HUB24 Regional QLD Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value $8000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 1
Opening date 2 August 2021
Closing date 7 March 2022

Description

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support first or second year students from a regional area who may have experienced financial disadvantage to pursue studies in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Queensland.

The scholarship is maintained by an annual gift from HUB24.

Eligibility

 

To be eligible, you must: 

  • have completed Year 12 in a regional area or as a boarder whilst having a permanent adress in a regional area
  • be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage
  • be enrolled in an approved program in the first or second year and, where applicable, in the relevant field in the year of award.

Approved Program means the Bachelor of Computer Science or the Bachelor of Information Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), an engineering integrated program or a dual program including any one of these programs.

Relevant Discipline means a software engineering major or specialisation or electrical specialisation with a major in computer engineering or an electrical and computer engineering dual major.

Regional Area means an area deemed regional by the Head outside of Queensland, or all of Queensland except those areas encompassed by the following local government areas-

  • Brisbane City Council
  • Gold Coast City
  • Ipswich City
  • Logan City
  • Moreton Bay Regional
  • Redland City

Additional benefits

Agility may offer the recipient the following opportunities:

  1. an ambassadorial role to attend select networking functions;
  2. work or vacation experience at any Agility site during the period in which the recipient holds the Scholarship, determined by Agility in consultation with the recipient; and
  3. mentoring and networking opportunites with Agility staff members, determined by Agility in consultation with the recipient.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Please submit an online application by the due date.

 

Selection criteria

The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  • an interest in studying Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, as evidenced by a cover letter, short answer responses within the application, and a resume; and
  • personal qualities, including leadership skills and extra-curricular activities; and
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future success in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science profession; and
  • academic achievement in secondary school and/or university studies, appropriate to the applicant’s enrolment status.

Preference shall be given to applicants who completed Year 12 at a high school in a Queensland regional area and in the event that the selection committee ranks multiple applicants equally, preference will be given to applicants who completed Year 12 at a high school in a Queensland regional area.

Scholarship rules

Contact

Mrs Gail Smith, Faculty of EAIT
(07) 3365 3853