Alumina Industry Scholarship (Open)

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing, Science and Mathematics
Scholarship value $10,000 per year
Scholarship duration Up to 3 years.
Number awarded Up to 2 held in tenure.
Opening date 11 November 2021
Closing date 9 January 2022

Description

This Scholarship is part of the Liveris Academy Merit Scholarship Scheme.

Eligibility

The Scholarship will be awarded to the applicant showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by –

  • academic achievement in courses undertaken in an Approved Program; and
  • strength of interest that the applicant demonstrates in a Relevant Field.

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant –
(a) submits an application to the Director by the closing date for applications; and
(b) is enrolled full-time in an Approved Program in a Relevant Field and has completed at least 12 units but less than 27 units towards an Approved Program; and
(c)  does not hold another scholarship that the Director considers to be similar.  

Additional Criteria: 

As per the 2022 Alumina Industry Scholarship rules, this Scholarship is seeking applications from applicants enrolled full-time in one of the below-Approved Programs in the field or fields of study (majors or specialisations) as follows: -

For Approved Engineering Program

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours): 

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Software Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Master of Engineering:

  • Chemical Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Materials Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering Field of Study
  • Civil Engineering Field of Study
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering Field of Study
  • Electrical Engineering Field of Study
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Field of Study
  • Mechanical Engineering Field of Study
  • Mechatronic Engineering Field of Study
  • Software Engineering Field of Study

Bachelor of Science:

  • Applied Mathematics / Extended Major / Minor
  • Chemistry / Extended Major / Minor
  • Computational Science Minor
  • Data Science Minor
  • Earth Science / Extended Major / Minor

Additional benefits

AQW may offer the recipient of a Scholarship any of the following opportunities:-
(a) an engineering mentor;
(b) member organisation site visits;
(c) vacation employment at any AQW site as determined by AQW, in consultation with the recipient.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Complete the application form in the UQ application portal. You will need:

  • a cover letter
  • a resume
  • a copy of your most recent studies report from mySI-net 
  • 2 short-answer written submissions. 

You can save your application and come back to it any time.

Selection criteria

You're eligible to apply if you:

  • are enrolled as a full-time student in an approved UQ undergraduate program
  • have completed at least 12 units but less than 27 units

For Approved Engineering Program

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours): 

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Software Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Master of Engineering:

  • Chemical Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Materials Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering Field of Study
  • Civil Engineering Field of Study
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering Field of Study
  • Electrical Engineering Field of Study
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Field of Study
  • Mechanical Engineering Field of Study
  • Mechatronic Engineering Field of Study
  • Software Engineering Field of Study

Bachelor of Science:

  • Applied Mathematics / Extended Major / Minor
  • Chemistry / Extended Major / Minor
  • Computational Science Minor
  • Data Science Minor
  • Earth Science / Extended Major / Minor

Contact

Scholarships and Grants Administrator

Terms and conditions

Scholarship Conditions

The recipient may hold the Scholarship for up to 3 years subject to the recipient continuing to be enrolled full-time in an Approved Program in a Relevant Field.

Liveris Academy Merit Scholarship Scheme Conditions

(1)    The recipient may hold the Scholarship for up to six years, except as may be otherwise specified in Addendum 1 for Named Scholarships. The Scholarship will be paid in equal semester instalments, subject to the recipient –
    (a)     continuing to be enrolled full-time in an Approved Program;
    (b)     maintaining a minimum GPA of 6.00 (except as may be otherwise specified in Addendum 1 for Named Scholarships);
    (c)    actively contributing to the Academy and the University, in alignment with the spirit of the Scholarship;
    (d)    conducting themselves in a professional manner in any interactions with or on behalf of the Liveris Academy and its staff, representatives, supporters and Scholarship holders;
    (e)    not gaining or holding another scholarship that the Director considers similar; and
    (f)    not gaining or holding another scholarship awarded through the Liveris Academy.

(2)    Each recipient of a Named Scholarship must also comply with any additional conditions specified in Addendum 1 for that Scholarship.
(3)    If the recipient fails to satisfy rule (1) or (2), the recipient must show cause to the Director as to why the Scholarship should not be cancelled.
(4)    In making the decision, the Director will seek advice on the recipient’s academic progress from the Relevant Associate Dean (Academic).
(5)    The Director may grant approval for interruption or deferral of the Scholarship on advice from the Relevant Associate Dean (Academic) in exceptional circumstances for a maximum cumulative period of one year.

Terminology

In these rules – 
Approved Program means any undergraduate or postgraduate program at The University of Queensland.
Commencing Student means a student who has not undertaken any prior tertiary study at a Bachelor level or above prior to enrolling in the Approved Program, other than studies in special university programs designed for secondary school students and who will complete, or has completed, year 12 studies in the two year period prior to the year of the award.
Director means the Director of the Liveris Academy. 
Liveris Academy Merit Scholarship Scheme means the framework for offering Scholarships as either Liveris Academy Merit Scholarships or as Named Scholarships in accordance with these rules. 
Membership means access to the co-curricular developmental activities of the Liveris Academy.
Named Scholarship means a type of Scholarship offered under the auspices of the Liveris Academy Scholarship Scheme, which is named in recognition of a donor or partnership. These Scholarships are identified in Addendum 1. They are administered in accordance with these rules as well as any additional requirements outlined in Addendum 1. 
Relevant Associate Dean (Academic) means the Associate Dean (Academic) for the Faculty hosting the degree through which a student is or may be awarded a Scholarship under the Liveris Academy Merit Scholarship Scheme. 
Scholarship means a Scholarship awarded under the Liveris Academy Merit Scholarship Scheme, including Named Scholarships.
UQ means The University of Queensland.