2023 - GR Engineering Services Scholarship

Updated: 3 days ago

Status: Closed

Applications open: 17/01/2023
Applications close: 8/03/2023

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About this scholarship

The purpose of the GR Engineering Services Scholarship is to support and encourage engineering and extractive metallurgy students who are committed to their course of study. GR Engineering Services Limited is an engineering, consulting and contracting company specialising in engineering design and construction services to the resources and mineral processing industry. 

  • Current Students

  • Faculty of Science & Engineering
    • Science courses
    • Engineering courses
    • Western Australian School of Mines (WASM)

  • Undergraduate

  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa

  • Merit Based

The GR Engineering Scholarship will provide the following support for up to one year (based on a full-time study load of 100 credits per semester):

  • A total of $7,500 paid as a cash stipend of $3,750 per semester. The stipend may be used at the recipient's discretion to contribute towards payment of their course fees, or for other education-related expenses such as text books and/or general living expenses.
  • Potential paid or unpaid vacation work (dependant on business operations and availability)

Scholarship Details

  • Bachelor of Engineering (all majors and double degrees eligible except Mining Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Science (Extractive Metallurgy)

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria to be eligible to apply for the GR Engineering Services Scholarship:

  • Australian or New Zealand Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa holder
  • Enrolled full-time (100 credits) in the 3rd year of an eligible course in Semester 1, 2023
  • Minimum course-weighted-average (CWA) of 60
  • Not be or have been in receipt of any other externally or Curtin funded scholarships (with the exception of Curtin funded Financial Hardship bursaries under $1,500 and Personal Development bursaries)

Application process

Step 1: Access application form

  • Application form can be accessed via the ‘My Studies’ tab in OASIS or via the ‘Apply Online’ button on the top right-hand side of this page
  • If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student and would like to be considered for all other scholarships (both equity as well as merit scholarships) available in this round, we recommend that you apply for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship Program here (only one application form to complete)

Step 2: Complete

  • Complete the application form online
  • Application form can be saved at any point of the process
  • Multiple scholarships can be applied for at one time
  • Tips on how to complete your application can be found on the ‘Applying for scholarships’ link on the scholarships website

Step 3: Submit

  • Closing date is listed at the top of the page and within the Scholarships Channel on OASIS
  • Incomplete applications will not be assessed
  • Once submitted, application status will change to submitted

Step 4: Receipt

  • Application receipt will be sent to student email once application has been submitted

Step 5: Assessment

  • Applications will be assessed by an assessment panel using the following criteria:
    • Demonstrated academic merit
    • Performance in interview (for shortlisted applicants)
    • Resume
    • References
    • Responses to questions in application form
    • Preference may be given to applicants who have demonstrated financial need

Step 6: Shortlist for Interview

  • Shortlisted applicants will be sent an interview date and time via their student email.
  • Shortlisted applicants must be available for the designated interview time
  • Interviews will be conducted between 29 March and 6 April 2023
  • Unsuccessful applicants will be sent a notification via the Scholarship Channel (Student OASIS)

Step 7: Outcome

  • Successful and unsuccessful interview applicants will be notified of their outcome via the Scholarship Channel (Student OASIS) within approximately two weeks of their interview date

Step 8: Acceptance

  • Successful applicants must accept the terms and conditions via the Scholarship Channel (Student OASIS) by the deadline

Please note:

  • Scholarship will be awarded if there are applicants of sufficient merit

Enrolment Requirements

Recipients must meet all of the following:

  • Remain enrolled in initial course of study
  • Maintain a full-time enrolment of at least 100 credits each semester at Curtin University
  • Maintain a course weighted average (CWA) of at least 60 each semester
  • Pass all units attempted each semester
  • Not apply for or receive any other externally or Curtin funded scholarships (with the exception of Curtin funded Financial Hardship bursaries under $1,500 and Personal Development bursaries, which will be permitted)


Scholarships Office

Email: scholarships@curtin.edu.au

Telephone: 1300 222 888

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Further Information

For further information about applying for scholarships including important dates and tips for preparing your application, utilise the resources available on the Applying for Scholarships webpage.

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