2023 Foundation - Gippsland Water Scholarship
Available for female students who are undertaking an engineering (preferred) or science degree at the Gippsland campus or indigenous student undertaking a Business degree at the Gippsland campus, annually for the first three years of their studies, and potentially a 12-week placement between the third and fourth year, if applicable and approved.
- One of the applicants must be female
- One of the applicants must be an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant studying business in Gippsland
- Domestic student
- Must be new/commencing student in 2023
- Undertaking an engineering degree, with a preference for engineering at the Gippsland Campus
- Applicants who reside in and have attended secondary school in the Gippsland region
- Must not be in their final semester of studying when applying
- Able to maintain a credit GPA or equivalent within the current year
- Active and enrolled for the full year post census date
- Can be full-time or part-time
Three scholarships available to the value of $3,000 each for the three years of the student's studies.
- $3,000 paid in one payment post census date.
- Active and enrolled for the full year post census date.
- Students who defer their offer or take a leave of absence will forfeit their award.
- There are minimum GPAs for some scholarships and as a minimum passing.
- Have achieved/maintained a credit GPA or equivalent in the previous 12 month period. (FedUni acknowledges that the Donor recipients to achieve better than bare minimum results.)
- Awardees are required to attend the Foundation event at the scholarship-specified campus.
- Students are to maintain current contact details. If you cannot be contacted by mail, email or telephone in relation to this scholarship, your scholarship may be terminated.
How to apply
Read the Selection and Administration Guidelines to check your eligibility.
- Once applications open you will need to complete the application form questions and provide the required written references.
- Please note all applications will require two written references. If you are unsure what to provide in a written reference, please refer to the example reference. References will be accepted from an employer, lecturer, colleague, friend etc. References cannot be from a family member.
A reference letter is a written statement provided by a responsible person with knowledge of your circumstances. A responsible person is someone who satisfies each of the below:
- Is an Australian citizen or permanent resident who is 18 years of age or older
- and has known you for at least 12 months or for the entire duration of the circumstance(s), whichever is shorter
- and is not related to you by birth, marriage, de facto or same sex relationship
- and does not live with you or reside at your residence
- and is in a position to comment knowledgeably about your situation without having to be briefed by you about the circumstance(s).