EIS Summer Research Scholarship Project

Faculty of Engineering & Information Sciences Summer Research Scholarship Project

Activity overview

How is this program run?

This program is running face-to-face.

What will I do?

The EIS Summer Research Scholarship program encourages high achieving undergraduate students to consider undertaking a higher degree research project under the supervision of a leading researcher or research team to stimulate their enthusiasm for a potential research career.

Your role is to undertake project management research by working on a real research project with respected and accomplished researchers.

How will I benefit?

You will develop and improve on your research skills by learning and developing

  • Effective research communication through the experience of a research team environment;
  • Effective project and time management;
  • Networking with industry and academic contacts;
  • Critical analysis skills; and
  • Presenting your research findings in a report

How do I apply?

Applications open in the October of each year and undergraduate students are invited to apply via the Faculty social media platforms.

Are there any special requirements for this role?

To be eligible for a EIS Summer Research Scholarship students must have high academic achievement. This will typically be achieved with a WAM > 80 over the course of your degree to date.

Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a Faculty of EIS undergraduate degree.

Preference will be given to third year students.

You must be prepared to commit the required time over the 10 week period to succeed in completing the research project in a satisfactory manner.

Minimum requirements for UOWx recognition

A "highly engaged" student will complete the program over eight to 12 weeks, depending on the project, over the Summer session with an approximate time commitment of 280 hours in total.

Further information

Please see the Summer Research Scholarship page

Where? When? Time commitment Type Learning Streams
  • Wollongong
  • Summer
Eight to 12 weeks full-time over the Summer Session.
  • Compensated
  • Collaboration and Communication
  • Community and Social Change
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Leadership
  • Mentoring and Wellbeing