Pio Iovenitti Engineering Excellence Scholarship

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This scholarship has been established in memory, of Associate Professor Pio Iovenitti, by his family and former colleagues to honour Pio’s great work and legacy. Pio was an important part of the Swinburne community for over 30 years, specifically in the Faculty of Engineering.  During his time at Swinburne, Pio exemplified the values of the University. Hardworking, trusted and collegiate, Pio was an effective leader, a team player and a trusted mentor who was admired dearly by his students and peers, combining the qualities of humbleness, hard work, dedication and scholarship.

This scholarship aims to support a student studying in the second year of a Master of Engineering Science Degree to the value of $7,500.

Courses eligible

Master of Engineering Science course offered by Swinburne University of Technology.

Eligibility / selection criteria

To be eligible for the Pio Iovenitti Engineering Excellence Scholarship, applicants must:

  1. Meet the following criteria:
    • Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or International student 
  2. Meet the following enrolment criteria:
    • be a continuing second year Swinburne student in Semester 1, 2024 
    • be enrolled full-time in an eligible course (see courses eligible in section above)
    • have completed 100 credit points and achieved a minimum credit average from first year
    • studying on-campus
  3. Submit a personal statement (500 words)addressing the following points:
    • passion for career in chosen field
    • how this scholarship would assist you to achieve your goals
  4. Provide an Academic Transcript of your first year of Master of Engineering Science degree


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

How to apply

Applications are currently closed


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


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