QUT Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship in Australia | Application Guide

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This is to inform all interested candidates that the QUT Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship in Australia application portal is now open for Australian citizens or a permanent resident who will be starting university for the first time in 2020. The program will provide access to enrichment programs that develop your leadership potential and kick start your technology career.

Below is the step by step guide on how to apply for the Scholarship and if you run into any issues while trying then use the comment section to notify us as soon as possible so we can help you out in the process.

Before that, this is short info about the institution, The Queensland University of Technology is a modern university for the real world that offers more than 400 courses and research programs. QUT aim is to empower the next generation of entrepreneurs and support the industries that will define tomorrow.

Application Deadline: November 15, 2019

Scholarship Description

  • University or Organization: Queensland University of Technology
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Award: Total $15000 ($5,000 per year up to three years)
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 7
  • Nationality: Australian
  • The award can be taken in Australia

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Eligible Countries: Applications will be accepted only from Australia.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The program will be awarded for the undergraduate degree course in Information technology subject area.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following eligibility criteria:

To be eligible for this application you must:

  1. be graduating Year 12 in 2019 or have had no more than 1 gap year since graduating high school
  2. be starting university for the first time in 2020 and have achieved an unadjusted OP 1 – 5 (or equivalent)
  3. Students must be enrolling full time in the Bachelor of Information Technology or Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments or a double degree including one of these degrees at QUT
  4. have placed QUT as your first preference.

Eligible applicants will:

  1. display an active interest in making a positive difference through technology
  2. demonstrate leadership potential and a commitment to their continued growth and development
  3. display an active desire for participation in their community including a commitment to be an active Westpac Scholar Alumni member
  4. demonstrate resilience

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applications are based on academic performance and potential for leadership. To apply, applicants must follow the three steps as the following:
  1. Step 1 Complete the Westpac Young Technologists questionnaire
  2. Step 2 Start a new application and upload your completed questionnaire
  3. Step 3 Continue a saved application where required.
  • Supporting Documents: Before starting your application, applicants must prepare the required documents to submit.
  • Admission Requirements: To keep the program, applicants must be enrolled full time in an eligible IT degree for the duration your studies and maintain a course grade point average (GPA) of 5.0 or higher each semester.
  • Applicants need to either have completed Australian Year 12 (or equivalent) or be aged 17 or older and be applying on the basis of your previous study or work experience.
  • Language Requirement: To meet English language proficiency requirements, you must check specific English proficiency requirements for your chosen course.

Benefits Of The Scholarship

  • The award is valued at up to $15,000 and will be paid at $5,000 per year ($2,500 per semester) over a three year period of full-time study.
  • Scholarship recipients will be required to attend the Westpac Scholars Summit in Sydney at the advised time (expected in March) in their first year.


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