School of Civil, Environmental and Chemical Engineering Academic Merit Scholarships, RMIT University Australia

Publish Date: Aug 03, 2015

Deadline: Mar 10, 2016

Environmental and Chemical Engineering Academic Merit Scholarship

If you are commencing a full-time Bachelor of Engineering degree in the School of Civil, Environment and Chemical Engineering, this scholarship can provide financial assistance in your first year of study.

Value and duration

The scholarship provides $5000 for one year.

Number of scholarships available

The number of scholarships offered will be determined each year.


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident, international student or humanitarian visa holder
  • have achieved excellent year 12 results with an ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) (or equivalent) of 90 or greater in 2014/2015
  • demonstrate aspirations and aptitude to study in the relevant field
  • be commencing your first year in one of the following civil, environmental or chemical programs full-time in semester 1, 2016 :
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (Management)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (Management)
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
    • Bachelor of Science (Applied Chemistry)/Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Science (Food Technology and Nutrition)/Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) (Honours).

 How to apply

Complete the online application by the close date. Multiple applications will not be considered; only your first application will be assessed.

Note: it is expected that the online application will take approximately thirty to forty minutes to complete. Once you have completed a question online, you cannot go back and modify your response/s. The main application questions are listed below to allow you to prepare your answers in advance (prior to starting the online application).

  1. What are your academic achievements, including any distinctions/awards/prizes received? (maximum 1800 characters)
  2. Why do you wish to study in the civil and infrastructure, chemical or environmental engineering fields? (maximum 1800 characters)
  3. What are your future plans and aspirations in the engineering industry? (maximum 1800 characters)
  4. List the technical/ software skills/ other qualifications (excluding VCE) that you have.
  5. Besides your VCE have you completed any other qualifications?
  6. What are you interests outside of school/work?

Open date

Applications will open 3 August 2015.

Close date

Applications close 4pm, Thursday 10 March 2016.

Terms and conditions

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Conditions (PDF 378kb, 24p).

Applying for a scholarship is competitive and not all applicants who meet the eligible criteria can be awarded a scholarship. Eligible applicants will be ranked on how well they meet the eligibility criteria.


Coursework Scholarships Office

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