Sir James Foots Engineering Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value Annual income from endowment, based on number of scholarships, for up to three years
Number awarded 1
Opening date 9 September 2019
Closing date 16 March 2020


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.


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 of the Approved undergraduate Engineering program, in a relevant field; and
(e) completed at least 12 units, but no more than 27 units towards an Approved Program; and
(f) achieved a GPA of at least 4 during the first year of the Approved undergraduate Engineering program; and
(g) does not hold another scholarship of the same value or more.


Applications are closed.

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How to apply

Applicants must use the provided application form and submit by the due date.

Selection criteria

For the selection process, the Associate Dean must establish a selection committee, comprising-
(a) the Associate Dean, or nominee, as chair of the committee; and
(b) Head, School of Mechanical and Mining Engineering, or nominee; and
(c) Head, School of Chemical Engineering, or nominee.

The scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing greatest merit as demonstrated by-
(a) academic achievement in courses undertaken in the Approved undergraduate Engineering program; and
(b) financial hardship; and
(c) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success in the engineering profession.

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

Applications are closed.


Mrs Gail Smith, Faculty of EAIT
+61 7 3365 3853
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

The recipient may hold the scholarship for up to 3 years, subject to the recipient -
(a) continuing to be enrolled full-time in the Approved undergraduate Engineering program, in a relevant field; and
(b) achieving an overall GPA of 4 for each semester of study; and
(c) not concurrently holding another scholarship of the same value or more.

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.


Applications are closed.