Abergeldie First Nations Engineering Scholarship
Scholarship Type: Indigenous
Scholarship Group: B
- $7,500 per year for four years*
*full-time, or part-time equivalent
Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Confirmation of Identity:
- identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and submit documentation declaring and confirming Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity.
- new student
- Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering Science, with a preference for Civil
- demonstrate the rationale for seeking an equity-based scholarship (including but not limited to socio-economic challenges) which will be assessed by the DVC Indigenous Leadership and Director, Badanami
Abergeldie is a leading civil engineering contractor in Australia and New Zealand with over 25 years experience providing the complex infrastructure needed to build better communities. Their dedication to building better communities goes beyond delivering complex infrastructure projects that tangibly improve and connect communities, it is deeply embedded into their core values as a civil engineering business.
Abergeldie design and deliver projects in the infrastructure, utilities and energy sectors. Projects include dams, bridges, tunnels, water and wastewater treatment process facilities, rail infrastructure, mining infrastructure, electrical substations, energy and hydrogen storage, marine works and pipeline rehabilitation: the complex infrastructure needed to build better communities.
Abergeldie are focused on providing an environment for industry professionals that promotes diversity and an inclusive workforce.
Application and Selection Process
Applicants must provide a statement supporting their application indicating how they believe receiving the scholarship will assist them with their studies and future careers. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.
Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, ability to meet the criteria, and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.
In addition, applicants must demonstrate the rationale for seeking an equity-based scholarship (including but not limited to socio-economic challenges).
Further information and how to apply can be found on our Indigenous Scholarship page.
Continuing Eligibility Criteria
- Recipients must remain enrolled at Western.
- Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 4.