At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Current Student
Level of study: 
Undergraduate
Year of study: 
1st - 2nd year
Citizenship: 
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
Additional requirements: 
  • Financial Hardship
  • Rural / regional area

The scholarship is awarded to a first or second year students from regional areas to pursue a Bachelor of Computer Science or Bachelor of Information Technology or Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Software Engineering or Electrical and Computer Engineering) degree (with a specialisation in ICT related studies) at The University of Queensland.

Award value:
$8,000
Duration: 
1 year
Applications open: 
9 February 2018
Applications close: 
23 March 2018
  • Eligibility

     

    An applicant is eligible for the scholarship, if -
    (a)    submit an on-line application form for the scholarship to the Head of School, by the closing date for applications; and
    (b)    the applicant is an Australian citizen or New Zealand Citizen or an Australian Permanent resident; and
    (c)    if a First Year Student in the first two years prior to the award, the applicant completed Year 12 at a high school in a ‘regional’ area or completed year 12 as a boarder whilst having a permanent address in a regional area, or if a 2nd year student, completed their secondary studies at a high school in a regional area or completed secondary studies as a boarder whilst having a permanent address in a reginal area.
    (d)    enrolled in one of the following approved programs in the 1st or 2nd year, and where applicable, in the relevant field in the year of the award;
    (e)    has not completed the requirements of another tertiary program at the Bachelor level or above; and
    (f)    can provide documentary evidence of financial disadvantage; and
    (g)   does not hold a scholarship that the Head deems similar.

    Defintion: 'Regional Area' if outside of Queensland means Inner Regional, Outer Regional, Remote or Very Remote areas as defined in the ASGC Remoteness Areas classification as described in the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2004 publication, ‘Rural, Regional and Remote Health: A Guide to Remoteness Classifications’; or if within Queensland means all of Queensland except those areas encompassed by the following local government areas-   Brisbane City Council, Gold Coast City, Ipswich City Council, Logan City Council, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Redland City Council.

    Subject to approval -
    Approved program means the Bachelor of Computer Science or Bachelor of Information Technology, or the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or dual program that includes the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Information Technolory or the integrated Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/ Master of Engineering.
    Relevant field - software engineering or electrical and computer engineering.

The scholarship is maintained by an annual gift from Agility Applications.
Number awarded per year: 
1
Award benefits: 
Ambassador role
Holiday employment
Work Experience