Wilson Security Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Bursary

Offered for the first time in Semester 2, 2019, the Wilson Security Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Bursary shall be awarded to one (1) Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander undergraduate student.

The bursary will be valued at A$2,000 and paid in eight fortnightly instalments of A$250.

Please note: This bursary is offered on a yearly basis through funds provided by an external donor. If funding is not available in any given year, the bursary will not be awarded.

Scholarship details

Value: $2,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Semester

Availability: 1 scholarship offered

Application dates


Close: 31/05/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Financial equity
Academic merit

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • University of the Sunshine Coast

Study level:

  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postgraduate research

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • QLD

Eligibility Criteria

All applicants must:
Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student;
Be a full-time or part-time domestic student in any undergraduate program at USC;
Have completed at least one semester at USC (48 units for full-time or 24 units for part-time students);
Have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0.

Further Information

Selection criteria:
Financial need;
Hours worked in paid employment or commitment to activities that impact on the time available for the student to study (e.g. compulsory fieldwork placement, significant carer responsibilities);
Academic merit.