Bernard and Daphne Cornish Engineering Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value In consultation with the committee, the Associate Dean (Academic) will determine the value of each scholarship
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded Up to 2
Opening date 17 February 2020
Closing date 9 March 2020

Scholarship description

The scholarship was established in 2013 and supported through endowed gifts by Mr Bernard Cornish and Mrs Daphne Cornish. The purpose of the scholarship is to support meritorious students who have made significant progress in relation to the completion of an engineering undergraduate degree program but face financial difficulties in completing their degree.

Eligibility

  • is an Australian Citizen; and                             
  • is enrolled full-time in a relevant program; and
  • has completed at least the first year of a Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (or a dual program that includes the Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program) or the integrated Bachelor of Engineering/Master of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering programs; and
  • has achieved a GPA of at least 4 for each semester of study; and
  • does not already hold a university qualification; and
  • does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean deems to be similar.

Before you apply

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them before applying.

How to apply

The scholarship will be available in February, 2020.

Selection criteria

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest need while demonstrating considerable academic merit and potential to succeed based on –

  • academic achievement in their tertiary studies to date; and
  •  the applicant's potential to successfully complete the requirements of the program; and
  •  evidence of financial need; and
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future success in the engineering profession.
  •  Preference will be given to students:-
    •   studying in the mechanical engineering discipline; and
    •   previous recipients of the scholarship who continue to face financial hardship.

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

Contact

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

Terms and conditions

A recipient may hold the scholarship for 1 year, subject to the recipient:

  • continuing to be enrolled full-time in a relevant program; and
  • maintaining a GPA of at least 4 for each semester of study.

The scholarship may not be deferred nor suspended.

Terminology

In these Rules -

Associate Dean means the Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.
Relevant program includes the Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), or integrated Bachelor of Engineering / Master of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering, or a dual program that includes the Bachelor of Engineering or the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program.
Scholarship means the Bernard and Daphne Cornish Scholarship.