2024 - Semester 2 - Hatch Indigenous Engineering Scholarship

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Status: Open

Applications open: 17/06/2024
Applications close: 7/08/2024

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About this scholarship

The purpose of the scholarship is to promote diversity and inclusivity within the engineering industry by supporting and encouraging Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students undertaking a course in engineering. 
Hatch Pty Ltd are passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. Their global network of 10,000 professionals work on the world’s toughest challenges, with experience spanning over 150 countries around the world in the metals, energy, and infrastructure sectors. 
Please visit www.hatch.com for more information on the company.

  • Current Students

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

  • Undergraduate

  • Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Students

  • Australian Citizen

  • Merit Based

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

  • A cash stipend of $5,000 per semester. The amount can be used at the recipient's discretion to contribute towards education related expenses.
  • Potential paid vacation work with Hatch (dependant on year of study)
  • Potential paid part-time employment during final year of study (dependant on year of study)
  • Potential ongoing employment following graduation.

Scholarship Details

  • All Bachelor of Engineering undergraduate degrees, including double degrees.

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

  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled full-time (minimum 75 credits) in an eligible course in semester 2, 2024
  • Have a minimum course weighted average (CWA) of 65
  • Not in receipt of any other scholarships that are externally funded and/or for the same purpose

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
  • Please note that this link will direct you to the general "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship Program " application form. Once you submit your application, you will then be considered for all scholarships that you are eligible for in this round.

Step 2: Complete

  • Complete the application form online
  • Application form can be saved at any point of the process
  • Tips on how to complete your application can be found on the ‘Applying for scholarships’ link on the scholarships website
  • For any assistance with the application process or your application, please contact us on 1300 222 888 or email us at [email protected] . Please note: appointments can be made to speak to an advisor in person

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:
    • Responses to questions in application form
    • Academic merit
      • CWA
      • Passion for course / vision for career
    • Interview performance (for shortlisted applicants)

Step 6: Shortlist for Interview

  • Shortlisted applicants will be sent an interview date and time via their student email in late August
  • Shortlisted applicants must be available for the designated interview time (mid September)

Step 7: Outcome

  • Successful and unsuccessful interview applicants will be notified of their outcome via the Scholarship Channel (Student OASIS) within 6-8 weeks of closing 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 75 credits per semester at Curtin University
  • Maintain a course weighted average (CWA) of at least 65 each semester
  • Pass all units attempted each semester
  • Not apply for or receive any other scholarships that are externally funded and/or for the same purpose whilst receiving the Hatch Indigenous Engineering Scholarship


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T: 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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