Rio Tinto Excellence Scholarship - Future Leader

Rio Tinto Excellence Scholarship - Future Leader

Australia 07 Aug 2022
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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Host Country
07 Aug 2022
Study level
Opportunity type
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
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Eligible Region
All Regions
Enrolment status: Current UQ student
Student type: Domestic
Study level: Undergraduate
Study level: Computer science and IT, Engineering, Science and mathematics
Scholarship focus: Financial hardship
Scholarship value: $10,000 p.a.
Scholarship duration: 2 year
Number awarded: 1
Applications open: 31 May 2022


You're eligible if you:

  • are enrolled full-time in an approved program (see list below)
  • have completed the number of units towards your program within the range specified in Addendum 2 of the rules
  • have completed at least 14 units but no more than 34 in an approved program
  • do not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean Engineering or Associate Dean Science considers to be similar.

Approved Program:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology or associated dual program
  • Bachelor of Computer Science or associated dual program
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or associated dual program or associated integrated program in:
    • Mechatronic Engineering; or
    • Software Engineering.
  • Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) or associated dual programs with a major in Computer Science or Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Mathematics or associated dual programs.

Selection criteria:

We'll consider:

  • demonstrated financial hardship
  • personal and leadership qualities
  • potential to succeed in the engineering, computer and/or science profession
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant.

Preference may be given to applicants who are:

  • past recipients of a Rio Tinto Scholarship
  • past participants in a Rio Tinto Internship.

About this scholarship:

This scholarship was established in 2017 and is maintained by an annual gift from Rio Tinto Services Limited.

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