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Undergraduate Scholarship in Aeronautical / Aerospace Engineering

An undergraduate scholarship
This scholarship assists students to study aeronautical and aerospace engineering at the Faculty of Engineering.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6000 per year
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Low SES or Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled to study Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering
  • High achiever
30 August 2019 8 October 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6000 per year for up to four years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be from a low-socio-economic background as defined in the terms and conditions, or identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person as defined in the University of Sydney’s Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy 2015
  • have recently completed high school 
  • qualify and enrol into a Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering) at the University of Sydney
  • achieve an ATAR of 95 or above.

Note: In the event that a commencing student is not identified, those enrolled in their first year of studying with the Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering) may apply.

Background

Established in 2014, this scholarship has been generously funded by a donor to assist students studying aeronautical or aerospace engineering.

1. Background

a. Established in 2014, this Scholarship has been generously funded by a donor to support the area of aeronautical and/or aerospace engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident from a low-socio-economic background (defined as financial hardship, disability, significant medical hardship, family hardship, EAS or equivalent listed school) or that identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander as defined in the University of Sydney’s Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy 2015.

b. Applicants must be a recent school leaver that qualifies and enrols into a Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering) within the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney.

c. Applicants must achieve a minimum ATAR of 95 in the NSW HSE or equivalent.

d. In the event that a commencing student is not identified, those enrolled in their first year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering) may apply.

e. The offer of admission must be, at the time of the Scholarship application closing date, for the relevant semester the Scholarship is being offered for.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit,

II. a personal statement demonstrating leadership qualities, innovation and self-motivation, communication skills, achievements in non-academic pursuits, and involvement in school and/or community ventures.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Associate Dean (Education), or their nominee and at least one academic from the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering as nominated by the Head of School.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum and is tenable for up to four years.

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

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Associate Dean (Education), or their nominee and it is not transferable to another University school, 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 undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.

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 Scholarship application,

V. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,

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.

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