Keith and Annette Bennett Engineering Scholarship at St John’s College

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value One third of the annual income from endowment per year, towards accommodation costs, for up to 3 years
Scholarship duration 3 years
Number awarded 1
Opening date 17 February 2020
Closing date 9 March 2020

Scholarship description

Established in 2012 by an endowed gift from alumni Mr Keith Bennett, BE 1966 and Annette Bennett. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist educationally and financially disadvantaged students who are undertaking the Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program to continue residing at St John’s College. A preference will be given to a second year student studying in any field of engineering in the civil engineering discipline.

Eligibility

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

(a)     submits an application to the Associate Dean, by the closing date for applications; and
(b)     is a domestic student in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy; and
(c)     is enrolled full-time an approved undergraduate engineering program ; and  
(d)     is a resident of  St John’s College at The University of Queensland; and
(e)     can provide documentary evidence of financial disadvantage; and
(f)     does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.

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

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing the greatest need while while demonstrating considerable academic merit and potential to succed based on - 
       (a)    academic achievement in an approved undergraduate engineering program to date.
       (b)    personal qualities, including leadership potential, community service and engagement; and
       (c)    financial need; and    
       (d)    any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success in the engineering profession.
       (e)    Where all other considerations are equal, preference will be given to students enrolled in any field of engineering in the civil engineering discipline.
The selection committee may interview short-listed applicants.

Contact

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

Terms and conditions

(1)    The recipient may hold the scholarship for up to 3 years, subject to the recipient-
         (a)    continuing to be enrolled full-time in an approved undergraduate program in a relevant field; and
         (b)    maintaining satisfactory progress is defined as passing all courses and maintaining a  semester GPA of 4 or better; and    
         (c)    continuing to be a resident at an approved residential college

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

Terminology

In these rules -

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

Approved undergraduate engineering program includes a Bachelor of Engineering program or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program or the integrated Bachelor of Engineering / Master of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering program, or a dual program that includes the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program.

Scholarship means The Keith and Annette Bennett Engineering Scholarship at St John’s College.

Warden means the Warden of St John’s College, The University of Queensland.