Santos Engineering Scholarship


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 1
Opening date 1 February 2022
Closing date 13 March 2022


The Scholarship was established in 2020 and is maintained by an annual gift from Santos Limited.  The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support meritorious second year undergraduate students to study engineering at The University of Queensland.


An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant -
(a) submits an application to the Associate Dean, by the closing date for applications;
(b) is a domestic student in accordance with the University’s Student Fees Policy;
(c) is enrolled full-time in the Approved Program;
(d) has, at the time of application, completed at least 12 units, but not more than 27 units towards the Approved Program at The University of Queensland; and
(e) does not hold a scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

Please submit an application by using the online form by the due date.

Selection criteria

(1) For the selection process, the Associate Dean must establish a selection committee, comprising –

(a) the Associate Dean, or nominee, as chair of the committee;
(b) at least one academic staff member who is currently teaching in an Approved Program; and
(c) one representative of Santos, with University staff comprising the majority.

(2) The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria –

(a) academic achievement in courses undertaken to date;
(b) personal qualities including leadership potential, community service and engagement; and
(c) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success in the engineering profession.

(3) Preference may be given to (in order of preference) –

(a) students studying mechanical or chemical engineering specialisations
(b) female applicants.

(4) The selection committee may decide to interview shortlisted applicants.


Scholarship rules


Jodie Chellew, Faculty of EAIT
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Terms and conditions

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

(a)           continuing to be enrolled full-time in an Approved Program;
(b)           passing all courses in which they are enrolled;
(c)            achieving a GPA of at least 5.0 in the first semester in which the Scholarship is held; and
(d)           not holding another scholarship that the Associate Dean considers similar.

(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.

(3) The Scholarship may not be interrupted.

Termination of Scholarship

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 6(2);
(b)           if the recipient interrupts their study; or
(c)           if the student commits serious misconduct.