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Swinburne University of Technology Scholarships

There are 63 scholarships available at Swinburne University of Technology.

CFO Solution Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must:

  • be an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or holder of an Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • either
  1. be a commencing student in 2017 in full-time studies in a Diploma or Advanced Diploma course of study at Swinburne; or
  2. be enrolled full-time on campus or through Swinburne Online in an undergraduate degree at Swinburne, and have completed at least 8 units in their degree with no more than 4 exemptions.  Applicants must also achieve a minimum of credit average in the units that they have completed.
  • demonstrate financial need
  • demonstrate leadership and/or recent/current community involvement in the last 2 years
  • provide an academic and a character reference (written in the last 2 years)
  • not be in receipt of any other scholarship

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

AUD $7,500 per year up to a maximum period of 3 years

Application deadline

17 March 2017

Apollo Fund - First in Family Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident
  • be a commencing student studying full-time in an on-campus single or double Business undergraduate degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, 2017
  • be the first in their family to attend university
  • not have a previous university qualification
  • demonstrate financial need.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

3,85,589 a year

Value details

The total value of the scholarship is AUD $22,500

Application deadline

17 March 2017

Judith Kinnear Student Travel Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled full-time in a postgraduate degree (by research) in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology in 2017
  • Demonstrate how the attendance at a 'significant career-impacting international event' will be of professional benefit to them and impact on their career
  • Demonstrate that they have limited or no access to University or external funding for their travel plans/visit and that without the appropriate funding, will not be able to undertake the travel
  • Provide an estimated breakdown of costs required (i.e. conference registration, flight and/or accommmodation costs, etc.)
  • Funding must be used in the year the Scholarship is awarded.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

2,57,060 total value

Value details

The scholarship payment will be made as a reimbursement when original receipts are presented and submitted to the University, for example conference registration, flight and/or accommodation bookings.

Application deadline

17 March 2017

Intech Scholarship in Information Technology

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or a holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • (for new students) achieve a minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 80.00
  • (for current students) achieve a distinction average in all units completed
  • be a commencing or current first year student studying full-time in an on-campus single or double information and communication technologies undergraduate degree at Swinburne
  • demonstrate financial and educational disadvantage
  • demonstrate a passion for information technology and motivation to succeed in their chosen field.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

2,57,060 total value

Application deadline

17 March 2017

Sir Reginald Ansett Scholarship - Business

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident
  • be a commencing student studying full-time in an on-campus single or double Business undergraduate degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, 2017
  • demonstrate financial need
  • possess sound academic ability, indicating a strong potential to complete the degree

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

2,31,354 total value

Value details

The scholarship is valued at AUD $1500 per year, for a period of three years. The total value of the scholarship is AUD $4500.

Application deadline

17 March 2017

Sheila Fitzgerald Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

This scholarship is open to students who meet the following eligibility criteria:

Be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
Be a current student studying full-time in a Vocational Education foundation or apprenticeship program
Able to demonstrate financial need or socio-economic disadvantage. Disadvantage(s) may include:

  • financial difficulty or low income
  • disability or medical condition
  • delay or interruption to career or studies because of family responsibilities or illness
  • relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake tertiary study
  • English as a second language
  • identification as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Submit a 200 word statement addressing:

  • Passion for the chosen field of study and long term plans
  • Benefits of the scholarship

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

1,02,824 total value

Application deadline

17 March 2017

Pratt Foundation Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident
  • Be a commencing student studying full-time in an on-campus single or double Business undergraduate degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, 2017
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Possess sound academic ability, indicating a strong potential to complete the degree program within minimum time
  • Provide evidence of community service
  • Demonstrate leadership skills

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

1,02,824 total value

Application deadline

17 March 2017

Alba Sorati Scholarship for Women

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility / selection criteria

Applicants must be:

  • Be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or a holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • Be a female commencing or current student studying full-time in an on-campus single or double undergraduate or postgraduate degree in engineering, information and communication technologies or science at Swinburne in Semester 1, 2017
  • Demonstrate financial need and educational disadvantage. Disadvantage(s) may include:
  1. financial difficulty or low income
  2. disability or medical condition
  3. delay or interruption to career or studies because of family responsibilities or illness
  4. relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake tertiary study
  5. English as a second language
  6. identification as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • Possess sound academic ability, indicating a strong potential to complete the degree course within minimum time

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

1,02,824 total value

Application deadline

17 March 2017

Swinburne Philanthropy Alumni Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa
  • be accepted to commence full-time or part-time studies  in the Master of Social Investment and Philanthropy, or
  • be a current full-time or part-time student enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact and intending to articulate into the Master of Social Investment and Philanthropy 
  • work for an innovative, sustainable not-for-profit organisation: new, emerging, re-structured, or high-performing.
  • supply evidence of leadership potential (eg, letter from Manager/CEO, personal satatement)
  • provide answers to the questions:
  1. in no more than 100 words, what value do you believe the Master of Social Investment Philanthropy will give for your organisation?
  2. in no more than 100 words, what do you hope to achieve with the funding?

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

4,11,295 total value

Application deadline

31 March 2017

Access Scholarship for First Year Undergraduates

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility / selection criteria

Applicants must:

  1. be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa
  2. be a commencing student studying full-time in an undergraduate degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, 2017
  3. have relocated from a rural or regional area in order to study
  4. demonstrate financial need
  5. demonstrate social disadvantage.

Value of scholarship

2,57,060 total value

Application deadline

August 2017

Access Scholarship for Students who are Care Leavers from Australian State or Foster Care

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility / selection criteria

Applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa
  • be a commencing or current student studying full-time in an undergraduate degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, 2017
  • care leavers from Australian State or Foster Care
  • demonstrate financial need
  • demonstrate social disadvantage

Value of scholarship

2,57,060 total value

Application deadline

August 2017

Access Scholarships for Refugees

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must:

  • be a current or previous permanent humanitarian visa holder
  • be a commencing or current student studying full-time in an undergraduate degree at Swinburne in Semester 1, 2017
  • demonstrate financial need
  • demonstrate social disadvantage.

Value of scholarship

2,57,060 total value

Application deadline

August 2017

Piers Fowler Professional Development Initiative Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility / selection criteria

Applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident or holder of permanent humanitarian visa
  • be a commencing or current student studying full-time in a single or double undergraduate degree in Aviation or Aviation (Management)
  • achieve a minimum ATAR of 85.00 or for a current student, achieve a credit average for all completed units
  • demonstrate how attending a professional aviation conference will benefit their study and future career in the aviation industry.

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value of scholarship

35,988 total value

Value details

Each scholarship recipient will be given the opportunity of an industry mentor.

Application deadline

11 August 2017

Australia-Israel PhD Research Scholarship (Co-Funded by Swinburne and the Trawalla Foundation)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Courses eligible

The 'Australia-Israel PhD Research Scholarship' program aims at strengthening relations between Australia and Israel, by fostering innovation and academic exchange. The scheme will support a total of two Partnered PhD candidates starting their PhD in 2017. 

Eligibility/Selection Criteria:

To become and remain eligible for the Australia-Israel PhD research scholarship, a prospective candidate must:
• Have completed at least four years (or equivalent) of tertiary education studies in computer science, computer engineering or related discipline at a high level of achievement (75% or higher).
• Have good understanding of data management; some knowledge of statistics is preferred.
• Fulfill the PhD candidature entry requirements of both Swinburne University of Technology and Tel Aviv University including language proficiency.
• Not have previously held a postgraduate research scholarship from Swinburne University of Technology

Successful applicants will be required to:
• Enroll as a full time student in the PhD program of Swinburne University of Technology
• Spend 12 months at Tel Aviv University under joint supervision of Tel Aviv University and Swinburne University of Technology academics

Application details

Students can apply online.

Value details

A stipend of $30,000 p.a. for 3 years

Swinburne International Undergraduate Academic Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility / selection criteria

  • You must be eligible for a bachelor program
  • You must commence your bachelor program in 2016
  • You must accept your scholarship offer within 2 weeks of offer date
  • Students who hold a conditional offer must accept their offer immediately after meeting their condition

You must not be:

  1. A citizen of Australia or New Zealand, or hold permanent residency of Australia
  2. Currently enrolled at Swinburne, unless you are enrolled in ELICOS only
  3. In receipt of another form of scholarship or reduced fee arrangement
  4. In receipt of any credit transfers or exemptions

Standard course progression rules apply. Scholarships will cease for students who do not meet standard course progression requirements

Application details

Students must send the completed application form along with the relevant documents: certified academic documents; certified copy of their passport; English proficiency test results; certified copy of unit outlines and academic transcripts; portfolio (for most design courses); English translations of all documents, if not already in English. Students can submit their application directly to Swinburne: Swinburne International, PO Box 218, Hawthorn Victoria 3122, Australia; or through an authorised representative in their country.

Value details

Scholarships are valued at 25 per cent of their total tuition fees. For Professional bachelor programs, scholarships are valued at 10% of your total tuition fees.

Swinburne International Excellence Scholarship - Postgraduate

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility / selection criteria

  • Students must be eligible for an offer for one of the eligible 2-year master by coursework programs
  • Students must commence their eligible master program in 2017
  • Students must accept the scholarship offer within 4 weeks of offer date, if the offer is unconditional
  • Students who hold a conditional offer must accept their offer immediately after meeting their condition

You must not be:

  1. a citizen or permanent resident of Australia
  2. in receipt of another form of scholarship or reduced fee arrangement
  3. in receipt of any credit transfers or exemptions

Standard course progression rules apply. Scholarships will cease for students who fail a unit of study

Application details

Students will automatically be assessed for a scholarship when applying for an eligible course at Swinburne. There is no need for a separate application.

Value details

Scholarships are valued at up to AUD $17,000.

Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship (Media and Communications)

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility / selection criteria

NOTE: International and non-Year 12 students are eligible to apply.

Applicants must:

  • Achieve a minimum ATAR of 95.00 or exceptional academic history
  • Meet the prerequisites of their chosen degree

Application details

You will automatically be assessed for this scholarship.

Value details

Recipients receive AUD $5000 per annum for the normal duration of their chosen degree, a one-off payment of AUD $2000 towards an international study experience and a guaranteed place in Swinburne's student accommodation.

Sustainable Consumption and Digital Media

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Applicants should have a first-class Honours or the equivalent in the humanities or social sciences (e.g. media and communications, anthropology, sociology, cultural studies, economics), demonstrated knowledge and interest in the topic area, and ability to work productively both independently and collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team with researchers and industry partners.

Application details

For Further information, Please visit university website.

Value details

The scholarship is for three years and provides a stipend of AUD $25,000-30,000 p/a, with additional allowance for travel and research support.

Data 61 (formerly NICTA) Scholarship - Data-Driven Visualizations that Make Sense

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility / selection criteria

  • A prospective candidate must have completed at least four years (or equivalent) of tertiary education studies in computer science, software engineering or related disciplines at a high level of achievement (H2A or equivalent).
  • The candidate must have good problem solving and technical skills and research experience in topics related to visualization, diagramming and data analytics.
  • Fulfill the PhD candidature entry requirements of Swinburne University of Technology.

Value details

Annual stipend AUD $26,288 (indexed and tax-free) for three years (with possible 6 month extension)

Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarship (Education)

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligibility / selection criteria

NOTE: International and non-Year 12 students are eligible to apply.

Applicants must:

  • Achieve a minimum ATAR of 95.00 or exceptional academic history
  • Meet the prerequisites of their chosen degree

Application details

You will automatically be assessed for this scholarship.

Value details

Recipients receive AUD $5000 per annum for the normal duration of their chosen degree, a one-off payment of AUD $2000 towards an international study experience and a guaranteed place in Swinburne's student accommodation.

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