UNSW Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering Scholarships UGCE1376

Scholarship Details
High Academic Achiever High School Leavers

High school leavers



Closing Date



Scholarship(s) available
For Duration of program (minimum)


Aus Citizen/Aus Permanent Resident/NZ Citizen


The UNSW Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering Scholarships aim to support students undertaking study in the School of Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering at UNSW.

By applying to the UNSW Minerals and Energy Resources Engineering Scholarships you will be considered for the following scholarships. More scholarships will be added to this list progressively.

Scholarship Value and Duration Additional Criteria

UNSW Minerals Industry Scholarship (Commencing) (UGCA1620)

$12,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program

No additional criteria

UNSW Minerals Industry Scholarship (Commencing, Rural) (UGCE1438) $12,000 per annum for the minimum duration of program


To be eligible for these scholarships, applicants must meet the following criteria in addition to the program requirements listed above:

  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident (including Humanitarian Visa Holders) or New Zealand Citizen; and
  • Be commencing full-time undergraduate study (single or double degree) in one of the following Faculty of Engineering degree programs:
    • Bachelor of Mining Engineering (Honours)


    Applicants will be assessed on the basis of:

    • Academic Merit
    • Leadership skills (school, workplace or community)
    • Extra-curricular activities (sporting, cultural activities, volunteer/work experience)
    • Aptitude and commitment to studies in an area of Mining Engineering

    You must provide evidence supporting the above criteria in your online application. Please refer to the Scholarship Application Supporting Documents for a detailed list of examples.

    Unanswered application questions or claims without supporting documentation will not be assessed. Late applications/supporting documentation will not be accepted.

    Other Engineering Scholarship Opportunities

    Scholarship Application Requirements
    UNSW Engineering Rural Scholarships Program (UGCE1184)

    Separate application required

    UNSW Women in Engineering Scholarship Program (UGCE1400)

    Separate application required

    School of Chemical Engineering High Achiever Award (UGCE1425)

    No application required

    School of Computer Science & Engineering Scholarships

    No application required

    UNSW reserves the right not to award a scholarship, where there is no applicant of sufficient merit, or if the applicant does not meet the scholarship eligibility and/or selection criteria.