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Aurecon Galuwa Indigenous Engineering Scholarship

Value

$45,000 plus an internship opportunity

Maximum of 3 years

Status

Open

Open.
Opens
04/11/2019
Closes
16/03/2020

Overview

Aurecon provides engineering, management and specialist technical services for public and private sector clients globally. With offices in 25 countries, they have been involved in projects in over 80 countries across Africa, The Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

Aurecon is committed to creating relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and to contribute in closing the gap by supporting and promoting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people employment, both within Aurecon and the wider community.

The Aurecon Galuwa Indigenous Engineering Scholarship aims to support Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants who have the personal potential and commitment to study engineering.

Who is eligible?

Applicants must be:

  • be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent and provide either:
    • a Confirmation of Aboriginality from a Local Aboriginal Land Council or other Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander organisation; or
    • a UTS Statutory Declaration form accompanied by two written references from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people from the applicant’s community who can confirm their identity and are not an immediate family member; and
  • Commencing or intending to commence the first year of an undergraduate BEng(Hon) DipProfEngPrac Engineering degree or combined Engineering degree with Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice at UTS in the session following selection; and
  • Major in Civil, Civil and Environmental, Mechanical, Mechanical and Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering; and
  • An ATAR (or equivalent) of 69 or above or have received an offer through UAC or the Jumbunna Direct Entry Program, or have completed an Insearch Diploma; and
  • All candidates who meet the above eligibility criteria should register their interest via the UTS online Scholarships form; and
  • All eligible candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an interview in person.
 

[1] This includes students who have completed an Insearch Diploma who will be starting their first year of study at UTS but are going into the second year of their engineering degree

 

Selection process

Applicants will be selected on the following criteria:

  • Priority will be given to students that previously participated in the Galuwa Experience program
  • Academic merit (based on ATAR or relevant UTS entry criteria)
  • Motivation and commitment to succeed in their undergraduate Engineering course as demonstrated in the scholarship  interview.
  • Initiative in extra-curricular and non-academic activities as demonstrated in the scholarship interview.

How to apply

All candidates who meet the above eligibility criteria should register their interest via the UTS online Scholarships form.

The form closes at midnight Monday 16 March 2020. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interviewed based on meeting the eligibility criteria. Please note that scholarships will only be awarded to applicants who personally attend an interview.
 

Need more information? Contact...

UTS Scholarships Office
Phone: +61 2 9514 2527
Email: scholarships@uts.edu.au

UTS: Engineering and IT
Website: www.feit.uts.edu.au

Other information

By applying for the Aurecon Galuwa Indigenous Engineering Scholarship subject to meeting the eligibility criteria students will also be considered for:

  • Thales Galuwa Indigenous Engineering Scholarship