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New 2022 Scholarships

Recognising the achievements of outstanding school leavers

New scholarships for high achievers

Recognising and supporting high-achieving students. The new scholarships will be automatically assessed for new JCU students with an ATAR 95+ who are starting their studies with JCU in Study Period One, 2022.

If you completed Year 12 in 2021, and are enrolling at JCU in 2022 (the year immediately following the completion of Year 12), you may be eligible.

Available scholarships

Scholarship Value Details
JCU Vice Chancellor's Scholarship* $40,000 awarded for up to 4 years of study For students with an ATAR 97-100. Valued at $10,000 per annum for a maximum of four years (equivalent to $40,000).
JCU Deans' Scholarship* $20,000 awarded for up to 4 years of study For students with an ATAR 95-96. Valued at $5,000 per annum for a maximum of four years (equivalent to $20,000).

* Terms and Conditions apply

About the scholarships

The JCU Vice Chancellor's Scholarship is awarded to applicants who achieve an ATAR of 97+. As a recipient of the JCU Vice Chancellor's Scholarship you will receive $40,000 for up to four (4) years of study ($10,000 per year) for a maximum of four years, paid in instalments.

The JCU Deans' Scholarship is awarded to applicants who achieve an ATAR between 95 and 97. As a recipient of the JCU Deans' Scholarship you will receive receive $20,000 for up to four (4) years of study ($5,000 per year) for a maximum of four years, paid in instalments.

In addition to the financial support, recipients of both scholarships will have access to development and enrichment opportunities including mentoring and Continuing Professional Development.

Eligibility: Be commencing full-time study at JCU in any bachelor’s degree in Semester 1, 2022. (excluding Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science).

* The census date is the day each semester when your enrolment is finalised.

There is no application required for these scholarships. Both the JCU Vice Chancellor's Scholarship and the JCU Deans' Scholarship are automatically assessed. If you meet the criteria you will be notified at the time of offer.

Process:

  • Apply to your chosen JCU undergraduate course via QTAC.
  • We will assess your application for eligibility.
  • If you are successful we will advise you at the time of offer.
  • Offer rounds begin after ATAR results are released in December 2021.

A summary of the selection criteria for each scholarship is listed below. For more information including full Terms and Conditions, please visit the JCU Vice Chancellor’s and JCU Deans’ Scholarship pages.

JCU Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship Criteria:

  • School-leaver in 2021 entering an undergraduate full degree (Bachelor) program in Study Period One, 2022.
  • Excludes students in Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science.
  • ATAR 97.00 to 100 or equivalent International Baccalaureate (IB) score.
  • Not available for students with a deferral.
  • Maintain a GPA of 6 to continue to receive the scholarship.


JCU Deans’ Scholarship Criteria:

  • School-leaver in 2021 entering an undergraduate full degree (Bachelor) program in Study Period One, 2022.
  • Excludes students in Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science.
  • ATAR 95.00 to 96.95 or equivalent International Baccalaureate (IB) score.
  • Not available for students with a deferral.
  • Maintain a GPA of 6 to continue to receive the scholarship.
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