Leeanne Bond Scholarship for Women in Engineering
The university of Queensland Australia

Leeanne Bond Scholarship for Women in Engineering

Australia 08 Mar 2021

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Description

The Scholarship was established as a Faculty scholarship by an annual gift from alumna, Leeanne Bond (MBA 2008; BE 1987) in 2014, and then as a University scholarship from 2016. The scholarship is to encourage and support a female student undertaking their first year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering programs. In recognition of the role of engineers as leaders in the business community, applicants considering a dual program with business, economics or commerce are particularly encouraged to apply.

Eligibility

  • Submits an application to the Associate Dean, by the closing date for applications including a personal statement outlining the applicant’s –

(a) career aspiration; and
(b) interest in the engineering professions;

  • is a female student; 
  • is a domestic student in accordance with The University’s Fee Policy;  
  • is enrolled or intends to enrol full-time in the first year of the Approved Undergraduate Engineering Program: and
  • does not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.

Approved Undergraduate Engineering Program means the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or integrated Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering or a dual program, that includes a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) component.

Selection criteria

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant showing the greatest merit as based on -

  • potential to succeed in the engineering profession;
  • leadership qualities;
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant.

Preference will be given to students -

  • who are undertaking a dual program with business, economics or commerce;
  • are active in the community

The selection committee may decide to interview short-listed applicants.

Scholarship value : $5000

Number awarded : 1

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