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Let’s make your goals a reality
                 Whether you dream of making a difference in your industry,
                 undertaking innovative research or serving the community,
                 Swinburne scholarships can help you make your goals a reality.
                 Our scholarships are not just for high achievers. We have a variety
                 of scholarships that are available to new and current students that
                 recognise academic achievement, community service, financial
                 hardship or the need to relocate to study from regional areas.
                 Check out our wide range of scholarships and take the first step
                 into your future.

         Scholarships and closing dates
         The following scholarships are available to students undertaking an undergraduate degree or, in some cases, vocation education or postgraduate
         courses in 2019. For the complete list of scholarships, visit www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships

             SCHOLARSHIP NAME                                                                           CLOSING DATE                      PAGE
             Scholarships for commencing students
             Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships                                                  No application required           5
             Aviation
             International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) Scholarship                              5 February 2019                   6
             Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship – Aviation                                                 5 February 2019                   6
             Business
             Apollo Fund – First in Family Scholarship                                                  1 May 2019                        7
             Pratt Foundation Scholarship                                                               1 May 2019                        7
             Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship – Business                                                 1 May 2019                        8
             Engineering, IT and Science
             Alba Sorati Scholarship for Women                                                          4 March 2019                      8
             carsales Foundation Women in IT Scholarship                                                5 February 2019                   9
             Claire Sorati Scholarship for Women                                                        4 March 2019                      9
             Digitary Computer Science Scholarship                                                      15 November 2018                  10
             Goldsmith Family Women in STEM Scholarship                                                 4 March 2019                      10
             Malcolm Styles Local Government Scholarship                                                15 May 2019                       11
             Liberty OneSteel Scholarship                                                               1 May 2019                        11
             Violet Louise Bonner Scholarship for Women                                                 15 November 2018                  12
             Scholarships for all disciplines
             George Alexander Foundation Scholarship                                                    5 February 2019                   12
             Goldsmith Family Indigenous Success Scholarship                                            4 March 2019                      13
             Kath Watson Scholarship for Women                                                          19 January 2019                   14
             Rosemary Simpson Scholarship                                                               5 February 2019                   15
             Swinburne Welcome Scholarships                                                             16 December 2018                  16

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SCHOLARSHIP NAME                                                                             CLOSING DATE               PAGE
          Scholarships for commencing students (continued)
          Access scholarships
          Access Scholarships for First Year Undergraduates                                            VTAC dates apply           16
          Access Scholarships for Refugees                                                             VTAC dates apply           16
          Access Scholarships for Students who are Care Leavers from Australian State or Foster Care   VTAC dates apply           17
          Pathways Access Scholarships                                                                 4 March 2019               17
          Commonwealth scholarships
          Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships                                           VTAC dates apply           18
          Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarships                                         VTAC dates apply           18
          Pathway and Vocational Education (PAVE) scholarships
          Achievement Cleaning Humanitarian Welcome Scholarships                                       15 May 2019                18
          Kath Watson Scholarship for Women                                                            19 January 2019            14
          Sheila Fitzgerald Scholarship                                                                1 November 2018            19
          Swinburne Welcome Scholarships                                                               16 December 2018           16
          The CFO Solution Scholarship                                                                 1 November 2018            19
          Women in Vocational Education ICT Scholarships                                               19 January 2019            20
          Residential Scholarships                                                                     1 March 2019               20
          Scholarships for current students
          Access Scholarships for Final Year Undergraduates                                            1 November2018             21
          Access Scholarships for Refugees                                                             VTAC dates apply           16
          Alba Sorati Scholarship for Women                                                            4 March 2019               8
          Australian Federation of Air Pilots and the Australian Air Pilots Mutual Benefit Fund
                                                                                                       22 April 2019              21
          Scholarship for Aviation (AFAB and MBF)
          The CFO Solution Scholarship                                                                 1 November 2018            19
          Digitary Computer Science Scholarship                                                        15 November 2018           10
          International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) Scholarship                                5 February 2019            6
          Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships                                           VTAC dates apply           18
          Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarships                                         VTAC dates apply           18
          Joe Manders for part-time Business Students                                                  1 November 2018            22
          Judith Kinnear Student Travel Scholarship                                                    15 November 2018           22
          Kath Watson Scholarship for Women                                                            19 January 2019            14
          Piers Fowler Aviation Tour Scholarship                                                       No application required    23
          Piers Fowler Exchange Scholarship                                                            No application required    23
          Piers Fowler Flight Instructor Scholarship                                                   15 May 2019                24
          Piers Fowler Professional Development Initiative Scholarship                                 15 May 2019                24
          Piers Fowler Professional Undergraduate Research Grant                                       29 August 2019             25
          Sir Edward “Weary” Dunlop Scholarship                                                        1 May 2019                 25
          Sheila Fitzgerald Scholarship                                                                1 November 2018            19
          The CFO Solution Scholarship                                                                 1 November 2018            19
          Swinburne Student Achievement Awards                                                         31 August 2019             26
          Study and living expenses grants
          Major Grants/Scholarships                                                                    17 March 2019              26
          Other Grants                                                                                 Until funds are expended   27

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Scholarships for commencing students

         Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships

         The Swinburne Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship is a prestigious      Scholarship eligibility/selection criteria
         award to study any Swinburne on-campus degree.
                                                                                      To be eligible for a Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship, you must:
         The Scholarship is worth $5000 per annum for the normal duration of
                                                                                      •   be a Year 12 student and commencing a Swinburne degree in the
         your chosen degree* and includes membership into the High Achievers
                                                                                          year after leaving school
         Program, plus a one-off payment of $2000 towards an international
         study experience.
                                                                                      •   achieve a minimum ATAR of 95.00
                                                                                      •   meet the prerequisites of your chosen degree.
         * Scholarship payments will be suspended for the duration of Industry
           Placement, this is because students already receive payment as part of     NOTE:
           the placement.                                                             •   Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarships are not deferrable.
                                                                                      •   International students are eligible for consideration.
         High Achievers Program                                                       •   SEAS or Bonus Subjects points are not applicable for this scholarship.
         At Swinburne we understand that high-performing students need
         opportunities to develop and excel in their field of interest. This is why   How to apply
         we’ve created the High Achievers Program for all Vice-Chancellor’s           There is no need to apply for the Vice-Chancellor’s Excellence
         Excellence Scholarship recipients.                                           Scholarship†. As long as you preference a Swinburne degree and
         Being part of this program means you’ll have access to:                      achieve an ATAR of 95 or higher you will automatically be offered
                                                                                      a Vice‑Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship and entry into the
         •   an academic mentor to assist in tailoring your Swinburne study           High Achievers Program. All eligible students will be contacted once
             experience to your goals                                                 Year 12 results are released in December (Victorian Year 12) and
         •   leadership workshops                                                     January (other states and IB)..
         •   a guaranteed place in a degree-related study tour
                                                                                      Accommodation application deadline
         •   research or industry projects
                                                                                      † While there is no need to apply for the scholarship, students
         •   academic or industry mentoring
                                                                                        interested in accommodation for Semester 1, 2019 must apply by
         •   networking opportunities to share insights with like-minded peers.
                                                                                        9 am Monday 7 January 2019. For further information see:
         You will also be invited to apply for the Swinburne’s Student                  www.swinburne.edu.au/current-students/student-support-services/
         Ambassador Program; representing Swinburne at key events.                      accommodation
         If you live more than 80km from the Hawthorn campus and apply for
         accommodation by the required deadline†, you are also guaranteed a
         place in Swinburne Residences for Semester 1. Accommodation costs
         are not covered by the scholarship.

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         Discipline-specific scholarships

         Aviation                                                                  Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship – Aviation
                                                                                   The Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship for Aviation is offered to assist a
         International Aviation Women’s Association                                student with costs associated with aviation studies, enabling them to
                                                                                   realise their passion for an aviation career and full academic potential
         (IAWA) Scholarship                                                        by reducing the need to work outside of study.
         The International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA) is a non-profit
         association with members in 38 countries, representing 257 major          Value
         companies and aviation authorities. IAWA is dedicated to promoting the    The scholarship is valued at $10,000 per year, for a period of three
         advancement of women in the aviation and aerospace industries.            years. The total value of the scholarship is $30,000.

         Value                                                                     Eligibility/selection criteria
         The scholarship is valued at $6,500 per year for 1 year.                  To be eligible, applicants must:

         Eligibility/selection criteria                                            •   be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder
                                                                                       of a permanent humanitarian visa
         To be eligible, applicants must:
                                                                                   •   be a commencing student studying full-time in a single or double
         •   be an International student, an Australian citizen, a New Zealand         Aviation or Aviation (Management) undergraduate degree at
             Citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder of a permanent        Swinburne in Semester 1, 2018
             humanitarian visa                                                     •   have completed Year 12 in 2018 (or in 2017, and taken a gap year
         •   be a female student studying full time in an aviation undergraduate       in 2017)
             or post graduate course                                               •   achieve a minimum ATAR of 85.00
         •   submit a personal statement of no more than 500 words outlining       •   provide evidence of financial hardship (documents such as a bank
             your interest and passion for aviation and financial need for the         statement, salary slips, centrelink statement and/or personal
             scholarship                                                               statement)
         •   submit a referee report outlining leadership quality and community    •   demonstrate a passion for an aviation career in a personal statement
             participation.                                                            of 500 words or less.

         How to apply                                                              •   provide two referee reports (written in the last 2 years) to support
                                                                                       your application:
         Applicants must complete an online application form
                                                                                       –– an academic reference – from a person competent to comment on
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
                                                                                          your capacity to undertake/continue tertiary studies e.g. a subject
         supporting documentation.
                                                                                          coordinator and/or a school principal.
                                                                                       –– a character reference – from a person competent to comment on
         Opening date
                                                                                          your suitability for the scholarship e.g. an employer.
         30 September 2018
                                                                                       Please note references cannot be supplied by a person related to you.
         Closing date
                                                                                   How to apply
         5 February 2019
                                                                                   Applicants must complete an online application form
                                                                                   (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
                                                                                   supporting documentation.

                                                                                   Opening date
                                                                                   30 September 2018

                                                                                   Closing date
                                                                                   5 February 2019

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Business                                                                       Pratt Foundation Scholarship
                                                                                        The Pratt Foundation Scholarship is offered to assist a student with
         Apollo Fund – First in Family Scholarship                                      costs associated with their business studies, enabling them to realise
                                                                                        their passion for a business career and full academic potential by
         The First in Family Scholarship is awarded to commencing first business        reducing the need to work outside of study.
         students who will be the first in their family to attend university and who
         has experienced disadvantage.                                                  Value
         Rural and regional students are encourage to apply.                            The scholarship is valued at $2000

         Value                                                                          Eligibility/selection criteria
         The scholarship is valued at $7500 per year, for a period of three years.      To be eligible, applicants must:
         The total value of the scholarship is $22,500.                                 •   be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident

         Eligibility/selection criteria                                                 •   be a commencing student studying full-time in an on-campus
                                                                                            single or double Business undergraduate degree at Swinburne in
         To be eligible, applicants must:                                                   Semester 1, in the year the scholarship is awarded
         •   be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident               •   provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words indicating
         •   be a commencing first year student studying full-time in an                    sound academic ability with a strong potential to complete the
             on‑campus single or double Business undergraduate degree at                    degree within minimum time
             Swinburne in Semester 1 in the year the scholarship is awarded             •   provide evidence of financial hardship and/or personal hardship
         •   provide evidence of being the first in their family to attend university       (documents such as a bank statement, salary slips, Centrelink
             (statutory declaration)                                                        statement and/or personal statement)
         •   have no previous university qualifications                                 •   provide evidence/reference letters for community participation for
                                                                                            things such as extra-curricular service to the community, sporting
         •   provide evidence of financial hardship and/or personal hardship
             (documents such as a bank statement, salary slips, Centrelink                  abilities and leadership qualities.
             statement and/or personal statement)
                                                                                        How to apply
         •   provide two referee reports (written in the last 2 years) to support
                                                                                        Applicants must complete an online application form
             your application:
                                                                                        (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
             –– an academic reference – from a person competent to comment on
                                                                                        supporting documentation.
                your capacity to undertake/continue tertiary studies e.g. a subject
                coordinator and/or a school principal.                                  Opening date
             –– a character reference – from a person competent to comment on
                                                                                        29 November 2018
                your suitability for the scholarship e.g. an employer.
             Please note references cannot be supplied by a person related to you.      Closing date
         •   provide evidence of community participation for things such as extra-
                                                                                        1 May 2019
             curricular service to the community, sporting abilities and leadership
             qualities (reference letter)
         •   provide ATAR certificate or academic transcript for previous study.

         How to apply
         Applicants must complete an online application form
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
         supporting documentation.

         Opening date
         29 November 2018

         Closing date
         1 May 2019

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         Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship – Business                                   Engineering, IT and Science
         The Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship for Business is offered to assist with
         costs associated with business studies to enable students to realise         Alba Sorati Scholarship for Women
         their passion for a business career and full academic potential.
                                                                                      The Alba Sorati Scholarship is awarded to support female students
         Value                                                                        from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake or continue tertiary
         The scholarship is valued at $1,500 per year for up to 3 years.              education in engineering, information and communication technologies
                                                                                      or science.
         Eligibility/Selection criteria
                                                                                      Value
         Applicants must:
                                                                                      The scholarship is valued at $2000.
         •   be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder
             of a permanent humanitarian visa                                         Eligibility/selection criteria
         •   be a commencing full-time first year student in the Bachelor of          Applicants must:
             Business, in the year the scholarship is awarded
         •   provide evidence of financial hardship and/or personal hardship          •   be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or a holder
                                                                                          of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
             (documents such as a bank statement, salary slips or Centrelink
             statement)                                                               •   be a female commencing or current student studying full-time in an
                                                                                          on-campus single or double undergraduate or postgraduate/degree in
         •   provide a personal statement, indicating commitment to study and
                                                                                          engineering, information and communication technologies or science
             a strong potential to complete the degree program within minimum
                                                                                          at Swinburne in Semester 1, in the year the scholarship is awarded.
             time.
                                                                                      •   provide evidence of financial need and/or educational disadvantage.
         How to apply                                                                     Disadvantage may include:
         Applicants must complete an online application form                              –– financial difficulty or low income
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all                          –– disability or medical condition
         supporting documentation.                                                        –– delay or interruption to career or studies because of family
                                                                                             responsibilities or illness
         Opening date                                                                     –– relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake
         29 November 2018                                                                    tertiary study
                                                                                          –– English as a second language
         Closing date                                                                     –– identification as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
         1 May 2019                                                                   •   provide ATAR or previous academic records
                                                                                      •   provide a Personal Statement of 500 words or less describing
                                                                                          –– educational disadvantage
                                                                                          –– commitment to study, including sound academic ability, career
                                                                                             aspirations and a strong potential to complete the degree within
                                                                                             minimum time; and
                                                                                          –– benefit that the scholarship will provide the applicant.
                                                                                      •   provide two referee reports (written in the last 2 years) to support
                                                                                          your application:
                                                                                          –– an academic reference – from a person competent to comment on
                                                                                             your capacity to undertake/continue tertiary studies e.g. a subject
                                                                                             coordinator and/or a school principal.
                                                                                          –– a character reference – from a person competent to comment on
                                                                                             your suitability for the scholarship e.g. an employer.
                                                                                          Please note references cannot be supplied by a person related to you.

                                                                                      How to apply
                                                                                      Applicants must complete an online application form
                                                                                      (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
                                                                                      supporting documentation.

                                                                                      Opening date
                                                                                      29 November 2018

                                                                                      Closing date
                                                                                      4 March 2019
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carsales Foundation Scholarship                                            Claire Sorati Scholarship for Women
         The carsales Foundation Scholarship is focused on encouraging women        The Claire Sorati Scholarship aims to support female students from
         to undertake a career in the technology industry. This scholarship         disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake tertiary education in
         provides $7,500 to support a female student with demonstrated              engineering, information and communication technologies or science.
         academic ability and desire to undertake undergraduate studies in the
         field of Computer Science and Information Technology.                      Value
                                                                                    The scholarship is valued at $8000 a year for up to 4 years.
         Value
         The scholarship is valued at $7,500 a year for up to 4 years.              Eligibility/selection criteria
                                                                                    Applicants must:
         Eligibility/selection criteria
         Applicants must:
                                                                                    •   be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident
                                                                                    •   be a female commencing full-time in an on-campus single or double
         •   be an Australian citizen; New Zealand citizen; Australian Permanent        undergraduate degree course in engineering, information and
             Resident                                                                   communication technologies or science in Swinburne in Semester 1,
         •   be a female student commencing full time in a single/double degree         2018
             in Computer Science/Information Technology at Swinburne University     •   provide evidence of having attended a government secondary school
             of Technology in semester 1, in the year the scholarship is awarded.       prior to commencing at Swinburne.
         •   have achieved an ATAR of 80 or above                                   •   provide evidence of financial need and/or educational disadvantage.
         •   submit a personal statement of no more than 500 words outlining            Disadvantage may include:
             passion for Information Technology and/or Computer Science.                –– financial difficulty or low income
         •   submit a referee report outlining leadership qualities                     –– disability or medical condition
                                                                                        –– delay or interruption to career or studies because of family
         How to apply                                                                      responsibilities or illness
         Applicants must complete an online application form                            –– relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all                           tertiary study
         supporting documents.                                                          –– English as a second language
                                                                                        –– identification as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
         Opening date                                                                   –– rural and regional students who have relocated
         30 September 2018                                                          •   provide ATAR or previous academic records
                                                                                    •   provide a personal Statement of 500 words or less describing:
         Closing date
                                                                                        –– educational disadvantage,
         5 February 2019                                                                –– commitment to study, including sound academic ability, career
                                                                                           aspirations and a strong potential to complete the degree within
                                                                                           minimum time; and
                                                                                        –– benefit that the scholarship will provide the applicant.
                                                                                    •   provide two referee reports (written in the last 2 years) to support
                                                                                        your application:
                                                                                        –– an academic reference – from a person competent to comment on
                                                                                           your capacity to undertake/continue tertiary studies e.g. a subject
                                                                                           coordinator and/or a school principal.
                                                                                        –– a character reference – from a person competent to comment on
                                                                                           your suitability for the scholarship e.g. an employer.
                                                                                        Please note references cannot be supplied by a person related to you.

                                                                                    How to apply
                                                                                    Applicants must complete an online application form
                                                                                    (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
                                                                                    supporting documents.

                                                                                    Opening date
                                                                                    29 November 2018

                                                                                    Closing date
                                                                                    4 March 2019

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         Digitary Computer Science Scholarship                                      Goldsmith Family Women in STEM Scholarship
         The Digitary Scholarship aims to support and assist with costs             The Goldsmith Family’s Women in STEM Scholarship was established to
         associated with studying the final year of the Bachelor of Computer        encourage women to undertake a career across Science, Technology,
         Science or Bachelor of Computer Science (Professional) offered by          Engineering and Mathematical disciplines.
         Swinburne University ofTechnology. Digitary is a web based solution
         company that enables institutions to securely issue academic awards        Value
         and other official documents online.                                       The scholarship is valued at $7,500 per year for the normal duration of
                                                                                    the course, for a maximum period of up to five years.
         Value
         Two scholarships are available, valued at $7000 each.                      Eligibility/selection criteria
                                                                                    Applicants must:
         Eligibility/selection criteria
         Applicants must:
                                                                                    •   be a female Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or
                                                                                        holder of an Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa
         •   be an Australian citizen or a Australian permanent resident.           •   be a commencing student studying full-time at Swinburne or through
         •   be a full-time student studying final year in either the Bachelor of       Swinburne Online in the specified undergraduate degree in the year
             Computer Science or Bachelor of Computer Science (Professional) at         the scholarship is awarded
             Swinburne, Hawthorn campus in Semester 1, 2018.                        •   have achieved an ATAR of 90 (provide ATAR certificate)
         •   have achieved a Distinction average mark for all completed units       •   submit a personal statement of no more than 750 words outlining:
         •   provide a personal statement addressing the following criteria:            –– your leadership qualities
             –– passion for a career in your chosen field of study                      –– recent community involvement/voluntary work (within the last
             –– excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills           2 years)
         •   demonstrated leadership qualities, attributes and extra-curricular         –– your long term goals/career aspirations
             service to community (Written Referee Statement)                           –– the benefit of this scholarship to your studies
                                                                                    •   provide two referee reports (written in the last 2 years) to support
         How to apply                                                                   your application:
         Applicants must complete an online application form                            –– an academic reference – from a person competent to comment on
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all                           your capacity to undertake/continue tertiary studies e.g. a subject
         supporting documents.                                                             coordinator and/or a school principal.
                                                                                        –– a character reference – from a person competent to comment on
         Opening date                                                                      your suitability for the scholarship e.g. an employer.
         30 September 2018                                                              Please note references cannot be supplied by a person related to you.

         Closing date                                                               How to apply
         15 November 2018                                                           Applicants must complete an online application form
                                                                                    (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
                                                                                    supporting documents.

                                                                                    Opening date
                                                                                    29 November 2018

                                                                                    Closing date
                                                                                    4 March 2019

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Malcolm Styles Local Government Scholarship                                 Liberty OneSteel Scholarship
         Malcolm Styles is a Swinburne engineering graduate who has forged           OneSteel is Australia’s premier manufacturer of long steel products and
         a successful career in local government engineering. The Malcolm            is a leading metals distribution company in Australia and New Zealand.
         Styles Local Government Scholarship aims to support a regional or           The Liberty OneSteel Scholarship Program was established in 2016 to
         rural-based (preferably) engineering student studying in a Bachelor         support Process/Metallurgy oriented students undertaking science or
         of Engineering (Honours) (Professional) with an interest in local           engineering related studies, and electrical and mechanical engineers.
         government.
                                                                                     Value
         Value                                                                       The scholarship is valued at $3,000 per year for the standard duration
         $4,000 per year for 1 year                                                  of the course, for a maximum period of up to three years.

         Eligibility/selection criteria                                              Eligibility/selection criteria
         To be eligible, applicants must:                                            Applicants must:

         •   be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian     •   be Australian citizens, Australian permanent residents or holders of
             permanent resident with Humanitarian visa.                                  an Australian permanent Humanitarian visa
         •   be a commencing student studying full-time in the Bachelor of           •   be enrolled full-time in their second year of study in either a Bachelor
             Engineering (Honours) (Professional) degree at Swinburne in                 of Engineering and Bachelor of Science with Majors encompassing:
             Semester 1 in the year the scholarship is awarded.                          –– Materials or Process/Metallurgy
         •   provide evidence of relocation from a rural or regional area in order       –– Mechanical
             to undertake tertiary study.                                                –– Electrical
         •   provide a personal statement (500 words) outlining interest in local    •   have obtained 100 credit points at this University (exemptions not
             government and engineering.                                                 included), and attained a credit average in their first year of study
         •   provide evidence of leadership qualities and or evidence of extra-      •   provide two referees with their contact details.
             curricular service to community (reference letter).                     •   provide a personal statement to demonstrate the following:
                                                                                         –– a passion for a career in their chosen field of study
         How to apply                                                                    –– interest in pursuing a career in materials production and
         Applicants must complete an online application form                                manufacturing
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all                         –– excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
         supporting documents.                                                           –– leadership attributes
                                                                                         –– active involvement in their local community
         Opening date
         2 January 2019                                                              How to apply
                                                                                     Applicants must complete an online application form
         Closing date                                                                (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
         15 May 2019                                                                 supporting documents.

                                                                                     Opening date
                                                                                     29 November 2018

                                                                                     Closing date
                                                                                     1 May 2019

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         Discipline-specific scholarships                                            Scholarships for all disciplines
         continued
         Violet Louise Bonner Postgraduate Scholarship                               George Alexander Foundation Scholarships
         for Women                                                                   These scholarships have been made available by The George Alexander
         This scholarship was established by Swinburne alumna Kate Brown in          Foundation. The Foundation was established in 1972 by George
         memory of her late mother Violet Louise Bonner, this Scholarship aims       Alexander AM to provide grants for public charitable purposes in
         to support female postgraduate students to complete their studies in        Australia. Reflecting the founder’s special interests, the scholarships
         the sciences, particularly where their research aims to translate into      offer talented students access and opportunity to fulfil their potential.
         innovative products or processes to assist the community.                   The scholarships are an important investment in the future of individual
                                                                                     young Australians and their ongoing contribution to the broader
         Value                                                                       community.
         The scholarship is valued at $3000 for one year                             Students offered a George Alexander Foundation Scholarship may
                                                                                     undertake any on-campus undergraduate degree at Swinburne.
         Eligibility/selection criteria
         To be eligible, applicants must:                                            Value
                                                                                     Seven scholarships are available. Each scholarship is valued at $8000
         •   be a female Australian citizen, a New Zealand citizen, an Australian
             Permanent Resident or a holder of an Australian Permanent               per year, for a period of three years. The total value of the scholarship
             Humanitarian Visa.                                                      is $24,000.

         •   have commenced a full time science, engineering or technology
                                                                                     Eligibility/selection criteria
             postgraduate on campus degree in the year the scholarship is
             awarded.                                                                To be eligible, applicants must:

         •   provide undergraduate results and/or any postgraduate results.          •   be an Australian citizen or a Australian permanent resident.
         •   provide an academic reference from a person qualified to comment        •   be a commencing student studying full-time in an on-campus
             on academic studies, preferably a subject or course coordinator.            undergraduate degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, in the year the
         •   provide evidence of financial hardship and/or personal hardship             scholarship is awarded.
             (documents such as a bank statement, salary slip, centerlink            •   have completed Year 12 in 2018 (or 2017, and taken a gap year
             statement, and/or personal statement).                                      in 2018)
         •   provide evidence of community participation for: extra-curricular       •   have achieved a minimum ATAR of 80.00
             service to the community and leadership qualities (reference letter).   •   demonstrate need to reside away from home in order to
                                                                                         undertake study
         How to apply
                                                                                     •   provide a Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
         Applicants must complete an online application form
                                                                                     •   provide a personal statement (750–1000 words) addressing the
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all                         following criteria:
         supporting documents.
                                                                                         –– your academic standing
         Opening date                                                                    –– the measure of leadership and leadership potential demonstrated
                                                                                            in your academic and personal life
         30 September 2018
                                                                                         –– the level and quality of community participation undertaken by
                                                                                            you (including volunteering, work history, sporting and other
         Closing date
                                                                                            community activities undertaken in/outside of school)
         15 November 2018                                                                –– the reasons for selecting the particular program of study in which
                                                                                            you are enrolled and your long term goals as a result of this study
                                                                                         –– the degree to which the scholarship would enable you to best
                                                                                            meet your educational and employment goals (what would it mean
                                                                                            for you to receive a GAF scholarship?)

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•   provide a three-year plan outlining how you will develop your skills     Goldsmith Family Indigenous Success
             and work over the duration of their scholarship funding.
                                                                                      Scholarship
         •   provide two referee reports (written in the last 2 years) to support
             your application:                                                        The Goldsmith Family Indigenous Success Scholarship has been
             –– an academic reference – from a person competent to comment on         established to encourage Indigenous students to undertake any
                your capacity to undertake/continue tertiary studies e.g. a subject   undergraduate studies at Swinburne University.
                coordinator and/or a school principal.
                                                                                      Value
             –– a character reference – from a person competent to comment on
                your suitability for the scholarship e.g. an employer.                The scholarship is valued at $7,500 per year for the normal duration of
                                                                                      the course, for a maximum period of up to five years.
             Please note references cannot be supplied by a person related to you.

         How to apply                                                                 Eligibility/selection criteria
                                                                                      To be eligible, applicants must:
         Applicants must complete an online application form
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all                      •   be an Australian citizen and recognised as an indigenous Australian
         supporting documentation.                                                    •   be a commencing student studying full-time at Swinburne in an
                                                                                          undergraduate degree in the year the scholarship is awarded.
         Opening date
                                                                                      •   have achieved a minimum ATAR of 60.00, or equivalent
         30 September 2018
                                                                                      •   provide a written statement of 500 words outlining career aspirations
         Closing date                                                                 •   for Film and Television courses, the following alternative entry
                                                                                          requirements apply:
         5 February 2019
                                                                                          –– portfolio of creative work
                                                                                          –– academic transcript of previous studies

                                                                                      How to apply
                                                                                      Applicants must complete an online application form
                                                                                      (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
                                                                                      supporting documents.

                                                                                      Opening date
                                                                                      29 November 2018

                                                                                      Closing date
                                                                                      4 March 2019

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Scholarships for commencing students continued

         Scholarships for all disciplines
         continued
         Kath Watson Scholarship for Women                                            •   demonstrate a commitment to study and career aspirations (provide
                                                                                          a personal statement not more than 500 words)
         The Kath Watson Foundation was established to support female
                                                                                      •   have had an interrupted education, i.e. at least two years away from
         students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake and/or
                                                                                          full-time study.
         continue tertiary education and to achieve their full academic potential
         by reducing the need to work outside of study.
                                                                                      •   provide two referee reports (written in the last 2 years) to support
                                                                                          your application:
         Students offered a Kath Watson Scholarship may undertake one of the              –– an academic reference - from a person competent to comment on
         following courses:                                                                  your capacity to undertake/continue tertiary studies e.g. a subject
                                                                                             coordinator and/or a school principal.
         •   a full-time vocation education course: Certificate IV, diploma or
                                                                                          –– a character reference - from a person competent to comment on
             advanced diploma
                                                                                             your suitability for the scholarship e.g. an employer.
         •   a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree.
                                                                                          Please note references cannot be supplied by a person related
         Value                                                                            to you.
         The scholarship is valued at $2000 per year for the normal duration of
                                                                                      How to apply
         the degree up to a maximum period of five years.
                                                                                      Applicants must complete an online application form
         Eligibility/selection criteria                                               (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
                                                                                      supporting documentation.
         To be eligible, applicants must:

         •   be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder     Opening date
             of a permanent humanitarian visa                                         30 September 2018
         •   be a female over 25 years of age or older by 1 January in the year the
             scholarship commences.                                                   Closing date
         •   commencing or current student studying full-time in a course at          19 January 2019
             Certificate IV level and above at Swinburne in Semester 1 in the year
             the scholarship is awarded.
         •   demonstrate and provide evidence of financial need and educational
             disadvantage. Disadvantage may include:
             –– financial difficulty or low income
             –– disability or medical condition
             –– delay or interruption to career or studies because of family
                responsibilities or illness
             –– relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake
                tertiary study
             –– English as a second language
             –– identification as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander

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Rosemary Simpson Scholarship                                                   Swinburne Welcome Scholarships
         The Rosemary Simpson Scholarship has been established by the                   Swinburne Welcome Scholarships provide opportunities for holders
         Jolimont Foundation to assist Swinburne students from rural and                of Bridging Visa ‘E’ (BVE’s) (subclass V050), Temporary Protection Visas
         regional areas to undertake and complete a university education and            (TPV) (subclass V785) and Safe Haven Enterprise Visas (SHEV) (subclass
         enable them to achieve their full potential by reducing the need to work       V790) to access Undergraduate, Certificate, Foundation/Unilink and
         outside of study.                                                              Diploma/Advanced Diploma courses at Swinburne University.

         Value                                                                          Before submitting a scholarship application, you must first apply for
                                                                                        a course at Swinburne. Your course application will be assessed to
         The scholarship is valued at $10,000 per year for the normal duration of
                                                                                        ensure you meet the course entry requirements.
         the degree for up to a maximum of five years.
                                                                                        If you have applied for a course through VTAC, please let us know by
         Eligibility/selection criteria                                                 including your VTAC ID in your personal statement.
         To be eligible, applicants must:
                                                                                        Value
         •   be an Australian citizen
                                                                                        All Welcome Scholarships comprise a full fee waiver.
         •   be a commencing student studying full-time in an on-campus
             undergraduate degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, in the year the           If the course is longer than 12 months and you hold a Temporary
             scholarship is awarded, with preference given to Year 12 school            Protection Visa (TPV) or a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) and lose
             leavers                                                                    your Special Benefit as a direct result of this enrolment at Swinburne,
                                                                                        you may be eligible for $7,500 per annum for the normal duration
         •   have relocated from a rural and regional area* in order to study at
             Swinburne                                                                  of your course. Part time students would receive this sum on a
                                                                                        pro-rata basis.
         •   provide evidence of financial hardship and/or personal hardship
             (documents such as a bank statement, salary slips, Centrelink
                                                                                        Eligibility/selection criteria
             statement, and/or personal statement)
                                                                                        Applicants must:
         •   submit a personal statement of 500 word or less to demonstrate
             leadership qualities and/or community participation.                       •   be a holder of either a Bridging Visa 'E' (V050), a Temporary
         •   provide two referee reports outlining the applicants suitability for the       Protection Visa (V785) or a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (V790)
             scholarship:                                                               •   have submitted a course application through VTAC or directly to
             –– Character reference – from a current or past employer or a person           Swinburne
                competent to supply a character reference.                              •   have submitted a scholarship application
             –– Academic reference – from a person qualified to comment on              •   be a commencing full time student in the year the scholarship is
                commitment to studies, preferably a subject coordinator from the            awarded. Part time enrolment will be considered under special
                applicant's secondary school and/or a school principal.                     circumstances
         * Refer to Rural and Regional Calculator to determine your geographic         •   provide evidence of financial hardship (documents such as a bank
            classification.                                                                 statement, salary slips, Centrelink statement)
                                                                                        •   submit a personal statement (300 words) on your involvement in the
         How to apply                                                                       community, and how you intend to contribute to your community
         Applicants must complete an online application form                                and society in the future. This might include any volunteer work, and
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all                            any demonstration of leadership potential you have accomplished in
         supporting documentation.                                                          any setting including:
                                                                                            ––   school
         Opening date                                                                       ––   community
         30 September 2018                                                                  ––   any member group of the Refugee Council of Australia
                                                                                            ––   church
         Closing date                                                                       ––   youth groups
         5 February 2019                                                                    ––   sporting clubs etc.
                                                                                            This could have taken place in your home country or in any part of
                                                                                            your journey in coming to and living in Australia. Please be sure to
                                                                                            also tell us how you intend to contribute to community and society in
                                                                                            the future.

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Scholarships for commencing students continued

         Scholarships for all disciplines                                          Access scholarships
         continued
         Swinburne Welcome Scholarships continued                                  Swinburne is committed, through the principles of equity, to increasing
                                                                                   educational opportunities for eligible students by providing the
         •   submit a reference (written in the past twelve months) supporting     following Access scholarships.
             your application. This does not need to be an important person,
             but they do need to be able to confirm what you have said in your     Access Scholarships for First Year Undergraduates
             personal statement. The reference must include the date, name,
             position and contact details of the person providing the reference,   Students offered an Access Scholarship for First Year Undergraduates
                                                                                   may undertake any undergraduate degree at Swinburne.
             and your permission for the University to contact them for further
             information if required.
                                                                                   Value
         Holders of Bridging Visa ‘A’ and those who have entered Australia on a    This scholarship is valued at $5000 to assist with study costs including
         Student Visa are not eligible for these Scholarships.                     relocation costs.
         The completion of this online Swinburne Welcome Scholarship form is       Eligibility/selection criteria
         only one half of your application; you must also apply for a course at
                                                                                   To be eligible, applicants must:
         Swinburne; either directly or through VTAC.

         NOTE: Preference will be given to applicants who have completed a
                                                                                   •   be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder
                                                                                       of a permanent humanitarian visa
         Vocational Education program at Swinburne University.
                                                                                   •   be a commencing student studying full-time in an undergraduate
         How to apply                                                                  degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, in the year the scholarship
                                                                                       is awarded
         Applicants must complete an online application form
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
                                                                                   •   have relocated from a rural or regional area in order to study

         supporting documentation.
                                                                                   •   demonstrate financial need
                                                                                   •   demonstrate social disadvantage.
         Opening date
                                                                                   How to apply
         1 November 2018
                                                                                   Application must be made through VTAC by completing the VTAC
         Closing date                                                              Scholarship Application Form which is available through your VTAC
                                                                                   user account.
         16 December 2018
                                                                                   Opening/closing dates
                                                                                   Refer to VTAC

                                                                                   Access Scholarships for Refugees
                                                                                   Students offered an Access Scholarship may undertake any
                                                                                   undergraduate degree at Swinburne.

                                                                                   Value
                                                                                   This scholarship is valued at $5000 to assist with study costs.

                                                                                   Eligibility/selection criteria
                                                                                   To be eligible, applicants must:

                                                                                   •   be a current or previous permanent humanitarian visa holder
                                                                                   •   be a commencing or current student studying full-time in an
                                                                                       undergraduate degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, in the year the
                                                                                       scholarship is awarded.
                                                                                   •   demonstrate financial need
                                                                                   •   demonstrate social disadvantage.

                                                                                   How to apply
                                                                                   Application must be made through VTAC by completing the VTAC
                                                                                   Scholarship Application Form which is available through your VTAC
                                                                                   user account.

                                                                                   Opening/closing dates
                                                                                   Refer to VTAC

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Access Scholarships for Students who are Care                              Pathways Access Scholarships
         Leavers from Australian State or Foster Care                               Students offered a Pathways Access Scholarship may undertake any
         Students offered an Access Scholarship for Students who are Care           undergraduate degree at Swinburne.
         Leavers from Australian State or Foster Care may undertake any
         undergraduate degree at Swinburne.                                         Value
                                                                                    This scholarship is valued at $5000 to assist with study costs.
         Value
         This scholarship is valued at $5000 to assist with study costs.            Eligibility/selection criteria
                                                                                    To be eligible, applicants must:
         Eligibility/selection criteria
                                                                                    •   be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder
         To be eligible, applicants must:                                               of a permanent humanitarian visa
         •   be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder   •   be a commencing student studying full-time in an undergraduate
             of a permanent humanitarian visa                                           degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, in the year the scholarship is
         •   be a commencing or current student studying full-time in an                awarded
             undergraduate degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, in the year the       •   have completed a vocation education qualification in 2018 as a
             scholarship is awarded                                                     pathway to an undergraduate degree
         •   be care leavers from Australian State or Foster Care                   •   provide evidence of financial hardship (documents such as a bank
         •   demonstrate financial need                                                 statement, salary slips, Centrelink statement)
         •   demonstrate social disadvantage.                                       •   provide evidence of social disadvantage (in a personal statement of
                                                                                        500 words or less)
         How to apply
         Application must be made through VTAC by completing the VTAC
                                                                                    How to apply
         Scholarship Application Form which is available through your VTAC          Applicants must complete an online application form
         user account.                                                              (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
                                                                                    supporting documentation.
         Opening/closing dates
                                                                                    Opening date
         Refer to VTAC
                                                                                    24 October 2018

                                                                                    Closing date
                                                                                    4 March 2019

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Scholarships for commencing students continued

         Commonwealth scholarships                                                    Pathway and Vocational Education
                                                                                      (PAVE) scholarships
         Commonwealth scholarships aim to assist students from low                    Achievement Cleaning Humanitarian Welcome
         socio‑economic backgrounds, particularly those from rural and
                                                                                      Scholarships
         regional areas, and Indigenous students with costs associated with
         higher education.                                                            Achievement Cleaning is committed to helping humanitarian visa
                                                                                      holders in Australia. The University currently has a significant student
         How to apply                                                                 population of students who identify as being enrolled under a
         Application must be made through VTAC by completing the VTAC                 humanitarian visa. This humanitarian welcome scholarship is designed
         Scholarship Application Form which is available through your VTAC            to support commencing students holding a humanitarian visa in a
         user account.                                                                Diploma or Advanced Diploma Course.

         Opening/closing dates                                                        Value
         Refer to VTAC                                                                $3000 paid in 2 instalments

                                                                                      Eligibility/selection criteria
         Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation
                                                                                      To be eligible, applicants must:
         Scholarships
         The Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (ICAS)
                                                                                      •   be commencing a Diploma or Advanced Diploma study at Swinburne
                                                                                          in in the year the scholarship is awarded.
         aims to improve higher education access for Indigenous people,
         particularly those who need to relocate from regional and remote             •   submit a personal statement (300 words) addressing any social/
         areas, through payments to assist with accommodation costs.                      economic disadvantage, involvement in the community (including
                                                                                          leadership potential) and how you intend to contribute to your
         Value                                                                            community in the future.
         This scholarship is valued at $5,355 per year (as at 2018)                   •   submit evidence of:
                                                                                          –– financial hardship
         Eligibility/selection criteria                                                   –– permanent Humanitarian Visa status, and
         To be eligible, applicants must:                                                 –– extra-curricular service to community

         •   be an Indigenous Australian or Torres Strait Islander                    Please note: the above evidence and personal statement should be attached
                                                                                      to the online application form.
         •   be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree at Swinburne in 2018
         •   demonstrate low socio-economic status or financial disadvantage          How to apply
         •   have lived or studied in a regional or remote area of Australia within
                                                                                      Applicants must complete an online application form
             the four years immediately preceding the commencement of the
                                                                                      (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
             current course of study
                                                                                      supporting documents.

         Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs                                      Opening date
         Scholarships                                                                 2 January 2019
         The Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (ICECS)
                                                                                      Closing date
         aims to improve higher education access for Indigenous people,
         particularly those who need to relocate from regional and remote             15 May 2019
         areas, through payments to assist with education costs.

         Value
         This scholarship is valued at $2676 per year (as at 2018)

         Eligibility/selection criteria
         To be eligible, applicants must:

         •   be an Indigenous Australian or Torres Strait Islander
         •   demonstrate low socio-economic status or financial disadvantage
         •   be enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree at Swinburne

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Kath Watson Scholarship for Women                                           Swinburne Welcome Scholarships
         For details of this scholarship, please refer to page 14.                   For details of this scholarship, please refer to page 16.

         Sheila Fitzgerald Scholarship                                               The CFO Solution Scholarship
         The Sheila Fitzgerald scholarship is offered to enable a student            The CFO Solution Scholarship has been established to support a
         to pursue a vocational foundation or an apprenticeship program,             student who has experienced significant barriers to accessing tertiary
         consistent with Sheila’s deeply held commitment to accessible,              education. The scholarship will support a student to achieve their full
         high‑quality vocational education.                                          academic potential by reducing the need to work outside of study, and
                                                                                     enable them to continue their commitment to the community and build
         Value                                                                       their leadership skills.
         This scholarship is valued at $2000.
                                                                                     Value
         Eligibility/selection criteria                                              The scholarship is valued at $7,500 per year for a maximum period of
         To be eligible, applicants must:                                            up to three years.

         •   be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder    Eligibility/selection criteria
             of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
                                                                                     To be eligible, applicants must:
         •   be a current student studying full-time in a vocational education
             foundation or apprenticeship program in the year the scholarship is     •   be an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or holder of
             awarded                                                                     an Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa
         •   provide evidence of financial need or socio-economic disadvantage.      •   either:
             Disadvantage(s) may include:                                                –– be enrolled in full-time studies in a Diploma or Advanced Diploma
             –– financial difficulty or low income                                          course of study at Swinburne; or
             –– disability or medical condition                                          –– be enrolled full-time on campus or through Swinburne Online in an
             –– delay or interruption to career or studies because of family                undergraduate degree at Swinburne, and have completed at least
                responsibilities or illness                                                 8 units in their degree with no more than 4 exemptions. Applicants
             –– relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake              must also achieve a minimum of credit average in the units that
                tertiary study                                                              they have completed.
             –– English as a second language                                         •   provide evidence of financial hardship (documents such as a
             –– identification as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander                bank statement, salary slip, Centrelink statement, and/or personal
         •   demonstrate passion for the chosen field of study and long term             statement)
             plans and benefits of the scholarship (in a personal statement of not   •   demonstrate leadership and/or recent/current community
             more than 500 words)                                                        involvement in the last 2 years in a personal statement of no more
         •   be enrolled in a course in one of the following areas:                      than 500 words.
             –– apprenticeship and pre-apprenticeship courses:                       •   provide two referee reports (written in the last 2 years) to support
                                                                                         your application:
                  ––   plumbing
                  ––   carpentry                                                         –– an academic reference – from a person competent to comment on
                  ––   engineering (mechanical and fabrication)                             your capacity to undertake/continue tertiary studies e.g. a subject
                  ––   electrotechnology                                                    coordinator and/or a school principal.
                  ––   electrician                                                       –– a character reference – from a person competent to comment on
                                                                                            your suitability for the scholarship e.g. an employer.
             ––   spoken and written English
             ––   general education for adults                                           Please note references cannot be supplied by a person related to you.
             ––   English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Access)                   •   not be in receipt of any other scholarship
             ––   English as an Additional Language (EAL) (Further Study)
                                                                                     How to apply
         How to apply                                                                Applicants must complete an online application form
         Applicants must complete an online application form                         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all                     supporting documents.
         supporting documentation.
                                                                                     Opening date
         Opening date                                                                30 September 2018
         30 September 2018
                                                                                     Closing date
         Closing date                                                                30 November 2018
         1 November 2018

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Scholarships for commencing students continued

         Pathway and Vocational Education                                             Residential Scholarships
         (PAVE) scholarships continued
         Women in Vocational Education ICT Scholarships                               Residential Scholarships are available to current students who are living
                                                                                      on campus. There are a total of 20 scholarships available, designed to
         Swinburne University encourages women to pursue a career in                  assist students in meeting the costs of living away from home.
         Information Communication Technology (ICT). The scholarships aim
         to support female students to undertake vocational education studies         Value
         within ICT at Swinburne University of Technology. Scholarship recipients     Scholarship recipients receive a reduction of $1000 per semester in
         will be supported with work integrated learning opportunities.               their residential fees. Total value of the scholarship is $2000 for a full
                                                                                      academic year.
         Value
         Full fee waiver for the normal duration of the course.                       Eligibility/selection criteria
                                                                                      To be eligible, applicants must:
         Eligibility/selection criteria
         To be eligible, applicants must:                                             •   be enrolled full-time at Swinburne
                                                                                      •   reside in the Student Residences at the Hawthorn campus for the full
         •   be an Australian citizen; New Zealand citizen; Australian Permanent
                                                                                          academic year i.e. two semesters
             Resident; Australian Permanent Resident with Humanitarian Visa
                                                                                      •   not be a previous Residential Scholarship recipient
         •   be a female student
                                                                                      •   have no record of misconduct within the Residences.
         •   provide evidence of financial needs (documents such as bank
             statement, salary slips, centrelink statement)                           Note: The scholarships will be primarily offered on the basis of academic
         •   be a commencing student studying full-time in Certificate IV in          merit, financial hardship and proven community engagement and
             Information Technology or Certificate IV in Computer Systems             leadership qualities, as well as with socio-economic disadvantage, and the
             Technology at Swinburne in Semester 1, in the year the scholarship       potential of the applicant to enhance the reputation of student life within the
             is awarded.                                                              Residences taken into account. Successful recipients are required to assist
                                                                                      with Residences promotional activities including Open Day, school tours and
         •   provide two referee reports outlining the applicant’s suitability for
             the scholarship (these reports cannot be written by someone related      other activities as requested by Residential management.
             to you).
                                                                                      How to apply
             –– an academic reference – from a person qualified to comment
                                                                                      Download the application form: www.swin.edu.au/residences
                on academic studies, preferably a subject coordinator from
                the applicant’s secondary school and/or a school principal or a
                                                                                      Opening date
                Swinburne teaching staff member.
             –– character reference – from a current or past employer (no older       16 January 2019
                than one (1) year) or a person competent to supply a character
                                                                                      Closing date
                reference.
                                                                                      1 March 2019
         •   provide a written statement of no more than 200 words outlining
             the reason for selecting to study ICT, and future goals as a result of
                                                                                      Contact
             this study.
                                                                                      Student Residences
         How to apply                                                                 residences@swin.edu.au
         Applicants must complete an online application form
         (www.swinburne.edu.au/scholarships) and submit with all
         supporting documentation.

         Opening date
         30 September 2018

         Closing date
         19 January 2019

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