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Westpac Bicentennial Foundation Young Technologists Scholarships

The Young Technologists Scholarships at ECU will be awarded to current year 12 school leavers with a passion to bring about change through cutting-edge technology and innovation. Awarded on merit, the Young Technologists scholarships aim to strengthen Australia's pool of technology talent by encouraging greater diversity and broader participation in technology-related studies. The scholarship provides a payment of $2,500 per semester ($5,00 per year) for the duration of your course (maximum of 5 years).

Opening date: 31-08-2016
Closing date: 27-01-2017

At a glance

  • You must not be a current ECU student to apply for this scholarship.
  • Background on the scholarship can be found at Westpac's Young Technologists Scholarship site.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible, you must:

Terms and conditions

It is not possible to defer the commencement of this scholarship. Scholarship offers are conditional and you are expected to commence study in the coming semester – if you defer from studies then the scholarship offer will be withdrawn.

How to apply

  • Complete the application form (either hard copy, or electronic).
  • Attach a copy of your Academic record.
  • Attach your predicted ATAR (Verified by the High School Careers counselor, Year 12 Coordinator or School Principal.
  • Provide your résumé.
  • Write a 1000 word statement describing  the following:
    • Financial situation and how the scholarship will assist your studies;
    • Reason for choosing the course and your career goals; and
    • Your interest in enhancing Australia's Technology and/or Digital landscape.

About the scholarship

Successful applicants will actively engage as members of the Westpac Scholars alumni program and gain access to ongoing networking, learning and development opportunities.

More information

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