The Scholarship will be offered to local students who are enrolled in a full-time degree in the field of Engineering. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement, personal strengths, leadership potential, and must be a visible role-model in the community.

The scholarship covers a period of approximately two years (single degree) or three years (double degree) for the total value of up to approximately $17,000 (single degree) or $25,000 (double degree) credited annually and incrementally, directly towards their Student Contribution Charges.

Applications are currently closed.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder
  • be enrolled full-time in second year of your undergraduate School of Engineering program (completed 80 credit points)
  • have a minimum GPA of 5
  • be a permanent resident of the Gold Coast City Council
  • be undertaking a course of study relevant to the work activities of local Government

*Applicants must be prepared to attend an interview.

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

Achievements

  • Referee reports: two referee reports provided by Griffith School of Engineering lecturers (one who can be contacted by phone)

Statements

  • Personal statements
    • Career goals and aims: Detail your interests for engineering and being a permanent resident of the Gold Coast.
    • Community involvement: Demonstrate community involvement and being a visible role model in the community.
    • Experiences: Provide details of practical competencies gained through practical experience (i.e. Laboratory works or projects undertaken throughout the program).

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Value

The scholarship covers a period of approximately two years (single degree) or three years (double degree) for the total value of up to approximately $17,000 (single degree) or $25,000 (double degree) credited annually and incrementally, directly towards your Student Contribution Charges.

Details

A full-time Scholarship will be offered to a second year Griffith University School of Engineering student, which will run for the remainder of the student's university program.

The Scholarship will be offered to local students who are enrolled in a full-time degree in the field of Engineering. Applicants must demonstrate high academic achievement, personal strengths, leadership potential, and must be a visible role-model in the community.

Scholarship recipients will demonstrate consistent academic achievement, ensuring a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5 is achieved and maintained throughout the program. Successful candidates have committed to and benefited from intra-semester work experience (1 day per week) within the City of Gold Coast (City), City Infrastructure Directorate. Further work experience, subject to work availability, may be offered during other academic break periods. Previous successful candidates have taken advantage of the opportunity for work experience and summer vacation work, however any negotiations for the recipient of the scholarship to participate in work experience or holiday paid work, is to be conducted between the student and the City and does not form a requirement of the award of this scholarship.

Selection of the successful recipient will be based on review and assessment of applications, followed by interviews with short-listed applicants.

Contact City of Gold Coast: Jeremy Wanger (Ph: 5667 3711)

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

  • maintain a GPA of 5.0 or above for the duration of the scholarship benefit
  • be enrolled full-time in the engineering program for which the scholarship was awarded

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

Selection of the successful recipient will be based on review and assessment of applications, followed by interviews with short-listed applicants.

Offers are made via email.

Applicants may be shortlisted and be required to provide additional information.