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Scholarships & Bursaries

Sir William Tyree Engineering Scholarship

Sir William Tyree was the founder of the Tyree Group of companies and a leading Australian industrialist. Upon his passing in 2013, Sir William left an enduring legacy through his foundation and business interests to support engineering education and research for the future prosperity of Australia. The Sir William Tyree Engineering Scholarship is a prestigious scholarship to assist students from Tasmania to pursue their dream of obtaining an engineering qualification, in the face of financial and other challenges. Sir William Tyree’s gift will support Tasmanian students in financial need the opportunity to study engineering at the University of Tasmania.



To be eligible for this scholarship applicants must:

- be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa.

- be commencing a Bachelor of Engineering (specialisation) with Honours in Semester 1, 2023.

- be residing in Tasmania at the time of application.

- Demonstrate financial need.

- Demonstrate how the support of the scholarship would

benefit them to succeed at University.

On-going Eligibility

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


$15,000 per year


Up to four years

Closing Date

31 October 2022


Please apply online via the scholarships portal prior to the closing date (please note: applications maybe assessed through the support to study scholarship). The selection committee may contact you for further information.

Application status

Closed. Applications are being assessed.