Moreton Bay Regional Council Scholarship
We are committed to improving our region’s tertiary participation rate by creating education opportunities for local residents, and supporting the leaders of tomorrow to study at UniSC Moreton Bay or UniSC Caboolture.
The Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) Scholarship Program provides assistance to students with demonstrated financial need and the academic potential to achieve their education and career goals. The program comprises of the:
- MBRC Scholarship, and
- MBRC Study Support Bursary.
The Scholarship is available to students from the Moreton Bay region commencing an undergraduate degree at UniSC Moreton Bay or UniSC Caboolture. Seven (7) scholarships will be offered annually, valued at $8,000 per year for the standard duration of an undergraduate program (up to 5 years), up to a maximum value of $40,000 per scholarship. Student recipients will receive payment in regular fortnightly instalments totalling $4,000 per semester.
Recipients will be expected to maintain full-time enrolment in their academic program at UniSC Moreton Bay or UniSC Caboolture throughout the period of their scholarship and maintain a minimum GPA of 4.5.
Applications for the MBRC Scholarship are invited in September each year.
For further information about the Scholarship, including eligibility criteria, selection criteria, and how to apply, visit the UniSC website.
MBRC Study Support Bursary
The Study Support Bursaries are available to students from the Moreton Bay region undertaking an undergraduate degree at UniSC Moreton Bay or UniSC Caboolture. Up to 16 bursaries will be offered annually, valued at $2,000 each. Student recipients will receive payment in regular fortnightly instalments over the semester the bursary is awarded.
Applications for the MRBC Study support bursary are invited in September and April each year.
For further information about the bursaries including eligibility criteria, selection criteria, and how to apply, visit the UniSC website.
Frequently asked questions
How will the MBRC Scholarship affect my Youth Allowance or other Centrelink payments?
Centrelink payments should not be affected by receiving an MBRC Scholarship. Scholarships are exempt from the Department of Human Services income test up to a certain amount and the MBRC Scholarship is within that exemption threshold.
It’s recommended students contact the University of the Sunshine Coast or Centrelink to discuss their individual situation.
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How will my MBRC Scholarship application be assessed?
Applications will be assessed in accordance with the UniSC selection process. For more information, visit the UniSC website.
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