BGIS Women in Engineering Scholarship

For Bachelor of Engineering students who identify as a woman; worth $5,000 per annum plus paid work.

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Applications are now closed

The BGIS Women in Engineering Scholarship provides:

  • $5,000 per year for up to five years
  • 10 weeks of paid vacation/WIL work
  • participation in a mentoring program at BGIS Melbourne.

Note: This scholarship is considered taxable income under taxation legislation as the recipient is expected to undertake paid work with the donor. We recommend that you obtain taxation advice from an accountant or the Australian Tax Office regarding this scholarship.

One scholarship available.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or a permanent humanitarian visa holder
  • identify as a woman
  • be commencing full-time enrolment in semester 1, 2022 in your first year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program at RMIT in one of the following disciplines:
    • Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • not be committed to another employer (except casual/part-time work) for the duration of the scholarship
  • commit to undertake 10 weeks of paid vacation/WIL work at the BGIS Melbourne office
  • be prepared to participate in a mentoring program at the BGIS Melbourne office.

Preference will be given to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

The online application form will be made available here when applications open.

Supporting documentation

Depending on your circumstances, you will need to provide different types of evidence and material to support your scholarship application. Applications without supporting documents will not be considered.

You must provide:

  • a current CV or résumé (no more than 3 pages)
  • a cover letter (no more than 1 page) describing why you would like to work for BGIS and/or what your career aspirations are within the engineering industry.

Please visit Supporting documentation for more information.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications are now closed.

Applications are now closed.

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions (PDF, 698KB).

Find out how to contact the Coursework Scholarships Office.

Notice to applicants

The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.

Only successful candidates will be notified via email to their RMIT student account.

For information about other financial assistance available to RMIT students, please speak to one of our Student Welfare Advisors.

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