Melbourne Access Scholarship - Women into Engineering

This scholarship was established in 2018 with various donations and is available to female undergraduate students who intend to become professionally qualified engineers and are experiencing disadvantaged circumstances.

Applications open

3 Aug 2020

Applications closed

30 Sep 2020

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Bi-annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $30,000

Applicable study areas


Number of scholarships awarded

Up to 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    Selection criteria

    This scholarship is awarded to eligible candidates who have the highest overall level of disadvantage based on the information provided in their VTAC SEAS application and their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).


    This scholarship is subject to the Coursework Scholarships Terms & Conditions and can be deferred to the following academic year. In addition, you must enrol in the Bachelor of Science with an engineering major followed by the Master of Engineering. See: Engineering pathway

  • Application process

    Students who have applied for Access Melbourne using the VTAC Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) will be automatically considered for these scholarships.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Scholarship offers are made a few days after the Victorian Year 12 ATAR are released in December. Further offers are made in January and February to students who have completed IB or Year Twelve at an school outside Victoria.

  • Variations of this scholarship

    Recipients in their second or third year are eligible to participate in the Access Connections Mentoring Program, which partners students and alumni for a semester-long mentorship.

What are the benefits?

An allowance of $6,000 per year (paid in half-yearly instalments) for up to three years while enrolled in the Bachelor of Science and up to two years while enrolled in the Master of Engineering.

See also: What you need to know once you've accepted your scholarship offer

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