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Scholarships

Scholarships can help with course fees, text books, accommodation costs and living expenses. This page provides information and links to scholarships specifically for women to undertake STEM related study at South Australian Universities. The scholarships listed are available to women only. However, all South Australian Universities also offer other STEM related scholarships to men and women (see below for links to each university's scholarships page). For eligibility criteria click on the name of each scholarship.

Undergraduate

Note that all The University of Adelaide scholarships are listed on one page here

  • BHP Billiton MCA Women in Engineering Scholarship BHP Billiton, in partnership with the Minerals Council of Australia, is helping identify the next generation of talented female engineers. The scholarship is open to all female undergraduate engineering students studying in Australia.
  • Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Scholarship recipients will each receive a financial award for the academic year. In addition, all scholarship recipients and finalists will be invited to attend a retreat at Google. The retreat will include workshops, speakers, panelists, breakout sessions and social activities scheduled over a couple of days.
  • Hypatia Scholarship for Mathematically Talented Women Offered to full-time women students who enrol in either the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences or the Bachelor of Quantitative Finance at UniSA. The scholarships are awarded on academic merit and include financial contribution towards student tuition fees for the first year of study, the provision of shared personal office space and a personal computer within the School.
  • Jessie Cooper Study Grants for Mature Entry Women Awarded to mature age women studying at Flinders University on the basis of demonstrated financial need and academic merit.
  • Lesley Shorne Memorial Scholarship Designed to provide assistance to a mature age woman enrolled in the third year of a Doctor of Medicine or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Flinders University.
  • May Mills Scholarship for Women The May Mills Scholarship for Women is to encourage women, who have experienced significant interruptions to their studies due to family responsibilities, to proceed to a research higher degree at Flinders University.
  • SA Water Ada Scholarship in Information and Communications Technology and Placement Awarded to female students studying full-time in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of an undergraduate Bachelor degree program in the area of computer and information science within the School of Information Technology and Mathematical Science at UniSA.
  • SA Water Hypatia Scholarship Offered to a commencing female student who is enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Quantitative Finance (DBQF) or the Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (LBMA) programs at UniSA.
  • SA Water Undergraduate Scholarship in Civil Engineering for Women SA Water is providing one scholarship to a continuing female student undertaking a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Structural) or a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Environmental) program at the University of Adelaide.
  • SA Water Undergraduate Scholarship in Civil Engineering and Placement for Women Awarded to 2nd/3rd year female students enrolled full time in the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or associated specialisation programs at UniSA.
  • SA Water Women in IT Scholarship Scholarship to provide financial assistance to women undertaking an undergraduate or honours degree in information technology at Flinders University relevant to SA Water's operations.
  • Sylvia Birdseye Undergraduate Scholarship for Women Available to women students who are studying full-time and undertaking the third year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) or (Civil and specialisation) program at UniSA. Particular interest will be paid to candidates enrolled in the (Civil and Transport) specialisation.
  • Zonta Club of Adelaide Inc: Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships The Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarships are awarded to women studying business at the undergraduate level who have demonstrated outstanding potential in the field. Students must be registered to enter the third or fourth year of an undergraduate degree program (first university degree) at the University of Adelaide when funds are received from Zonta International Headquarters in November.

Honours and Post-Graduate

Note that all The University of Adelaide scholarships are listed on one page here

  • Catherine Helen Spence Memorial Scholarship Provides financial support for a woman to undertake the investigation of social problems and/or a study in the field of social sciences in Australia or overseas. The investigation or study should be relevant to social conditions in South Australia and be capable of being applied for the benefit of the state. Awarded every four years.
  • SA Water Science Honours Scholarship for Women Available to women students studying full-time and undertaking an Honours degree or degree with Honours at UniSA in one of the following programs: Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Industrial and Applied Mathematics); Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) (Applied Physics); Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Nano and Biomaterials); Bachelor of Sustainable Environments (Honours); Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours) - final year; Bachelor of Information Technology (Honours); Bachelor of Software Engineering - final year in Honours plan.
  • SA Water Women in IT Scholarship Scholarship to provide financial assistance to women undertaking an undergraduate or honours degree in information technology at Flinders University relevant to SA Water's operations.
  • Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Awards for Women Awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering at Flinders University.

Scholarships open to women and men at all levels

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Last Updated:
16 May 2017
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