Scholarships

Recognising student excellence, diversity, and achievement

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences recognises student excellence, diversity, and achievement through an array of scholarship opportunities for both domestic and international students at an undergraduate and postgraduate level. Here are our top tips to remember when considering scholarship options.

Please visit UOW’s Scholarships and Grant website for a complete listing

Scholarships

2020 CSIRO Indigenous STEM Scholarship

$5,000 per annum

Are you an Indigenous UOW student in your first year of a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics related undergraduate degree in 2020?

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) would like to support further engagement with the sciences amongst Indigenous Australians, by supporting two (2) UOW Indigenous undergraduate students.

The funds are intended to be used for work placement support, extra-curricular academic tutoring, and other learning tools such as textbooks. This scholarship is also an opportunity to engage with the CSIRO and build a relationship and pathway into a career in the Sciences and there may be an opportunity to undertake course-based work placement at a CSIRO facility. At conclusion of the course the successful recipients may also be considered for a graduate position with the CSIRO.

Applicants are asked to include a short personal statement discussing your future aspirations in relation to Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics.

Open from 06/May/2020 to 08/Jun/2020

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2021 Engineering and Information Science Academic Merit Award Scholarships

$5000

Academic Faculty Scholarships recognise student's high achievement in study areas pertaining to the degree they want to pursue at UOW. Along with financial support, recipients will fulfil an ambassadorial role for the faculty by participating in events.

No application is necessary, as students are automatically considered by UOW based on information received directly from UAC.

Open from 01/Jul/2019 to 16/Dec/2019

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2021 Engineering and Information Sciences Faculty Undergraduate Scholarship

$5,000

Faculty Scholarships recognise students' high achievement in study areas pertaining to the degree they want to pursue at UOW. Along with financial support, recipients will fulfil an ambassadorial role for the faculty by participating in events. 

No application is necessary, as students are automatically considered by UOW based on information received directly from UAC. 

Open from 20/Jul/2020 to 19/Dec/2020

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2021 Engineering and Information Sciences Scholars and Advanced Scholarships

$500 per annum

Faculty Scholarships recognise students' high achievement in study areas pertaining to the degree they want to pursue at UOW. Along with financial support, recipients will fulfill an ambassadorial role for the faculty by participating in events. 

Students must enrol in the Dean's Scholar, Scholar or Advanced programs in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences to be eligible for this scholarship.

No application is necessary, as students are automatically considered by UOW based on information received directly from UAC. 

Open from 20/Jul/2020 to 28/Feb/2021

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2020 Glencore Corporate Scholarship

$10,000 per annum

 Are you a second year Mining Engineering or First year student considering Mining Engineering in second year? If so, then you have the opportunity to apply for the Glencore Corporate Scholarship.

The scholarship will be offered for the duration of the recipient's degree along with an offer of a paid work placement opportunity during the summer session of each year.

The employment arrangement will be arranged between the sponsor and the student throughout their degree. Successful applicants who complete their scholarship with Glencore are considered for the Graduate Program and stand to obtain ongoing professional opportunities.

Selection will be based on application and interview

Open from 24/Feb/2020 to 12/Apr/2020

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2020 Huon Contractors Civil Engineering Work Integrated Learning Scholarship

$14,500 per annum

Work Integrated Learning Huon Contractors are offering an exciting opportunity for a talented 2nd year civil engineering student to complement their academic training with hands on field experience as part of the "Huon Contractors Civil Engineering Work Integrated Learning Scholarship".

The Work Integrated Learning Scholarship has been designed to provide financial support along with a 12 week work integrated learning placement with Huon Contractors Pty Ltd for the successful candidate over the next two years.

Huon Contractors Pty Ltd based in Canberra is a medium-sized civil engineering company specialising in complex civil construction work and project management, with its current projects located in the ACT and surrounding areas.

The directors and senior management are civil engineers who value and promote a strong professional capability and are committed to ongoing professional development for student engineers. Selection will be based on application and interview.

Open from 18/May/2020 to 30/Aug/2020

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2020 Inenco Group Engineering Work Integrated Learning Scholarship

$10,000 per annum

Inenco Group are seeking students from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (Mechanical) for an exciting opportunity to complete a Work Integrated Learning Scholarship in 2020.

This Scholarship affords the successful candidate the opportunity to drive a live project over the duration of the program. The preference for the scholarship will be given to rural and regional students who satisfy all other criteria. At Inenco Group, our central mission is to keep customer plant and equipment operating efficiently and sit apart from our competitors because of our collective technical know-how combined with customer-centricity. With over 160 branches providing local service where it’s needed, our extensive core product lines equate to a presence in almost all industrial and trade sectors Selection will be based on application and interview.

Open from 02/Jul/2020 to 30/Aug/2020

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2019 NAB Future Planners Scholarship

$5, 000

With $5,000 towards your education, the NAB Future Planners Scholarship is an opportunity to kick start your career and re-imagine the future of financial planning.

Each scholarship gives you:

- $5,000 towards you university studies in financial planning and living expenses.

- An invitation to attend an NAB Financial Planning professional development day.

- A mentorship with a Senior Financial Planner at NAB Financial Planning.

https://www.nab.com.au/sites/personal/financial-planning/future-planners?CID=futureplanners:wollongong

Selection will be based on application and interview. 

Open from 06/Mar/2019 to 07/Apr/2019

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2020 Sir William Tyree Engineering Scholarship

$15,000 per annum

The Sir William Tyree Scholarships for Engineering have been established to support high performing electrical & mechanical engineering students from regional and remote NSW/ACT as per the Department of Health ASGS remoteness areas definition (2016) with financial assistance for the duration of their study program at the University of Wollongong.

Sir William was the founder of the Tyree Group of companies and a leading Australian industrialist; upon his passing in 2013 Sir William left an enduring legacy through his foundation and business interests to support engineering education and research for the future prosperity of Australia.

In addition to financial assistance of$15,000 per year, scholarship holders will be provided with work experience within the Tyree Group of companies where they will benefit from seeing engineering theory placed into practice in the design & manufacture of electrical equipment including electrical transformers, switchgear and substations.

Selection will be based on application and interview.

Open from 17/Feb/2020 to 12/Apr/2020

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2020 South32 David Crawford Scholarship

$10,000

The South32 David Crawford Scholarship has been designed to provide financial support for a talented 3rd year mining, electrical or mechanical engineering student to complement their academic training. The successful recipient will also have the opportunity to undertake paid vacation work with South32 over the 2020/21 summer period.

Selection will be based on application and interview

Open from 17/Feb/2020 to 29/Mar/2020

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2020 - The Do Your Thing Scholarship for Female Developers

$1,000 per annum

This scholarship is available for female students enrolled in a Bachelor of Computer Science actively completing CSIT321.

The Do Your Thing Scholarship for Female Developers aims to improve the gender balance of software developers, and to reduce financial pressure during the final year project, CSIT321.

Open from 23/Mar/2020 to 17/May/2020

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2020 The Illawarra Community Scholarship in Finance

$1, 000

The Illawarra Community Scholarship in Finance aims to financially support students that have originated from a rural or regional location, including the Illawarra region. The scholarship is aimed at students studying Mathematics, Finance or Economics who have a passion for the financial services industry and a track record of exemplary academic achievement.

Awarded by two former UOW students, this Scholarship acknowledges that all talented students deserve to make the most of their higher education regardless of their financial or social situation. The scholarship seeks to assist a first or second year student in embarking on a finance-related degree at the University of Wollongong.

Open from 26/Jun/2020 to 09/Aug/2020

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2020 Tibra Capital Corporate Scholarship

$7,000 per annum

Do you love Maths, Finance or Computer Science? Have you achieved an ATAR of 90 or above? Are you planning to study at the University of Wollongong? If yes, then you are eligible to apply for the Tibra Capital Corporate Scholarship valued at $7,000.

The Tibra Capital Scholarship is offered to students that have achieved an ATAR of 90 or above and plan to study Mathematics, Finance or Computer Science in 2020. The aim of the scholarship is financially support high achieving students in their first year of university study at UOW.

Tibra Capital is a quantitative research and investment group specialising in equities trading, arbitrage, market making, and algorithmic trading. Locally founded in Austinmer in 2006, Tibra Capital has grown to be a global firm with an excess of 100 employees with offices in Wollongong, Sydney, London, Hong Kong and Dubai.

Open from 01/Jul/2019 to 30/Nov/2019

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2021 Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship

$5,000 per annum

Think you've got what it takes to change the world? Here's your chance. Westpac Young Technologists Scholarships are designed specifically for high school graduates who are passionate about technology and eager to explore its potential for good.

We start by giving you $5,000 per year over three years to really inspire your thinking.

It's not just about funding though.

We'll help you develop into a stronger leader through the Disruptive Leaders program which includes five days in Asia as part of an international learning experience. You will also have access to paid internships and inspiring mentors.

Best of all, you'll become a lifelong member of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network; an inclusive group of the brightest young minds in Australia.

Applicants will need to provide a written statement demonstrating their love of learning, desire to make the world a better place, and ability to be adaptable and resilient.

Applicants are encouraged to be available for interview during Late January 2021.

Open from 03/Jun/2020 to 07/Dec/2020

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2020 Wollongong City Council Work Integrated Learning Scholarship

$10, 000 per annum

Wollongong City Council is offering a Work Integrated Learning Scholarship to Civil or Environmental Engineering students who are willing to base their thesis on the topic "Analysis of the road pavement performance in relation to asset valuation in the Wollongong region". This scholarship has been offered each year since 2008. UOW Students are given the opportunity to gain valuable and relevant work experience in the field of civil engineering, whilst also receiving significant financial assistance.

Open from 21/Jul/2020 to 06/Sep/2020

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2021 Women in Engineering and Information Sciences Award Scholarships

$5,000

 Faculty Scholarships recognise students' high achievement in study areas pertaining to the degree they want to pursue at UOW. Along with financial support, recipients will fulfil an ambassadorial role for the faculty by participating in events. 

This scholarship is available to female students only. 

No application is necessary, as students are automatically considered by UOW based on information received directly from UAC. This award is for female students only.

Open from 20/Jul/2020 to 19/Dec/2020

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2020 Yancoal Mining Engineering Scholarship

$7,500 

As a 2nd or 3rd year Mining Engineering student you have the opportunity to apply for the Yancoal Mining Engineering Scholarship which offers $7,500 for one year of your degree.

Not only does the scholarship offer financial support towards the cost of your studies, but also offers the opportunity for a paid work placement. The employment arrangement will be arranged between the sponsor and the student throughout your degree.  Successful applicants who complete their scholarship with Yancoal Australia Ltd will be considered for the Graduate program and stand to obtain ongoing professional opportunities.

Selection will be based on application and interview

Open from 17/Feb/2020 to 12/Apr/2020

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