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Ericsson Scholarship for Women in ICT and Engineering

Value

$24,000 - $39,000

1 year

Status

Closed

Closed.
Opens
31/07/2017
Closes
09/10/2017

Overview

The Ericsson Scholarship for Women in ICT and Engineering was created to deepen and broaden Ericsson Australia’s pool of technology talent by encouraging greater female participation in their workforce. Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility. More than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Technology is at the heart of our business. Ericsson engineers, researchers and scientists around the world are working on what’s next in information, communications and telecommunications (ICT).In Australia, we are known for delivering “World-1st” projects for Australia's largest and most renowned telecommunications carriers. This is a chance to play a critical role in the success of the Ericsson organisation in Australia, whilst providing you with a fantastic career development opportunity and the chance to work alongside the brightest minds in our industry.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be Female; and
  • Australian or New Zealand citizen, or the holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa; and
  • Have successfully completed 48 credit points or greater in their course at the time of the scholarship application; and
  • Achieved a Credit Average/Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65 or above, with no fails; and
  • For the duration of the Scholarship: full-time enrolment in one of the specified UTS undergraduate degrees and relevant majors:
    • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Diploma in IT Professional Practice
    • Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation
    • Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
    • Bachelor of Engineering Diploma in Engineering Practice and major in ICT Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice and major in ICT Engineering
    • Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation and major in ICT Engineering.
  • All candidates must apply using the UTS online Scholarships Application form to be eligible.

    Selection process

    Shortlisted applicants are interviewed and selected based on the below selection criteria.

    • Motivation to pursue a career in technology using innovative thinking and exceptional problem-solving skills, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application and interview
    • Demonstrated initiative to seek opportunities to continually advance their professional and personal lives, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application and interview
    • Academic merit (based on WAM)

    Applications closed

    Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview. Applicants who do not attend the interview will not be considered for the Scholarship.

    Need more information? Contact...

    UTS: Engineering and IT Outreach Office
    Phone: +61 2 9514 2666
    Email: FEITOutreach@uts.edu.au
    Website: FEIT Scholarships & Prizes