IGNITED Scholarship - Igniting female interest in Engineering, information technology and construction management

Deakin University

The IGNITED Scholarship has been created to ignite women's interest in industry areas traditionally dominated by men, including engineering, inforation technology and construction management. This scholarship is open to female students entering an approved undergraduate course offered by the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment.


Applicants must: be female; be an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa; be a commencing student enrolled for the first time in Trimester 1 2022; be enrolled full-time in a Commonwealth Supported Place in an approved course; be enrolled at Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waterfront, Geelong Waurn Ponds or Cloud Campus. Year 12 applicants must have a minimum ATAR of 70 (including published subject or Special Equity and Access Scheme adjustments). Consideration will be given for non-Year 12 applicants based on academic merit (in previous Year 12 results and/or GPA for post-secondary studies deemed at or above the equivalent of a 70 ATAR). The courses eligible for this scholarship are: Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence, Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours), Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours), Bachelor of Cyber Security, Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours), Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours), Bachelor of Information Technology, Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours), Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours), and Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours).

Further details

Applicants apply directly to Deakin University via the Deakin Scholarship Application Portal.

Amount $5,000

The scholarship provides a cash payment or student contributions of up to $625 per credit point plus academic mentor support.

Closing date 24 January 2022
Number per year 8
Frequency Annual
Duration years
Student type Australian
Gender Female
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Undergraduate / VET
Field of studys Computing and information technology
Engineering and technology
Built environment
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