Apply for a Public Sector Management Program (PSMP) regional scholarship and learn how to navigate the business of government, think systemically, focus on real world outcomes and advance your career.

The Public Service Commission (PSC) in partnership with the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is offering each of the 21 government departments one regional scholarship as part of the Queensland Government’s commitment to building Queensland’s leaders of tomorrow, today.

The scholarships are offered on a 50% basis with one regionally based employee from each department eligible for a 50% scholarship in exchange for their agency funding the remaining 50%.

Delivered by QUT, the program provides aspiring public service leaders with the knowledge and skills to successfully manage the business of government and positions them for future leadership opportunities.

Graduates are awarded a Graduate Certificate in Business (Public Sector Management) and are eligible for credit or advanced standing into further post graduate programs, including QUT’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) or the Master of Business.

What you will receive

You’ll receive a scholarship covering 50% ($5,750) of your tuition fees ($11,500).

The remaining tuition fees of $5,750, as well as any required travel to and from workshops and accommodation, is not covered by the scholarship and will need to be covered by your agency.

Eligibility and entry requirements

To be considered for the program, you must:

  • be a regionally based Queensland Government employee
  • have the support of your employer/manager to undertake the program
  • be able to commence study in either:
    • VIR-2201: Virtual delivery 25 April 2022
    • VIR-2202: Virtual delivery 25 July 2022
      (Applications to the above deliveries close one month prior to the commencement date.)
  • meet PSMP entry requirements.

How to apply

Members of the Strategic Workforce Council have been provided with details on this offer and will work with their HR areas to coordinate expressions of interest for this opportunity internally.

Talk to your supervisor or HR area if you are interested in applying.

More information

For course queries, contact QUTeX (QUT Graduate School of Business):

For scholarship enquiries, contact the PSC: