Agility Applications Regional QLD ICT Scholarship
The university of Queensland Australia

Agility Applications Regional QLD ICT Scholarship

Australia 08 Mar 2021

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Deadline
08 Mar 2021
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Opportunity type
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Eligible Countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

Description

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support first or second year students from a regional area who may have experienced financial disadvantage to pursue studies in ICT at The University of Queensland.

The scholarship is maintained by an annual gift from Agility Applications.

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must: 

  • have completed Year 12 in a regional area or as a boarder whilst having a permanent adress in a regional area
  • be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage
  • be enrolled in an approved program in the first or second year and, where applicable, in the relevant field in the year of award.

Approved Program means the Bachelor of Computer Science or the Bachelor of Information Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or a dual program that includes the Bachelor of Computer Science or the Bachelor of Information Technology or the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or the integrated Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Master of Engineering.

Relevant Field means software engineering or electrical and computer engineering.

Regional Area means an area deemed regional by the Head outside of Queensland, or all of Queensland except those areas encompassed by the following local government areas-

  • Brisbane City Council
  • Gold Coast City
  • Ipswich City
  • Logan City
  • Moreton Bay Regional
  • Redland City

How to apply

Please check your eligibility and prepare your supporting documentation before completing an online application.

 

Selection criteria

The Scholarship is awarded to the applicant showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by:

  • an interest in studying ICT, as evidenced by a cover letter, short answer responses within the application, and a resume; and
  • personal qualities, including leadership skills and extra-curricular activities; and
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future success in the ICT profession; and
  • academic achievement in secondary school and/or university studies, appropriate to the applicant’s enrolment status.

Preference shall be given to applicants who completed Year 12 at a high school in a Queensland regional area and in the event that the selection committee ranks multiple applicants equally, preference will be given to applicants who completed Year 12 at a high school in a Queensland regional area and who can demonstrate financial need.

Scholarship value : $8000

Number awarded : 1

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