The South32 David Crawford Scholarship

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Engineering and Computing
Scholarship value $10,000
Scholarship duration One year
Number awarded One
Opening date 1 February 2022
Closing date 13 March 2022

Description

The scholarship was established in 2019 and is maintained by an annual gift from South32. The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support talented engineering students.    Preference may be given to students in a field of study of mechanical engineering or electrical engineering and the mining engineering or mining and geotechnical engineering disciplines.

 

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant:

  • submits an application to the Associate Dean, by the closing date for applications;
  • is a domestic student in accordance with the University’s Student Fees Policy;
  • is enrolled full-time in the Approved Program;
  • has, at the time of application, completed at least 28 units at The University of Queensland, but not more than 43 units towards the Approved Program; and
  • 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 South32,

with University staff comprising the majority.

2. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria:

  • academic achievement in courses undertaken to date;
  • personal qualities including leadership potential, community service and engagement; and
  • 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 students in any field of study of mechanical engineering or electrical engineering and the mining engineering or mining and geotechnical engineering disciplines.

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

Scholarship rules

Contact

Mrs Gail Smith, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology
(+61) 7 3365 3853

Terms and conditions

1. The recipient may hold the Scholarship for up to one year, subject to the recipient:

  • continuing to be enrolled full-time in an Approved Program;
  • passing all courses in which they are enrolled;
  • achieving a GPA of at least 5.0 in the first semester in which the Scholarship is held; and
  • 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 deferred or interrupted.

Termination of Scholarship

The University may terminate a Scholarship:

  • if the recipient does not show cause to the reasonable satisfaction of the University as provided for in rule 6(2);
  • if the recipient interrupts their study;
  • once the maximum duration of the Scholarship has lapsed; or
  • if the student commits serious misconduct.

Terminology

In these rules:

Associate Dean means the Associate Dean (Academic), Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Approved Program means the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program, or an engineering integrated program, or an engineering dual program, all at The University of Queensland.

Scholarship means The South32 David Crawford Scholarship.