Australia Scholarships

Scholarships and University funding for Australia students

General

General Science Scholarships Australia 2016/ 2017

 

1) High Achieving Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grant 2016/ 2017

University Name: UniSA (University of South Australia)
About: The High Achieving Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Grant has been established to assist high achieving women in their first year of undergraduate study in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
Field of study: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens, Permanent Residents or holders of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa and will be selected according to the selection criteria:

  • academic merit
  • full-time or part-time enrolment in an undergraduate program in the fields of science, technology, engineering or mathematics
  • personal written statement

How to apply: apply online at http://www.unisa.edu.au/Study-at-UniSA/Scholarships/How-to-apply/
Closing date:
Contact: Chris Crabbe
Development Officer (Corporate and Named Scholarships) Email: foundation.officer@unisa.edu.au Tel: (08) 8302 7634 or (08) 8302 0964

 

2) UQ Merit Scholarships – Gatton Campus 2016/ 2017

University Name: The University of Queensland
About: The scholarships will be awarded to students showing the greatest merit based on academic achievement in their secondary school studies. Leadership and community service achievements may also be taken into consideration.
Field of study: Bachelor of Agribusiness, the Bachelor of Agricultural Science or the Bachelor of Science (majoring in Animal and Veterinary Bioscience or Soil and Plant Bioscience).
Eligibility: The scholarships are open to Year 12 and gap year students applying for entry to one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of  Agricultural Science,
  • Bachelor of Agribusiness
  • Bachelor of Science (Animal and Veterinary Bioscience) or
  • Bachelor of Science (Soil and Plant Bioscience)

at UQ’s Gatton campus. Students who expect to achieve an OP8 or better are encouraged to apply.
How to apply: To apply, complete the UQ Academic Scholarship Program online application form at: http://scholarships.drupal.uq.edu.au/program/uq-academic-scholarship-program.Applicants will need to list the Bachelor of Agricultural Science (QTAC code 762019), the Bachelor of Agribusiness (QTAC Code 766001) or the Bachelor of Science (QTAC Code 761001) as their first and/or second QTAC preference to be eligible for consideration but will not need to complete the leadership or community service sections unless they also wish to be considered for an Academic Scholarship.
Closing date: 31 October annually
More information: download the UQ Merit Scholarship Application Pack (pdf)
Contact: ugscholarships@uq.edu.au/ 07 3365 7113

 

3) The A.B. Walkom Scholarship 2016/ 2017

University Name: The University of Queensland
About: The scholarship was established in 1968 by a gift of $5,000 from A. B. Walkom. A lecturer in Geology at the University of Queensland from 1913 to 1919, he commenced to build up the University’s palaeontological collections, developed the teaching in historical geology, and carried out and published in the results of important research on the Mesozoic plant fossils of Queensland.
Field of study: Sciences
Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, students must –

  • have qualified for the Bachelor of Science in the field of earth sciences or geology; and
  • be proceeding towards an honours degree with palaeontology as their major research topic.

How to apply: Please contact the School of Earth Sciences for information on applying for this scholarship on a.paroz@uq.edu.au.
Closing date: 1 April annually
More information: Download and read The A.B. Walkom Scholarship Rules (pdf)
Contact: School of Earth Sciences

a.paroz@uq.edu.au
3365 2371

 

4) Anjeli Nathan Memorial Scholarship 2016/ 2017

University Name: The Australian National University, Canberra
About: This Scholarship is offered by the ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment and commemorates the life of Anjeli Nathan, a brilliant student who, tragically, was killed doing the field research she loved. The scholarship may be used to assist the student either to undertake the Honours Program or to gain fieldwork experience after the successful completion of the degree with Honours.
Field of study: Ecology, Evolution and Genetics (Honours)
Eligibility:

  • an outstanding applicant who has been accepted to study behavioural ecology or conservation biology for an Honours Program within The Australian National University; or
  • an outstanding applicant who is within 12 months, as at the closing date, of having completed the degree of Bachelor of Science with Honours at The Australian National University.
  • Projects involving long-term captivity, killing or surgery on animals will not be considered.
  • Preference will be given to applicants based or co-supervised in the Division of Ecology, Evolution and Genetics during their Honours year.

How to apply: Students are required to submit a written proposal related to the behavioural ecology or projects in other biological disciplines that focus on behaviour, ecology, natural history or conservation. The proposal must be submitted to the school by email.
Closing date: 30 November, annually.
More information: Download the Anjeli Nathan Memorial Scholarship – conditions of award (pdf)
Contact: rsb.studentadmin@anu.edu.au

 

5) ARC Centre of Excellence for Plant Energy Biology Honours Scholarship 2016/ 2017

University Name: The Australian National University, Canberra
About: The ARC Centre for Excellence for Plant Energy Biology award scholarships known as the ARC Centre of Excellence for Plant Energy Biology Honours Scholarships.
Field of study: Biology
Eligibility: The Scholarships shall be available for award to students who:

  • have been successful in gaining entry into the Honours year of an undergraduate program offered by the Research School of Biology
  • have a strong academic record;
  • have a willing and suitable supervisor who is associated with the Centre of Excellence for Plant Energy Biology.

How to apply: Applications are to be emailed to rsb.studentadmin@anu.edu.au and must include:

  • proposal of no more than one page in length describing the intended research within the theme related to plant energy biology, and the motivation for undertaking research on this topic;
  • the applicant’s academic record;
  • name and contact details of the applicant’s identified supervisor/s; and
  • contact details for two academic referees familiar with the applicant.

Closing date: 30 November, annually
More information: Download the Plant Energy Biology Honours Scholarship – conditions of award (pdf)
Contact: rsb.studentadmin@anu.edu.au

 

6) Dean Brown UNE Foundation Scholarship for Science 2016/ 2017

University Name: The University of New England
About: The Dean Brown/UNE Foundation Scholarship for Science seeks an outstanding and highly motivated continuing student enrolled in the final or honors year of their undergraduate course at the University of New England, who must demonstrate financial need. The recipient will be enrolled full-time, on campus in a Science or Rural Science degree. The Dean Brown/UNE Foundation Scholarship for Science has been established jointly by The Hon. Dr. Dean Brown AO, former Premier of South Australia and UNE alumnus, and the UNE Foundation.
Field of study: Science
Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident as defined by the Commonwealth.
  • The applicant must be entering their final year or an honours year of an undergraduate Science or Rural Science degree at University of New England.
  • The applicant must be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage.

How to apply:

  • Complete the Dean Brown UNE Foundation Scholarship Application Form (pdf) and submit with your documents by 15th May, annually. The scholarship that you are applying for may require specific information that is not included on the application form. Please refer to the Terms and Conditions of the scholarship and include any extra information in the form of a word document. Do not provide a PDF version.
  • For those scholarships that require an Dean Brown UNE Foundation Scholarship – Academic Referees Report (pdf), please download it.
  • Complete all sections of the Scholarship Application Form and provide any other eligibility criteria from the Terms and Conditions of the scholarship you are applying for in a word document only.
  • Gather any additional documentation required by the Scholarship you are applying for, attach all application and supporting documents to a single email message, and email to scholarships@une.edu.au

Documents Required: – Academic Referee’s Report – Your 200 (maximum) word statement describing how they would benefit from the scholarship. Applicants may apply for more than one scholarship but may not hold more than one UNE scholarship if the combined value is greater than six thousand ($6,000) per annum. Please note that if Applications are incomplete, they will not be processed.
Closing date: contact the University for closing date information.
Contact: scholarships@une.edu.au

 

7) Malcolm Chaikin Foundation Scholarships 2016/ 2017

University Name: UNSW Sydney
About: The prestigious Malcolm Chaikin Foundation Scholarships are available to high achieving students who are undertaking an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (i.e. HSC) or equivalent and who wish to study in the fields of Science, Engineering or Commerce/Science at UNSW. Two or three scholarships may be available to full-time students enrolling in the first year of most undergraduate degree programs in the Faculties of Engineering or Science, or who enrole in the combined Commerce/Science program.
Field of study: Engineering or Science, or combined Commerce/Science
Eligibility: Selection is based on academic merit, interview performance, the reasons for undertaking the course, and personal qualities, including potential to contribute to the wider life of the University.
How to apply: Applicants are expected to achieve an ATAR of 95+. You must ask your school Principal to complete the Malcolm Chaikin Principal Form (pdf) as part of your application. Register and apply online via the following link: https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/sc_al_users_registration.registration.
Closing date: 30 September, annually
Contact: Phone: (02) 9385 1078 International: +61 2 9385 1078 Email: scholarships@unsw.edu.au

 

8) UTS Science Indigenous Scholarship 2016/ 2017

University Name: University of Technology, Sydney
About: The UTS Science Indigenous Scholarship was established to motivate and reward Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students interested in pursuing science and mathematics degrees at UTS.
Successful students will be rewarded annually, as recognition of their achievements. The program will continue for three years with the provision that recipients pass all of their attempted subjects and remain enrolled in one of UTS Science degrees or majors.
Field of study: Science
Eligibility: Applicants must meet the following requirements:
Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander through UAC course application
Undertaking a full-time UTS Science undergraduate degree (single or combined) at UTS, which is their first undergraduate degree
Current or non-current school leaver
How to apply: Applications for this Scholarship are not required. Eligible Candidates commencing at UTS in Autumn of the year of study, will be identified through their UAC course application.
Contact: UTS Scholarships Office
Phone: +61 2 9514 2527
Email: scholarships@uts.edu.au

 

9) DSTO Undergraduate Scholarship for Females in Science and Engineering 2016/ 2017

University Name: UNSW Sydney
About: The DSTO Undergraduate Scholarship for Females in Science and Engineering is open to female students who will be enrolling full-time in an eligible programs at UNSW.
Field of study:
Faculty of Engineering

  • Mechatronic
  • Aerospace, Mechanical, Naval Architecture
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science(BSc)or Computer Science/Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering BE ME
  • Engineering/Science or
  • Engineering/Computer Science
  • Food Science and Technology

Faculty of Science

  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Science
  • Advanced Science
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Nanotechnology

Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be Australian citizens; and
  • Be female; and
  • Be enrolled or intending to enroll in an eligible UNSW undergraduate (single or dual) degree; and
  • Be able to gain security clearance at the level of Negative Vetting 1/’secret’.

How to apply: Register and apply online via the following link: https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/sc_al_users_registration.registration
Closing date: 30 September, annually
Contact: Phone: (02) 9385 1078
International: +61 2 9385 1078
Email: scholarships@unsw.edu.au

 

10) BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship 2016/ 2017

University Name: Curtin University
About: The BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship has been developed by BHP Billiton in conjunction with Curtin University to encourage and support students (currently undertaking year 12) who have demonstrated academic excellence and have chosen to study Science and/or Engineering at Curtin University.
The scholarship recognises BHP Billiton’s commitment to education in Western Australia.
Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply.
Field of study: Science & Engineering
Eligibility: Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship:

  • Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent humanitarian or New Zealand citizen
  • Selected Curtin University as a first preference through TISC to undertake an eligible Science, Engineering or WASM degree in the year of study
  • Undertaking year 12 in the year of application
  • Receive an ATAR of 96 or above in the year of application
  • Eligible for a Commonwealth supported place

How to apply: Application process
Step 1: Download the BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship Application Form (pdf)
Application form and guide available to download from right hand side of this page when scholarship is open for application
Step 2: Complete the application form – important info such as formatting requirements are detailed in the application guide.
Step 3: Submit by the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will be assessed as ineligible.
Step 4: Receipt – application receipt will be sent to email listed through TISC within 10 working days of receiving application.
Step 5: Assessment
Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:

  • Academic merit
  • ATAR
  • Responses to questions in application
  • Proactive demonstration of BHP Billiton’s charter values of sustainability, integrity, respect, performance, simplicity and accountability
  • Interview performace (for shortlisted applicants)
  • Receipt of an offer of a place into an eligible degree at Curtin University in 2016

Step 6: Shortlisted applicants will be sent interview date and time via email listed through TISC in early January of the year of study. Interviews will be held between the 7th – 15th of January of the year of study. Shortlisted applicants must be available for designated interview time
Step 7: Outcomes will be sent via email listed through TISC in mid-January (all successful and unsuccessful applicants notified).
Step 8: Acceptance
Successful applicants must return acceptance documents by end-January of the year of study. Deferral of this scholarship is not permitted.
Please note:

  • Scholarship will be awarded if there are applicants of sufficient merit
  • Scholarship will commence from first semester of study
  • Scholarship is not transferrable to another major, course or university

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
In Person:
Scholarships Office
Building 101, Level 1
Curtin University
Kent Street
BENTLEY WA
Post:
Scholarships Office
Building 101, Level 1
Curtin University
GPO Box U1987
PERTH WA 6845
Fax:
08 9266 3279
Please attach a front cover page containing
1. Student name
2. Curriculum Council number
3. Number of pages faxed
Please note: All applications must be signed.
Closing date: 20 November, annually
Contact: Email: scholarships@curtin.edu.au, Telephone: (08) 9266 2992
More Information: read the Frequently Asked questions page:
https://askcurtin.custhelp.com/app/answers/list/kw/scholarship

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