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Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program Scholarship

An undergraduate and postgraduate coursework scholarship
$500 per week scholarship open to undergraduate and postgraduate students interested in pursuing a research career at a university or in industry.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$500 p/w (based on the advertised duration of the program)
  • Students studying an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework engineering degree
  • Enrolled at the University of Sydney or another Australian university
April 2021 TBC May 2021 TBC 

How to apply

Visit the Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program web page for information about the program and the list of projects you can apply for, then apply here for the program. All applicants for the program will be automatically considered for the scholarship.

Benefits

All applicants to the Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program will automatically be considered for the Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program Scholarship. No separate scholarship application is required.

The scholarship is valued at $500 per week for the duration of the Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program. 

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at the University of Sydney or at another Australian university.
  • have the background knowledge, skills and experience required for the nominated research projects.
  • if enrolled in an undergraduate degree, have a WAM of 75 or above and have already completed at least 96 credit points towards your undergraduate degree at the time of application. 

Background

The Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program is designed to provide valuable research experience and is open to students interested in pursuing a research career at a university or in industry.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established by the Faculty of Engineering to provide students with outstanding academic ability the opportunity to undertake a research project to gain valuable research experience and knowledge to advance their careers.

2. Eligibility

a. Candidates must be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program at the University of Sydney or at another Australian university.                             

b. Undergraduate candidates are required to have a WAM of 75 or above and have already completed at least 96 credit points towards their undergraduate degree at the time of application.

c. Candidates must have the background knowledge, skills and experience required for their nominated research projects.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded to selected students based on:

I. academic merit,

II. match of background and skills to the projects nominated by the student as confirmed by research project supervisors, and

III. acceptance into the Engineering Vacation Research Internship Program.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Associate Dean (Indigenous Strategy & Services) of the Faculty of Engineering or their nominee.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $500 per week based on the advertised duration of the program. The Scholarship value and duration will be stipulated in the Scholarship Offer Letter.

b. Payments shall be made in two equal instalments, one payment at the mid-point of the project and the second payment upon successful completion of the project.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

d. The Scholarship shall be awarded 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 complete all project requirements outlined by the project supervisor.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course,

II. withdraws or transfers from the research project without prior approval,

III. commences or continues to undertake paid employment that interferes with their ability to complete the research program as required,

IV. does not maintain satisfactory performance in the research project,

V. 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 Scholarship application,

VI. accepts another Research Internship Program Scholarship during the tenure of this Scholarship 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 withdraws from the relevant course and research project, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

7. Reporting

a. The recipient must complete the requirements of the project including any reports or presentations as determined by their supervisor.

b. Recipients must complete a questionnaire about their experiences for the Faculty of Engineering.

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