WEIR Minerals Australia Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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WEIR Minerals Australia Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

Scholarship applications for Semester 2 2022 will open 1 April 2022.

Students enrolled in second year of Mechanical Engineering

Weir Minerals Australia may offer current Scholarship recipients the opportunity to undertake work experience. These arrangements will be negotiated directly between Weir Minerals Australia and the student recipient.

WEIR Minerals Australia is an international and multi-national company. With a base at Coolum on the Sunshine Coast, the Weir Group employs around 15,000 people worldwide in engineering, minerals processing and global mining sectors. The scholarship is paid in instalments of A$3,000 per annum over three years.

Refer to the WEIR Minerals Australia website to gain further understanding of their business and the employment opportunities in the mining and minerals processing sector.

Please note: This scholarship is offered on a yearly basis through funds provided by an external donor. If funding is not available in any given year, the scholarship will not be awarded.

  • full time 2nd year student (will have completed either 1 or 2 semesters of the program, depending on the start date)
  • enrolled in the Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program
  • permanent resident of Australia, Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Permanent Australian Humanitarian Visa holder
Selection criteria
  • good academic standing

Please include a short statement addressing the following selection criteria:

  • demonstrable extra-curricular activities/interests in engineering
  • commitment to participate in activities and other opportunities as presented by the donor
  • preference will be given to applicants with an interest or experience in fluid dynamics (especially in pump applications) 
  • preference will be given to applicants with an interest or experience in mechanical design projects from concept to prototype development 
Eligible programs
Mechanical Engineering
Number available

A$9,000 | A$3,000 per annum over three years