EM Solutions Engineering Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value The annual value of the Scholarship will be approximately equal to the annual income from the endowment.
Scholarship duration Up to three years
Number awarded 1
Opening date 4 June 2020
Closing date 24 August 2020

Description

The EM Solutions Engineering Scholarship was established in 2019 under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative and maintained by income generated from the endowment fund.

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support engineering undergraduate students studying at The University of Queensland, who are facing financial hardship. Preference will be given to students studying in any field of the electrical engineering discipline.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant:

  • can demonstrate financial need;
  • submits an application to the Associate Dean, by the closing date for applications;
  • is enrolled full-time in an Approved Program;
  • is a domestic student in accordance with the University’s Student Fees Policy; and
  • has completed at least 12 units but less than 27 units towards an Approved Program.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

Selection criteria

For the selection process, the Associate Dean must establish a selection committee, comprising:

  • the Associate Dean, or nominee, as chair of the committee;
  • at least one representative of EM Solutions; and
  • at least one member of the University’s academic staff who is currently teaching in engineering, with University staff comprising the majority.

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

  • evidence of financial need;
  • personal qualities including leadership potential, community service and/or engagement;
  • academic achievement in courses undertaken to date in the Approved Program; 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 a student studying in any field within the electrical engineering discipline.

The selection committee may decide to interview shortlisted applicants.

Scholarship rules

Contact

Mrs Gail Smith, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
(+61) 7 3365 3853

Terms and conditions

(1) The recipient may hold the Scholarship for up to three years, subject to the recipient:

  • continuing to be enrolled full-time in an Approved Program; and
  • maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress in each semester that the Scholarship is held.

(2) If a recipient fails to satisfy rule (1), the recipient must show cause to the Associate Dean why the Scholarship should not be canceled.

(3) The Scholarship may not be deferred.