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UniSA Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment

Here at the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment, we have a diverse range of scholarships available to high achieving school leavers as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students who have excelled in their studies.

Key scholarships currently on offer are listed below and for a full list of scholarships available visit our Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment Scholarships index.

For information on all scholarships available at the University of South Australia please visit the Scholarships site.


Division of Information Technology, Engineering & the Environment International Alumni Postgraduate Tuition Grants

Grants will be awarded to international students commencing a Master by Coursework program in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment who have previously completed within the last 5 years a University of South Australia Bachelor Degree or Bachelor Honours Degree with an overall GPA of 6.0 or above.

To be eligible for a grant, students must:

  • be an international FPOS student studying onshore in Australia;
  • be enrolled fulltime in a Master by Coursework program in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment;
  • have completed within the last 5 years an onshore or offshore University of South Australia Bachelor or Bachelor Honours degree with a GPA of 6.0 or above;
  • must not be in receipt of any other scholarship awarded by the University of South Australia, the Australian Government or their home country; and
  • must be studying in Australia on a Higher Education Sector: Temporary Visa (Subclass 573) at the time of commencing the Master's program

Closing date: 31st March and 31st August (Scholarship will available from Study Period 2, 2014)

Eligible students will be notified by email of their success.

Value: $3,000 (A one off payment will be made after the census date in either Study Period 2 or Study Period 5)

For more information contact:
Miss Liz Dowling
Academic Officer: Credit and Admissions
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Tel: (08) 8302 6422
Email: liz.dowling@unisa.edu.au


Division of Information Technology, Engineering & the Environment International Postgraduate High Achiever Tuition Grants

Grants will be awarded to international students commencing a Master by coursework program in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering & The Environment.

To be eligible for a grant, students must

  • be an international FPOS student studying on shore in Australia on a Higher Education Sector: Temporary Visa(Subclass 573) at the time of commencing in the Master program
  • be enrolled full time in a Master by coursework program in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment;
  • have completed within the last 10 years a qualification recognized as being equivalent to an Australian Bachelor or bachelor Honours with a GPA equivalent to 5 or above; and
  • not be in receipt of any other scholarship awarded by the University of South Australia, the Australian Government or from their home country.

Closing Date: 31st March and 31st August (Scholarship will available from Study Period 2, 2014)

Eligible students will be notified by e mail of their success.

Value: $2,000 (A one of payment will be made after the census date in either Study Period 2 or Study period 5)

For more information contact:
Miss Liz Dowling
Academic Officer: Credit and Admissions
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Tel: (08) 8302 6422
Email: liz.dowling@unisa.edu.au


Division of Information Technology, Engineering & the Environment International Student Relocation Grants

Relocation grants of $1,500 are available to eligible international students to assist in covering the costs associated with relocating to the University of South Australia from interstate to study full time in a Bachelor or Master program offered by the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment.

To be eligible for a grant, undergraduate students relocating from interstate must:

  • be an International FPOS student enrolled full time in a bachelor program in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering & the Environment and
  • have completed an Australian Year 12 with an ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank) of at least 75 (exclusive of bonus points) or
  • have completed the International Baccalaureate (best of 6) score of at least 33 or
  • have successfully completed a recognised University foundation program with a GPA of 5.0 or above or
  • completed a recognised Australian Diploma with a GPA of 5 or above or
  • completed at least 1 year of full time study in an Australian undergraduate program with a GPA equivalent to 5 or higher

To be eligible for a grant, postgraduate students relocating from interstate must:

  • be an International FPOS student enrolled fulltime in a postgraduate coursework Master's program in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering & the Environment
  • have completed at least one year or more of full time tertiary study within Australia with a GPA of 5.0 or above immediately prior to commencing their UniSA program.

Closing Date: 31st March and 31st August (Scholarship will available from Study Period 2, 2014)

Eligible students will be notified by email of their success.

Value: $1,500 (Payments will be made following the Study Period 2 or Study period 5 Census Dates)

For more information contact:
Miss Liz Dowling
Academic Officer: Credit and Admissions
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Tel: (08) 8302 6422
Email: liz.dowling@unisa.edu.au


Vice Chancellor's Scholarships in Advanced Materials

Domestic Students:

Up to five Vice Chancellor's Scholarships in Advanced Materials valued at $5,000 each per year will be awarded to School Leavers with an ATAR of 90 or above (exclusive of bonus points) who are enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Science (Advanced Materials). Recipients must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

International Students:

Up to three Vice Chancellor's Scholarships in Advanced Materials valued at $5,000 each per year will be awarded to International School Leavers with an International Baccalaureate (best of 6) score of at least 33 or an Australian Year 12 program ATAR of at least 90, or to International students who have completed a Polytechnic Diploma in Materials Science or equivalent with a minimum of a credit average, who are enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Science (Advanced Materials)

Successful applicants will receive $5,000 per year per 36 units of study for the duration of their program, subject to maintaining a minimum GPA of 4.5.

The scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other scholarship within the Division.

Value: $5,000 per year for the duration of their program, subject to maintaining a minimum GPA of 4.5.

For more information contact:
Miss Liz Dowling
Academic Officer: Credit and Admissions
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Tel: (08) 8302 6422
Email: liz.dowling@unisa.edu.au


Hypatia Scholarships for Mathematically Talented Women

The School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences offer scholarships to full-time female students who enrol in either the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences or the Bachelor of Quantitative Finance.

Awarded on academic merit, the scholarships are equivalent to: A$5,000 in cash (or contribution towards student tuition fees) for the first year of study, the provision of shared personal office space and a personal computer within the School.

Applicants should submit their Year 12 record, a letter of recommendation from their Mathematics teachers and a short essay on why the program suits their career goals.

Value: $5,000 cash, or equivalent contribution towards first year tuition fees.

Closing date: 31st October each year

How to apply:

Submit the following:

  • Year 12 record
  • Letter of recommendation from Mathematics teachers
  • Short essay on why the program suits your career goals 

Submit to:

School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
University of South Australia
GPO Box 2471 SA 5001

Email: ITMSScholarships.enquiries@unisa.edu.au
Fax: (08) 8302 0765 or (08) 8302 9190

Deliver to:
ITMS reception, D Building, Mawson Lakes Campus or
ITMS reception, Level 2, Y Building, City West Campus 

For more information contact:
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 0765 or (08) 8302 9190
Email: ITMSScholarships.enquiries@unisa.edu.au 


Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment High Achiever School Leaver Equity Scholarships

Up to three High Achiever Scholarships valued at $5,000 each per year will be awarded to School Leavers with an ATAR of 90 or above (exclusive of bonus points who meet specified equity criteria and are enrolled in one of the following undergraduate degree programs in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment and the Mawson Lakes campus:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Sustainable Environments (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Civil Aviation)

The scholarships are available to School Leavers who have not previously commenced higher education and who meet low socio-economic status criterion. Students must be able to substantiate cliams of financial hardship. Recipients must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Information and Application Form (DOC 68KB)

Information and Application Form (PDF 260KB - Download Adobe Acrobat)

Value: Successful applicants will receive $5,000 per year for the duration of their award, subject to maintaining a minimum GPA of 4.5 per study period.

For more information contact:
Miss Liz Dowling
Academic Officer: Credit and Admissions
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Tel: (08) 8302 6422
Email: liz.dowling@unisa.edu.au


Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment High Achiever School Leaver Scholarships

High Achiever Scholarships valued at $5,000 each will be available to School Leavers with an ATAR of at least 97 or above (exclusive of bonus points) enrolled full-time in the first year of one of the following undergraduate degree programs in the Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment at the Mawson Lakes campus:

  • Bachelor of Engineering (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering
  • Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Sustainable Environments (all specialisations)
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Civil Aviation)

The scholarships are available to School Leavers who have not previously commenced higher education. Recipients must be an Australia Citizen or Permanent Resident. No application is necessary and recipients will be advised by email following the Study Period 2 Census Date.

Value: $5,000

For more information contact:
Miss Liz Dowling
Academic Officer: Credit and Admissions
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Tel: (08) 8302 6422
Email: liz.dowling@unisa.edu.au


CERAR Environmenal Science Honours Scholarship

Five scholarships are available to students studying full-time and undertaking an Honours degree or a degree with Honours in one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Sustainable Environments (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Industrial and Applied Mathematics)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Nano and Biomaterials)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Environmental Management)

To be eligible for a scholarship, students must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident and have plan/strategy for their preferred discipline and how the scholarship will be of benefit to them in achieving this.

Applicants must undertake the research component of their Honours Program under senior CERAR staff supervision on a topic relating to environmental science and management.

Selection will be based on a personal written statement and academic merit and applicants may be asked to attend an interview.

For more information contact:
Miss Liz Dowling
Academic Officer: Credit and Admissions
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Tel: (08) 8302 6422
Email: liz.dowling@unisa.edu.au

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