Malcolm Styles Local Government Scholarship

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Malcolm Styles is a Swinburne engineering graduate who has forged a successful career in local government engineering. The Malcolm Styles Local Government Scholarship aims to support a regional or rural-based (preferably) engineering student studying in a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Professional) with an interest in local government.


Courses eligible

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Professional) offered by Swinburne University of Technology.

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible for the Malcolm Styles Local Government Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Meet the following criteria:
    • Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, Australian permanent resident with humanitarian visa or New Zealand citizen
  2. Meet the following enrolment criteria:
    • be a commencing first year Swinburne student in Semester 1, 2024
    • enrolled full-time in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)
  3. Provide evidence of relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake tertiary study.
  4. Provide a personal statement (500 words) outlining interest in local government and engineering.
  5. Provide evidence of leadership qualities and or evidence of extra-curricular service to community (reference letter).


The scholarship is valued at $5000 for one year only.

How to apply

Applications are currently closed


All scholarships offered by Swinburne are governed by a set of conditions. Please visit our Scholarship Conditions page for further information.


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