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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

  • 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 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.
  • Women Techmakers Scholars Program 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.
  • 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

  • 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 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 PhD/doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering at Flinders University.

General

Scholarships open to women and men at all levels

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Last Updated:
16 May 2017
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19 Nov 2019
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