You're eligible if you’re:
- A domestic student
- not holding another scholarship or bursary that the Head considers to be similar.
- enrolled full-time in the final year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering, or an engineering integrated or dual program
- enrolled in a thesis course at the time of application
- expected to graduate in the year the Bursary is awarded, or the semester immediately following.
How to apply
Apply via the online application portal.
- a cover letter
- a detailed outline (ono more than 2 A4 pages) of the proposed professional and/or personal development activity to support thesis project for field work expenses and/or conference attendance and/or associated travel costs
- a copy of your resume, which should include a description of personal qualities (including leadership), active involvement in the community and other relevant achievements
- a copy of your unofficial Academic Transcript from mySI-net.
Save each document as a PDF and combine them into one file using the naming format: Lastname-Firstname-Document type (e.g. SmithSam-supporting-evidence.pdf).
Use our tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.
- proposed professional personal development activity to support the thesis project for field work expenses, conference attendance or associated travel costs
- any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant.
About this scholarship
The Brian McGrath Bursary in Civil Engineering was established in 2017 with a philanthropic gift from the Estate of Brian McGrath. Preference will be given to a student completing a thesis in Coastal Engineering, however, the Bursary is open to all students in Civil Engineering to apply.