Northrop Grumman Scholarship Rules

The Northrop Grumman Scholarship was established in 2018. The scholarship recognises and supports students enrolled in either the Bachelor of Information Technology (Games Development), or the Bachelor of Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) or the Bachelor of Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) (Honours), and to encourage the recipients to consider a career in Defence.

Source of funds

The scholarship has been established through the generous support of Northrop Grumman. The number of scholarships available will be subject to the ongoing support of the sponsor.

Benefits

Each scholarship will have a value of $5,000  paid in equal instalments after the census date of each semester. Part-time scholarships will be paid-pro rata.

Applicants for the scholarship must:
  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident; and
  • be commencing the first year or the second year in either the Bachelor of Information Technology (Games Development) or the Bachelor of Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) Bachelor of Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) (Honours) at Flinders University; and
  • normally remain enrolled full-time.

Tenure

The tenure is for one year subject to meeting ongoing eligibility criteria. If the recipient fails to meet ongoing eligibility criteria, the scholarship will be ceased.

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 and demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in Computer Science.
Academic merit will be determined by the ATAR (after the addition of any bonus points) or equivalent score used to gain entry into the course.
Scholarship selection will be made by a committee comprising representatives from the College of Science and Engineering and in accordance with approved procedures.
 
Preference will be given to students commencing the first year of their degree.

Applications

Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student  System by the specified closing date.

Advertising

The scholarship will be advertised on the University website and other appropriate media as determined by Flinders University.

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