SEW-EURODRIVE Scholarship in Mechatronics Engineering

If you are a third-year student studying a Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering at the Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET), this scholarship could be for you.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 1 2019 open 8 November 2018.

Applications for Trimester 1 2019 close 7 February 2019 5pm.


Cash payment up to $5000 per year for two years.

Total value $10000

Eligibility criteria

All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria.

To be eligible you must:

  • be an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • be enrolled full-time in Year 3 of the Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering in Trimester 1, 2019
  • have a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 75
  • be able to demonstrate involvement in extracurricular activities and have a demonstrated passion and commitment to developing a career in Mechatronics Engineering.


    As a scholarship recipient you:

  • must maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 75* for the duration of the scholarship
  • cannot be anonymous
  • cannot defer the scholarship or concurrently hold another similar scholarship
  • must complete a yearly report detailing how this scholarship has helped you with your studies.

*Failure to meet the minimum WAM or agreed full time study load may result in the scholarship being revoked.

  Your application

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How to apply

Apply directly to Deakin

Apply online through the Deakin Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Shortlisted students will be required to attend an interview in 2019.

Visit our applicant portal and apply

What happens next?

Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the details you provide. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed.

You'll find out whether you were successful up to six weeks after applications close. You can see the status of your application via your Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal account.

Additional opportunities

There may be an opportunity for you to undertake a 12 week paid work placement at SEW-EURODRIVE'S office located in Tullamarine, Victoria. This normally takes place between November and March at the end of the third year of your degree. This opportunity will be discussed with you at a later stage and is separate to this scholarship opportunity.

About the donor

SEW-EURODRIVE is a global designer, developer and supplier of industrial mechanical transmission systems, electric motors and motor control electronic systems. SEW-EURODRIVE manufactures and distributes geared motors and gear units, high torque industrial gear units, high-efficiency motors, electronic frequency inverters and servo drive systems, decentralised drive systems and offer plus engineered solutions and after-sales technical support/training.