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There are many ways you can make a difference.

Explore our donation options for scholarships, prizes, art and cultural gifts, research, endowment funds, and USQ's Japanese Gardens and give now.

Scholarships

Scholarship Endowment is the University’s general scholarship fund for students who deserve additional support to study. Supporting the Rise Scholarships for 2021.

Supporting students in need, the Rise Scholarships provide direct funding for first year studies at University.

Your gift will help students purchase that all important new laptop or perhaps that critical and costly piece of special equipment for their studies.

More information about the Rise Scholarship is available.

Celebrating 50 years of McGregor College this endowed scholarship will help a new student take their place at McGregor.

Your giving will help pass your College experience on to a new generation of students at McGregor.

More information about McGregor College is available.

Supporting Indigenous students in their studies at University, this endowed fund will delivery scholarship support for many years.

Your gift will help make this new scholarship a reality for a dedicated and deserving Indigenous student.

Recognising Scott Sargood and his commitment to sustainability across South East Queensland, new gifts to this prize fund will help the University grow this award into a scholarship to support student mobility.
This special endowment fund will help the Law School send its best and brightest out into the world to seize opportunities that will build their skills and experience of the law.

Nursing is challenging, and training to be a nurse is no different.

Building real skills requires clinical experience and taking up these opportunities can be a challenge for many students. Your gift to special endowment fund will help more of our students along their path to a nursing career.

More information about the Nursing Clinical Placement bursaries is available.

In the first instance this new fund will support education students during in-class practical experience. This is a required component for education students and can incur significant additional costs.

Please help our top education students complete their studies so they can train our next generation.

This endowed fund provides surveying students with the help they need to get the job done.

It might be assistance with travel costs for off campus students attending residential school, it might be assistance with study costs or items of equipment.

Your gift will leave a legacy of support to these students who can achieve so much more with just that little bit extra.

Supporting astrophysics higher degree research students take up those all-important opportunities to connect with good learning and research. 

You can explore our research in stellar astronomy and planetary systems that aims to advance understanding of how stars and planets evolve, and the consequences for planetary habitability.

Prizes

One of Australia’s greatest ever poets, the late Bruce Dawe is celebrated with an open poetry prize at the University. Your gift will recognise Bruce’s legacy by building the endowed prize fund.

More information about the Bruce Dawe National Poetry Prize is available.

 

To celebrate the new location of the School of Law & Justice at our Ipswich Campus we ask the donors with an eye for excellence help us create a new, endowed Law prize for the University.

This prize will recognise the best law students with a prize funded by a special endowment fund.

The David Kilmartin prize has been supported by donors for many years. We are helping to endow this prize to leave a legacy of recognition of high achievement in English literature.

Possibly the oldest academic prize at the University with more than 30 years having passed since its first award to journalism students.

We are re-invigorating the endowment fund for this prize to set it on the path to a 100-year legacy of recognising academic excellence. Help us build up this prize to recognise excellence in student journalism.

Art and Cultural Gifts

Art & culture are central to the University’s mission, and you can support our growing collection of fine art.

Your giving to the art collection fund enables the University’s curator to make quick, strategic decisions about art purchases for our collection and ensures the continual enriching of the cultural fabric of the University.

Japanese Garden

The Japanese Gardens at the University’s Toowoomba Campus sit amongst the first rank of public gardens in Toowoomba. They are a crowning community achievement and there is so much more we can do to present the best possible gardens.

The original garden design from over 30 years ago included a special tea house / pavilion. We want to finalise the design intent of the original builders of the Gardens with this important feature. This fund will help deliver a high quality, elegant structure that builds on the overall tranquillity nature of the Gardens.

Help us complete this important and idyllic community space, and discover the tranquility of one of Toowoomba's most peaceful and beautiful parks.

We are constantly improving the Japanese Gardens at the University. Help us make present the best possible gardens through your giving.

Research

From supersonic rocket engines to regional cancer survival, at USQ we are committed to research that creates real and impactful change for your dynamic world. Be inspired by our globally recognised research that delivers innovative solutions to real-world problems.

Driving discovery and creating new knowledge is our research cornerstone, and you can help! Support our researchers and higher degree research students with a Research Support scholarship, for example USQ's Chancellors Scholarship Endowment.


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Greatest Need Endowment Fund

Universities are complex organisations that manage many challenging and competing needs.

Our Greatest Need endowment generates investment returns each year that can be used for special, strategic needs that face our University every day.

Give to USQ

From funding scholarships to supporting our world class research, your support can transform lives.

For more information about giving at USQ, please contact us:

Phone
+61 7 3470 4427 

Email
giving@usq.edu.au