The AGL Energy Honours Scholarship is open to full-time students enrolled in the Griffith Business School Honours Program at the Gold Coast, Logan or Nathan Campus.

Students must be undertaking their thesis in the field relating to "Energy in Australia" which may include specific topics such as: Carbon trading; electricity deregulation; market design; electricity derivative trading; system planning; vertical integration; competition; energy regulation; power station project financing; derivative pricing; energy policy and sustainability.

Maximum value $9,000.

Applications close: Sunday 3 March 2019

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • Have been admitted to the Griffith Business School Honours program in Trimester 1
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or hold a Humanitarian Visa
  • Not be in receipt of any other scholarship funding
  • Agree to undertake a dissertation in the area of "Energy in Australia" under the joint supervision of a staff member of the School and an assigned officer of AGL Energy Ltd.*

*The exact topic will be developed in consultation with the applicant's thesis supervisor and Dr Tim Nelson, Chief Economist, AGL Energy Ltd.

What do I include in my application?

To be considered for this scholarship you must complete the following sections within the application:
Study details

  • Program
  • Honours and research topics: your dissertation must be in the area of "Energy in Australia" under the joint supervision of a staff member of the School and an assigned officer of AGL Energy Ltd.

(which may include specific topics such as: Carbon trading; electricity deregulation; market design; electricity derivative trading; system planning; vertical integration; competition; energy regulation; power station project financing; derivative pricing; energy policy and sustainability.

The exact topic will be developed in consultation with the applicant's thesis supervisor and Dr Tim Nelson, Chief Economist, AGL Energy Ltd)

Statements

  • Personal statements:
    • Scholarship benefit: How will the Scholarship help you with your Honours studies?
    • Experiences: Detail any academic achievement and/or work history. (optional)

You must upload the following in the supporting documentation section. (Please us only the following formats- pdf, word, jpeg or excel. We can only guarantee these formats will be accepted)

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV): please provide an up-to-date CV/resume.

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Value

Maximum value is $9,000, paid in instalments.  Instalments of $4,500 are payable for each full time enrolled trimester up to maximum value of the scholarship.

Payments are made within six weeks after the Census Date subject to maintaining ongoing requirements.

Sponsor details

The AGL Energy Honours Scholarship is open to full-time students enrolled in the Griffith Business School Honours Program at the Gold Coast, Logan or Nathan Campus.

Students must be undertaking their thesis in the field relating to "Energy in Australia" which may include specific topics such as: Carbon trading; electricity deregulation; market design; electricity derivative trading; system planning; vertical integration; competition; energy regulation; power station project financing; derivative pricing; energy policy and sustainability.

The exact topic will be developed in consultation with the applicant's thesis supervisor and Dr Tim Nelson, Chief Economist, AGL Energy Ltd. Prior to, or upon submission of the thesis, the recipient will be invited to present the findings to AGL Energy Ltd.

To remain eligible for the scholarship, you will be required to:

  • Remaining enrolled as a full-time student in an approved program at census date with a minimum GPA of 5.5.
  • May be invited to meet with the donor and feature in marketing materials to promote the Scholarship.

The above conditions are verified each trimester at census date. If a scholarship recipient fails to successfully meet these conditions, it is at the discretion of the Scholarship Selection Committee to withhold the trimester instalment, or terminate the scholarship. The recipient must show cause to the Scholarships Office why the scholarship should not be cancelled.

Applications, including any supporting documentation, must be completed and submitted by the closing date.

Offers are made via email. Applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information.