Akamai Women in STEM Scholarship

Applications open 5 August 2019   Future students

Akamai is a global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet fast, reliable and secure for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. 

This scholarship aims to support an exceptional female student who is seeking a career in technology.

Courses eligible

  • Bachelor of Engineering Practice (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Professional)
  • Bachelor of Computer Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology

Eligibility / selection criteria

Applicants must:

  • be a female Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident 
  • be a commencing student studying full-time at Swinburne in the specified on campus undergraduate degree as listed above in the year the scholarship is awarded
  • have achieved an ATAR of 80 or more (provide ATAR certificate)
  • provide evidence/reference letters of community participation that outlines: 
    • your leadership qualities, and
    • your recent community involvement / voluntary work (within the last 2 years)
  • submit a personal statement of no more than 500 words outlining:


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

How to apply

Applications will re-open in October 2019.


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