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The Australian National University and the Defence Science & Technology Group are offering two scholarships to female students commencing an Honours year in semester 2 2016. The scholarships aim to encourage high-performing female students to continue studying in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to improve the representation of Women scientists and engineers.
Field of study
Physical Sciences, Information, Computing and Communication, Mathematics, Human, Social and Health Sciences, Cyber Sciences, Systems Sciences, Engineering and Technology
The award will be available to a prospective female student who:
is an Australian citizen
is commencing an honours year in semester 2 2016 in one of the following disciplines:
Information, Computing and Communication
Human, Social and Health Sciences
Engineering and Technology
is completing an honours project which contributes to the mission of defence science; and
applies for and maintains a baseline security clearance;
Selection is on the basis of academic merit. Other factors such as a demonstrated ability to collaborate with others may also be taken into account. Preference may be given to a student from an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background
The scholarship provides a stipend $12,500 which will be paid in equal instalments in each semester of the Honours year.
Scholarship recipients may be offered the opportunity and encouraged to participate in DSTG's Summer Vacation Placement program
How to apply
Applications must be made to the ANU via the prescribed form at the top of this page.