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Curtin Canning College Engineering International Scholarship, Australia


Deadline:

March 11, 2016

Disciplines:


Opportunity Cover Image - Curtin Canning College Engineering International Scholarship, Australia

2016 - Curtin Canning College Engineering International Scholarship

Status: Open
Applications open: 02/08/2015
Applications close: 11/03/2016

About this scholarship

Description/Applicant information

The Curtin Canning College Engineering International Bursary has been developed by Curtin University to support International students enrolling at Curtin University in 2016 who have demonstrated high-level academic achievement in their studies at Canning College, and obtained an ATAR of at least 96 or equivalent in 2015.

Student type

  • Current Students
  • Future Students

Faculty

  • WASM
  • Engineering

Course type: Undergraduate

Gender: Non-gender specific

Scholarship base: Merit Based

Maximum number awarded: 5

Value: The Curtin Canning College Engineering International Scholarship will provide the following support for the expected duration of the undergraduate degree (based on a full-time study load of 100 credits per semester):

A total value of up to:

  • $3,000 for a 3 year degree

  • $3,500 for a 3.5 year degree

  • $4,000 for a 4 year degree

  • $5,000 for a 5 year degree

  • $5,500 for a 5.5 year degree

Paid as a cash stipend of $500 per semester. The amount can be used at the recipient's discretion to contribute towards educational related expenses.

Payments occur post census date each semester. Payments will be made approximately mid-end April and September each year.

Eligible courses

All undergraduate Engineering degrees.

Double degrees will also be considered

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the Curtin Canning College Engineering International Scholarship:

  • International student and hold a valid Student Visa – Higher Education (Subclass 573)
  • Canning College student in 2015
  • Received a Confirmation of Enrolment (COE) to undertake an eligible Engineering undergraduate degree at Curtin University in 2016
  • Enter into first year of study in semester 1, 2016
  • Receive an ATAR or equivalent of 96 or above

Conditions that need to be met to keep your scholarship

Recipients must meet ALL of the following:

  • Remain enrolled in initial course of study
  • Maintain a full time study load of at least 100 credit points each semester at Curtin University
  • Maintain a course weighted average (CWA) of at least 70 each semester
  • Pass all units attempted each semester

Scholarship continuity is subject to meeting satisfactory academic progress as outlined above. Progress will be assessed at the end of each study period. Unless there are exceptional circumstances, a recipient with unsatisfactory progress or who breaches the scholarship conditions shall be ineligible to retain the scholarship. Exceptional circumstances must be forwarded to and shall be at the discretion of the Scholarships Office.

Changes to enrolment

If a recipient intends to do any of the following they must also apply in writing to the Scholarships Office (scholarships@curtin.edu.au) for approval BEFORE the change. The Scholarships Office will advise how the change will affect their scholarship.

  • Change from full-time enrolment

  • Change of course

  • Leave of absence (If approved the maximum period of leave is 12 months)

Withdrawal or Terminated from units or course: A recipient who withdraws from their units or course of study, or has been terminated from studies will become ineligible for continuation of the scholarship, will not receive any further payments and will be required to repay to Curtin University the stipend awarded for that study period if applicable.

How to apply

Application process

Step 1: Download

  • Application form and guide available to download from right hand side of this page when scholarship is open for application

Step 2: Complete

  • Important information such as formatting requirements are detailed in the application guide

Step 3: Submit

  • Closing date listed at top of page and on application form

  • Late or incomplete applications will be assessed as ineligible

Step 4: Receipt

  • Application receipt sent to email listed on application form within 10 working days of receiving application

Step 5: Assessment

  • Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:

    • 2015 ATAR

    • Responses to questions in application form

    • Academic merit

Step 6: Outcome

  • Outcome sent via Official Communications Channel within 6-8 weeks of the scholarship closing date

  • All unsuccessful and successful applicants notified

Step 7: Acceptance

  • Successful applicants must return acceptance documents by deadline listed in Official Communication

  • Deferral of this scholarship is not permitted 

Please note:

  • Scholarship will be awarded if there are applicants of sufficient merit

  • Scholarship will commence from first semester of study

  • Scholarship is not transferrable to another major, course or university

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:

In Person:
Scholarships Office
Building 101, Level 1
Curtin University
Kent Street
BENTLEY WA

Post:
Scholarships Office
Building 101, Level 1
Curtin University
GPO Box U1987
PERTH WA 6845

Fax:
08 9266 3279
Please attach a front cover page containing
1. Student name
2. Curriculum Council number
3. Number of pages faxed 

Please note: All applications must be signed.


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Publish Date
September 07, 2015




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