Leeanne Bond Scholarship for Women in Engineering

Summary

Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value $5000
Scholarship duration 1 year
Number awarded 1
Opening date 8 August 2019
Closing date 9 March 2020

Scholarship description

The Scholarship was established as a Faculty scholarship by an annual gift from alumna, Leeanne Bond (MBA 2008; BE 1987) in 2014, and then as a University scholarship from 2016. The scholarship is to encourage and support a female student undertaking their first year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering programs. In recognition of the role of engineers as leaders in the business community, applicants considering a dual program with business, economics or commerce are particularly encouraged to apply.

Eligibility

  • Submits an application to the Associate Dean, by the closing date for applications including a personal statement outlining the applicant’s –

(a) career aspiration; and
(b) interest in the engineering professions;

  • is a female student; 
  • is a domestic student in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy;  
  • is enrolled or intends to enrol full-time in the first year of the Approved Undergraduate Engineering Program: and
  • does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.

Approved Undergraduate Engineering Program means the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or integrated Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering or a dual program, that includes a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) component.

Additional benefits

The recipient may also be offered personal mentoring or coaching by Ms Leeanne Bond during the year (including help in identifying part-time work or vacation experience).

Before you apply

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

Selection criteria

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant showing the greatest merit as based on -

  • potential to succeed in the engineering profession;
  • leadership qualities;
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant.

Preference will be given to students -

  • who are undertaking a dual program with business, economics or commerce;
  • are active in the community

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

Contact

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

Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the Scholarship for 1 year, subject to the recipient -

  • maintaining full-time enrolment in the Approved Undergraduate Engineering Program; and
  • achieving a GPA of 5 for each semester of study.

If the recipient fails to satisfy the above rules, 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 means the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or integrated Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering or dual program, that includes a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) component.
  • Scholarship means the Leeane Bond Scholarship for Women in Engineering.