Dr Richard Oertel Scholarship

Applications open
9am, Monday 16 January 2023
Applications close
5pm, Friday 24 February 2023
Payment per year
$5,000
Duration
3 years
Program
Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Advanced), Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences, Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced) or Bachelor of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
Degree
Undergraduate
Citizenship
Australian Citizens
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
Type of Scholarship
Academic
Financial Need
Available In
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology (SET)
Available To
Commencing

The Dr Richard Oertel Scholarship has been established by Bronwyn Ellis, also a graduate of this university, in memory of her late husband Dr Richard Oertel who graduated in Science from the University of Adelaide in 1970, then with First Class Honours in Mathematics in 1971. He subsequently completed a PhD in Applied Mathematics, which was conferred in 1976. He later completed a Diploma in Computing Science (1979). Dr Oertel had a passion for mathematics and science.

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be commencing a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science (Advanced), Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences, Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences (Advanced) or Bachelor of Mathematical & Computer Sciences
  • Be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa
  • Be enrolled on a part time or 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.

Selection of the successful candidate will be made according to:

  • Academic merit (ATAR)
  • Financial need
  • 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 not apply for this Scholarship