For students who identify as a woman in their second year of an environmental science, urban and regional planning, environmental engineering or sustainable systems engineering bachelor degree; worth $5,000.
This scholarship provides $5,000 for one year.
The successful recipient may also be offered paid work and professional development from Major Road Projects Victoria.
To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
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Complete the online application by the close date. Partial applications will not be assessed.
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.
Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.
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 prior to starting the online application.
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Applications are now open.
Applications close 11:59PM Thursday 12 October 2023. No late applications will be accepted.
The Gina Solomon Scholarship was created by MRPV in partnership with the Solomon family. The annual scholarship honours the memory and legacy of Gina Solomon, a Senior Planning and Environment Specialist who passed away in 2020. Gina joined VicRoads as a graduate in 2002, and worked on many of MRPV's most important projects, including MRPV’s first Environment Effects Statement for the Mordialloc Freeway Project.
The scholarship aims to support a passionate and dedicated emerging environmental student, with a bursary and the opportunity for relevant work experience. The successful applicant will have met the key selection criteria (KSC), which will be based on Gina’s key professional and personal attributes. These include:
Major Road Projects Victoria LPE Team
The Land, Planning and Environment (LP&E) Team’s key focus is to reduce and minimise risk, as well as achieve the best possible land, planning and environmental outcomes for all of our projects. The LP&E Team are involved in projects from development through to delivery and hold strong relationships with important stakeholders, including:
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.
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.