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ERM Power Undergraduate Scholarship for Women in IT

Current student scholarship
A scholarship for current female undergraduate students studying information technology.

Scholarship details

Study levels


Student type

Current students

Study area

Engineering and Information technology

Eligibility criteria



Australian or New Zealand

Application dates

Applications open
16 January 2019
Applications close
3 March 2019

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • a scholarship valued at $20,000. The scholarship will be paid as a stipend of $5,000 per semester following confirmation of enrolment after the HECS-HELP census date of each semester for two years, commencing Semester 1, 2019.

Other benefits may include:

  • Further personal development opportunities including work integrated learning (WIL) and opportunity for paid internships.


You must be enrolled in one of the following courses full time with two years remaining as at Semester 1, 2019:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer Science) IN01
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer and Software Systems) EN01
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Computer and Software Systems) EN40
  • A relevant double degree (see terms and conditions)

You must:

  • have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least 6.0 (on QUT’s 7 point scale).
  • identify as female

To apply for this scholarship, you must be either:

  • an Australian or New Zealand citizen
  • an Australian permanent resident
  • an Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder.

How to apply

Complete and submit the online application form including all required attachments by the close date, 11:59pm Sunday, 3 March 2019.

Contact with any queries relating to the scholarship.

What happens next?

Our selection panel will allocate the ERM Power Undergraduate Scholarship based on information provided in the applications, an interview may be required.

If your application is successful, we will notify you via telephone and also in writing via email.

If your application is unsuccessful, we will notify you via email.


About the scholarship

ERM Power is an Australian energy company operating electricity sales, generation and energy solution businesses. The company has grown to become the second largest electricity provider to commercial businesses and industries in Australia by load. A growing range of energy solutions, products and services are being delivered, including lighting and energy efficient software and data analytics, to the Company’s existing and new customer base. The Company operates 662 megawatts of low emission, gas-fired peaking power stations in Western Australia and Queensland.

QUT’s Science and Engineering Faculty is pleased to partner with ERM Power to establish ERM Power Scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate QUT students to support female students to use their education to become technology leaders.

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Science and Engineering Faculty - Scholarships Officer

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