SEW-EURODRIVE Scholarship in Engineering

If you are a third-year student studying a Bachelor of Engineering in either the Electrical and Electronics, Mechanical or Mechatronics disciplines, this scholarship could be for you.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 1 2023 open 1 September 2022.

Applications for Trimester 1 2023 close 2 February 2023 5pm.


This scholarship offers cash payments up to $8000 per year for two years.

The total maximum value of this scholarship is $16,000.

Eligibility criteria

Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their application.

To be eligible you must:

  • be a domestic student
  • be enrolled full time in Trimester 1 2023 in the third year of one of the following bachelor degrees:
    • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours)
  • have a current minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70

Preference will be given to a student who has an interest in automation systems.

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


As a scholarship recipient you must:

  • maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70 for the duration of the scholarship
  • write an introduction statement about your goals for study and what it means to receive the scholarship
  • provide a completion statement at the conclusion of your studies
  • be prepared to attend an interview as part of the selection process if shortlisted
  • not hold another scholarship concurrently
  • not intermit your course or study part time during the scholarship period.

  Your application

Supporting documents

There are no supporting documents required for this scholarship application,

Application tips

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

It’s a good idea to think about why you want a scholarship, how it will help you and what you have to offer the Deakin community.

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How to apply

Apply directly to Deakin

You can apply for this scholarship directly to Deakin through our Scholarship Application Portal.

When applying direct to Deakin for this scholarship, select the 'Undergraduate Scholarship Application Tri/Sem 1 2023' option and, if eligible, your application will automatically be considered for this scholarship.

This reduces the number of scholarships you have to apply for and increases your chances of receiving a Deakin scholarship.

Apply for this scholarship

The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.

What happens next?

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

If you are successful, you will be contacted by the email address you nominated within your application portal account, unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted.

You'll find out if you were successful usually within six weeks of the application closing date. If you have not received an offer by this time, you have been unsuccessful. You can view the status of your application via your scholarship application portal account.

Additional opportunities

There may be an opportunity for the successful candidate to be invited to undertake a 12 week paid work placement at SEW-EURODRIVE’s office located in Tullamarine, VIC.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. The decision to accept any potential offer is the student’s and will not impact the student’s eligibility to receive the scholarship.

Next offering period

This scholarship is yet to be confirmed for any future offering periods. Please check back at this page at a later date for any updates.

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.