The Pekol Family Scholarship For Women In Engineering and The Pekol Family Scholarship For Women In Maths and Science

Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Application Form - 2018

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support female students aspiring to undertake tertiary studies in engineering, or science (in the fields of maths and physics) who are currently experiencing barriers to attending The University of Queensland.   Two scholarships are available to be held for up to 4 years.  The value of each scholarship is $10,000 per annum.

Applications open: 11 December 2017     Applications close: 9 March 2018.

To apply and be considered for this scholarship, you must be:

  • female;
  • a domestic student, as defined by UQ;
  • intending to enroll full-time in the first year in one of the Approved Undergraduate Engineering programs listed below by the scholarship closing date -  
    • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Master of Engineering program;  or
    • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Mathematics or Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) in the field of maths or physics;
  • can provide documentary evidence of financial disadvantage if required. 
To view a copy of the scholarship rules please click on this link "How to Apply".

Other important information:

  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • You can submit applications for other scholarships; however, you cannot concurrently hold more than one scholarship that the Associate Dean considers to be similar.
  • You may be required to enter information for this application form your personal income and/or family income.  This would include a copy of the ATO notice and/or Centrelink Notice.
  • Candidates may be requested to participate in an interview as part of the selection process.
  • Applicants will be notified via email (to UQ student email address) if shortlisted for an interview.
  • Supply all relevant information as requested.   

To complete this application can take between 5-10 minutes.


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