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Scholarships & Bursaries

Women in Maritime Engineering Scholarship

There has never been a better time for women to take up exciting careers in one of engineering's most challenging and rewarding fields - Maritime Engineering. To increase female participation in maritime engineering programmes, the National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics (NCMEH), Australia's premier maritime engineering facility at the University of Tasmania's specialist institute, the Australian Maritime College (AMC), is offering great scholarships to young women. Areas of specialisation are: Marine and Offshore Systems, Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture.

A number of scholarships are available.



Scholarships will be awarded to domestic female students who are commencing study on the Launceston campus in Semester 1, 2021, for any undergraduate maritime engineering courses with specialisations in naval architecture, ocean engineering or marine and offshore engineering offered by the NCMEH, who meet the Australian Tertiary Admission Ranking ATAR 70 or above (OP14 or above) in 2020.

Applicants who are not Year 12 students in 2020 must apply for the scholarship prior to 31 October 2020 and provide proof of ATAR and any previous higher education results, once available.

Academic tertiary results will be taken into account when assessing eligibility for this scholarship.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.


The scholarship will cover 100% of the first year of the on-campus accommodation rental costs in a single room at one of the Halls of Residence in Launceston. To be eligible, students must apply for accommodation with University of Tasmania Accommodation Services - and cover the application fee and bond (these costs are NOT covered by this scholarship).


One year


There is no requirement for students completing year 12 in 2020 to complete an application for these scholarships. However, up until 31 October 2020, you are encouraged to apply online so that you can simultaneously apply for any other relevant scholarships. After 31 October 2020, you will be automatically assessed for this scholarship during the University Admission process.

IMPORTANT: Applicants who are not year 12 students in 2020 must apply for the scholarship by 31 October 2020 and provide proof of ATAR and any tertiary results, once available. Results should be emailed to

Application status

Closed. Applications are being assessed.