Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Engineering Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value $12,500 per year
Scholarship duration up to 3 years
Number awarded The Associate Dean (Academic) will determine the number of scholarships available each year
Opening date 17 February 2020
Closing date 9 March 2020

Scholarship description

The scholarship was established in 2017 and is maintained by an annual gift from Anglo American Metallurgical Coal. The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support students to undertake the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master Engineering. Scholarships available for 2019 are for students studying in their Second Year in any field of engineering in an engineering discipline within the Approved Program.

Eligibility

(1) An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant –

(a) submits an application to the Associate Dean, by the advertised closing date for applications; and
(b) is enrolled full-time in an Approved Program in a Relevant Field; and
(c) has completed the required number of units towards an Approved Program as specified in Addendum 1; and
(d) is a domestic student in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy; and
(e) does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.

Additional benefits

(1) Anglo American may offer the recipients one or more of the following opportunities:-

(a) ambassadorial roles;
(b) thesis mentoring;
(c) vacation employment at any site as determined by Anglo American, in consultation with the recipient.

Before you apply

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How to apply

The scholarship will be available in February, 2020.

Selection criteria

(1) For the selection process, the Associate Dean must establish a selection committee, comprising:

(a) the Associate Dean, or nominee, as Chair of the committee; and
(b) one or more representatives from Anglo American; and
(c) at least one member of the university's academic staff who is currently teaching in engineering with UQ staff comprising the majority.

(2) The Scholarship is awarded to the applicants showing greatest merit based on

(a) academic achievement in courses undertaken to date; and
(b) personal and leadership qualities and potential to succeed in the engineering profession; and
(c) strength of interest in pursuing a career in the mining industry; and
(d) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant.

(3) Where all other considerations are equal, preference will be given to a female or Indigenous student.

(4) The selection committee may decide to interview short-listed applicants.

Contact

Mrs Gail Smith, Faculty of EAIT
+61 7 3365 3853

Terms and conditions

7. (1)   The recipient or recipients may hold the Scholarship for the duration as determined by the Associate Dean, or as otherwise determined in accordance with rule 3(1), subject to the recipient or recipients:-

(a) continuing to be enrolled full-time in the Approved Program in a Relevant Field; and
(b) maintaining a semester GPA of 4 or better; and
(c) conducting themselves in a professional manner while performing any ambassadorial role or duties of vacation employment; and
(d) not holding another scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.

(2)   If a recipient fails to satisfy rule 7(1), the student is to show cause why the Scholarship should not be cancelled.

(3)  The Scholarship may not be deferred or interrupted.

The University may terminate a Scholarship:

(a) if the recipient does not show cause to the reasonable satisfaction of the University as provided for in rule 7(2); or
(b) if the recipient defers orinterrupts their study; or
(c) if the student commits serious misconduct.

Terminology

In these rules-
Anglo American means Anglo American Metallurgical Coal
Approved Program means the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or the integrated Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering, or a dual program that includes the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).
Associate Dean means the Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.
Relevant Field means means the field or fields of engineering within the Approved Program as determined annually by the Associate Dean, after consultation with Anglo American
Scholarship means The Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Engineering Scholarship