At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Current Student
Level of study: 
Year of study: 
1st year
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
Additional requirements: 
  • Current Year 12 (or gap year)

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support a female student undertaking their first year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program.

Award value:
The recipient may also be offered personal mentoring or coaching.
1 year
Applications open: 
30 November 2017
Applications close: 
12 March 2018
  • Eligibility

    An applicant is eligible for the scholarship, if the applicant -

    • Submits an application to the Associate Dean, by the advertised closing date for applications, complete with resume and required short answer responses.
    • is a female student; and
    • is a domestic student within the meaning of the Fee Rules; and
    • is enrolled full-time in the first year of the BE program in 2017; and
    • does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.


The scholarship was established in 2015 and is maintained by an annual gift from alumna Kathy Hirschfeld (BE 1982).
Number awarded per year: 
Award benefits: 
Ambassador role