Boeing Scholarship

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In 2015 the Boeing Scholarship will be expanded to incorporate scholarships for associate degree and advanced diploma students.

These scholarships are for RMIT students currently enrolled in advanced diploma, associate degree, bachelor degree and postgraduate programs of significance or merit to Boeing.

The Boeing Scholarships are offered to students of RMIT University in support of Boeing's International Education Philosophical Guidelines.

Group of students with Boeing director

Adnan Raghdo, Director of Engineering at Boeing Commercial Air planes (Australia) with the 2014 RMIT Boeing Scholarship recipients.

Value and duration

Each scholarship is valued at $4000 for one year.

Number of scholarships available

In 2015 there are six scholarships available for:

  • one student enrolled in an advanced diploma
  • one student enrolled in an associate degree
  • one student enrolled in a bachelor degree
  • one female student enrolled in a bachelor degree
  • one student enrolled in a postgraduate program
  • one female student enrolled in a postgraduate program.

Note: In the event there are no suitable applicants in a scholarship category the selection panel may re-allocate funds to other categories.

Eligibility

To be eligible for this scholarship all applications must:

  • be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • be enrolled in one of the following disciplines:
    • Aerospace, Aviation, Mechanical, Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering
    • Mechatronics and Sustainable Systems Engineering
    • Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Computer Science and Information Technology.

Advanced diploma applicants must:

  • have completed between 25% and 60% of their current programs minimum nominal student contact hours to apply
  • maintain an equivalent full-time enrolment throughout the duration of the scholarship. Recipients whose enrolment drops below full-time status in either semester may have scholarship funds withheld
  • demonstrate strong academic performance in their current program.

Associate degree, bachelor degree and postgraduate applicants must:

  • have completed a minimum of 48 credit points in their current program
  • have at least 72 credit points remaining before finishing their current program
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 36 credit points throughout the duration of the scholarship (full-time enrolled). Recipients whose enrolment drops below 36 credit points in either semester may have scholarship funds withheld
  • have, at the time of application, a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3 or higher in their current program of study.

Postgraduate applicants must also:

  • be enrolled in coursework or research masters programs only. PhD and Doctorate students are not eligible for these scholarships.

Note: The Boeing Scholarship will be awarded to an individual only once; previous winners are not eligible to re-apply for additional Boeing scholarships.

Selection

These scholarships will be awarded based on criteria that includes demonstrated level of disadvantage, and financial need, the impact of scholarship to assist the applicant to achieve their goals, the applicants’ motivation and endeavour as illustrated by past academic endeavours and career goals. Academic results will account for 40% of the weighting.

The Boeing Scholarships are managed and awarded by the College of Science, Engineering and Health. The selection panel will be chaired by the Deputy PVC, Learning and Teaching, College of Science, Engineering and Health (or their nominee) and include up to three senior Academics from the College.

How to apply

For the 2015 academic year, apply direct to the Coursework Scholarships Office using the 2015 Boeing Scholarships Application Form which will be available when applications open.

Open date

For the 2015 academic year, applications will open in early January 2015 (date to be confirmed).

Close date

For the 2015 academic year, applications will close Thursday 12 March 2015.

Terms and conditions

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Conditions (PDF 136kb 16p)

Further info

The Boeing Scholarship is offered to students of RMIT University support Boeing International Higher Education Philosophical Guidelines that states that Boeing's will partner with strategically selected colleges and universities to:

  • enhance the skills required for as many students' academic and professional success as possible while improving access for underrepresented populations (includes but not limited to financial need, gender, rural and ethnic minorities) and targeting high academic achievers
  • promote interest in continuing higher education for students, faculty and Boeing employees in aerospace areas of interest
  • increase our knowledge of higher education institutions' intellectual and technical capabilities and their knowledge of our critical skill needs
  • leverage our academic partnerships to enhance Boeing's visibility/ presence in key geographic markets.

The intent of the Boeing Scholarship is specifically to give a large number of students the opportunity to apply for support. In addition, Boeing places an emphasis on supporting vocational education (advanced diplomas), undergraduate (associate and bachelor degrees and postgraduate (masters) students who are under-represented, in financial need and/ or demonstrate high academic merit who have technical or business aptitude.

Contact

Coursework Scholarships Office

or

Mr Rick Ryan
College of Science Engineering and Health

Previous recipients

Boeing Early Career Undergraduate Scholarship

Boeing Middle to Latter career Undergraduate Scholarship

Boeing Female Undergraduate Scholarship

Boeing Postgraduate Scholarship

Boeing Female Postgraduate Scholarship

2014

Scott Denny
BAppSci (Aviation)

Phillip Dang
BEng (MechEng) (Honours)/BBus (Management)

Yoann Strigini
BTech (Computer Studies)

Jason Fu
BEng (MechEng) (Honours)

Kim Tria
BInfoTech

Maria Duenas
MCompSci

Saurav Jha
MCompSci

Neelu Shrestha
MEng (ElectricalElectronicEng)

2013

Ashim Panta
BEng (AeroEng)

Nima Shoghi
BCompSci (Security)

Kamil Czerwinski
BEng (AeroEng)/BBus (Management)

Nicholas Vergnaud
BCompSci

Nicola Kloet
BEng (AeroEng)

Alsharif Abuadbba MCompSci

Bo Wan MComputing

Mihoko Abe
MCompSci

2012

Samuel Prudden BEng (AeroEng)

David Kneale BAppSci (Aviation)

Daniel Livingstone BEng (MechEng)

Maneekwan Toyungyernsub BEng (AeroEng)

Sashika Gunawardena BEng (AeroEng)

Veena Venugopal BEng (AeroEng)

Negin Moghadam MEng

Johanne Trippas MCompSci

2011

Cameron Faulks BEng (AeroEng)

Shufang Yu BEng (AeroEng)

Jethro Kairys BEng (ElecEng)

Jashan Ramsurn BEng (AeroEng)

Lucinda Walker BEng (AeroEng)

Juan Rodriguez Guerra MEng (ElecEng)

Alvaro Claure MEng (Management)

Alexandra Poles MAvi (Ind.Management)

2010

Hamish Kerr BEng (AeroEng)

Jethro Kairys BEng (ElecEng)

Holly Alexander BCompSci (Honours)

Aaron McArlein BEng (AeroEng)

Nathaniel Garbutt BInfoTech (Multimedia Design)

Christopher Laba MAvi (Ind.Management)

Sarasi Jayakody MEng (Network Eng)

Rosemary Missier MCompSci

2009 (For students enrolled in the Aerospace, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering disciplines)

Scholarship

Recipient

Program

Undergraduate who achieved excellent academic results in their first year of study in 2008

James Herringer

BEng (AeroEng)

Undergraduate who achieved excellent academic results in their second year of study in 2008

Johanna Austin

BEng (MechEng)

Female students in their first year in 2009 who are from a disadvantaged background and/or regional area and studying a single degree

Claire Haesler and Swetha Indukuri

BEng (AeroEng)

Student from an Australian rural / regional area who relocated to study and were in their first year in 2009

Nathan Snoxall

BEng (AeroEng)

Student from an Australian rural / regional area who relocated to study and were in their first year in 2009 and studying a double degree

Shan Jacob

BEng (AeroEng)/ BBus (Management)

Student in their first year of postgraduate (coursework or research) study in 2009 from a disadvantaged background and/or regional area

Rudaba Khan

PhD (AeroEng) (Research)