The University of Sunshine Coast (USC) offers a range of scholarships and bursaries to domestic and international students. These scholarships aim to recognize and reward academic excellence, as well as provide financial assistance to students who may be facing financial hardship. Here are some of the scholarships offered by USC:

1. Vice-Chancellor's Merit Scholarship:

This scholarship is awarded to high-achieving domestic and international students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their previous studies. The scholarship covers up to 50% of tuition fees for the duration of the student's program.

2. Destination Australia Scholarship:

This scholarship is available to domestic and international students who choose to study at USC's Fraser Coast or Gympie campus. The scholarship provides a living allowance of $15,000 per year, as well as assistance with relocation costs.

3. Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship:

This scholarship provides financial assistance to Indigenous students who are studying at USC and require on-campus accommodation. The scholarship covers the cost of on-campus accommodation for the duration of the student's program.

4. USC Equity Bursary:

This bursary is available to students who are facing financial hardship and may require assistance with the cost of living expenses. The bursary provides a one-off payment of $1,000 to eligible students.

5. USC International Scholarships:

USC offers a range of scholarships specifically for international students. These scholarships include:

5.1 International Student Scholarship: 

This scholarship is for international students who are commencing their studies at USC. The scholarship provides a 50% reduction in tuition fees for the duration of the student's program.

5.2 International Student Regional Scholarship:

This is also for international students who are from certain regions, including Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Pacific. The scholarship provides a 50% reduction in tuition fees for the duration of the student's program.

5.3 International Student Honors Scholarship:

This scholarship is available to international students who have completed their undergraduate studies at USC and are commencing an Honors program. The scholarship provides a 25% reduction in tuition fees for the duration of the student's program.

6. Women in STEM Scholarship:

For female students, this scholarship provides financial assistance to cover the cost of tuition fees for one semester. It caters for those who are studying in the fields of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).

7. Creative Industries Scholarship:

This scholarship is available to domestic and international students who are studying in the fields of creative arts, media, or design. It provides financial assistance to cover the cost of tuition fees for one semester.

8. Sports Scholarship:

USC offers a range of sports scholarships to students who have achieved excellence in their chosen sport. These scholarships provide financial assistance to cover the cost of tuition fees and may also provide additional support, such as coaching and training programs.

9. USC Early Offer Guarantee:

This program guarantees eligible domestic students an offer of a place at USC before they receive their final Year 12 results. Students who receive an early offer may also be eligible for a scholarship to assist with the cost of tuition fees.

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