$50,000 for USC’s top Engineering students

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$50,000 for USC’s top Engineering students


17 September 2014

Almost $50,000 in scholarships, prizes and bursaries will be presented to the best and brightest Engineering students at USC tomorrow evening (Thursday 18 September).

The 2014 USC Engineering Awards Presentation Ceremony will reward the academic achievements of a dozen top students and include the announcement of the winners of two major awards valued at $9,000 and $10,000.

Anticipation is building for three Civil Engineering students who are finalists for the $10,000 Unitywater Scholarship in Civil Engineering that will be announced by Unitywater CEO George Theo.

And three Mechanical Engineering students are in the running to collect the $9,000 Weir Minerals Multiflo Scholarship to be presented by Weir Minerals Multiflo Managing Director Richard Hinsley.

Two scholarships from GHD, worth $5,000 each, will be awarded – one to a second-year Environmental Science student and the other to a fourth-year Civil Engineering student.

Other awards are: the Graham Tamblyn Scholarship in Engineering ($5,000); 2014 Skills Qld Supporting Women Scholarship ($5,000); Les and Mary Hall Family Scholarship ($5,000); LEW Mosel Prize in Engineering ($1,000); Contour Consulting and UDIA Engineering Scholarship ($2,000); Engineers Australia Sunshine Coast Prize ($500); Laurie Cowled Women in Engineering Prize ($500); Mark and Susan Bradley Engineering Prize ($500) and the Australian Steel Institute Prize ($200).

USC’s Development Office Director Russell Ousley thanked all award donors for their generous support of the discipline of Engineering at the University.

— Jane Cameron

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