Bill Blake Bursary in Civil Engineering

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value $1000
Scholarship duration 3 years
Number awarded 1
Opening date 1 February 2021
Closing date 1 March 2021

Scholarship description

The bursary was established in 2015 and is maintained by an endowed gift from UQ alumna Anastasia Blake (GC Arts 2010; BA 1976). The purpose of the bursary is to encourage and support students who experience financial hardship, whilst undertaking study in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering program.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the bursary, if the applicant -
 (a)  submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications; and
 (b) is a domestic student in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy; and
 (c) is enrolled full-time in the second year of an approved program in the relevant field; and
 (d) has completed at least #16 units of an Approved Program at The University of Queensland; and
 (e)  can provide documentary evidence of financial disadvantage; and
 (f) does not hold another bursary that the Head considers 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, 2021.

Selection criteria

For the selection process, the Head must establish a selection committee, comprising-
The Head, or nominee, as chair of the committee; andat least one member of the university's academic staff who is currently teaching in Civil Engineering.
 
The bursary is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by-
(a) academic achievement in the first year of an approved program;
(b) documentary evidence of financial disadvantage;
(c) personal qualities, including leadership potential;
(d) any other qualities that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future success in the engineering profession.

The selection committee may interview shortlisted applicants.

Contact

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

Terms and conditions

6 (1)     The recipient may hold the bursary for up to three years.

(2)    In the first year of award payment will made after the census date in semester 1 subject to the recipient being enrolled full-time in an approved program in the relevant field.

(3)    Payment in the second and subsequent years of award will be made after census date in semester 1 subject to the recipient:

  • continuing to be enrolled full-time in an approved program in the relevant field;
  • maintaining an annual GPA or at least 4
  • passing all courses in which they are enrolled.

(4)    If the recipient fails to satisfy rule 6(2) in the first year of their tenure or rule 6(3) in their second or subsequent year of tenure, the recipient must show cause to the Head why the scholarship should not be cancelled.

Terminology

In these rules -

Approved Program includes the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program, or the integrated Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering program, or a dual program that includes the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program.
Bursary means the Bill Blake Bursary in Civil Engineering.
Head means the Head of School, School of Civil Engineering.
Relevant Field means any field of engineering in the civil engineering discipline