At a glance

Available to: 
Current Student
Level of study: 
Year of study: 
2nd - 4th year
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
Additional requirements: 
  • Financial Hardship

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.

Award value:
Award value varies annually
1 year
Applications open: 
20 February 2018
Applications close: 
23 March 2018
  • 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.


The scholarship was established in 2013 and supported through endowed gifts by Mr Bernard Cornish and Mrs Daphne Cornish.
Number awarded per year: 
Award benefits: