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Engineering Undergraduate Entry Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship
$10,000 scholarship to encourage and assist students commencing an undergraduate degree in engineering.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • School leaver
  • Enrol full-time in a bachelor's degree or combined bachelor's degree in the Faculty of Engineering
N/A N/A

How to apply

No application is required. This scholarship will be awarded based on ATAR or equivalent results.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $10,000 and is tenable for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a school leaver
  • enrol full-time in a bachelor's degree or combined bachelor's degree in the Faculty of Engineering

Background

Established in 2020, this scholarship has been generously funded by the Faculty of Engineering to encourage and assist students commencing an undergraduate degree in engineering.

1. Background

a. Established in 2020, this Scholarship has been generously funded by the Faculty of Engineering to encourage and assist students commencing an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Candidates must be school leavers who qualify for entry into an undergraduate program in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney. Candidates who have undertaken previous tertiary study are ineligible.

b. Candidates must have an unconditional offer of admission and be commencing full-time studies in a bachelor degree or bachelor combined degree in the Faculty of Engineering.

c. Candidates must enrol full-time in the semester immediately following award of this scholarship.

d. Offers can be made on subsequent rounds subject to scholarship availability and funding.

e. Candidates will be automatically considered for this Scholarship. A separate application is not required.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit based on the candidate’s performance in the NSW HSC or equivalent.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate, and at least one academic member of staff of the Faculty of Engineering.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 and is tenable for one year.

b. The Scholarship will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship or transfer to another School within the Faculty of Engineering is not permitted without the prior permission of the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate, and it is not transferable to another faculty or university.

d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.

b. Recipients must enrol and continue to be enrolled full-time in a program within the Faculty of Engineering.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. commences part-time study without prior approval,

III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

IV. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their University application,

V. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $6,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship,

VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VII. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.