Peter J Jones Scholarship for Chemical Engineering
The university of Queensland Australia

Peter J Jones Scholarship for Chemical Engineering

Australia 08 Mar 2021


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The Peter J Jones Scholarship is for Chemical Engineering was established in 2019 under the Create Change Scholarship Match initiative and is supported  by an endowment gift of $50,000 from Peter and Elizabeth Jones.

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support students facing financial hardship who intend to study the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program in any field of engineering of the chemical engineering discipline at The University of Queensland.



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

  • (a) submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications;
  • (b) is enrolled or intends to enrol full-time in an Approved Program in the year of the award; 
  • (c) will complete, or has completed, Year 12 studies in the two-year period prior to the year of the award; 
  • (d) is a domestic student in accordance with the University’s Student Fees Policy; 
  • (e) has not undertaken any prior tertiary study at a Bachelor level or above, other than studies in special university programs designed for secondary school students; 
  • (f) can demonstrate financial hardship; and
  • (g) does not hold another scholarship that the Head considers to be similar.
  • How to apply

Please submit an online application by the due date.

Selection criteria

1. For the selection process, the Head must establish a selection committee, comprising – 

(a) the Head, or nominee, as Chair of the committee; 
(b) 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 - 

  • (a) demonstrated financial hardship; 
  • (b) academic achievement in secondary school studies; 
  • (c) personal qualities including leadership potential
  • (d) strength of interest that the applicant demonstrates in chemical engineering, as evidenced by a cover letter, short answer responses within the application, and a resume;  
  • (e) performance at interview (if held); and
  • (f) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future success in the engineering profession. 

3. The selection committee may interview shortlisted applicants.


Scholarship value : The value of the scholarship will be at least $4,500 for each year that it is held, but will be limited to the annual income from the fund.

Number awarded : 1

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