Donor: Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics
Max value: $75,000
Payment: $7,500 per semester
Duration: Ten (10) semesters
Purpose: To provide financial support to Engineering students through their studies and provide valuable industry workplace experience to further supplement their education.
Number of Scholarships available: Six (6)
Application period: Mon, 03-06-19, 08:15 - - Fri, 02-08-19, 15:00
Students will complete their 12 week course required Industrial Experience Unit, with the Department. This placement will be paid at the Northern Territory Public Sector Administrative Officer 2 wage in accordance with the Northern Territory Public Sector 2017-2021 Enterprise Agreement and will normally take place during the semester break between the third and fourth year of study. Students will also complete additional annual work placements within the Department of between 6 and 12 weeks during semester breaks.
Must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering Science, Bachelor of Engineering Honours or Bachelor of Engineering Science/Master of Engineering specialising in Civil and Structural, Electrical and Electronics or Mechanical Engineering
Must be enrolled full-time for the duration of the scholarship
Must be a resident of the Northern Territory
Must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa
Your written statement must address each of the selection criteria in order to rank in the selection process.
Demonstrate an appropriate academic record
Demonstrate an interest in completing a work placement with the Department
Demonstrate passion, ability and initiative in your approach to study
Demonstrate commitment to the NT and an intention to use your skills in this area
Provide a short biography which includes details of your background, reasons why you are applying for a scholarship, reasons for choosing your area of study and details of your future plans and ambitions
- Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply
The Scholarships Guide will give you advice on other information to include in your statement.
You can upload documents to support your application (each file must not exceed 2MB).
Past and present CDU students do not need to upload academic transcripts. All other applicants are strongly advised to submit proof of previous academic performance (from high school or other universities) to support your application.
Acknowledgement of receipt
After pressing submit of the application form, you will immediately receive an automatic reply acknowledging receipt of your application. Within 3 business days you will receive a confirmation email from the scholarships office which will inform you that either you:
- Meet the eligibility criteria and will be submitted to the panel for ranking of your selection criteria responses, or;
- Are required to submit further documentation in order to progress your application to the assessment stage.
Assessment of applications
Your application will be assessed by a selection committee. If the scholarship includes a work placement you may be required to attend an interview with the workplace employer.
Assessments are usually completed by the end of April for Semester 1 and the end of August for Semester 2.
Notification to applicants
This scholarship is to be read in conjunction with the Donor Scholarship Policy.
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