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ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholarship for Engineering

Donor: ConocoPhillips Australia Pty Ltd

Maximum value: $5,000


Consistent with the Company’s SPIRIT values, ConocoPhillips is committed to supporting the education of future engineering professionals through financial awards and development opportunities.  This scholarship has been established to reward high-performing students interested in pursuing a career in the energy industry.

Payment: $2,500 per semester

Duration: Two (2) semesters

Other benefits:

A (non compulsory) site visit to one of ConocoPhillips’ operations centres during the mid-year or end of year university break.  Travel and accommodation expenses, if incurred, will be paid by ConocoPhillips.  Mentoring by a ConocoPhillips engineer.

Number of Scholarships available: One (1)

Applications open: Now open
Applications close: 3pm, March 08, 2019

Eligibility criteria:
  • Must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering specialising in Chemical, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • Must be a continuing student and completed between 40 to 160 credit points
  • Must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa
  • Must not have beeen previously awarded this scholarship

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How to apply (includes Selection Criteria)

You can apply for all scholarships where you meet the eligibility criteria. You may be awarded a maximum of two scholarships. Each scholarship needs a separate online application.

Selection criteria

Your online application will require you to complete a written statement which will include addressing each of the following selection criteria.  Answers to these criteria help the scholarship assessment panel choose the successful recipient.

Essential criteria

  • Demonstrate an appropriate academic record
  • 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
  • Selection will be based on academic merit and responses submitted in the application form

Desirable criteria

  • Indigenous students are strongly encouraged to apply

Scholarships Guide

The Scholarships Guide will give you advice on other information to include in your statement.

Supporting documents

You can upload documents to support your application (in one file not exceeding 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.

After submitting your application

You will immediately receive an automatic reply acknowledging receipt of your application. Within 2-3 days you will receive a confirmation email from the scholarships office. If you are required to submit further documentation you will be advised in this email.

Assessment of applications

Your application will be assessed by a panel. If your application includes a work placement you may be required to attend an interview with the workplace employer.

Assessments are usually completed by the end of March for semester 1 and the end of August for semester 2.

Notification to applicants

All applicants will receive email notification regarding the success of their application.

Further information

This scholarship is to be read in conjunction with the Donor Scholarship Policy.

More questions? Search ASK CDU to find out more about scholarships.