New South Wales Scholarships

Certificate IV & Diploma courses

Starting 2016 and spread out over 4 years, the New South Wales Government will be offering 25,000 scholarships for selected qualifications under their ‘Smart and Skilled Program’.

“People with skills in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) are in high demand. If you are interested in training in these skills, you may be eligible for a $1,000 Jobs of Tomorrow scholarship under the NSW Government’s Smart and Skilled Program” – Smart and Skilled Program website

Eligibility
To be eligible for a Jobs of Tomorrow Scholarship, students must meet the Smart and Skilled personal eligibility criteria including be enrolled in a qualification that is eligible such as the Certificate IV and Diploma in Surveying. To enrol in a Certificate IV or Diploma, a 6 month Certificate III in Surveying and Spatial Information Services is typically required, so please check with relevant institutions for more details.

For a list of eligible qualifications, click here.

Interested? Here’s what you need to do:

The information below is current as of 30 April 2015 – Please confirm the availability and eligibility details of each scholarship with the respective university scholarship office.

University of Newcastle

Scholarship name Amount Number available Application criteria Contact
NSW Surveyor General Undergraduate Scholarship in Surveying $14,000 1
  • Be enrolled to enter the final year of the Bachelor of Surveying or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying) program or a combined degree program incorporating the Bachelor of Surveying or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying).
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Not hold another scholarship
  • Recipients of the scholarship will be invited to undertake industrial training with the Land and Property Information (LPI) over the summer vacation period prior to their fourth year of study. Temporary employment (minimum one year) will be offered with the Land and Property Information (LPI) in Bathurst after graduation.
Phone: 02 4921 5000
Email: scholarship@newcastle.edu.au
Institution of Surveyors Undergraduate Scholarship $1,500 1
  • Be enrolled in the 1st year of the Bachelor of Surveying or combined degree including Bachelor of Surveying
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Not have previously received this scholarship
Institution of Surveyors Undergraduate Scholarship $4,000 1
  • Be enrolled in Bachelor of Surveying or combined degree including Bachelor of Surveying
  • Have completed at least 80 units of current program
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Be a student from a rural or regional area of NSW
  • Not hold another scholarship
NSW Surveyor General’s Woman In Surveying Undergraduate Scholarship $5,000 1
  • Be enrolled in the 1st year of the Bachelor of Surveying or combined degree including Bachelor of Surveying
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Not have previously received this scholarship
  • Be a woman

 

University of New South Wales

Scholarship name Amount Number available Application criteria Contact
NSW Institution of Surveyors Award $1,500 1 (up to 4 years)
  • Be enrolled in the 1st year of the Bachelor of Engineering in either Surveying or Geoinformation Systems
  • Be enrolled full-time
Phone: 02 9385 1078
Email: scholarships@unsw.edu.au
Peter Angus-Leppan Scholarship in Surveying or Geoinformation Systems $10,000 1 (for up to 4 years)
  • Be enrolled in the 1st year of the Bachelor of Engineering in either Surveying or Geoinformation Systems
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Indigenous students are strongly encouraged to apply
NSW Surveyor General Undergraduate Award $14,000 1 (for 1 year)
  • Be enrolled in the final year of the Bachelor of Engineering in either Surveying or Geoinformation Systems
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Students enrolled in a dual degree are also eligible to apply, providing they are entering their finally year of undergraduate study
  • Rural students are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • In addition to receiving the scholarship payments the successful recipient will also be invited to undertake industrial training with Land & Propery Information (LPI) over the summer vacation period prior to their final year of study. LPI will also offer temporary employment (minimum one year) in Bathurst after graduation.

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