Kim Jackson Scholarship

Overview

The Kim Jackson Scholarship is to be awarded to a female engineering student for the duration of their undergraduate degree, for up to 5 years at the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science.

Funding for this award has been provided by Ms Kim Jackson, an ANU Alumni, having graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor of Engineering Honours and a Bachelor of Commerce.  Kim is a strong advocate on how education has the power to change lives and believes this scholarship will change the life of the recipient, enabling them to study at ANU and engage in all facets of university life.

Field of study

Engineering

Eligibility

The award is available each year to a prospective female-identifying ANU student who:

  1. is an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident;
     
  2. has completed their Year 12 or equivalent qualification within the last two years and has not enrolled in any undergraduate degree program prior to commencing at the University;
     
  3. is enrolling in a Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Research and Development) single or flexible double degree offered by the College of Engineering & Computer Science
     
  4. residential address is from a non-metropolitan area as defined by doctorconnect.gov.au

Benefits

The recipient of this scholarship will be awarded $20,000 per year for up to five years, depending on the duration of their undergraduate studies.

How to apply

Students who meet the eligibility criteria are required to submit a video application, using the prescribed form, by the application close date to be considered for the award.

The purpose of the video application is for the applicant to

  • Demonstrate their passion for Engineering
    (eg why do you want to study Engineering at the ANU, what areas interest you the most, have you engaged in any extracurricular activities in the area of engineering)
  • Describe their grand vision for using their Engineering Degree
    (eg what do you hope to achieve once you graduate from the ANU)
  • Outline what the scholarship means to them

The content and the format of the video application is at the student's discretion and does not require professional editing or video equipment (smart phone recording is all that is expected, video-quality will not be taken into account).  Videos should be no more than three minutes in length.

Video applications are to be submitted via: https://anu.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4YE1yN0fkpA9Cg5

Further information