TSS Total Surveying Solutions Scholarship

For third and fourth year surveying and geospatial science students; 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 paid work experience at TSS during the vacation period(s).

Note: The TSS Total Surveying Solutions Scholarship is regarded as taxable income under taxation legislation as there is an opportunity 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.

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 for the duration of the scholarship (minimum 36 credit points per semester) in one of the following programs:
  • be in your third or fourth (final) year of study in 2024
  • provide written responses to a series of application questions
  • be willing to participate in an interview, if shortlisted*
  • be willing to participate in paid work experience at TSS during the vacation period(s) (e.g., 4 weeks in total).

Preference will be given to students who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders. 

*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 curriculum vitae, 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.

  • Describe your two best academic achievements or learning experiences in your program thus far. 
  • Describe your interpersonal and team-building skills, providing at least two examples from you study and/or work life.
  • 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? 
  • Would you be willing to participate in paid work as part of your scholarship and if so, what would you like to achieve from this experience?

Find out more about applying for scholarships.

Applications are now open.

Applications close 11:59PM Sunday 21 January 2024. No late applications will be accepted.

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

TSS Total Surveying Solutions are a team of experienced and growing professional land and engineering surveyors covering the Greater Sydney Region, NSW Central and South Coasts, Melbourne and Regional Victoria.

TSS work with their clients to understand their outcomes and create solutions to meet their project needs. Their motivation is to exceed client expectations, an approach that has resulted in many solid and long-term business relationships.

TSS utilise the latest surveying and geospatial technology solutions and equipment, along with innovative ideas and actions to create inspiration for their team and value for their clients.

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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