Alumni Advantage Scholarship in Computer Science
The university of Queensland Australia

Alumni Advantage Scholarship in Computer Science

Australia 23 Aug 2021

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

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Deadline
23 Aug 2021
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Eligible Region
All Regions

Description

The Scholarship is to encourage and support students undertaking the Bachelor of Computer Science program from an “under-represented” cohort – this means that the student will be a student facing financial disadvantage; and/or a female student; and/or Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. 

Eligibility

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

  • submits an application to the Head, by the closing date for applications;
  • intends to enrol or is enrolled full-time in the Approved Program, in the year of award; and
  • is a domestic student in accordance with the University’s Student Fees Policy; 
  • is considered by the School to be from an “under-represented” cohort – this means that the student will be either a student facing financial disadvantage; and/or a female student; and/or Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person; an
  • does not hold a scholarship that the Head considers to be similar. 

 

How to apply

Applications for this scholarship will open at the end of June 2021.

Selection criteria

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

  • The Head, or nominee, as chair of the committee; 
  • At least one academic staff member who is currently teaching in an Approved Program ​and with University staff comprising the majority.

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

  • academic achievement; and 
  • only if relevant to the application providing documentary evidence of financial circumstances; 
  • interpersonal qualities, including leadership potential; 
  • evidence of active involvement in the community; and  
  • any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant’s future success in the profession. 

(3) The selection committee may interview shortlisted applicants.

Contact

Mrs Gail Smith

Scholarship value : $3,000

Number awarded : The Head will determine the number of Scholarships to be awarded each year.

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