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SCU International Women in STEM Scholarship

This scholarship aims to attract new female international students wanting to study a full undergraduate or postgraduate degree from the School of Environment, Science and Engineering or School of Health and Human Sciences or Bachelor/Master of Information Technology at the Gold Coast, Lismore or Coffs Harbour campuses at Southern Cross University.

Application process

Follow the instructions on the SCU International Women in STEM Scholarship Application which you can find on SCU International’s downloads page.

Value

$8,000 fee reduction each year, paid in instalments throughout each study year, commencing in the first session and continuing, based on successful completion of each study session.
See Information for recipients for details about general conditions and payments.

Course of study

Apply to study a full postgraduate coursework degree from the School of Environment Science and Engineering or School of Health and Human Sciences School of Health and Human Sciences or Bachelor/Master of Information Technology at either the Gold Coast, Lismore or Coffs Harbour campus.

Selection criteria

Students wishing to apply for the SCU International Women in STEM Scholarship are required to satisfy the following criteria:

  1. The applicant must be a female international onshore student.
  2. Apply to study a full-time (8 units per year) undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree from the School of Environment Science and Engineering or School of Health and Human Sciences or Bachelor/Master of IT, in the Gold Coast, Lismore or Coffs Harbour campuses.
  3. Applicant must have a high academic performance in maths and science and meet the minimum admission requirements of the University.
    1. Undergraduate entry: A qualification equivalent to Australian Year 12 and the required entry grade for the program for which they have applied; and English language comparable to Academic IELTS 6.0 overall with no band less than 5.5.*
    2. Postgraduate entry: A qualification equivalent to an Australian Bachelor degree; and English language comparable to Academic IELTS 6.5*.
  4. Students must successfully complete all units in their progression, by obtaining at least a pass in all units, to remain eligible for the scholarship.
  5. Students must meet the attendance requirements of their program and student visa to remain eligible for the scholarship.
  6. Citizens or permanent residents of Australia or New Zealand are not eligible to apply.

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