The University of South Australia Scholarship for Student Leadership is available for students who are interested in undertaking specified activities with the aim of enhancing the overall student experience at UniSA. Students who are successful will have a unique opportunity to contribute to UniSA's mission to provide an outstanding student experience and develop excellent employability and leadership skills.
Successful recipients will assist the Student Life team to communicate activities to the student body and/or provide support to the delivery of Student Life events. Example activities related to this scholarship include:
It is expected that successful students will have an interest in gaining experience in marketing, public relations, communications, journalism or event management. Applicants should address the following criteria in their application:
Value: $7000 for a full year (or pro-rata equivalent). Student will be expected to average 10 hours per week completing student life tasks during study periods.
Please note that scholarship recipients enrolled full time at the University are likely to receive this scholarship exempt from tax. Part time students are not able to access this tax concession. UniSA cannot advise the tax implications of receiving this scholarship, and successful applicants should seek personal taxation advice. The Australian Taxation Office provides some guidance through a Scholarship Decision Tool. To access their website - click here
For more information about the application process, please contact:
UniSA Scholarships Office
Tel: 08 8302 1697
For more information about the specified activities, please contact:
Scott Jones, Manager: Student Life. (08) 8302 0619
Students are eligible to apply for a University of South Australia Scholarship for Student Leaders if they meet all the following criteria:
Applicants will be required to provide a cover letter, resume including names and contact details of two referees, and a 500-word response to the question:
Short-listed applicants will be invited to participate in a group interview.
Successful recipients will be subject to six monthly review based on the active participation in university activities. This review will be completed by the Student Experience team in conjunction with the Student Experience Support Officers.
The University of South Australia Scholarship for Student Leadership will be open for online application once a year. Applications can be lodged via my Scholarships in the student portal.
myScholarships can be accessed by:
Please note: Scholarships and Grants are subject to change and are awarded based on conditions current at the time of award.