Hay Family Scholarship Endowment
The university of Queensland Australia

Hay Family Scholarship Endowment

Australia 08 Mar 2021

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Application call for the Hay Family Scholarship Endowment. 

The Scholarship was established in 2020 and is maintained by an endowed gift from UQ Alumni, Peter and Margaret Hay under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative. 

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support students aspiring to undertake tertiary studies in engineering who are currently experiencing financial hardship to attending UQ. 

Eligibility :

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant –

  • can demonstrate financial hardship.
  • submits an application to the Associate Dean, by the closing date for applications;
  • is enrolled full-time in the first year of the Approved Program; and 
  • does not already hold a university qualification at a Bachelor level or above; and
  • does not hold a scholarship that the Associate Dean deems similar.

How to apply :

Please submit an online application form by the due date.

Selection criteria :

(1) For the selection process, the Associate Dean must establish a selection committee, comprising –

  • the Associate Dean, or nominee, as chair of the committee; and
  • at least one academic staff member who is currently teaching in an Approved Program.

(2) The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria –

  • evidence of financial hardship; and
  • personal qualities including leadership potential community service and/or engagement; and
  • academic achievement in Year 12; and
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success in the engineering profession.

(3) Preference will be given to a female student.

(4) The selection committee may decide to interview shortlisted applicants.

Scholarship value : The annual value of the Scholarship will be at least $4,500 but will be limited to the annual income from the endowment.

Number awarded : 1

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