L3 Harris Scholarship in Electrical Engineering


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value $10000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded Two scholarships will be awarded each year on the recommendation of the Head in accordance with Addendum 1.
Opening date 1 February 2022
Closing date 13 March 2022


The scholarship was established in 2012 and is maintained by an annual gift from L3 Harris. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and assist meritorious third and fourth years of study in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), students studying in a field of the electrical engineering discipline.


The scholarship is open to students who:

  • submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications;
  • are a domestic student in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy; 
  • is enrolled fullt-time in the Approved Program in the Relevant field and has completed the required number of units towards an Approved Program, as specified in Addendum 1; and 
  • does not hold a scholarship that the Head considers to be similar.

Additional benefits

(1) L3 Harris may offer the recipient of a Scholarship any of the following opportunities -

(a) thesis mentoring;
(b) an ambassadorial role;
(c) vacation employment at any L3 Harris site while the recipient holds the Scholarship, in consultation with the recipient.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Please complete the on-line application form by the due date.

Selection criteria

(1) For the selection process, the Head must establish a selection committee, comprising-
(a)     the Head, or nominee, as chair of the committee; and
(b)     at least one representative of L3 Harris; 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 Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by –
(a)     academic achievement in courses undertaken in the Approved Program in the Relevant Field; and
(b)     strength of interest that the applicant demonstrates in completing at least one period of vacation employment at L3 Harris; and
(c)     personal qualities, including leadership potential.

(3) Preference may be given to students who demonstrate an interest in undertaking studies in the fields of microwave or photonics engineering during the year of the award.

Scholarship rules


Jodie Chellew, Faculty of EAIT
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Terms and conditions

(1)  The recipient may hold the Scholarship for up to 1 year, subject to the recipient –

(a)     continuing to be enrolled full-time in an Approved Program in the Relevant Field; and
(b)     passing all courses in which they are enrolled; and
(c)     achieving a GPA of at least 5 for each semester of study; and
(d)     not holding another scholarship that the Head considers to be similar; and
(e)     conducting themselves in a professional manner while performing the duties of employment or an ambassadorial role.

(2) If a recipient fails to satisfy rule 7(1), the recipient must show cause to the Head, 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 University as provided for in rule 7(2);
(b)     if the recipient defers, interrupts or suspends their study; or
(c)     if the student commits serious misconduct.



In these rules -

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

Head means the Head of School, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering.

Relevant Field means any electrical engineering discipline.

Scholarship means the L3 HarrisScholarship in Electrical Engineering.