Flinders University :Advanced Focus Scholarship for Rural Students in Engineering

Opening Date: 23-11-2016   Closing Date: 10-03-2017  

The Advanced Focus Scholarship for Rural Students in Engineering was established in 2015. The scholarship will recognise and support rural and remote students enrolled in an undergradate degree in Engineering at Flinders University. 
One new scholarship will be available each year. The successful recipient Advanced Focus scholar will receive $1250 annually for up to 4 years. 
The scholarship has been established through the generous support of Advanced Focus, a leading Australian-owned process solutions specialist that provides consulting, training and engineering services. The business focuses on business systems, processes, facilities and people to deliver sustainable improvements.
Applicants for the scholarship must be:
  • an Australian citizen or permanent resident; and
  • normally reside outside of the Adelaide metropolitan area and the metropolitan areas of other major Australian cities (based on the ASGC Remote Awareness Classification); and
  • be enrolled in an undergraduate degree in Engineering leading to a Flinders University qualification; and
  • normally remain enrolled full-time. 
Recipients will receive $1250 per year for the duration of the course (up to 4 years), paid in equal instalments after the census date of each semester.   A payment will not be made for a repeat year.  
The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. If applicants have equal academic merit, the remoteness of their home address may be taken into consideration.  Preference will be given, in the first instance to commencing students.
Selection will be made in accordance with approved University procedures.
Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the specified closing date. Applicants will need to login and navigate to the My Scholarships tab to submit an application. The application form for this scholarship is called "Advanced Focus Scholarship in Engineering", or you can search for it by the keyword "Advanced Focus".  Please read the how to apply page and ensure all of your personal details are up-to-date in the Student System as you will be assessed using this information.


  • View rules for this scholarship scheme.
Scholarship Type: undergraduate, science and engineering, academic merit, commencing, continuing,