Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment postgraduate scholarships and grants
|Continuing Students||New Students||Indigenous Students|
|Rural Students||Economically Disadvantaged Students||International Students|
|Disabled Students||High Achieving Students|
|Scholarship name||Discipline area||Value||Contact||Who can apply|
|Brett Fritsch Memorial Occupational Health and Safety Grant||Occupational Health and Safety Management||$1,000||Academic Services Officer|
|Business Information Systems Program Scholarships||Business Information Systems||Maximum $18,000||School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences|
|Division of Information Technology, Engineering & the Environment International Postgraduate High Achiever Tuition Grants||Information Technology, Engineering & the Environment||$4,500||Division Academic Services|
|Hubs and Spokes Engineering Internship Grant||Work Placement||$15,000||Gail Jackman|
|School of Natural and Built Environments International Scholarships||Natural and Built Environments||$3,000||Kirsty Smeaton|
|Surveying SA Scholarship||Surveying||$5,000||Danijela Prso|
Please note: Scholarships and Grants are subject to change and are awarded based on conditions current at the time of award.
The Brett Fritsch Memorial Occupational Health and Safety Grant has been established by Charmaine Ferraro in memory of her son, Brett Fritsch, who tragically lost his life in an industrial accident in 2010.
The grant is available to students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety Management (IGOY) or the Master of Occupational Health and Safety (IMOY).
To be eligible, applicants must complete a brief written statement (maximum 500 words) outlining their career goals and future plans and how the grant will help them achieve their ambitions. The statement should also outline their occupational health and safety philosophy and the nature of any thesis/project to be undertaken.
Applicants must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia.
Applicants will be assessed on the basis of a personal written statement and academic merit (Grade Point Average).
Preference will be given to applicants who reside in South Australia, are employed in the construction sector and demonstrate a real passion and commitment to the field of occupational health and safety.
For more information please contact:
Academic Services Officer
School of Engineering
Tel: (08) 8302 3940
These scholarships are awarded to every student accepted into the Business Information Systems (BIS) Program who completes the requirements of the award of a Master of Business Information Systems degree. The value of the scholarship is $4,500 per half-year up to a maximum of $18,000, and is paid in fortnightly instalments.
The BIS Program is available to those students who will have completed at least the first 2 years of a relevant undergraduate degree. There is considerable flexibility to devise appropriate study plans for students from a variety of programs.
Applicants must have a Grade Point Average of a credit or higher in their university studies and must be prepared to study full-time.
It is desirable that applicants have undertaken one or more business courses and have some prior knowledge of programming, systems analysis and database design.
Applicants are interviewed by a selection panel that assesses the following skills:
- oral and written communication skills
- initiative and problem solving skills
- leadership skills - teamwork skills
- planning and organisational skills
- flexibility and the ability to adapt to situations
Applications close on 1st May and 1st October each year and should be directed to the Program Director for the Master of Business Information Systems degree.
Value: $4,500 per half year up to a max of $18,000
School of Information Technology & Mathematical Sciences
Tel: (08) 8302 0525 or (08) 8302 3970
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 or higher with a GPA equivalent to 5 or above
- not be in receipt of any other scholarship awarded by the University of South Australia, the Australian Government or from their home country
Eligible students will be notified in their letter of offer of the reduction of the tuition fees.
Value: $4,500 (A one off payment will be made after the census date in either Study Period 2 or Study period 5). The value of this grant has been increased to $4,500, available only to students commencing in Study Period 5, 2015 onwards.
For further information contact:
Division Academic Services
This grant is available to eligible students undertaking the course Structured Engineering Work Placement (EEET 5139).
Students undertaking the course will be eligible to receive $15,000, payable in fortnightly incremental instalments by 30 June.
Within 3 months of the completion of the placement the student must present to the Commonwealth a report, consisting of an executive summary, aim of the research, methodology used and the results of the research, including an analysis of the results.
Value: $15,000 payable in fortnightly incremental instalments by 30 June.
For further information please contact:
Industry Liaison Manager
Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment
Room: SCT2-12 Mawson Lakes SA 5095
Tel: (08) 8302 6327
The School of Natural and Built Environments will award up to 8 international scholarships each year to a commencing Fee Paying Overseas Student. The scholarships are offered once at the start of each year.
To be considered eligible for the scholarships students must:
- be a new commencing fee paying overseas student (students who commence their program at the start of the year when the scholarship is advertised, or Study Period 5 of the previous year, are eligible to apply)
- be studying full time in an undergraduate program or postgraduate coursework program, in the School of Natural and Built Environments
- not be receiving any other form of financial support through a scholarship as a sponsored student or an industry scholarship while studying in the School of Natural and Built Environments
The recipients will be selected on academic merit, based on results from previous study which must be supplied as part of the application process.
Students who meet the entry and ongoing criteria for this scholarship will receive:
- a $500 payment after 31st March upon confirmation of milestone 1 (enrolment in 4 courses within the program). This payment will be in the form of a cheque at the annual Scholarships and Awards presentation ceremony usually held in May each year
- Further payment of $1,000 will be released to the student upon completion of milestone 2 (GPA of 5.0 or higher after academic review Year 1, SP2). This payment will be transferred into the students' nominated bank account after grades are released
- Further payment of $1,500 will be released to the student upon completion of milestone 3 (GPA of 5.0 or higher after academic review period of Year 1, SP5). This payment will be transferred into the students' nominated bank account after grades are released
Should the Scholarship be awarded to a student commencing in mid-year the milestones will be adjusted accordingly to reflect SP5 as the commencing study period.
Please note that this scholarship will not be offered in 2016.
Please note that this scholarship will not be offered in 2016.
How to apply: Online via my Scholarships in the student portal. Students must also supply an English language version of their grades (ideally showing grade point average) from previous studies. This can be an electronic or hard copy.
In 2009, Surveying SA was formed with representatives from the Surveyors Board of South Australia (SBSA) Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI), Spatial Industries Business Association (SIBA) and University of South Australia (UniSA) with the aim of increasing the number of Licensed Surveyors in South Australia and ensuring the continuity of surveying tertiary studies in the State. The Surveying SA Scholarships have been established to assist four full-time students commencing the Master of Surveying program offered by the School of Natural and Built Environments.
To be eligible for this scholarship students must be Australian citizens or Permanent Residents. Applicants must provide a personal written statement detailing their career objectives and how the scholarship will assist in achieving their goals. Applicants may be given special consideration if they can demonstrate in their written statement: academic merit, financial disadvantage or that they have a rural background. Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview.
The selection panel will give preference to applicants who have previously received the Surveying SA Laptop Grant.
Value: $5,000 payable over two years. $2,500 will be paid each year in two instalments of $1,250 after the SP2 and SP5 census dates, provided they maintain satisfactory academic progress.
For more information contact:
Miss Danijela Prso
Academic Services Officer
School of Natural and Built Environments
Tel: (08) 8302 1142