Department of Defence :DST Scholarship for Commencing students

Opening Date: 01-12-2021   Closing Date: 11-03-2022  

Purpose

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students commencing the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electronic Systems and Security), Bachelor of Science (Physics) combined degree. 

Source of funds

The scholarship is funded by DST.

Benefits

Each scholarship will have a value of $3,000 paid in equal instalments after the census date of each semester. 10 scholarships will be available per year for the duration of the funding.  

Eligibility
Applicants must be:
 
•     Australian citizens or permanent residents.
•     commencing the first year of the Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electronic Systems and Security), Bachelor of Science (Physics) combined degree*; and
•     normally enrolled full-time at Flinders University. 
 
Students who are enrolled part-time as a result of exceptional circumstances will be considered. Exceptional circumstances may include (but is not limited to) disability, illness or carer responsibilities. Pro-rata benefits will be paid in these instances.
 
* the following approved alternatives degrees will be accepted:
 
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electronic Systems and Security), Bachelor of Science (Physics) (Honours)  - must be in the first three years of the physics honours degree; or
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours) - Electronic Systems and Security major only, Bachelor of Science (Physics); or
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours) - Electronic Systems and Security major only, Bachelor of Science (Physics) (Honours)  - must be in the first three years of the physics honours degree

                        

Tenure
The tenure is one year.
 
Leave
Leave will be permitted for the second semester of this scholarship, for a maximum of one semester only.
 
Selection
The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Eligible scholarship applicants will be ranked according to their ATAR, GPA or other entry pathway. If there is more than one student sharing the highest ATAR or equivalent entry pathway, results in specific school subjects may be taken into consideration. 
 
Applications
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 "DST scholarships for commencing students".  Please read the how to apply page and ensure all of your personal details are up-to-date in your student system as you will be assessed using the information in the Student System, including home and semester address, indigenous status, citizenship etc.
  • View rules for this scholarship scheme.
Scholarship Type: undergraduate, honours, academic merit, commencing,

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