DST Scholarship for Commencing students Rules

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.
 
Approved alternatives will be listed on the University’s Scholarships website.
 
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. 

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