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National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Scholarship 2019

The NAWIC mission is to raise the profile of women working in the construction industry and be a positive instrument for change in the construction industry. NAWIC started in 1995 and has strived to build the organisation to encourage and support women in the construction and related industries.

Scholarship Value: $2,500 + 1 year's membership to NAWIC QLD

Length of Scholarship: 1 (one) year

Number Available:

Opening Date: 11 December 2018

Closing Date: 05 April 2019

Study LevelUndergraduate
Year of Study2nd year; 3rd year
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen
EthnicityAny
Study RegionAll
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads
GenderAny

To be eligible for the Scholarship you must:
  • Be a female
  • Be enrolled full time in the second or third year of one of the following CQU undergraduate programs:
  • Associate Degree of Building Design
  • Associate Degree of Building Design
  • Associate Degree of Building Surveying
  • Associate Degree of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Building Design
  • Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering(Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Diploma of Professional Practice (Co-op)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Specialisation)
  • Have a GPA of 5.0 or above (provide evidence)

Selection will be based on:

An 800-1000 word essay on either of the following topics:

  • How can high schools, and organisations like NAWIC play a bigger part in encouraging girls to consider a career in the construction industry?
  • The theme for the NAWIC Mentoring program for FY19 is accountability and self-responsibility. Tell us what these concepts mean to you in a professional and personal context, and how you would embody them as a representative of the NAWIC organisation/successful scholarship applicant
  • A brief explanation of how the NAWIC scholarship will assist you in your plan of study (e.g. assistance with purchasing text books)
  • A written reference from either an employer or supervising lecturer

Recipients of the NAWIC scholarship are encouraged to promote the scholarship on campus at the following year's launch, attend a NAWIC QLD event or seminar during the year the scholarship is awarded and share their experiences with the group.

Recipients of the NAWIC scholarship are encouraged to attend two NAWIC Education and Mentoring Committee Meetings (held monthly) during the year the scholarship is awarded to share their thoughts and suggestions with the NAWIC team.

To remain eligible for the scholarship, applicants will be required to:
  • maintain a GPA of 5.0 or above and continue to meet all other eligibility requirements to receive the second payment. Failure to comply may result in termination of the scholarship at the discretion of the NAWIC committee.

An 800-1000 word essay on either of the following topics:

  • How can high schools, and organisations like NAWIC play a bigger part in encouraging girls to consider a career in the construction industry?
  • The theme for the NAWIC Mentoring program for FY19 is accountability and self-responsibility. Tell us what these concepts mean to you in a professional and personal context, and how you would embody them as a representative of the NAWIC organisation/successful scholarship applicant
  • A brief explanation of how the NAWIC scholarship will assist you in your plan of study (e.g. assistance with purchasing text books)
  • A written reference from either an employer or supervising lecturer

Applications must be lodged by 5.00pm Friday 5 April 2019.

Applications must be lodged to: emcqld@nawic.com.au

with the subject line: "NAWIC Scholarship 2019 Application – CQU , Applicant’s Name"
Applicants will be notified.
The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)

The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)