Prizes and Scholarships

The Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences offers a wide range of different scholarships, prizes and grants for commencing and currently enrolled students.

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ECMS Prizes

We recognise outstanding achievement of students through a range of prizes, and acknowledge the generosity of the many donors and industry partners that have made these awards available to our students.

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Latest ECMS grants and scholarships

Marta Sved Scholarship applications now open

The Marta Sved Scholarship is an exciting opportunity to support three female students looking to study mathematics at the University of Adelaide. Applications close 8 October.

2022 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

The Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, valued up to $120,000, provides final year, honours and postgrad students access to support and networks to help them back their ideas and make a real difference through their research and studies. Applications close 2 September 2021.

Andy Thomas Space Scholarship with Playford Trust - watch this space

The Playford Trust and the Andy Thomas Space Foundation will partner to provide four $5000 scholarships for high-achieving school leavers hoping to study aerospace engineering at the University of Adelaide next year. Applications will open around September 2021 - watch this space!

2021 Saab Engineering Scholarships

Applications are now open for Saab Australia's Engineering, Women in Engineering and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships. Applications close 27 June.

The Andy Thomas Space Foundation Education Fund Scholarships now open

The Andy Thomas Space Foundation is offering a number of scholarships, awards and prizes to a value of $150,000 to undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers and doctoral candidates, and graduates and teachers. Various application closing dates.

Travelling scholarship available for PhD Architecture students

The Clive E Boyce Scholarship was established to fund one postgraduate scholarship in the undertaking of research activities or study-related travel by a current or commencing higher degree by research student in the School of Architecture and Built Environment. Applications close 12 April.

ECMS Travelling Scholarship for MPhil or PhD students

In 2021, the HDR Travelling Scholarship is available to all 2nd year MPhil or 2nd/3rd year PhD students to cover registration fees for participating in peer-reviewed virtual conferences or conferences held in Adelaide. Applications close 12 April.

Defence Women in STEM Undergraduate Scholarships

If you are a high-performing woman commencing your second or third year of undergraduate STEM study, then you may be eligible for a Defence Women in STEM $10,000 per year scholarship. Applications close 18 April.

Oliver Wyman Women's Scholarship and Internship Opportunity

Oliver Wyman is a global management consultancy seeking penultimate year female students from all disciplines who display curiosity and drive with strong problem-solving and analytical skills looking to gain insight and exposure into the consulting industry. Applications close 7 April 2021.

PhD opportunity: Create a platform to test smart grid operation mechanisms

This project aims to develop, test, and verify the impacts of local markets on the operation, profit and business model of the aggregator. To that end, the game theory will be used to form the interaction between prosumers, local market platform and the aggregator operation considering the potential of islanded operation as a business case for the aggregator. Applications open until filled.