Codebots Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Undergraduate, Honours
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value $5,000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 1
Opening date 10 September 2020
Closing date 8 March 2021

Description

The Scholarship was established in 2020 and is maintained by an annual gift from Codebots.

Eligibility

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and assist Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or female students to undertake studies in computer science, information technology and software engineering at The University of Queensland.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Apply on-line

Selection criteria

For the selection process, the Head must establish a selection committee, comprising -

(a)  the Head, or nominee, as chair of the committee; and
(b)  the PVC(IE), or nominee; and
(c)  one representative from Codebots; and
(d)  at least one member of the University’s academic staff currently teaching in the Approved Program;

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria –

(a)  academic achievement; and
(b)  personal qualities, including leadership potential; and
(c)  any other matter which may be deemed relevant to the applicant’s future academic success.

Preference will be given to an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person.

The selection committee may interview shortlisted candidates.

Scholarship rules

Contact

Mrs Gail Smith
+61 7 3365 3853

Terms and conditions

6. (1) The recipient may hold the Scholarship for one year, subject to the recipient –

(a)  continuing to be enrolled full-time in an Approved Program, and where the Approved Program is the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or an engineering integrated program, in the Relevant Engineering Field;
(b)  passing all courses in which they are enrolled;
(c)  achieving a GPA of at least 5.0 for each semester of study; and
(d)  not holding another scholarship that the Head considers similar.

(2)  If a recipient fails to satisfy rule 6(1), the recipient must show cause to the Head why the Scholarship should not be cancelled.

(3) The Scholarship may only be deferred or interrupted in exceptional circumstances as approved by the Head for a maximum period of 1 year.

7.  The University may terminate a Scholarship -

(a)  if the recipient does not show cause to the reasonable satisfaction of the Head as provided in rule 6(2);
(b)  if the recipient defers or interrupts their study without approval; or
(c)  if the student commits serious misconduct.

 

Terminology

Definitions

In these rules –
Approved Program means the Bachelor of Computer Science, the Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours), the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), an engineering integrated program, the Bachelor of Information Technology, the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) or a dual program in any one of these programs.
Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Person means a person who can provide compelling evidence of their Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status. Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander status under the common seal of a community organisation may be provided. Where exceptional circumstances apply, statutory declarations and other forms of documentation may be considered. Original or certified copies of supporting documentation must be provided.
Head means the Head of School, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
PVC(IE) means Pro Vice Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)
Relevant Engineering Field means software engineering
Scholarship means the Codebots Scholarship.