2022 - Santos Indigenous Scholarship Program

Updated: 6 months ago
Deadline: The position may have been removed or expired!

Status: Closed

Applications open: 8/11/2021
Applications close: 30/11/2021

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About this scholarship

Santos is a leading supplier of natural gas, a fuel for the future providing cleaner energy to improve the lives of people in Australia and Asia. 

As a proud Australian company, Santos has long-standing relationships with many Indigenous communities, some dating back over 30 years. Santos provides Australian jobs and business opportunities, whilst safely and sustainably developing Australia’s natural gas resources, and powering Australian industries and households. 

The Santos Indigenous Scholarship Program aims to encourage and support high achieving undergraduate, postgraduate or pathway coursework students who want to work in a dynamic and challenging environment and have an interest in a career in the resource sector.

  • Current Students
  • Future Students

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
    • Science courses
    • Engineering courses
    • Western Australian School of Mines (WASM)

  • Pathways to undergraduate
  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate coursework

  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Students

  • Australian Citizen

  • Merit Based

Santos’ Indigenous Scholarship Program provides students with up to $10,000 to contribute towards payment of their course fees, or for other education-related expenses such as textbooks and/or general living expenses. 

There are additional opportunities for vacation work experience and/or undergraduate cadetship, which provide:

  • Opportunities to improve knowledge, skills and enhance personal development.
  • Hands on experience working side by side with Santos employees, learning from subject matter experts and being immersed in the industry.
  • An ability to assess your potential for future positions at Santos.

Scholarship Details

Applicants will be enrolled or planning to enrol in one of the following disciplines (or approved equivalent):

  • Business and Law: Commerce including Human Resource Management and Industrial relations or Law
  • Health Sciences: Psychology or Health Promotion
  • Humanities: Anthropology, Applied Science (Construction Management) or Sociology
  • Science and Engineering: Applied Geology, Chemical, Civil, Coastal and Marine, Computing, Construction, Electrical, Electronic, Environmental, IT, Mechanical, Petroleum or Safety and Environment

Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be considered for the Santos Indigenous Scholarship Program:

  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • Commencing or currently undertaking coursework in an eligible discipline at Curtin University in semester 1, 2022
  • Enrolled either full-time (100 credits) or part-time (minimum of 50 credits per semester) at Curtin University
  • Minimum course weighted average (CWA) of 70

Application process

To register your interest please email the expression of interest form at the top right hand of this page to indigenous.participation@santos.com 

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