Hatch Engineering Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value $12,000 per year
Scholarship duration 3 years
Number awarded 1
Opening date 17 February 2020
Closing date 9 March 2020

Scholarship description

The scholarship was established in 2011 and is maintained by an annual gift from Hatch. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support the study of engineering at The University of Queensland. The scholarship will be awarded to second year student studying the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program in a relevant field within an Approved Program.

Eligibility

The scholarship is open to students who:

  • are domestic students in accordance with The University's Fee Policy; and
  • are enrolled full-time in the Approved Program in a relevant field; and
  • has completed at least 12 units, but not more than 27 units towards an Approved Program in a relevant field; and
  • do not hold a scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.

Additional benefits

Hatch may offer the recipient one or more of the following opportunities -

(a) thesis mentoring;
(b) ambassadorial roles;
(c) vacation employment at any Hatch site for any period during the period in which the recipient holds the scholarship, as determined by Hatch in consultation with the recipient.

Before you apply

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them before applying.

How to apply

The scholarship will be available in February, 2020.

Selection criteria

1)     For the selection process, the Associate Dean must establish a selection committee,
comprising –

(a) the Associate Dean, or nominee, as chair of the committee; and
(b) one representative of Hatch; and
(c) at least one member of the University's academic staff who is currently teaching in the relevant field, with University staff comprising the majority.

(2) The selection committee may decide to interview short-listed applicants.

(3) The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by -

(a) academic achievement in courses undertaken to date; and
(b) personal qualities, including leadership potential; and
(c) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success in the engineering profession.

Contact

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

Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the scholarship for up to 3 years, subject to the recipient -

  • continuing to be enrolled full-time in the relevant field in the approved undergraduate Engineering program; and
  • achieving a GPA of at least 5 for each semester of study; and
  • conducting themselves in a professional manner in any interactions with or on behalf of Hatch and its employees and representatives;

The donor may choose to extend the scholarship for 1 year for students undertaking an engineering integrated program in the relevant field.

If a recipient fails to satisfy rule 7(1), the recipient must show cause to the Associate Dean why the Scholarship should not be cancelled.

The University may terminate a Scholarship -

(a)    if the recipient does not show cause to the reasonable satisfaction of the Associate Dean as provided for in rule 7(2); or
(b)    once the maximum duration of the Scholarship has lapsed; or
(c)    if the student commits serious misconduct.

Terminology

In these rules -

Approved Program includes the Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), or an engineering integrated program, or an engineering dual program.

Associate Dean means the Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.

Hatch means Hatch Pty Ltd.

Relevant Field means the field or fields of engineering within the Approved Program as determined annually by the Associate Dean, after consultation with Hatch in accordance with rules 3(2).

Scholarship means the Hatch Engineering Scholarship.