Undergraduate Scholarships

Our School offers a variety of scholarships to assist students commencing their studies in Materials Science and Engineering. Scholarships provide not only financial support for students’ studies but usually also important opportunities to obtain experience and contacts in the profession through our many industry partners. Industrial training greatly increases employability and provides networks for your professional future.

The School of Materials Science and Engineering participates in the Co-op Program where leading employers in commerce, industry and government have joined forces to develop a form of industry-linked undergraduate programs. This program offers an integrated sequence of academic studies and industrial training and provides a tax free $15,000 per annum scholarship

Important Information

All scholarships are tax-free and are awarded on basis of academic merit, strength of application and interview performance.

How to Apply

Undergraduate students should apply online:

Information on general UNSW scholarships may also be found on the UNSW Scholarships website.

School Scholarships are sponsored by our School, as well as in cooperation with our many industry partners. Apart from financial support, they offer students an opportunity to develop relationships with industry and gain valuable work experience. School Scholarships are awarded for the full 4-year duration of the Bachelor of Materials Engineering degree depending upon satisfactory progress.

School scholarships are awarded based on academic merit and all students expecting a UAI >85 are encouraged to apply. To obtain further information about School scholarships, or to apply, contact our Marketing Office by email or by phone on (02) 9385 5446.
Note, the deadline for applications to the Co-op program is the end of September each year. Applications for the 2018 Industry and School Scholarships close September 30, 2018.