Future student undergraduate scholarships

Southern Cross University offers a range of scholarships to support future students commencing their first year of study. The various categories of scholarships are designed to not only recognise academic excellence but also contribute to and encourage student success and support disadvantaged students undertaking our courses.

Refer to International Scholarships, Equity Scholarships, Indigenous Australian Scholarships, Honours Scholarships or Postgraduate Scholarships for other commencing student scholarships.


Scholarships offer rounds

Early Round Scholarships

Early round scholarships are only available to 2020 Year 12 school leavers within the SCU footprint. Students must either:

Applications open August 2020 — closing 30 September 2020

Offer Dates

  • QLD: October 2020
  • NSW: November 2020

Main Round Scholarships

Main Round Scholarships are available to any future student commencing (their first year) at Southern Cross University (except where criteria has indicated recent Year 12 only). Scholarships will be offered after the UAC and QTAC main admission rounds.

Applications open 16 August 2020 — closing 20 December 2020.

Offer Dates

  • Shortlisting from late December 2020 — 10 January 2021.
  • Main Round Scholarship offers made from mid-January 2021.

Contact details

For more information contact the Scholarships Office.

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Scholarships on offer

The following provides a list of scholarships on offer grouped by schools. For further information on each scholarship, click the scholarship name to view its selection criteria.

Any undergraduate degree

Any Bachelor degree

Faculty of Business, Law and Arts 

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Faculty of Health