At a glance

Available to: 
Current Student
Level of study: 
Year of study: 
2nd year
Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents and NZ citizens
Additional requirements: 
  • Financial Hardship

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support students who can demonstrate that they experience financial hardship, while they undertake their final 3 years of study in the Bachelor of Engineering program.

Award value:
$5,100 (approximate, based on the last year of award)
3 years
Applications open: 
2 April 2019
Applications close: 
14 April 2019
  • 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) can provide documentary evidence of financial hardship; and
    (d) is enrolled full-time in semester 3 of the Approved undergraduate Engineering program, in a relevant field; and
    (e) achieved a GPA of at least 4 during the first year of the Approved undergraduate Engineering program; and
    (f) does not hold another scholarship of the same value or more.

The scholarship was established in 2011 and maintained by the annual income from a bequest from the Estate of Sir James Foots AO, a former Chancellor of the University. Sir James Foots and his family previously supported the Sir James Foots Undergraduate Scholarships from 1999-2010.
Number awarded per year: 
Award benefits: