This scholarship is generously funded by the Tasmanian Gas Pipeline (TGP), a 740km subsea and onshore gas pipeline system that transports natural gas from Longford in Victoria, under Bass Strait to Bell Bay in Tasmania. It is the only pipeline supplying natural gas to Tasmania. Commissioned in 2002, TGP brings jobs and economic growth to the communities it passes through and provides the opportunity for more than 500,000 Tasmanians to take advantage of the many benefits of natural gas.
TGP is committed to supporting women to enter non-traditional areas of study such as engineering. To assist with this commitment, TGP is offering a scholarship to support a Tasmanian woman who demonstrates financial need to pursue studies in Engineering at the Australian Maritime College, Launceston.
Available to a female student who is enrolled in the first year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Specialisation) with Honours at the Australian Maritime College in Launceston. To be eligible, applicants must be an Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or Humanitarian Visa Holder, and have completed the majority of their secondary schooling in Tasmania. Selection will be based on financial need, quality of written application and a demonstrated commitment to pursuing a career in engineering. A mentor will be appointed to support the successful applicant and work experience opportunities with Tasmanian Gas Pipeline (TGP) may be explored.
To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a Credit (5.0/7.0) cumulative grade point average (CGPA) at the end of each semester.
$6,000 per year
Up to four years
This scholarship is not expected to be offered again.