Opening Date: 10 August 2018

Closing Date: 01 December 2018



(Partially Funded)



CQUniCares Emergency Grants are funded through the generosity of CQUniversity staff, Alumni and supporters. The Emergency Grants support low-income students in need of urgent financial assistance, helping them to continue their studies.

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CQ University is proud to have the highest ratio of students who are first-in-family, Indigenous, low socioeconomic, mature aged or from a disadvantaged background, compared to any other university in Australia

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Business and Law
  • Education and the Arts
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
  • Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

 Depends on the need of a financial support.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

To be eligible to receive the CQUniCares Emergency Grant, an applicant must:

  • be facing an unexpected educational expense, or unexpected change of personal situation.
  • be enrolled and actively studying in either a CQUniversity Certificate (I-IV); Enabling/Pathway; Undergraduate or Postgraduate program.
  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or holder of a humanitarian visa.
  • have not previously received a CQUniCares Emergency Grant in the year of application.
  • be in receipt of a Centrelink benefit or can demonstrate low personal/family income.

* Unsuccessful Scholarship applications are not grounds for applying for an emergency grant.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Length of Scholarship: One-off payment.
  • Each grant, of up to $1000, helps a student to cover expenses such as laptops, textbooks, rent, food and residential school travel.

How to Apply

First Step: Read the Grant Guidelines (updated Guidelines coming soon)

Second Step: Complete a Grant Application Form

Third Step: Applications must include all necessary supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documentation:

  1. Personal statement addressing the selection criteria (Personal statement should also include any additional information that may assist with the assessment of your application – opportunity to explain your personal, financial, living or study situation relevant to the emergency).
  2. Quotes/invoice or bill/statements etc to confirm the urgency of assistance required and what the grant will be used to assist with.
  3. Evidence of income of applicant.
  4. Income for their partner (if partnered).
    • Centrelink Income Statements (if applicable) –for yourself, your partner if partnered or parent/s if you are under 22 years of age Income for their parents (if under 22 and not deemed ‘independent’ by Centrelink). For more information: (How to obtain a Centrelink Income Statement)

-Possible required documents for low income evidence:

    • 3 x current consecutive payslips (if applicable) –for yourself and/or your partner if partnered or parent/s if you are under 22 years of age.
    • Latest Notice of Assessment or most recent Tax Return (If you or your partner are in receipt of business or investment income).
    • 3 months of all personal or business bank account statements.

Fourth step: Submit your Grant Application to the Student Life and Wellbeing Centre  – refer to the Grant Application Form for submission options.

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Know more about this opportunity:

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This Scholarship Published by:
Menna Faramawy/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Ola Witwit/ Iraq 

Reviewed by” Sherif Hassan / Egypt ”
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team