UNSW Engineering Rural Scholarships Program

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UNSW Engineering Rural Scholarships Program

UGCE1184

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$12,000
available for Duration of program (minimum)
Residency
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident
Opens
03/07/2020
Closes
30/09/2020
For commencement Term 1 2021
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Outline

The Faculty of Engineering Rural Scholarships Program aims to assist high achieving high school students from rural or isolated areas to study in the Faculty of Engineering at UNSW.

Application Process
By applying for the Faculty of Engineering Rural Scholarships Program you may be considered for the following scholarships. More scholarships will be added to this list progressively.

Dean's Engineering Rural Scholarship (UGCE1027)

  • Value: $12,000 per annum
  • Duration: Minimum duration of program
  • Program Requirement: Commencing full-time undergraduate study (single or dual degree) in any Faculty of Engineering degree program.

Faculty of Engineering Rural Scholarships (UGCE1003)

  • Value: $12,000 per annum
  • Duration: Minimum duration of program
  • Program Requirement: Commencing full-time undergraduate study (single or dual degree) in any Faculty of Engineering degree program.

Luciano Ferracin Memorial Rural Engineering Scholarship (UGCE1171)

  • Value: $12,000 per annum
  • Duration: Minimum duration of program
  • Program Requirement: Commencing full-time undergraduate study (single or dual degree) in any Faculty of Engineering degree program.

The Ian and Barbara Burgess Memorial Rural Engineering Scholarship (UGCE1267)

  • Value: $12,000 per annum
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Program Requirement: Commencing full-time undergraduate study (single or dual degree) in any Faculty of Engineering degree program.

Graham Painton Rural Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship (UGCE1249)

  • Value: $12,000 per annum
  • Duration: Minimum duration of program
  • Program Requirement: Commencing full-time undergraduate study (single or dual degree) in the following degree program:
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Mitsubishi Rural Scholarship in Mining Engineering (UGCE1031)

  • Value: $12,000 per annum
  • Duration: Minimum duration of program up to 5 years
  • Program Requirement: Commencing full-time undergraduate study (single or dual degree) in the following degree program:
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Mining Engineering

Stan Hall Rural Scholarship in Civil Engineering (UGCE1038)

  • Value: $12,000 per annum
  • Duration: 4 years
  • Program Requirement: Commencing full-time undergraduate study (single or dual degree) in the following degree program:
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Civil Engineering

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Your family home has to be or have been located in a rural or isolated area* for at least four of your high school years
  • You should have attended secondary school in a rural or isolated area* for at least four years (exemption: rural students in receipt of a scholarship to attend a metropolitan secondary boarding school)
  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • Have completed the NSW HSC (or interstate equivalent) or IB, either:
    • in the year prior to commencing study at UNSW, or
    • in the previous two years prior to commencing at UNSW, provided no tertiary study was undertaken during this period.
  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate study (single or dual degree) in any program in the Faculty of Engineering at UNSW. (NOTE: some scholarships may have specific program requirements. Please refer to the scholarships listed below for further details)

*Rural areas will generally be considered according to the Australian Standard Geographical Classification - Remoteness Areas.
You can find out the ASGC classification of your home and school addresses using the search function at this website:www.doctorconnect.gov.au/internet/otd/Publishing.nsf/Content/locator

The ASGC classifications accepted under this program are: RA2 (with the exception of Hobart), RA3, RA4 or RA5. Students whose family home is located in RA2 to RA5, but who have received a scholarship to attend a RA1 (or Hobart) boarding school are also eligible to apply.

Selection

Applicants will be assessed on the basis of:

  • Academic Merit
  • Demonstrated or potential leadership skills
  • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activites, volunteer/work experiences)
  • Aptitude and commitment to studies in an area of Engineering
Interviews
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview.