Eugen Singer Award

The Eugen Singer Award was established by Mrs Josephine Singer in commemoration of her late husband, Eugen Singer, who distinguished himself as a chemical engineer working in the field of precision engineering associated with the production and processing of polymers. The scholarship is open to students who are undertaking postgraduate research in the study of polymers and who are in financial need.

Applications open

1 Jun 2023

Applications closed

31 Jul 2023

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $15,600

Applicable study areas

Agriculture, animal studies, food science and veterinary science; Engineering; Sciences and mathematics

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be undertaking a higher degree by research in a field related to the study of polymers, including their production and processing at the University of Melbourne; and
    • have submitted an online application consisting of a personal statement  describing the research topic, student’s financial situation and how the funds would be used to benefit their research

    Selection criteria

      Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:

    • Academic merit - which will be assessed via the personal statement and supporting documents (CV, most recent progress report, peer-reviewed publications, supervisor’s statement) to evaluate the strength of the applicant’s research; and
    • Financial need- which will be assessed via the personal statement and submission of the FEIT Student Financial Assessment form
  • Application process

    Submit an online application via the Faculty of Engineering & IT current research students website.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    You can expect an outcome of your application approximately six - eight weeks after the closing date.

What are the benefits?

A single payment equal to the total award amount.

For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.

The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.