Don Alexander Scholarship in Water Engineering

Applications open
9am, Monday 4 December 2023
Applications close
5pm, Friday 1 March 2024
Payment per year
1 year
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Environmental) (including double and combined degrees)
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
Type of Scholarship
Financial Need
Available In
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology (SET)
Available To
Commencing Students
Continuing Students

The Don Alexander Scholarship in Water Engineering has been established as a result of a generous donation received from Don Alexander's daughters to support students who are undertaking a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Environmental) program of study at the University of Adelaide.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be undertaking the first, second, third or fourth year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Environmental) (including double and combined degrees) program
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident of Australia, New Zealand Citizen or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa
  • Be enrolled on a full time basis in a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • Demonstrate you are in financial need*

* Applicants must demonstrate financial need and provide supporting documentary evidence at the time of application, e.g. details of income tested Commonwealth income support payment, such as Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY benefits, or other details of their financial circumstances.

* Evidence of Tertiary Access Payment (TAP) application or approval does not demonstrate financial need.

Selection of the successful candidate will be made according to:

  • Academic merit (ATAR or GPA)
  • Financial need
  • Response to how water resources should be managed in the future
  • Answers to questions on the application form

Important Information:

  • You must meet all of the above listed criteria to be eligible to apply
  • The Scholarship must be taken up in the year in which it is offered
  • Students receiving other University of Adelaide Scholarships may apply for this Scholarship