AusNet Services Women in Power Engineering Scholarship

If you’re a female student interested in the ever changing energy landscape and shaping the future of power generation, management and distribution, we encourage you to apply for a Women in Power Engineering Scholarship.

Important dates

Applications open Tuesday 28 August 2018.

Applications close Tuesday 11 February 2019 5pm.


Cash payment up to $10,000 per year

This scholarship is available for the normal duration of the course (dependent on a satisfactory academic performance)


All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria.

Please ensure you meet all criteria before submitting your application.

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident
  • a woman
  • a commencing student, enrolled for the first time at Deakin University in the Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours) degree with the preference to specialise in power engineering in Trimester 1, 2019
  • enrolled at either Geelong Waurn Ponds, Melbourne Burwood or Cloud Campus
  • be enrolled full time in a Commonwealth Supported Place.

Consideration will be also be given to your academic results.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview as part of the selection process.


Successful recipients are required to write a yearly statement. This statement will highlight the impact receiving this support has had on you personally and on your studies during the year.

Your application

Application tips

Applying for a scholarship isn’t just about meeting the eligibility criteria.

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How to apply

You can apply for this scholarship directly through our Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.


What happens next?

Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the details you provide and your supporting documentation.

You'll find out if you were successful usually within six weeks of the application closing date. You can see the status of your application via your Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal account.