To provide undergraduate ICT students with 'real world' experience similar to what they would experience in the industry.

Maximum value is $2,000 payable in instalments.

Applications currently closed.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder, International Student or New Zealand Citizen
  • be enrolled in any ICT program which has ICT core courses
  • have a minimum GPA of 4
  • be available and committed to undertake a group bases project in the December 2017 to January 2018 period

What do I include in my application?

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

Study details

  • Academic merit- GPA
  • Honours and research topics- Research Topic, Supervisor - what project are you interested in and have you discussed this with the relevant academic


  • Career goals and aims- Why have you applied for the ICT experience
  • Community involvement- What can you offer to the program (experience at high school, clubs, community involvement will be strongly regarded)
  • Scholarship benefit - What do you expect to gain from the ICT Experience

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There are 15 ICT Experience Scholarships available across the following categories:

Project TitleDetails of ProjectAcademic Supervisor / Project lead if knownCampus
CommGames Accessibility AppThe CommGames Accessibility App is underway with a small team of App Factory student developers working on it. You would sit with the other students and complete learning and work tasks suitable for their skill level.Jolon Faichney/Tommi Sullivan (App Factory PM)Gold Coast
Web MashupDevelop web clients (with assistant of a proxy server) that will combine the information or functionalities from two or more web APIs in a useful, meaningful, and intelligent way. This is called a Web Mashup.David ChenNathan
MediVisHardware and prototype software is available. Please contact Andrew Lewis.Andrew LewisGold Coast or Nathan
Optimisation Applications3 Projects - Prototype software is generally available.Andrew LewisGold Coast or Nathan
Mobile AR ExplorationTake an existing (small) HoloLens application and make it work with iOS (ARKit) and Android (ARCore). Set up framework so it can be applied to other AR applications. Can supply devices and work can be carried out in the IDEA Lab when computers are free. Will need to be done in Unity, so experience with this tool is preferred.IDEA Lab (Leigh Ellen Potter/ Primarily supervised by Lewis Carter)Nathan
IDEA Lab Splash ScreenCreate a visually appearing splash screen that will work for AR, VR, 360 Video, Mobile, Desktop, with affordances for each. Previous unity experience would be valuable.IDEA Lab (Leigh Ellen Potter/ Primarily supervised by Lewis Carter)Nathan
Virtual Chemistry LabA project has been developed for chemistry students to use in a class environment. Functionality is mostly there, but usability isn't. Program is written in unity. Student will need to be able to rewrite other peoples code, and make changes in the unity editor as required. Some rounds of testing and changes are likely.IDEA Lab (Leigh Ellen Potter/ Primarily supervised by Lewis Carter)Nathan
Virtual Reality Application/ GameLooking to start work on a VR application or game that can serve as a basis for lab research projects. Direction can take any form, but something that can grow and adapt later. Minimum one programmer, 3D Modelling/ Animation if more than one student as well.IDEA Lab (Leigh Ellen Potter/ Primarily supervised by Lewis Carter)Nathan
Swimming Data Mobile ApplicationCreate an application enabling simple post-event syncing of video with data captured from an external application. Likely workflow will be data captured using IMeasureU iOS app, then accessed via development/swim analysis app for sync with video for review.IDEA Lab (Leigh Ellen Potter/ Primarily supervised by Jonathan Shepherd)Nathan
Softball ApplicationiPad Application to quiz QAS softball athletes in identification of pitches.IDEA Lab (Leigh Ellen Potter/ Primarily supervised by Jonathan Shepherd)Nathan
Chatbot with Tensorflow and API.AI.A comparison study of machine learning-based Chatbot with Tensorflow and API.AI.Robotics Lab (Jun Jo)Gold Coast
Programming for DJI droneA drone control system and its application for face tracking.Robotics Lab (Jun Jo)Gold Coast
Real-time computer vision algorithm FPGA implementationBCS students: like mixing 1807ICT with computer visionRuben GonzalezGold Coast
Wireless gesture controller for VR / ARBCS students: embedded systems programming for custom controllerRuben GonzalezGold Coast

Maximum value of each scholarship is $2,000, paid in instalments.  The first $1,000 instalment is payable acceptance of your scholarship offer and the second and final instalment of $1,000 payable on confirmation of engagement in the project.

To remain eligible for the scholarship, you will be required to remain enrolled at Griffith University in an ICT program that has ICT core courses.

Should you fail to engage in the project, you agree to re-pay to Griffith University any monies received for this scholarship.

Applications 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.