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

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • be a commencing student studying full-time in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Professional) degree at Swinburne in Semester 1 in the year the scholarship is awarded
  • provide evidence of relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake tertiary study.
  • provide a personal statement (500 words) outlining interest in local government and engineering.
  • provide evidence of leadership qualities and or evidence of extra-curricular service to community (reference letter).


$5,000 for one year, paid bi-annually. 

How to apply

Applications will re-open in August 2020.


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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