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Western Earthmoving Scholarship for Construction and Engineering

Value

$10,000 + Paid Work Placement

Paid over 1 year

Status

Open

Open.
Opens
18/12/2017
Closes
01/04/2018

Overview

By offering the annual Western Earthmoving (WEM) Scholarship for Construction and Engineering at UTS, WEM will support a broad range of students in the Engineering and Construction disciplines, and engage students to deepen their understanding and experience of the work of WEM and its impact in the development industry.

The Scholarship is open to applicants annually, offering Construction and Engineering students the opportunity to receive a cash grant to support their studies as well as paid work placement with WEM.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Australian or New Zealand citizens, or the holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa; and
  • Enrolled in the first or second year of a UTS:
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Diploma in Engineering Practice course (majoring in Civil Engineering or Civil and Environmental Engineering); or
  • combined Bachelor of Engineering course (with a major in Civil Engineering or Civil and Environmental Engineering); or
  • Bachelor of Construction Project Management course; and
  • Satisfactory academic progression - the Recipient must have achieved a minimum Pass average (WAM) in their first year of study (applicable for continuing students only).
  • All candidates must apply using the UTS online Scholarships Application form to be eligible.
  • All candidates must be available to attend an interview in person. 

 

Selection process

Recipient Selection Criteria:

  • Motivation and interest in the UTS course, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application and interview;
  • Motivation and interest in participating in a paid work placement at WEM, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application and interview;
  • Personal experience and achievement, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application and interview;
  • Alignment of the culture, values and goals with those of WEM, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application and interview.

How to apply

To Apply for the Western Earthmoving Scholarship, please complete an Application form.

Please note, incomplete applications will not be accepted.