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Scholarship nameDiscipline areaValueContactWho can apply
Ahrens Grant Construction Management and Economics, Civil Engineering, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering $6,000 Academic Services Officer    
Alexander Symonds Surveying Grant Engineering (Honours) and Geospatial Science $5,000 School of Natural and Built Environments    
AusIMM STEM Access Scholarship Environmental and Geospatial Science, Construction Management, Science, Mathematics,  Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure, Electrical Power, Engineering Management, Telecommunications, Water Reseoruces Management, Environmental Science, Quantity Surveying, Surveying) $25,000 UniSA General enquiries    
Australian Federation of Air Pilots and Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund Scholarship Aviation $3,000 Academic Services Officer  
BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering Engineering, Electrical and Electronic $15,000 (maximum value of scholarship) School of Engineering    
BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Software Engineering Software Engineering $15,000 (maximum value of scholarship) School of Engineering    
BAE Systems Australia Scholarship  Computer Systems Engineering $1,500 per annum Academic Services Officer  
Badge SA Scholarship Construction Management and Economics $10,000 School of Natural and Built Environments   
Brett Fritsch Memorial Occupational Health and Safety Grant Occupational Health and Safety Management $1,000 Academic Services Officer  
Bob Mierisch Memorial Grant in Civil and Structural Engineering Structural Engineering specialisation of the Civil Engineering $4,000 School of Natural and Built Environments   
Codan Engineering Excellence Scholarship Computer Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Networking and Communications $10,000 Academic Services Officer   
Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Scholarship Built Environment, Construction Management $5,500 School of Natural and Built Environments    
Data Action Grant Information Technology, Software Engineering, Computer Science $1,000 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences  
Defence Science and Technology Group Honours Grant Information Technology (Honours) $3,000 UniSA General enquiries    
Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) Engineering and Information Technology Working Links Award Electrical and Mechatronic engineering, Electronics, Computer Systems Engineering, Telecommunication $2,000 Academic Services Officer    
Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Scholarship in Civil Engineering Civil Engineering Maximum $10,800 School of Natural and Built Environments   
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment Aboriginal Scholarships Information Technology, Engineering, Biodiversity, Sustainable Environments $3,000 Division Academic Services     
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment High Achiever School Leaver Equity Scholarships Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Sustainable Environments, Science, Aviation $5,000 Division Academic Services   
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment  High Achiever School Leaver Scholarships Engineering, Information Technology, Software Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Sustainable Environments, Science, Aviation $5,000 Division Academic Services   
Dr Brian Webby Regional Engineering Support Grant Engineering  up to $1,000 UniSA General enquiries      
Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship (sponsored by Motorola Solutions) Information Technology, Engineering $12,500 UniSA General enquiries   
Hansen Yuncken Grant in Civil Engineering Civil Engineering $1,000 School of Natural and Built Environments  
Hansen Yuncken Tony Swan Grant in Construction Management Construction Management $1,000 School of Natural and Built Environments  
Hypatia Scholarship for Mathematically Talented Women Mathematics, Quantitative Finance $5,000 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences   
Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment Higher Education Opportunity Scholarships Engineering, Information Technology and Mathematics, Natural and Built Environments Maximum $12,000 Division Academic Services    
John R Quigley Aviation Grant Aviation $2,000 UniSA General enquiries  
The Les Thompson Memorial Grant in Construction Management and Economics Construction Management $2,000 School of Natural and Built Environments  
Mathematical Sciences Honours Grant Applied Science and Applied Mathematics $3,000 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences   
Next Gen Grant Aviation $3,000 School of Engineering  
O'Connors Engineering Grant Mechanical and Mechatronic, Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering Honours up to $5,000 Ms Elizabeth Csavas    
Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant Engineering, all programs in division $2,000 UniSA General enquiries      
Richard Oertel Memorial Mathematics Grant Mathematical Sciences, Mathematics(Data Science), Mathematics (Industrial and Applied Mathematics $1,000 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences     
Rider Levett Bucknall Fourth Year Grant Construction Management $2,500 School of Natural and Built Environments   
Rider Levett Bucknall Second Year Grant Construction Management $2,500 School of Natural and Built Environments   
Rider Levett Bucknall Third Year Grant Construction Management $2,500 School of Natural and Built Environments   
Royal Aeronautical Society and School of Engineering Undergraduate Student Research Paper Award Engineering $500 Academic Services Officer  
Sarah Constructions Grant Construction Management and Economics, Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Project Management), Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural), Engineering (Honours) (Civil) $3,000 School of Natural and Built Environments        
Scheer Honours Science Scholarship Information Technology (Honours), Science(Honours), Applied Science (Industrial and Applied Mathematics)(Honours), Biomedical Research(Honours) $5,000 UniSA General enquiries  
School of Engineering High Achiever Scholarship Engineering $2,000, plus non-monetary aids Academic Services Officer  
School of Engineering High Achiever Scholarship for Women Engineering $2,000, plus non-monetary aids Academic Services Officer  
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - Commencing Scholarship in Information Technology Information Technology $1,500 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences  
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - Commencing Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences $1,500 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences  
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - 2nd year Scholarship in Information Technology Information Technology $1,500 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences  
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - 2nd year Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences $1,500 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences  
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - 3rd year Scholarship in Information Technology Information Technology $1,500 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences  
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - 3rd year Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences Mathematical Sciences $1,500 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences  
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences Summer Vacation Scholarship Information Technology, Mathematical Science $3,000 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences  
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences Undergraduate Honours Scholarship Computer and Information science $3,000 School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences  
The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Civil Aviation Grant Civil Aviation $3,500 Academic Services Officer   
SurveyingSA High Achievers Grant Geospatial $1,000 School of Natural and Built Environments     
Sylvia Birdseye Undergraduate Scholarship for Women Civil Engineering $10,800 School of Natural and Built Environments   
UniSA Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) $15,000 UniSA General enquiries     
Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec Civil Engineering Grant Engineering $5,000 School of Natural and Built Environments    
Wilhelm Ruff Science Grant Science $2,000 School of Natural and Built Environments    
Ziptrak Engineering Grant Engineering, Mechatronic, Electrical, Mechanical $3,000 Academic Services Officer      
Ziptrak Engineering Scholarship Engineering, Mechatronic, Electrical, Mechanical $15,000 Academic Services Officer      

 Please note: Scholarships and Grants are subject to change and are awarded based on conditions current at the time of award.


 Ahrens Grant

Grants valued at $6,000 each will be awarded to students enrolled full-time in the third year of the one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil and Structural)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil and Project Management)
  • Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical and Mechatronic)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing)

Australian citizens, Permanent Residents or students on a Student Visa are eligible to apply. Applicants on a Student Visa must have sufficient working rights (a maximum of 40 hours per fortnight when their course is in session, and unlimited hours when their course is not in session) to participate in the Ahrens Graduate Program.

To be eligible to apply students must have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.5 or higher.

Applicants will be asked to provide a personal written statement (500 words) detailing:

  • reasons for studying their current program
  • academic achievements
  • future career goals
  • why they would value the opportunity to take part in the Ahrens Graduate Program and what they would hope to gain from the experience.

Applicants will be assessed by a selection committee on the basis of academic merit, leadership potential, communication skills and problem solving aptitude.

Please note this grant is currently unavailable.

Value: $6,000 paid in two instalments of $3,000 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates, provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

For more information contact:
Academic Services
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Email: IEE-scholarships@unisa.edu.au

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Alexander Symonds Surveying Grant

Alexander Symonds is one of Australia’s leading surveying consultancy firms, and the grant represents a unique opportunity to develop knowledge and skills at the same time as receiving formal tertiary education.  

The Alexander Symonds Surveying Grant is available to first year and second year undergraduate students who wish to pursue surveying as a career.

Applicants will be eligible to apply if they are enrolled in the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (LHMI) first year students with an interest in surveying.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Flexible Entry) (LHEF).
  • Bachelor of Geospatial Science (LBSP) second year students with an interest in surveying.

The grant is designed to assist recipients meet the costs associated with study including textbooks‚ travel costs‚ computing equipment, and other out-of-pocket expenses. 

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Enrolled in the first year from Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (LHMI), Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Flexible Entry) (LHEF), or second year students from Bachelor of Geospatial Sciences (LBSP).
  • Australian Citizen‚ Permanent Resident of Australia or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa, or a New Zealand Citizen living in Australia.
  • Full-time enrollment. 
  • Submission of a written statement including Year 12 results.
  • Willing to undertake paid work experience at Alexander Symonds at a time and duration that is mutually convenient for both parties.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview.  To receive the grant, applicants must demonstrate a passion for their UniSA program and have career goals aligned to surveying. 

Application

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA program and how the degree supports their aspirations.
  • Academic achievements.
  • The applicants understanding of surveying and the industry and why they wish to pursue a career in the surveying field.
  • How the financial assistance offered by the grant will benefit them and their study.
  • Year 12 result is also required.

How to apply: Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the my UniSA student portal).

Value: $5‚000, with two installment of $2,500 after SP2 and SP5 census date.

For more information‚ contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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AusIMM STEM Access Scholarship

The AusIMM STEM Access Scholarship will be available to talented students from backgrounds under-represented* in the mining and metallurgy industry. Applicants will be studying eligible science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) undergraduate or postgraduate programs. The scholarship will encourage completion of their studies and the pursuit of a career in the mining and metallurgy industry.

The eligible STEM related undergraduate programs are:
All associate degree and bachelor programs in

  • Engineering
  • Environmental and Geospatial Science
  • Construction Management
  • Science
  • Mathematics

(i.e. all associate degree and bachelor programs delivered in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment except for Aviation and Information Technology).

The eligible STEM related postgraduate programs are:

Engineering

  • Master of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure)
  • Master of Engineering (Electrical Power)
  • Master of Engineering (Telecommunications)
  • Master of Engineering (Water Resources Management)

Environmental and Geospatial Science

  • Master of Environmental Science

Surveying

  • Master of Quantity Surveying
  • Master of Surveying

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa, Temporary Protection Visa or Bridging Visa.
  • Undertaking an eligible STEM program.
  • Commencing or continuing student.
  • Belong to one or more of the under-represented groups listed* (low socio-economic background, Aboriginal students, refugee background, students with a disability, regional and remote students, students that identify as belonging to the LGBTIQ community, mature-age student pursuing first qualification) with supporting documentation provided, as required.
  • Full-time study load (preferred).
  • Studying on-campus (internal study mode), externally or online.
  • Submission of a written statement.

The scholarship will provide industry access, mentoring support and the possibility of paid or unpaid work placement opportunities with AusIMM members based in South Australia.

Full-time applicants will be given preference. Part-time applicants will be considered where there is a demonstrated need to study part time. Pro-rata payments will apply for part-time enrolment.

Application
Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying the UniSA STEM program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Future career goals including how the scholarship and mentoring would help achieve these goals.
  • How you meet one or more of the under-represented groups forming the eligibility criteria (low socio-economic background, Aboriginal students, refugee background, students with a disability, regional and remote students, students that identify as belonging to the LGBTIQ community, mature-age student pursuing first qualification).

The scholarship will be awarded based on alignment with under-represented group, the content of the written statement and the desire to pursue a career in mining and metallurgy industry.

How to apply
Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal). In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement as outlined above to Scholarships.Prizes@unisa.edu.au

Value: up to $25‚000 per recipient. Recipients will receive $6,250 per year up to a maximum four years payable in two instalments of $3,125, subject to continued enrolment in the STEM program and maintaining a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 or above.

For more information‚ contact:
UniSA General enquiries  
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

*Under-represented backgrounds include:

  • low socio-economic background
  • Aboriginal students
  • refugee background
  • students with a physical or mental disability
  • regional and remote students
  • students that identify as belonging to the LGBTIQ community
  • mature-age student pursuing first qualification

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Australian Federation of Air Pilots and Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded annually to two high achieving students upon completion of their first year of the Bachelor of Aviation.

The School of Engineering will seek applications from high achievers enrolled in the Bachelor of Aviation.

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia
  • have completed 36-54 units with a GPA of 5.0 or above
  • have not attained any fail grades
  • provide a written personal statement

To remain eligible for the scholarship recipients must complete a minimum of 36 units per year for the life of the scholarship and maintain a credit average (GPA 5 or above).

Value: Each scholarship is worth up to $3,000 (2 annual instalments of $1,500 paid after Study Period 2 census date).

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The scholarship is available to a student commencing the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) program. 

Selection will be based on a personal written statement, academic merit and performance at an interview.

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:  

  • Be Australian citizens.
  • Have completed 36 units with a minimum GPA of 5.0.
  • Complete the written application form.
  • Provide a curriculum vitae.
  • Attend an interview.

The scholarship duration is for a maximum period of 3 years. Continuing scholarship payments will be subject to the recipient meeting ongoing criteria including satisfactory academic performance. Scholarship recipients will be offered 6 weeks paid employment over the summer vacation period for each year they hold the scholarship.

Value: The maximum value of the scholarship is $15,000 (paid in annual instalments of $5,000 after the Study Period 2 census date) and six weeks paid employment each year. 

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the Student Portal. 

For more information contact: 
School of Engineering
Division of Information Technology‚ Engineering and the Environment 
Tel: (08) 8302 3330
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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BAE Systems Australia Joint Open Innovation Network Scholarship in Software Engineering

The scholarship is available to a student commencing the second year of the Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) LHSG program.

Selection will be based on a personal written statement, academic merit and performance at an interview. 

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be Australian citizens.
  • Have completed 36 units with a minimum GPA of 5.0.
  • Complete the written application form.
  • Provide a curriculum vitae.
  • Attend an interview.

The scholarship duration is for a maximum period of 3 years. Continuing scholarship payments will be subject to the recipient meeting ongoing criteria including satisfactory academic performance. Scholarship recipients will be offered 6 weeks paid employment over the summer vacation period for each year they hold the scholarship.  

Value: The maximum value of the scholarship is $15,000 (paid in annual instalments of $5,000 after the Study Period 2 census date) and six weeks paid employment each year. 

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the Student Portal. 

For more information contact: 
School of Engineering
Division of Information Technology‚ Engineering and the Environment 
Tel: (08) 8302 3330
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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BAE Systems Australia Scholarship

The scholarship is available to students commencing the Bachelor of Engineering program in one of the following streams: Computer Systems; Electrical and Mechatronic Engineering; Electronics and Communications; Networking and Communications and Optical and Electronic Engineering or associated double degrees.

The scholarship value is an annual payment of $1,500 for the duration of the program. Payment will be made after census date of Study Period 2. Selected students will be sent an application form after the enrolment period. Scholarship selection is based on SACE and other academic results and personal attributes.

Value: The scholarships normally pay $1,500 for each year of the program.

Closing date: Applications will be sought from first year students

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Tel: (08) (08) 8302 3940
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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Badge SA Scholarship

The Badge SA Scholarship is available to a student who is enrolled full-time in the second year of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) degree.

Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents and submit a personal written statement (min 500 words) detailing their career objectives and how the scholarship will assist them, a copy of their current CV and their unofficial academic transcript.

The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit (GPA)‚ a personal written statement‚ character references and performance at an interview. The recipient may be offered the opportunity to undertake paid placements during their program and paid casual work experience during the university holidays.

The scholarship may not be held in conjunction with another scholarship in the School of Natural and Built Environments and the successful applicant should not be currently undertaking any active employment or work experience with any competitor companies during the scholarship term. Continuance of the scholarship is subject to satisfactory academic performance.

Upon graduation, Badge SA may offer the recipient a graduate position with professional development, mentoring and vocational guidance.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

Value: $10,000. The scholarship is payable in three instalments. $2,000 in second year, $3,000 in third year and $5,000 in the fourth year. The annual payment will be made after the Study Period 2 census date subject to satisfactory academic performance.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Brett Fritsch Memorial Occupational Health and Safety Grant

The Brett Fritsch Memorial Occupational Health and Safety Grant has been established by Charmaine Ferraro in memory of her son, Brett Fritsch, who tragically lost his life in an industrial accident in 2010.
The grant is available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety Management (IGOY) or the Master of Occupational Health and Safety (IMOY).

To be eligible, applicants must complete a brief written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining their career goals and future plans and how the grant will help them achieve their ambitions. The statement should also outline their occupational health and safety philosophy and the nature of any thesis/project to be undertaken.

Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia.

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of a personal written statement and academic merit (Grade Point Average).

Preference will be given to applicants who reside in South Australia, are employed in the construction sector and demonstrate a real passion and commitment to the field of occupational health and safety.

Please note this grant is no longer available.

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Bob Mierisch Memorial Grant in Civil and Structural Engineering

The Bob Mierisch Memorial Grant in Civil and Structural Engineering has been established by Judy Mierisch in memory of her late husband, Bob, who was a well respected civil engineer and construction leader. Bob Mierisch headed Baulderstone Hornibrook for nearly 30 years. He was awarded an AM in 1994 for service to the building and construction industry and to the community and he received a Centenary Medal in 2001 for service to Australian society in the technological industry.

The grant will be awarded to the student, who is studying full-time and is either (a) enrolled in the Structural Engineering specialisation of the Civil Engineering degree for their final year; or (b) enrolled in the "accelerated program" AND enrolled in at least two Structural Engineering courses in their final year, who achieves the highest aggregate grade for their penultimate year.

Value: $4,000 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Codan Engineering Excellence Scholarship

The Codan Engineering Excellence Scholarship assists a student who is studying one of the following Bachelor of Engineering programs: Computer Systems, Electrical and Electronic, Electrical and Mechatronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Electronics and Communication, Optical and Electronic, Mechatronic and associated double degrees.

The scholarship will be awarded to a fourth year (or fifth year of a double degree) or Honours student who is studying full-time (equivalent to at least 27 units in their final year) and will complete their program in the year they receive the scholarship.

Applicants must submit a written statement detailing their career objectives and how the scholarship will assist in achieving their goals. The scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other scholarship from the School of Engineering during the scholarship term.

The recipient must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident and preference may be given to students from South Australia. Recipients will be assessed on the basis of academic merit (GPA above 5.5), a short written personal statement and performance at an interview.

Value: $10,000. Payment will be made in two instalments of $5,000 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates, payments are subject to satisfactory academic performance and adherence to the scholarship conditions and selection criteria.

Please note this scholarship/grant is currently unavailable.

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Scholarship

The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Scholarship is available to students who are employed in the South Australian building or construction industry by an employer recognised by CITB and enrolled full-time or part-time in an eligible University of South Australia program. Recipients must reside in South Australia whilst in receipt of the scholarship.

The scholarship supports CITB’s objective of facilitating and supporting the delivery of high quality, innovative training programs within the South Australian building and construction industry.

Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Australia or permanent humanitarian visa holder.
  • Reside in South Australia whilst in receipt of the scholarship.
  • Employed for a minimum of 20 hours per week within the South Australian building and construction industry by a CITB eligible employer.
  • Full-time or part-time load.
  • Enrolled in first or second year.
  • Enrolled in an eligible program.
  • Submission of a written statement.
  • Submission of Curriculum Vitae.
  • Letter from employer confirming details of employment.

The eligible programs are:

  • Bachelor of Built Environment
  • Bachelor of Construction Management
  • Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours)

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying construction.
  • History of other relevant training courses completed.
  • Future career goals and the impact they would like to have on their chosen profession.
  • What attributes they possess that make them an ideal ambassador for CITB Scholarship.
  • Any relevant information demonstrating the criteria of an equity group.

Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend an interview.

The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of passion for the construction industry, employment history and any relevant prior training completed. In addition the recipient must be willing to act as an ambassador for the CITB Scholarship e.g. participate in occasional activities such as filming/interviews to document the journey and impact of the scholarship.

Three scholarships will be awarded per annum, at least one of which will be awarded to a female student or a student from a socio-economic group that is underrepresented in terms of university participation.  Scholarship continuance is subject to satisfactory academic performance (Grade Point Average of 4 or above) and ongoing employment within the South Australian building and construction industry with a CITB eligible employer. A break in employment can be no longer than 3 months.

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal and selecting my Current Studies).
In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement as outlined above and Curriculum Vitae to the Team Leader: Academic Services, School of Natural and Built Environments.  Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au.

Value: $5,500 full-time per annum up to a maximum of $22,000; $2,750 part-time per annum up to a maximum of $22,000.

For more information, contact:
School of Natural & Built Environment
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Data Action Grant

The Data Action Grant will be awarded to final year students, studying full-time in one of the following undergraduate programs at the University of South Australia:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (Enterprise Business Solutions)

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • Provide a personal written statement addressing their career goals in the field of information and communications technology and how the grant will be of benefit to them in achieving their goals.
  • Have an interest in the Data Action Graduate Program.

Preference will be given to students who plan to live and work in Adelaide after they complete their program at the University of South Australia.

Selection will be based on a personal written statement and academic merit (Grade Point Average).

Value: $1,000 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date .

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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Defence Science and Technology Group Honours Grant

The Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG) is part of the Australian Department of Defence dedicated to providing science and technology support for Australia's defence and national security needs. It is Australia's second largest government-funded science organisation after the CSIRO.

The Defence Science and Technology Group Honours Grant supports new talent in the field of cyber and electronic warfare through financial support and the opportunity to conduct research aligned to the current priorities within DSTG.

The grant will be awarded to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (LHCP) program.  Full-time study load is preferred, however consideration will be given to part-time students.

Due to DSTG’s requirements, applications can only be accepted from Australian Citizens.

Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian Citizen
  • Enrolled in Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours) (LHCP)
  • Academic achievement based on results obtained in an undergraduate IT related program
  • Submission of a written statement
  • Submission of Curriculum Vitae


Applicants are required to provide a written statement
(maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Academic achievements.
  • Reasons for undertaking an IT Honours program.
  • Future career goals including how the grant and Honours research would help achieve these goals.
  • Willingness to undertake Honours research in consultation with DSTG (collaborate on research topic and research design).

Shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend an interview. The grant will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, content of the written statement and Curriculum Vitae, and the commitment to undertake research aligned to
DSTG’s priorities in the area of cyber and electronic warfare.

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal.)

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement and Curriculum Vitae, as outlined above to: ITMSScholarships.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au.

Value: $3,000

Up to three grants will be awarded per annum, and where possible, at least one of which will be awarded to a female student and/or a student from a socio-economic group that is underrepresented in terms of participation in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

For more information, contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) Engineering and Information Technology Working Links Award

Six DSTO scholarships each to the value of $2000 will be awarded annually to students enrolled in Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems), (Electronics and Communication), (Networking and Communications), (Electrical and Mechatronics) or (Optical and Electronic) program or associated double degrees. The scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit and will be available for the standard full-time duration or part-time equivalent of the first year of the program. The candidates shall be identified by the academic staff of the School of Electrical and Information Engineering and recommendations for the award made to DSTO Information Science Laboratory.

Value: $2,000 one off payment.

Closing date: Applications will be sought from eligible first year students

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au   

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Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Scholarship in Civil Engineering

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure Scholarship in Civil Engineering is available to full-time students who are undertaking the third year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or (Civil and specialisation) program. Particular interest will be paid to candidates enrolled in the (Civil and Transport) specialisation.

Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents, and enrolled full-time. Applicants will be required to submit a resume and a personal written statement outlining their future in engineering and how the scholarship will be of benefit to them in achieving this. Applicants must have an interest in transport and have the ability to act as a positive ambassador for the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI).
Nominations will be considered by a selection panel consisting of a representative(s) from DPTI and nominees from the School of Natural and Built Environments at the University of South Australia.

Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic merit, measured by overall Grade Point Average (GPA), a personal written statement (min 500 words) and performance at an interview.

Continuation of the scholarship each year will depend on satisfactory academic achievement in the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or associated programs at the University of South Australia. Scholarship recipients should maintain a GPA of 5.0 or above.

Subject to maintaining such academic performance as is required to remain on the scholarship program, recipients will be offered one 12 week period of paid vacation employment with DPTI at the end of the third or fourth year of their studies. Recipients may choose to apply for additional paid vacation employment with DPTI through the advertised recruitment campaign, additional placements are subject to a merit based selection process and are not guaranteed.

Value: The value of the scholarship is $10,800 in total (up to $5,400 per annum). Recipients will receive two annual payments after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates. The amount of each payment will depend on the duration of the recipient's degree program.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment Aboriginal Scholarships

Up to three living allowance scholarships of $3,000 per year are available to commencing full-time Aboriginal* students in any of the programs/ discipline areas listed below and the grant is for the duration of the program. 

Nominated programs are:

  • Bachelor of Aviation (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Built Environment
  • Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics
  • Bachelor of Engineering (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Geospatial Science
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must be:
 - Aboriginal Australian, and  
 - enrolled on a full-time basis.

Apply now: Application form (PDF 175KB - download Adobe Acrobat)

Value: $3,000 per annum for the duration of the program (payment will be made in two instalments after the study period 2 and 5 census dates).

Closing date: Please refer to the below contact for the closing date

For more information contact:
Division Academic Services
Email: IEE-scholarships@unisa.edu.au

*From here on in the term Aboriginal is inclusive of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 

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Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment High Achiever School Leaver Equity Scholarships

Up to three High Achiever Scholarship valued at $5,000 each per year will be awarded to School Leavers with ATAR of 90 or above (exclusive of bonus points) who meet specified equity criteria and are enrolled full-time in one of the following undergraduate degree programs in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment at Mawson Lakes Campus:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Sustainable Environments (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Aviation

The scholarships are available to School Leavers who have not previously commenced higher education and who meet low socio-economic status criterion. Students must be able to substantiate claims of financial hardship. Recipients must be an Australian Citizen, a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia. Successful applicants will receive $5,000 per year for the duration of their award, subject to maintaining a minimum GPA of 4.5 per study period.

Information and Application Form (DOC 68KB)

Information and Application Form (PDF 260KB - download Adobe Acrobat)

Value: Successful applicants will receive $5,000 per year for the duration of their award, subject to maintaining a minimum GPA of 4.5 per study period.

For more information contact:
Division Academic Services
Email: IEE-scholarships@unisa.edu.au

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Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment High Achiever School Leaver Scholarships

High Achiever Scholarships valued at $5,000 each will be available to School Leavers with an ATAR score of at least 97 or above (exclusive of bonus points) enrolled full-time in the first year of a bachelor degree offered within the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment.

The scholarships are available to School Leavers who have not previously commenced higher education. Recipients must be an Australian Citizen, a new Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia. No application is necessary and recipients will be advised by email following the Study Period 5 Census Date.

The scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other scholarship within the Division.

Value: $5,000

For more information contact:
Division Academic Services
Email: IEE-scholarships@unisa.edu.au

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Dr Brian Webby Regional Engineering Support Grant

The Dr Brian Webby Regional Engineering Support Grant supports undergraduate students studying at the Whyalla campus who are experiencing financial hardship.

Dr Brian Webby was a valued member of the School of Engineering and the School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences, who played an important role within the UniSA Whyalla campus community.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Completed 6 courses (of 4.5 units each).
  • Enrolled in the Associate Degree in Engineering or the Bachelor of Engineering
  • Currently studying at the Whyalla campus.
  • Australian Citizen‚ Permanent Resident of Australia.
  • Full-time or part time.
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 or above.
  • Financial hardship.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 300 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying engineering.
  • Future career goals.
  • Any financial disadvantage or hardship that the applicant would like taken into consideration.

The grant will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, financial hardship and content of the written statement.
Shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend a selection panel interview.

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the my UniSA student portal).

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above to scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au.

Value: up to $1‚000 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2). Pro-rata payments will apply for part-time enrolment.

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship (sponsored by Motorola Solutions)

The Gavin Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship (sponsored by Motorola Solutions) will be awarded to an *Aboriginal student who is enrolled full-time or part-time in an IT or Engineering-related undergraduate program at the University of South Australia. Applicants will be asked to provide a personal written statement (250 words) detailing:

  • reasons for studying their current program
  • academic achievements
  • community service involvement
  • future career goals
  • how they identify as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person

Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate financial disadvantage and/or academic merit.

*From here on in the term Aboriginal is inclusive of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Value: The scholarship is valued at up to $12,500 which will be apportioned over the life of an agreed program of study. The recipient will receive up to $5,000 a year paid in two instalments of up to $2,500 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates for the life of their program. Part-time recipients will receive $2,500 per year, paid in two instalments of $1,250 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates. Payment is subject to the recipient continuing to meet the scholarship criteria and maintaining satisfactory academic performance.

Please note this scholarship/grant is currently unavailable.

For more information contact:
UniSA General enquiries 
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Hansen Yuncken Grant in Civil Engineering

The Hansen Yuncken Grant in Civil Engineering will be awarded to a third year student enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) and associated specialisation programs on the basis of academic merit and an interview. The successful candidate will receive a 12-week paid placement with Hansen Yuncken (approximate timing between November and February) and a $1000 grant. Students will be emailed once the Grant is open for applications.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • be enrolled fulltime in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) and associated specialisation programs 
  • not be in receipt of any other scholarship or grant
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above
  • have an idea of their future in engineering within the building and construction industry and how the grant and placement will help this
  • be willing to act as a positive ambassador for Hansen Yuncken and UniSA

Applicants will be required to:

  • submit an online application
  • submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for applying, an unofficial transcript showing previous grades and GPA, and a current curriculum vitae
  • attend an interview

Value: $1,000 grant to be paid upon successful completion of the 12 week work placement, plus casual hourly rate payment during the placement.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA, a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Hansen Yuncken Tony Swan Grant in Construction Management

The Hansen Yuncken Tony Swan Grant in Construction Management will be awarded to a third year student enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) program on the basis of academic merit and an interview. The successful candidate will receive a 12-week paid placement with Hansen Yuncken (approximate timing between November and February) and a $1000 grant. Students will be emailed once the Grant is open for applications.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or New Zealand citizen.
  • Be enrolled fulltime in the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN).
  • Not be in receipt of any other scholarship or grant.
  • Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above
  • Have an idea of their future within the building and construction industry and how the grant and placement will help this
  • Be willing to act as a positive ambassador for Hansen Yuncken and UniSA

Applicants will be required to:

  • Submit an online application.
  • Submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for applying, an unofficial transcript showing previous grades and GPA, and a current curriculum vitae.
  • Attend an interview.

Value: $1,000 grant to be paid upon successful completion of the 12 week work placement, plus casual hourly rate payment during the placement.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA, a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Hypatia Scholarship for Mathematically Talented Women

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences offer scholarships to full-time female students who enrol in Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences.

Awarded on academic merit, the scholarships are equivalent to: A$5,000 in cash (or contribution towards student tuition fees) for the first year of study, the provision of shared personal office space and a personal computer within the School.

Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents.

Applicants should submit their Year 12 record, a letter of recommendation from their Mathematics teachers and a short essay on why the program suits their career goals.

Conditions of the Scholarship:
The recipient will not be simultaneously awarded the School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences scholarships.

Value: $5,000 cash, or equivalent contribution towards first year tuition fees.

Closing date: 31 October each year

How to apply:
Submit the following:

  • Year 12 record
  • Letter of recommendation from Mathematics teachers
  • Short essay on why the program suits your career goals

Submit to:

  • Post: 
    School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences 
    Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment 
    University of South Australia
    GPO Box 2471 SA 5001
  • Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 
  • Fax: (08) 8302 0765 or (08) 8302 9190
  • Deliver to:
    ITMS reception, D Building, Mawson Lakes Campus or
    ITMS reception, Level 2, Y Building, City West Campus

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment Higher Education Opportunity Scholarships

The Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment will provide financial assistance to eligible students who meet specified equity criteria who are pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree by coursework program within the Division.

Eligibility Criteria:
To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must;

  • Be an Australian/New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be enrolled fulltime (minimum of 13.5 units per Study Period) in an Associate Degree, Bachelor, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Master degree offered by one of the following Schools:
     - School of Engineering
     - School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
     - School of Natural and Built Environments
  • Be from a recognised equity group or are experiencing ongoing educational challenges related to one of the following areas;
     - Students with a registered disability or ongoing medical condition and are in receipt of an Access Plan
     - Students with carer responsibilities and are in receipt of a carers allowance/payment via Centrelink
     - Students with carer responsibilities and are in receipt of a carers allowance/payment via Centrelink
     - Single parents and/or principal carers and are in receipt of a parenting payment via Centrelink
     - Parents of a child with a disability
     - Financially disadvantaged and in receipt of Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY, Pensioner Education Supplement etc via Centrelink
     - Domestic violence or other crisis
     - Individual circumstances outside the above areas may be considered on a case by case basis where a student is able to demonstrate significant educational disadvantage
  • Provide sufficient supporting documentation to substantiate claims of hardship. Details of required documentation are provided in the application form.

This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other University scholarships.

Selection:
Selection will be made after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates each year and will be based on demonstrated necessity and at the discretion of the Division.

Priority may be given to applicants who;

  • Have undertaken an alternative pathway to University such as:
    - a qualifying program offered through UniSA College (Foundation Studies, Aboriginal Pathway Program, Diploma Programs)
    - the completion of a Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma through offered through a Registered Training Organisation such as TAFE SA.
    - qualifying for entry through the Special Tertiary Admissions Test
  • Have not previously undertaken higher education at a Bachelor degree education level or higher.
  • Are not currently in receipt of another equity-based scholarship within the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment or respective schools.

The scholarship duration is for a maximum period of 4 years. Continuing scholarship payments will be subject to the recipient satisfying ongoing criteria including maintaining full-time enrolment, satisfactory academic progress and a minimum GPA of 4.0 per study period.

Value: The maximum value of the scholarship is $12, 000 (paid over the duration of the program, in semester instalments of $1,500 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates).

Information and Application Form

For more information contact:
Division Academic Services
Email: IEE-scholarships@unisa.edu.au

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John R Quigley Aviation Grant

The John R Quigley Aviation Grant is awarded to a student who is enrolled in and has completed a minimum of 4.5 units of the Graduate Diploma in Aviation and has completed at least 36 units of the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot). The student will be selected on the basis of a written statement. 

Eligibility Criteria:
To be considered for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Aviation and have completed General Flying 1 AERO 5024.
  • Be enrolled fulltime in the second year of the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot), and have successfully completed at least 36 units of the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot).
  • Submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for studying aviation, future career aspirations, and demonstrated community engagement (eg, volunteering, engagement in aviation field etc).
  • Not have previously received the John R Quigley Aviation Grant.

Selection Process:  

  • Selection will be based on the written statement.
  • In the case of a tie, the selection panel may consider an applicant’s prior and current academic performance.
  • All supporting documentation, including written statements, will be treated with confidentiality. Any identifying information provided by the applicant (including, but not limited to; name, student identification number) will be redacted by a UniSA professional staff member prior to consideration by the panel.

How to apply: online via my Scholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must submit the written statement as outline above to Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

Value: $2,000 and a certificate, awarded after Study Period 5 census date

For more information, contact: 
Campus Central 
Tel: 1300 301 703 
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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The Les Thompson Memorial Grant in Construction Management and Economics

The Les Thompson Memorial Grant in Construction Management will be awarded to a student who has completed a Certificate IV in Building and Construction or a Diploma of Building and Construction at a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) within Australia‚ and has completed at least 36 units of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours)(IHCN) degree. The student will be selected on the basis of academic merit and an interview.

To be eligible for this grant, applicants must:

  • Have completed a Certificate IV in Building and Construction, or a Diploma of Building and Construction from a Registered Training Organisation in Australia.
  • Be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
  • Be enrolled fulltime in the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN).
  • Be enrolled fulltime and have successfully completed at least 36 units of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) with a minimum GPA of 4.5.
  • Not be in receipt of any other scholarship or grant.
  • Have a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.5 or above.
  • Have an idea of their future within the building and construction industry and how the grant will help them.
  • Be a Student Member of the Australian Institute of Building (AIB).
  • Be willing to act as a positive ambassador for the Australian Institute of Building.

Students will be emailed once the Grant is open for applications.

Applicants will be required to:

  • Submit an online application.
  • Submit a 500-word written statement outlining reasons for applying, an unofficial transcript showing previous grades and GPA, and a current curriculum vitae.
  • Submit a completed TAFE SA Certificate IV in Building and Construction or Diploma of Building and Construction academic transcript.
  • Attend an interview

Value: $2,000 grant, two tickets to the South Australia Building Excellence Awards, and an Australian Institute of Building framed certificate.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process, students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA, a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Mathematical Sciences Honours Grant

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences will annually award grants to commencing students enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Industrial and Applied Mathematics) (LHMS) program.

To be eligible for the grant applicants must be Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens, or a Permanent Resident of Australia.

Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of academic merit and/or a personal interview.

The grants are awarded upon enrolment and thus no formal application is required.

 The number of grants offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Head of School.

Value: $3‚000 paid in two $1,500 installments after the census dates of Study Period 2 and Study Period 5. The second payment is subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the School.

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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Next Gen Grant

The Next Gen Grant will be awarded to a third year student enrolled in the Bachelor of Aviation on the basis of academic merit and acceptance into the Embry Riddle Next Gen Air Traffic Control program.

To be considered for this grant, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia
  • Be enrolled fulltime in the Bachelor of Aviation (Pilot/Management)
  • Have been accepted into the Next Gen Air Traffic Control program offered by Embry Riddle
  • Submit an essay on the topic of  'Global air space management'

Value: $3,000 and return flights (flying with Virgin Airlines)

For more information contact:
School of Engineering
University of South Australia
Mawson Lakes
South Australia 5095
Australia
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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O'Connors Engineering Grant

The O'Connors Engineering Grant will be awarded to a student enrolled full-time in the third year of one of the following programs:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical) - LHMR
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic) - LHMR
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing) - LHMR

Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents and provide a personal written statement (500 words) detailing:
- academic achievements
- future career goals
- their intended topic for their final year project. Preference may be given to students that demonstrate a focus on innovation for their final year project
- their financial disadvantage

Value: The recipient will receive up to $5,000 paid in two instalments of $2,500. The first payment will take place after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient's final year, with final payment taking place after the Study Period 5 census date in their final year (provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit).

For more information please contact:
Ms Elizabeth Csavas
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Tel: (08) 8302 3218
Email: Elizabeth.Csavas@unisa.edu.au

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Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant

The Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant will encourage and support Indigenous students studying full-time in a degree program in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment (ITEE) at the University of South Australia.

Preference may be given to students studying a Bachelor of Engineering.

The Peter Varcoe Memorial Grant is open to second, third and fourth year Indigenous students and will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated financial disadvantage.

Value: The grant is valued at $2,000, paid in two instalments of $1,000 after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates in the year they receive the grant. Payments are subject to the recipient continuing to meet the scholarship criteria and maintaining satisfactory academic performance.

For more information contact:
UniSA General enquiries 
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Richard Oertel Memorial Mathematics Grant

The Richard Oertel Memorial Grant is a perpetual award that honours the late Dr Richard Oertel who lectured in mathematics at UniSA's Whyalla Campus and previously at Mawson Lakes (formerly The Levels). 

The grant will be awarded to a student who is enrolled full-time in the second or third year of a Bachelor of Mathematics program at UniSA. The recipient will receive up to $1,000. The grant will be paid in a single instalment of $1,000 after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipients' second or third year of study, provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

The eligible programs are:

  • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (Data Science)
  • Bachelor of Mathematics (Industrial and Applied Mathematics) 

The grant is designed to assist recipients meet the costs associated with study including textbooks, travel costs, computing equipment or other out-of-pocket expenses.

Applicants will be asked to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Future career goals.
  • Any financial disadvantage or hardship that the applicant would like taken into consideration.
  • How the grant will help meet study related expenses.

The recipient will be selected on the basis of academic merit (minimum Grade Point Average of 4.5) and passion for mathematics as demonstrated in the personal written statement. Preference may be given to applicants facing financial disadvantage or hardship. 

 Value: $1,000

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Rider Levett Bucknall  Fourth Year Grant

The Rider Levett Bucknall Fourth Year Grant will assist a quantity surveying student in their fourth year of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) degree program. The recipient will be selected in the third year of their program and will receive the grant in their fourth year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria.

The recipient will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes at an interview. The recipient will be given the opportunity to undertake paid work experience and will be required to submit a written report at the conclusion of the grant.

The grant may not be held in conjunction with another grant managed by the School of Natural and Built Environments during the grant term.

Female students are encouraged to apply.

Value: $2‚500 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s fourth year.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: 08 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Rider Levett Bucknall Second Year Grant

The Rider Levett Bucknall Second Year Grant will assist a student in their second year of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) degree program. The recipient will be selected in the first year of their program and will receive the grant in their second year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria. The recipient will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes at an interview. The recipient will be given the opportunity to undertake paid work experience and will be required to submit a written report at the conclusion of the grant.

The grant may not be held in conjunction with another grant managed by the School of Natural and Built Environments during the grant term.

Female students are encouraged to apply.

Value: $2‚500 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s second year.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Rider Levett Bucknall Third Year Grant

The Rider Levett Bucknall Third Year Grant will assist a student in their third year of the Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN) degree program. The recipient will be selected in the second year of their program and will receive the grant in their third year provided they continue to meet the selection criteria.

The recipient will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes at an interview. The recipient will be given the opportunity to undertake paid work experience and will be required to submit a written report at the conclusion of the grant.

The grant may not be held in conjunction with another grant managed by the School of Natural and Built Environments during the grant term. Female students are encouraged to apply.

Value: $2‚500 to be paid in one instalment after the Study Period 2 census date in the recipient’s third year.

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Royal Aeronautical Society and School of Engineering Undergraduate Student Research Paper Award

The Royal Aeronautical Society and School of Engineering Undergraduate Student Research Paper Award is awarded to two undergraduate students who conduct aeronautical or aerospace research and submit a technical paper based upon that research.

Papers on undergraduate projects, major assignments, technology applications, and so on are all welcome. The specifications for this paper are as follows:

  • The research topic must be related to aeronautics, aerospace or the aviation industry, but does not have to be on a traditional topic.
  • A research topic in business, engineering, environmental impact, sustainability or similar issues that have an aviation application are encouraged to be submitted.
  • If the paper is submitted by a team, only the leader of the team must be a student member of the Society
    (Note: in the event that a grant is awarded to a paper submitted by a team, the value of the grant will be evenly split amongst team members.)

Papers will be judged by a panel consisting of senior members from the Royal Aeronautical Society and School of Engineering, and the successful recipients notified.

The selected papers will be presented to the Royal Aeronautical Society and an audience of their peers at the monthly Adelaide Branch meeting in November each year. Additionally, abstracts of the two papers will be posted on the Royal Aeronautical Society - Adelaide Branch website and submitted to the Royal Aeronautical Society - Australian Division for posting.

Applicants are required to be a current student studying the Bachelor of Aviation program at the University of South Australia, and a student member of the Royal Aeronautical Society. Information regarding Society membership can be found on their website: www.raes.org.au

Successful recipients will be eligible to receive reimbursement up to the value of $500 for costs incurred as part of furthering their research, training or materials for their course of study in the field of aviation.

Value: 2 grants x $500

Please contact the School of Engineering for more information regarding due dates for abstracts and final papers.

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Mawson Lakes Campus
Tel: (08) 8302 3320
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Sarah Constructions Grant

The Sarah Constructions Grant will be awarded to a third-year student enrolled full-time in eligible programs within the School of Natural and Built Environments (NBE) at the University of South Australia.

The successful applicant will receive a 12-week paid placement with Sarah Constructions (approximate timing between November and February) and a $3‚000 grant paid in the fourth year of study‚ provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

Each recipient will receive $3000‚ paid over two instalments of $1‚500‚ plus a casual hourly rate payment during the 12-week work placement with Sarah Constructions.

The eligible programs are:

  • Bachelor of Built Environment (IBBE) (only students who are continuing on into the four year IHCN degree will be eligible)
  • Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics (Honours) (IHCN)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Project Management) (LHMI)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural) (LHMI)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) (LHMI)

Applicants are required to submit:

  • A 500-word personal written statement.
  • A current curriculum vitae.
  • An unofficial transcript showing previous grades and GPA (5.0 or above).

The personal written statement (maximum 500 words) should outline:

  • The applicants understanding of the Sarah business and what they can bring to Sarah Constructions.
  • The applicants future career goals within the building and construction industry and how the grant and placement would help achieve these goals.

Short-listed applicants will be required to attend an interview. At the end of the 12-week work placement‚ the successful applicant may be offered a place in the Sarah Constructions graduate employment program.

Value: $3‚000

How to apply: online via myScholarships in the student portal. As part of the application process‚ students must also supply an unofficial academic transcript that shows previous grades and GPA‚ a current CV and a letter of application. This can be submitted via email or in hard copy.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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Scheer Honours Science Scholarship

The Scheer Honours Science Scholarship provides encouragement and support for talented students as they embark on their Honours year. Applicants should have high academic standing and a keen interest on researching an area of importance to society or making Australia a better place for future generations.

Applicants must be studying the one year Honours degree in the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Research (Honours)
  • Other science related Honours degrees as and when they are offered at UniSA

Note: The scholarship is not available to students studying degrees ‘with honours’. Degrees with honours are programs of four years duration that include a minimum of one year of advanced studies in professional practice.

The scholarship funds are designed to assist recipients conduct research and engage with industry or other stakeholders and reduce the need to work while studying and researching.

Eligibility and selection criteria

  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.
  • Undertaking an eligible Honours science related program as listed above.
  • Academic merit (cumulative Grade Point Average of 5.0 or above).
  • Full-time study load.
  • Letter of support from Honours Program Director, principal supervisor or co-supervisor.
  • Written statement.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their UniSA Honours program and how the degree supports their future aspirations.
  • The nature of the proposed research topic and its importance to society.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Any financial or educational disadvantage that the applicant wishes taken into account.
  • How the scholarship funds will be used to benefit them and their Honours research.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, the research topic and the content of the written statement.

How to apply: Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal) in Study Period 2.

Value: $5‚000
Payment will be in two installments:
$2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
$2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

For more information contact:
Campus Central
Tel: 1300 301 703
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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School of Engineering High Achiever Scholarship

The School of Engineering High Achiever scholarship will offer one scholarship of AU$3,500 to a high-achieving student entering one of its Bachelor of Engineering programs. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant with the most competitive ATAR (>90) who has not been awarded a Division ITEE High Achiever or High Achiever Equity scholarship.

Criteria:
Be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia.
Must not be in receipt of another scholarship within the university.
Have completed their SACE Certificate (or interstate equivalent) with the highest ATAR (exclusive of bonus points). Minimum of 90.
Maintain continued full-time enrolment of at least 36 units of study per year during the scholarship term with a GPA of 5 or above.

Enrolled in one of the following programs as preferences on their SATAC application form:

  • Bachelor of Engineering LBMR (all streams)
  • Bachelor of Engineering LBIF (all streams)
  • Bachelor of Engineering LBEG (all streams)

Students who meet the entry and ongoing criteria for this scholarship will receive an initial $500 payment after census date in the first year (March 31st), followed by annual payments after each successive census date.

The scholarship includes the provision of:

  • A one-off contribution toward an ipad or equivalent, up to a value of $500
  • Annual book voucher $150
  • Annual metro card $100

Value: $2,000, plus non-monetary aids (A one-off contribution toward an ipad or equivalent, up to a value of $500, Annual book voucher $150, Annual metro card $100).

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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School of Engineering High Achiever Scholarship for Women

The School of Engineering High Achiever Scholarship for Women will offer one scholarship of AU$2,000 plus non-monetary aids to a high-achieving female student entering one of its Bachelor of Engineering programs. The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant with the most competitive ATAR (>90) who has not been awarded a Division ITEE High Achiever or High Achiever Equity scholarship.

Criteria:

  • Be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia
  • Must not be in receipt of another scholarship within the university
  • Have completed their SACE Certificate (or interstate equivalent) with the highest ATAR (exclusive of bonus points). Minimum of 90
  • Maintain continued full-time enrolment of at least 36 units of study per year during the scholarship term with a GPA of 5 or above

Enrolled in one of the following programs as preferences on their SATAC application form:

  • Bachelor of Engineering LBMR (all streams)
  • Bachelor of Engineering LBIF (all streams)
  • Bachelor of Engineering LBEG (all streams)

Students who meet the entry and ongoing criteria for this scholarship will receive an initial $500 payment after census date in the first year (March 31st), followed by annual payments after each successive census date.

The scholarship includes the provision of:

  • A one-off contribution toward an ipad or equivalent, up to a value of $500
  • Annual book voucher $150
  • Annual metro card $100

Value: $2,000, plus non-monetary aids (A one-off contribution toward an ipad or equivalent, up to a value of $500, Annual book voucher $150, Annual metro card $100).

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - Commencing Scholarship in Information Technology

Scholarships valued at $1500 will be awarded to eligible School Leavers with an ATAR of at least 90 or above (exclusive of bonus points) who are enrolled in the first year of one of the following undergraduate degree programs in the School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences;

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia.
  • Have achieved an outstanding ATAR (exclusive of bonus points).
  • Be enrolled in the first year of a Bachelor degree in one of the above listed undergraduate degree programs.
  • Have not previously commenced higher education.

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences reserves the right not to offer the scholarship in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Head of School.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the student portal

Value: Successful applicants will receive $1,500 paid in two instalments of $750 after Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates, provided the recipients maintain full-time* enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

*Students enrolled part-time may also be considered for this scholarship and will receive $1,500 paid in reduced instalments according to their study load.

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - Commencing Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences

Scholarships valued at $1500 will be awarded to eligible School Leavers with an ATAR of at least 90 or above (exclusive of bonus points) who are enrolled in the first year of one of the following undergraduate degree programs in the School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences;

  • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Industrial and Applied Mathematics)

To be considered eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or a Permanent Resident of Australia.
  • Have achieved an outstanding ATAR (exclusive of bonus points).
  • Be enrolled in the first year of a Bachelor degree in the area of Mathematics.
  • Have not previously commenced higher education.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the student portal

Value: Successful applicants will receive $1,500 paid in two instalments of $750 after Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates, provided the recipients maintain full-time* enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.
*Students enrolled part-time may also be considered for this scholarship and will receive $1,500 paid in reduced instalments according to their study load.

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences reserves the right not to offer the scholarship in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Head of School.

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - 2nd year Scholarship in Information Technology

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences will annually award scholarships to selected students entering the second year of an Information Technology undergraduate Bachelor degree program within the school.

The scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit with a GPA of 6.0 and above and will be available for the standard full time duration (or part time equivalent) of the second year of the Program. Recipients must be Australian or New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences reserves the right not to offer all of the scholarships in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Head of School.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the student portal

Value: $1,500. Payment will be in $750 instalments (or part-time equivalent) in the first and second half of each year. The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the School.

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - 2nd year Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences will award scholarships annually to selected students entering the second year of a Mathematical Sciences undergraduate Bachelor degree program within the school.

The scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit with a GPA of 6.0 and above and will be available for the standard full time duration (or part time equivalent) of the second year of the Program. Recipients must be Australian or New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences reserves the right not to offer all of the scholarships in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Head of School.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via  my Scholarships in the student portal

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences reserves the right not to offer all of the scholarships in any given year.

Value: $1,500. Payment will be in $750 instalments (or part-time equivalent) in the first and second half of each year. The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the School.

For more information contact: 
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - 3rd year Scholarship in Information Technology

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences will annually award scholarships to selected students entering the third year of an Information Technology undergraduate Bachelor degree program within the school.

The scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit with a GPA of 6.0 and above and will be available for the standard full time duration (or part time equivalent) of the third year of the Program. Recipients must be Australian or New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences reserves the right not to offer all of the scholarships in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Head of School.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the student portal

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences reserves the right not to offer all of the scholarships in any given year.

Value: $1,500. Payment will be in $750 instalments (or part-time equivalent) in the first and second half of each year. The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the School.

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences - 3rd year Scholarship in Mathematical Sciences

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences will annually award scholarships to selected students entering the third year of a Mathematical Sciences undergraduate Bachelor degree program within the school.

The scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit with a GPA of 6.0 and above and will be available for the standard full time duration (or part time equivalent) of the third year of the Program. Recipients must be Australian or New Zealand Citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences reserves the right not to offer all of the scholarships in any given year. The number of scholarships offered in any given year will be at the discretion of the Head of School.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via  my Scholarships in the student portal

Value: $1,500. Payment will be in $750 instalments (or part-time equivalent) in the first and second half of each year. The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the School.

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences Summer Vacation Scholarship

The Scholarships are available to provide an introduction to research within the School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences for high achieving students enrolled on a full-time basis (or part-time equivalent) in the second or subsequent years of an Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences undergraduate Bachelor degree.

The Scholarships will be awarded to students on the basis of high achievement and academic merit, subject to project availability and funding.

Opening date: 1 June each year

Closing date: 15 October each year

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the Student Portal

Students are also required to fill in an Application form.

Scholarship holders will be chosen by a selection panel and advised of the scholarship offer by email.

Value: $3,000 for a ten week period or pro rata for shorter periods as agreed by the selection panel.

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 3582
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences Undergraduate Honours Scholarship

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences offers a scholarship to students undertaking full-time study in an Information Technology Honours program containing a minor thesis component. The scholarship(s) will be awarded on the basis of academic merit for the standard full time duration of the final year of the Program. The number of scholarships awarded will be at the discretion of the Head of School.
Applicants must be Australian Citizens or permanent residents of Australia.

Opening date: 1 February each year

Closing date: 15 March each year

How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the student portal

Value: $3,000 per annum payable in $1,500 instalments in the first and second half of the final year after the census date The second payment will be subject to satisfactory academic progress as defined by the School.

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
Email: ITMS.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Civil Aviation Grant

The Sir Ross and Sir Keith Smith Civil Aviation fund will award annually to two students who obtain the highest grade point average upon completion of their second year of studies of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Civil Aviation) program. The grant will be awarded on the basis of outstanding academic achievement. Recipient must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Australia.

Value: Two scholarships each to the value of $3,500, awarded annually.

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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SurveyingSA High Achievers Grant

SurveyingSA consists of representatives from the Surveyors Board of South Australia (SBSA)‚ Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI)‚ SSSI Young Professionals and the University of South Australia (UniSA). SurveyingSA has the aims of increasing the number of Licensed Surveyors in South Australia‚ promoting the profession and ensuring the continuity of surveying tertiary studies in the State.
The SurveyingSA High Achievers Grant has been established to assist three high achieving UniSA Bachelor of Geospatial students to pursue postgraduate studies in the Master of Surveying at UniSA. 

The grant will be open to students completing the Bachelor of Geospatial Science including the core surveying related courses: Surveying 1, Surveying 2, Geospatial Exploration and Digital Cartography. Students must have a program GPA of 5 or above to be eligible for the grant. 

Eligible recipients of the grant will be ranked based upon the average grade within the courses Surveying 1, Surveying 2, Geospatial Exploration and Digital Cartography and will be nominated by the Program Director. Up to three grants will be available each year and will be awarded to the top three students using the above outlined ranking scheme.

Payment will be made at SP2 census date of the year following the award.

Essential Criteria:

  • Grade Point Average (GPA)
  • Australian Citizen  
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Resident of Australia
  • Continuing student
  • Full time load 

Value: $1,000 to each recipient

For more information contact: 
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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Sylvia Birdseye Undergraduate Scholarship for Women

The Sylvia Birdseye Undergraduate Scholarship for Women is available to female students who are studying full-time and undertaking the third year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or (Civil and specialisation) program. Particular interest will be paid to candidates enrolled in the (Civil and Transport) specialisation.

Applications are open to women who are Australian citizens or Permanent Residents. Applicants will be required to submit a resume and a personal written statement outlining their future in engineering and how the scholarship will be of benefit to them in achieving this. Applicants must have an interest in transport and have the ability to act as a positive ambassador.

Nominations will be considered by a selection panel consisting of a representative(s) from the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) and nominees from the School of Natural and Built Environments at the University of South Australia.

Recipients will be selected on the basis of academic merit, measured by overall Grade Point Average (GPA), a personal written statement (min 500 words) and performance at an interview.

Continuation of the scholarship each year will depend on satisfactory academic achievement in the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or associated programs at the University of South Australia. Scholarship recipients should maintain a GPA of 4.5 or above.

Subject to maintaining such academic performance as is required to remain on the scholarship program, recipients will be offered one 12 week period of paid vacation employment with DPTI at the end of the third or fourth year of their studies. Recipients may choose to apply for additional paid vacation employment with DPTI through the advertised recruitment campaign, additional placements are subject to a merit based selection process and are not guaranteed.

Value: The value of the scholarship is $10,800 in total (up to $5,400 per annum). Recipients will receive two annual payments after the Study Period 2 and Study Period 5 census dates. The amount of each payment will depend on the duration of the recipient's degree program.

For more information contact:
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

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UniSA Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Grant

The UniSA Women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship is open to female Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Australia or international students enrolled full-time in the second year of a STEM undergraduate program offered by the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment, with scholarships awarded to those with high academic achievement (Grade Point Average based on first year of 5.5 or above) and a strong motivation to succeed.

Students who cannot enrol full-time due to exceptional circumstances‚ for example having a disability or significant carer responsibilities‚ may apply and verify their circumstances during application.

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Academic achievements (including a Grade Point Average based on first year of 5.5 or above).
  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Future career goals.
  • Evidence of community engagement.
  • Ability and willingness to act as a UniSA ambassador e.g. occasional attendance at events, and/or involvement in filming or interviews to document the impact of the scholarship and to encourage other females to pursue studies in STEM programs.

To receive the scholarship, applicants must demonstrate a passion for their program, strong motivation to succeed and have clear future goals.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide two character references (at least one of these must be from a referee not connected to the applicant’s secondary school), and attend a selection panel interview.
Students may be in receipt of another scholarship or grant administered by UniSA.

How to apply:
Applications are accessed through myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal and selecting ‘my Current Studies’).

Applicants must also provide a written statement, as outlined above, to scholarships.prizes@unisa.edu.au

Value: $15,000 ($5,000 per year up to a maximum of three years or part-time equivale

For more information contact: 
Campus Central 
Tel: 1300 301 703 
Email: askcampuscentral@unisa.edu.au

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Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec Civil Engineering Grant

The WGA Civil Engineering Grant will be awarded to a high achieving full-time Bachelor of Engineering student undertaking the third year of an undergraduate program.
The grant coincides with when most students undertake industrial experience and recipients will also receive a 12 week paid work placement at Wallbridge Gilbert Aztec (WGA).

 Eligibility and selection criteria:

  • Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Australia, Permanent Humanitarian visa holders or international students with a relevant working visa
  • Enrolled in third year
  • Grade point average (GPA) of 5 or above
  • Enrolled full-time in an eligible program

The eligible programs are:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Project Management)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Structural)

Applicants are required to provide a written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining:

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Community engagement.
  • Future career goals including leadership aspirations, and how the grant and placement would help achieve these goals.
  • Willingness to undertake work placement at WGA

Shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend a selection panel interview.
The grant will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, passion for the industry and leadership potential as demonstrated in the written statement. Interpersonal skills demonstrated in the interview will also be considered.

How to apply: Applications are accessed through my Scholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal).

In addition to applying online, applicants are required to provide a written statement, as outlined above and send to NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au

Value: $5,000. Payment will be in two instalments:
 - $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 2)
 - $2,500 (paid after the census date for Study Period 5)

For more information contact: 
Academic Services
School of Natural and Built Environments
Phone: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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Wilhelm Ruff Science Grant

The Wilhelm Ruff Science Grant will be awarded to a student who is enrolled in the Bachelor of Science program at UniSA. 

Applicants should have completed a minimum of 54 units, and be enrolled full-time (equivalent to at least 27 units - 13.5 units per half year). 

The grant is designed to assist recipients meet the costs associated with study including textbooks, travel costs, computing equipment or other out-of-pocket expenses. 

The eligible program is Bachelor of Science (LBSC) and applicants must be completing a major in at least one of the following areas:

  • Applied Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics 

Applicants will be required to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their current program and majors and their passion for science.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Future career goals.
  • Any financial disadvantage or hardship that the applicant would like taken into consideration. 

The recipient will be selected based on academic merit (minimum Grade Point Average of 5.0) and passion for science as demonstrated in the personal written statement. Preference may be given to female applicants or applicants facing financial disadvantage or hardship. 

Value: $2,000 

For more information contact: 
School of Natural and Built Environments 
Tel: (08) 8302 3000
Email: NBEenquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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Ziptrak Engineering Grant

The Ziptrak Engineering Grant will be awarded to a student who is enrolled full-time in the final year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronic) or a Bachelor of Engineering (Honour) (Electrical and Mechatronic) or a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic) in the School of Engineering at UniSA. The recipient will receive up to $3‚000.

The $3‚000 will be paid in two instalments of $1‚500 after the Study Period 2 (31 March) and Study Period 5 (31 August) census dates in the recipients’ final year of undergraduate study‚ provided the recipient maintains full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit.

Applicants are required to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing:

  • Reasons for studying their current program- academic achievements.
  • Community involvement- future career goals.
  • Any financial or educational disadvantage that the applicant would like taken into account.

How to apply:
myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal and selecting 'my Current Studies'). In addition to applying online, you are required to complete a written statement and forward to SchENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

Value: $3‚000

For more information contact:
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Tel: (08) 8302 3330 
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au 

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Ziptrak Engineering Scholarship

The Ziptrak Engineering Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is enrolled full-time in the second year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechatronic) or a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Mechatronic) or a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Mechatronic) in the School of Engineering at UniSA. 

The scholarship is valued at $15‚000 and the recipient will receive $5‚000 per year (in second‚ third and fourth year) provided they maintain full-time enrolment and satisfactory academic merit. 

Applicants are required to provide a personal written statement (maximum 500 words) detailing: 

  • Reasons for studying their current program.
  • Academic achievements.
  • Community involvement.
  • Future career goals.
  • Any financial or educational disadvantage that the applicant would like taken into account.

How to apply: 
myScholarships (via logging on to the myUniSA student portal and selecting 'my Current Studies'). In addition to applying online, you are required to complete a written statement and forward to: SchENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

Value: $15‚000 (the recipient will receive $5‚000 in 2018‚ 2019 and 2020) 

For more information contact: 
Academic Services Officer 
School of Engineering 
Tel: (08) 8302 6420 
Email: Sch-ENG.Enquiries@unisa.edu.au

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