The Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Defence Science and Technology Group of the Department of Defence will be offering a Scholarship to a female student who has completed a minimum of 1 year in an eligible STEM related course at ECU. The Scholarship will offer a payment of $5000 per semester for up to 4 years. The scholarship aims to encourage high-performing female students to continue studying in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to improve the representation of Women scientists and engineers.** Recipients of the Scholarship will be required to obtain and maintain an Australian Government security clearance at the level of Baseline. There is no cost to the recipient and this is facilitated by the Department of Defence.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Science) – W32
Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Laws – Y66
Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Commerce – W26
Bachelor of Engineering (Petroleum Engineering) Honours – W17
Bachelor of Engineering (Ocean Engineering) Honours – Y60
Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture) Honours – Y54
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) Honours – Y44
Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) Honours – Y45
Bachelor of Engineering (Marine and Offshore Engineering) – Y55
Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation) Honours – Y46
Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communication)- Y51
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power) Honours – Y49
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Renewable Energy) Honours – W21
Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) Honours/Bachelor of Computer Science – Y64
Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems) Honours – Y47
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) Honours – Y13
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Environmental) Honours – Y28
Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) Honours – Y50
Bachelor of Computer Science with the option of Honours – U65
Bachelor of Information Technology with the option of Honours – U67
Bachelor of Science (Security) with the option of Honours – E72
Bachelor of Science with the option of Honours – Y83
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce – W27
Double degree combinations of the study programs listed above will also be considered.
Application is made via the ECU Online Scholarship Application Portal. Access to the portal is available between application opening and closing dates.
Applicants will be required to provide a personal statement of no more than 700 words addressing the following;
Applicants will also be required to provide a Letter of Support from an ECU Academic staff member .
Eligible applications will be assessed by a Selection Committee.
Selection will based on:
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