Alumina Quality Workshop Inc Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value $10,000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 1
Opening date 17 February 2020
Closing date 16 March 2020


The scholarship was established in 2009 and is maintained by an annual gift from Alumina Quality Workshop Inc. The Alumina Quality Workshop Inc (AQW) is an association of Australian based alumina producers, whose members are: Alcoa World Alumina, Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd - South32, Rio Tinto Aluminium, UC RUSAL and Hydro. AQW's key objectives include fostering technology development, research and education for the betterment of the alumina refining industries, particularly in Australia. The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage meritorious students who are undertaking their final year of study in an Approved Field of Study.

Additional benefits

AQW may offer the recipient of a Scholarship any of the following opportunities -

(a) an engineering mentor;
(b) member organisation site visits

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

The scholarship will be available in February, 2020.

Selection criteria

The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by -

(a)  academic achievement in courses undertaken in an Approved Field of Study; and
(b)  the strength of the interest that the applicant demonstrates in an Approved Field of Study; and
(c)  the applicant's personal qualities, including leadership potential; and
(d)  any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future career success.

The selection committee may decide to interview short listed applicants.

Applications are closed.


Mrs Gail Smith, Faculty of EAIT
+61 7 3365 3853
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the Scholarship for 1 year, subject to the recipient -

(a)  continuing to be a domestic student in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy; and
(b)  continuing to be enrolled full-time in an Approved Field of Study; and
(c)  maintaining a GPA of at least 5 for each semester of study for which the recipient holds the Scholarship.

If a recipient fails to satisfy rule 7(1), the recipient must show cause to the Associate Dean why the Scholarship should not be cancelled.

The University may terminate a Scholarship -

(a)    if the recipient does not show cause to the reasonable satisfaction of the Associate Dean as provided for in rule 7(2); or
(b)    once the maximum duration of the Scholarship has lapsed; or
(c)    if the recipient defers or interrupts their study; or
(d)    if the student commits serious misconduct.


In these Rules -

Associate Dean means the Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

Approved Field of Study means either an Approved Engineering Program in a Relevant Engineering Specialisation or an Approved Science Program in a Relevant Science Specialisation or the Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours).

Approved Engineering Program includes the Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), or an engineering integrated program, or an engineering dual program.

Approved Science Program includes the Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Science (Honours) or Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) or Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) or Bachelor of Environmental Management (Honours) program or a dual program that includes Bachelor of Science.

AQW means Alumina Quality Workshop Inc.

Scholarship means the Alumina Quality Workshop Inc Scholarship.

Relevant Engineering Specialisation means any of the following: -

      •     chemical engineering;

      •     chemical and environmental engineering;

      •     chemical and metallurgical engineering;

      •     civil and environmental engineering;

      •     civil and geotechnical engineering;

      •     electrical engineering;

      •     electrical and computer engineering;

      •     mechanical engineering;

      •     mechatronic engineering;

      •     software engineering.

Relevant Science Specialisation means any of the following: -

      •     chemistry;

      •     computer science;

      •     earth resources

      •     geology;

      •     geological sciences;

      •     natural resource science.

Applications are closed.