Glencore Engineering Scholarship

This scholarship will provide recognition and financial assistance for up to three years to a deserving second year engineering student at CQUniversity.

Scholarship Value: $30,000 ($10,000/year paid as $5,000 in Term 1 & 2)

Length of Scholarship: 3 (Three) years

Number Available: 1 (One)

Opening Date: 11 September 2017

Closing Date: 12 January 2018

Eligibility
Study LevelBachelor
Year of StudyContinuing (2nd year or greater)
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen; Permanent Resident
EthnicityAboriginal; Torres Strait Islander; South Sea Islander; Non Indigenous
Study RegionAll
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadFull time
GenderEither

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to receive The Glencore Engineering Scholarship an applicant must:

  • Be entering into their second year of study in Term 1, 2018
  • Be studying as a full-time student in one of the following programs: a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Diploma of Professional Practice or a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • The student must be majoring in one of the following: Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; or Mechatronic Engineering
  • Be enrolled at CQUniversity at the time of Census Date in Term 1, 2018
  • Not be receiving another Donor Funded* Scholarship
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident

*Donor Funded: refers to a scholarship which is only available to CQUniversity students, funded by an individual or organisation external to the University (excluding Federal Government funded Commonwealth and Equity Scholarships)

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be assessed based on an application form, supporting documentation and a written submission of no more than 500 words addressing the following:

  • How will this scholarship assist you to be what you want to be?

Additional Information

As a donor scholarship recipient, you may be approached to assist with positively promoting the CQUniversity Scholarships program by sharing your experiences as a recipient through media and at events such as Open Day

Ongoing Eligibility

In addition to the eligibility requirements, the successful applicant/s must:

  • Maintain at least a GPA of 4.0 throughout the duration of their degree
  • Remain enrolled with a full-time study load as at Census Date of each term (terms 1& 2 only)
Payment of Scholarship

The successful applicant is required to enter their current financial institution details (banking details) into their MyCentre for payment to occur. This must be done prior to Census Date Term 1 2018 to avoid delays.

Payment will be made to the successful applicant in Week 6 of Term 1 and Term 2 following final post Census date eligibility checks. Payments will be credited electronically to the successful applicant's nominated bank account.

Supporting Documentation

Applications must include all necessary supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documentation:
  • Written submission
  • Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Current University Transcript (unofficial transcript is permissible)

How to apply

To apply for the Glencore Engineering Scholarship:

  1. Read the Scholarship Guidelines to check for eligibility and documentation required
  2. Complete a Scholarship Online Application Form, ensuring all supporting documentation is completed and attached as outlined in the Scholarship Guidelines
    • For Current students (applicants who have already have a Student ID number) here to apply through MyCentre. You will need to log in with your student details.
    • For Future students (applicants who have applied or are intending to apply to study at CQUniversity but not yet received or accepted an offer) click here to apply
  3. Complete Applications must be received at the Student Life and Wellbeing Centre, Scholarships Office by 5pm on the closing date.

    Failure to supply requested documents will result in your application being incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

How will I know the outcome of my application?

A selection panel, consisting of representatives from CQUniversity and Glencore Coal Assets Australia will determine the successful applicant. A scholarship will only be offered where there is an applicant/s of sufficient merit. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications as soon as possible after the selection panel meets.

Donor details

Glencore Coal Assets Australia

One of the world's largest seaborne thermal coal exporters, as well as one of Australia's largest coal producers.