarships are awarded to students completing High School with the highest achieving ATAR or interstate equivalent enrolling full time and on campus in any Bachelor Degree at Southern Cross University.
Applicants must: be enrolled full-time in any undergraduate course at any campus; be residents within the boundaries of Currumbin (north), Coffs Harbour (south), and Woodenbong/Bonalbo (west); and expect to achieve an ATAR of 80+ (or equivalent). Special emphasis is placed upon meritorious performance under conditions of disadvantage. Tenure is dependent on the maintenance of a credit average. Consideration will be given to personal maturity and school responsibility. Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview.
Applicants must: come from a low socioeconomic background; be completing their HSC (or equivalent) in the year prior to award; demonstrate commendable academic performance, leadership and contribution to community; and be commencing their studies full time and on campus in any undergraduate bachelor degree course. Scholarship recipients will be given opportunities to develop their leadership abilities through a special program of personal and professional development activities.
Applicants must: demonstrate academic achievement either in HSC (or equivalent) or mature age entry; be enrolling in a full time undergraduate course at SCU either on campus or by distance education; demonstrate genuine financial need under conditions of disadvantage and hardship; and be residing in the SCU footprint. Contribution and commitment to community is also considered.
Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be enrolling in full-time or part-time postgraduate study at Southern Cross University; and be an alumnus of SCU. Students will need to demonstrate professional achievement and/or community service.
The scholarship is open to outstanding students undertaking an honours program within the School of Arts and Social Sciences. Applicants will be required to provide a research project outlining the research to be undertaken including the role of the student, and whether/how the student’s honours work articulates with the supervisor’s research agenda; whether there is any community engagement incorporated into the research; the research goals (i.e. what is to be learned from the work); and how the research results will be communicated publicly.