Rio Tinto Excellence Scholarship - Women in Engineering

Rio Tinto Excellence Scholarship - Women in Engineering

Australia 07 Aug 2022
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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State University
Host Country
07 Aug 2022
Study level
Opportunity type
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
All Regions
Enrolment status: Current UQ student
Student type: Domestic
Study level: Undergraduate
Study level: Engineering
Scholarship focus: Financial hardship
Scholarship value: $10,000 p.a.
Scholarship duration: 2 years
Number awarded: 2
Applications open: 31 May 2022


You're eligible if you:

  • are a female student
  • are enrolled full-time in an approved engineering program (listed below)
  • have completed at least 14 units but not more than 34 towards an approved program
  • do not hold another scholarship that the Associate Dean Engineering or Associate Dean Science considers to be similar.

Approved Programs:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or associated engineering dual program in Mining Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)  or associated engineering dual program or integrated program in:
    • Mechanical Engineering, or
    • Electrical Engineering, or
    • Chemical Engineering, or
    • Civil Engineering.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Science with a major in Earth Science.

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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