As a recent alumnus of Griffith University, Reza Akbarzadeh would like to establish a scholarship within the Griffith School of Engineering that will support students in the following Engineering disciplines on the Gold Coast and Nathan campuses: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic and Energy Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering and Biomedical Engineering.

Maximum value is $2,000, payable in instalments.

Applications currently closed.

Can I apply?

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • be enrolled full-time in either the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of their Engineering degree in one of the following disciplines: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronic and Energy Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering or Biomedical Engineering
  • have a GPA of 5.5 or above

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


  • Personal statements:
    • Community Involvement: statement outlining their involvement in extra-curricular activities and service to support the School of Engineering.
      (Preference will be given to a student that has demonstrated extra support to the School of Engineering through tutoring, ambassador programs, or actively participating in Women in Engineering, IEEE, Engineers without Borders or other extra-curricular activities that have enhanced their student experience.)

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)

  • Other: Academic Transcript

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Maximum value is $2,000, paid in instalments.  Instalments of $1,000 are payable for each full time enrolled trimester up to maximum value of the scholarship or minimum duration of the program, whichever is the lesser.

Payments are made within six weeks after the Census Date subject to satisfying scholarship Terms and conditions.

Sponsor details

Reza was born in May 1991, Iran. He immigrated to Australia in 2007 to further pursue his studies. He received his Bachelor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Hons) (Class 1) from Griffith University in 2016. Reza has completed his Honours thesis with Energex in the area of power quality and reliability titled "Tool for Balancing Low Voltage Network". Reza is currently working at Aurizon as an Electrical Engineer.

Reza was actively involved with many university clubs and associations while he was a Griffith University student. He was the founder of the Griffith University IEEE Student Branch and was able to promote Griffith Engineering in the engineering industry. Reza was also involved with the Griffith Engineering Ambassador Program, Engineers Australia and Women in Engineering Committee.

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

  • remain enrolled on a full-time basis in the approved program for which the scholarship was awarded.
  • maintain a GPA of 5.5 or above for the duration of the scholarship benefit.

The above conditions are verified each trimester at Census date. If a scholarship recipient fails to successfully meet these conditions, scholarship payments may be withheld, or the scholarship may be terminated.

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.