UNSW Rural Engineering Scholarships

Posted on July 24, 2014

Oxley students are classified as rural students for the purposes of this scholarship.

Applicants are only required to lodge one on-line application,(via the Co-op website) to be considered for the Rural Scholarship Program. Applicants will be asked to nominate their preferred engineering degree(s) at UNSW so that their name can be put forward for consideration for both the generic scholarships and any relevant industry-funded scholarships.


. academic merit (estimated ATAR of 91)
. good academic ability in mathematics, English and science
. aptitude and commitment to studies in engineering
. personal qualities (for example involvement in school and community activities, srong leadership and communication skills)
. financial circumstances may also be taken into account.

Closing Date
30 September in the year prior to commencing study at UNSW.

Shortlisted applicants must be available to attend an interview at UNSW in the fourth week of November.

Residential Colleges.
Several on-campus residential colleges set aside some of their first year places for Rural Scholarship Program recipients. (The Kensington Colleges, Shalom College, New College, Warrane College). If you wish to be considered for one of these places you must apply to the college (or colleges) by the advertised closing date clearly indicating that you are applying for the Faculty of Engineering Rural Scholarship Program.