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.

Value and duration


Cash payment up to $10,000 per year


Normal duration of the course (dependent on a satisfactory academic performance)

Important dates

Opening date29 August 2017
Closing date13 February 2018 5 pm


All Deakin University scholarships have eligibility criteria.

Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their 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, 2018
  • enrolled at either Geelong Waurn Ponds or Melbourne Burwood 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.

Special conditions

Successful recipients will be required to write a yearly statement. This should highlight the impact receiving this support has had on them personally and on their studies during the year.

How to apply

Apply for this scholarship through our Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Visit our applicant portal and apply

How to write a successful application

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Finding out if you're successful

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 to 4 weeks after applications close.