Ford Blue Oval Scholarship

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Ford Australia is investing in local talent to promote excellence, innovation and diversity within the community. Ford Australia’s involvement with STEAM-based (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) initiatives to encourage people to cultivate an interest in the STEAM fields, keeping them engaged throughout the education process, from early years to senior high school and university.

The Ford Blue Oval Scholarship aims to support a student studying in the second or third year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Professional) at Swinburne University of Technology.  

Courses eligible

Bachelor of Engineering (Professional) or any double degree that includes the Bachelor of Engineering (Professional)

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible for the Ford Blue Oval Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Meet the following criteria:
    • be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident
  2. Meet the following enrolment criteria:
    • be a continuing second or third year student in Semester 1, 2022
    • be enrolled full-time in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)
    • studying on-campus
  3. Achieved a minimum credit average in units completed
  4. Provide evidence of extra-curricular service to community and leadership qualities (i.e reference letter)
  5. Provide a resume or curriculum vitae (cv)
  6. Provide a personal statement of no more than 500 words outlining your passion for engineering and innovation and how you hope to pursue this in your future career.


The scholarship is valued at $7,500 for one year only.

How to apply

Applications are currently closed and will re-open in August 2021.


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


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