5 engineering undergraduate scholarships to help build your career

Want to study civil engineering? Or are you a first-year student enrolled in one of our undergraduate engineering degrees? You’re in for a real treat! And by treat, we mean $20K, $40K or even $60K if you’re selected as the worthy recipient of one of our engineering undergraduate scholarships.

Learn how you can score a generous engineering scholarship to spend however you choose. And you can check out your complete guide to university scholarships.

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Engineering undergraduate scholarships: what’s on offer

Now, it’s no secret that Charles Sturt supports students in reaching their full potential by offering more than $10 million in scholarships and grants. Here are our top five scholarships you might be able to apply for.

Transgrid Civil Engineering Scholarship
Value: $20,000 paid over four years
Who can apply: Good news! Anyone applying to study undergraduate engineering at Charles Sturt can apply for this incredible scholarship.

Bush Children’s Education Foundation Scholarship
Value: $10,000
Who can apply: Preparing to start your engineering journey? Great! First-year students studying animal science, agricultural science, nursing, engineering, medical radiation science or veterinary sciences on any Charles Sturt campus can apply.

Riverina Water Scholarship
Value: $6,000
Who can apply: This scholarship is open to first-year students studying the Bachelor of Information Technology (CRICOS 012006F), Bachelor of Technology (Civil)/Master of Engineering (Civil) and Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management (CRICOS 103015C) can apply.

First Nations scholarships

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If you’re a First Nations student, these scholarships could make a real difference to your uni experience:

CSIRO Indigenous STEM Scholarship
Value: up to $60,000
Who can apply: Undergraduate and postgraduate First Nations students studying STEM at Charles Sturt.

Essential Energy Aboriginal and Torres Strait Scholarship
Value: up to $40,000
Who can apply: Any year First Nations applicants studying accounting, business management, communication, engineering, information technology, or law on any Charles Sturt campus.

Check out our full range of scholarships and apply for as many as you’re eligible for. Be sure to check the application closing date as these vary for individual scholarships.

Applying for an engineering scholarship

Now, you’ll notice that some of the above scholarships are offered to certain groups. Let’s look closer at the Transgrid Civil Engineering Scholarship, which could give your bank balance a mammoth $20,000 cash injection over four years. Best of all? All first-year engineering students can apply.

Wondering what’s the deal with this scholarship and how you can put yourself in the running?

Firstly, the Transgrid Civil Engineering Scholarship supports 100 Charles Sturt undergraduate engineering students across four cohorts with $20,000 paid over four years. Most importantly, if you enrol in our undergrad engineering degrees, you’re eligible to apply for this amazing scholarship. Afterwards, if you’re successful, you can spend $20,000 however you wish. From study costs to living expenses and learning resources – you name it. Whatever helps you achieve your dream civil engineering career.

Getting it done: See how our partnership with Transgrid will develop opportunities for research and infrastructure, economic growth, and job opportunities for our students.

Ready to change the world with civil engineering?

Get set to become a new type of engineer. One who can innovate and shape environments. With Charles Sturt’s undergraduate engineering degrees, you’ll get practical experience and specialist skills with our unique program. And, once you’ve enrolled, enhance your uni experience by applying for as many scholarships as you’re eligible for. Find out more about our undergraduate engineering degrees.