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Alumina Industry Scholarship (Open)

Alumina Industry Scholarship (Open)

Australia 09 Jan 2022
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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OPPORTUNITY DETAILS

State University
Area
Host Country
Deadline
09 Jan 2022
Study level
Opportunity type
Specialities
Opportunity funding
Full funding
Eligible Countries
This opportunity is destined for all countries
Eligible Region
All Regions

Description

This Scholarship is part of the Liveris Academy Merit Scholarship Scheme.

Eligibility

The Scholarship will be awarded to the applicant showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by –

  • academic achievement in courses undertaken in an Approved Program; and
  • strength of interest that the applicant demonstrates in a Relevant Field.

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant –
(a) submits an application to the Director by the closing date for applications; and
(b) is enrolled full-time in an Approved Program in a Relevant Field and has completed at least 12 units but less than 27 units towards an Approved Program; and
(c)  does not hold another scholarship that the Director considers to be similar.  

Additional Criteria: 

As per the 2022 Alumina Industry Scholarship rules, this Scholarship is seeking applications from applicants enrolled full-time in one of the below-Approved Programs in the field or fields of study (majors or specialisations) as follows: -

For Approved Engineering Program

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours): 

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Software Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Master of Engineering:

  • Chemical Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Environmental Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Materials Engineering Field of Study
  • Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering Field of Study
  • Civil Engineering Field of Study
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering Field of Study
  • Electrical Engineering Field of Study
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Field of Study
  • Mechanical Engineering Field of Study
  • Mechatronic Engineering Field of Study
  • Software Engineering Field of Study

Bachelor of Science:

  • Applied Mathematics / Extended Major / Minor
  • Chemistry / Extended Major / Minor
  • Computational Science Minor
  • Data Science Minor
  • Earth Science / Extended Major / Minor

How to apply

Applications for the Alumina Industry Scholarship will open in November 2021 for the Semester 1, 2022 scholarship round.

Selection criteria

The Scholarship will be awarded to the applicant showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by –

(a)     academic achievement in courses undertaken in an Approved Program; and
(b)     strength of interest that the applicant demonstrates in a Relevant Field.

For the selection process, the Director must establish a selection committee, comprising –
(a) the Director, or nominee, as Chair of the committee;
(b) the Relevant Associate Dean (Academic), or nominee;
(c) up to one UQ staff member nominated by the Chair;
(d) one member of the Liveris Academy Internal Steering Committee, Advisory Board, or Honorary Board; and
(e) for the selection of each Named Scholarship, one representative from the relevant donor or industry partner for that Named Scholarship, with UQ staff comprising the majority.

UQ staff who are donors to the Scholarship being awarded are not eligible to be on the selection committee for that Scholarship.

The Scholarship will be awarded to the applicants showing greatest strength of academic and leadership achievement (or potential) as evidenced in their application and interview.

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria –
(a) evidence of academic excellence;
(b) evidence of personal qualities including –
(i) leadership potential, community service and/or engagement;
(ii) alignment with the graduate attributes of the Liveris Academy;
(iii) demonstrated commitment to academic excellence;
(iv) demonstrated capacity and willingness to actively participate in, and positively contribute to, co-curricular activities at UQ; and
(v) demonstrated strength of interest in undertaking co-curricular developmental activities through the Liveris Academy; and
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(c) any other matter that the selection committee considers to be relevant to the applicant's future success at UQ and in their subsequent career.

The selection committee may decide to interview shortlisted applicants.

To be selected for a Named Scholarship, students must also meet any additional selection criteria for that Scholarship set out in Addendum 1.

An applicant cannot hold more than one Scholarship.

Contact

Scholarships and Grants Administrator

Scholarship value : $10,000 per year

Number awarded : Up to 2 held in tenure.

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