ExxonMobil Engineering Scholarship for Excellence

For Bachelor of Engineering students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher in their penultimate year of study; worth $5,000 for one year.

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Applications are now open

The scholarship provides:

  • $5,000 for one year
  • an opportunity to participate in an interview for the 2025 ExxonMobil Internship Program.

Two scholarships available.

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, an Australian permanent resident or a permanent humanitarian visa holder
  • be enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Engineering program at RMIT
  • be in your penultimate (second last) year of study in 2024
  • have a Grade Point Average (GPA) to date of 3.0 or higher
  • be willing to participate in an interview, if shortlisted*
  • be willing to participate in a fast-tracked second-round interview for the 2025 ExxonMobil Internship Program.

*RMIT has a great range of online career support resources available including a Prepare for interviews section. Here you can upload your CV and practice mock interview questions. Visit RMIT’s online career support for how to prepare for interviews.

Complete the online application by the close date. Partial applications will not be assessed. 

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 will need:

  • A cover letter (no more than 1 page) describing why you would like to work for ExxonMobil.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé no more than two pages in length.

Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.

Application questions

It is expected that the online application will take approximately thirty minutes to complete. The main application questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers in advance prior to starting the online application.

  • What motivated you to choose your RMIT program? Include the steps you have taken to achieve your educational goals.
  • What are your future plans and career aspirations?
  • Describe your leadership capability and communication skills.
  • Would you consider participating in the ExxonMobil 2025 internship program? Note: the program will run from Feb-Nov 2025.

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications are now open. 

Applications close 11:59PM Sunday 2 June 2024. No late applications will be accepted.

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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