Goldsmith Family Women in STEM Scholarship

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The Goldsmith Family’s Women in STEM Scholarship was established to encourage women to undertake a career across Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematical disciplines.

Courses eligible

Single and double degree courses in Science, Technology and Engineering and Mathematical disciplines.

Eligibility / selection criteria

Applicants must:

  • be a female Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • be a commencing student studying full-time at Swinburne or through Swinburne Online in the specified undergraduate degree as listed above in the year the scholarship is awarded
  • have achieved an ATAR of 90 (provide ATAR certificate)
  • submit a personal statement of no more than 750 words outlining:
    a) your leadership qualities
    b) recent community involvement / voluntary work (within the last 2 years)
    c) your long term goals/ career aspirations
    d) the benefit of this scholarship to your studies
  • provide two referee reports (written in the last 2 years by persons not related to you) to support your application:
    • an academic reference - from a person competent to comment on your capacity to undertake or continue tertiary studies e.g. a subject coordinator and/or a school principal, and
    • Character reference - from a person competent to comment on your suitability for the scholarship. eg. an employer.

Please note references cannot be supplied by a person related to you.


The scholarship is valued at $7,500 per year for the normal duration of the course, for a maximum period of up to five years.

How to apply

Applications are closed.


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