Southern Cross University
University description (as per official university website)
Scholarships and Prizes
Southern Cross University provides access to a range of scholarships to support students in their studies. The various categories of scholarships are designed to not only recognise academic excellence but also support disadvantaged students undertaking our courses.
Should you require assistance with any of this information, staff in the Office to Assist Student Involvement and Success (OASIS) located at Lismore Campus Plaza are available to answer your questions and provide assistance and guidance on scholarship matters. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 02 6620 3006/3313.
Rising Stars Scholarships
These Scholarships comprise those awarded for academic excellence for:
students completing their HSC year and considering their course at SCU,
students in specific courses completing continuing studies and
students demonstrating achievement under conditions of disadvantage.
Read Rising Star scholarships testimonials.
Honours scholarships support students progressing from their third year into an honours year in a chosen field of study.
Tourism Internship Scholarships
Internship scholarships assist students currently enrolled within the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management financially whilst undertaking their four core Internship units. Scholarships may be linked to particular companies or available for international internships. Students should check CareerHub for current availabilities or contact their campus based Internship Officer for further information.
The Equity Scholarship program offers assistance to students experiencing financial and other disadvantages. Applications open in August 2010 for offers made in January 2011. Further details will be available soon.
A number of external organisations also offer scholarships for students who suffer from physical impairment. A list of scholarships can also be found under this heading on the Related Links page
The federal government continues to offer Indigenous Scholarships through universities. These scholarships are applied for under the Equity Scholarship program
International Exchange Scholarships (For Outbound SCU students)
SCU students undertaking approved International Exchange programs may be eligible to apply for assistance under the various programs available. Our SCU International Office can assist you with these enquiries.
Postgraduate Scholarships for Masters and PhD candidates are managed by the Division of Research.
Bursaries and Prizes
Academic bursaries and prizes are awarded for outstanding performance in specific subjects, courses or research thesis topics.
There are many externally funded opportunities for scholarships through industries and philanthropic organisations which you may be eligible for. Under this section are examples of those that may apply to SCU students. You are also encouraged to undertake your own research about scholarships relevant to your area of study using the internet and industry links as a star
Arts and Social Sciences
Creative and Performing Arts
Environmental Science and Management
Health and Human Sciences
Arts and Sciences
Commerce and Management
Law and Justice
Tourism and Hospitality Management
Business and Law
All courses are available from February each year unless marked otherwise.
Particular courses are also available for mid-year commencement in June each year. Contact the School of your course of interest for further information.
The third teaching session is available from November each year.