Type of Funding
The University of Queensland (UQ) is offering the partial fee UQ Energy Leader Scholarship Master of Sustainable Energy to all students who are applying for the Master of Sustainable Energy (MSE) or the Master of Sustainable Energy Management (MGMT) at the St Lucia campus commencing Semester 1, 2020. Up to 2 such scholarships are being made available.
These scholarships are not available for the Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Sustainable Energy or any other program, and are applicable only to new (commencing) students and not current students already enrolled in the Program.
Scholars may be required to participate in extracurricular activities beyond the regular coursework requirements of the Program, such as:
- Collaborating with The University of Queensland’s marketing and communications department to provide interviews and written articles for commercial release; and/or
- Participating and presenting research at selected conferences.
The scholarship award is a partial tuition fee scholarship of up to AUD 16,000, for the duration of the program. The scholarship does not include travel, accommodation or living expenses and scholars are responsible for paying all remaining study and living expenses.
The Master of Sustainable Energy (MSE) must be completed within a minimum of 3 consecutive semesters of full-time study (18 months) or 6 consecutive semesters of part-time study (3 years), including the final project. Scholarships are not redeemable for cash.
The Master of Sustainable Energy Management (MGMT) must be completed within a minimum of 4 consecutive semesters of full-time study (24 months) or 8 consecutive semesters of part-time study (4 years), including the final project.
Applicants must possess a completed undergraduate degree in a related field of study from an Australian or internationally recognised institution. At least 3 years of professional experience is preferred but not essential. Professional experience refers to paid work or volunteering experience relevant to the Program and following the completion of an undergraduate degree. International candidates must also demonstrate English language proficiency. Only those who have received an unconditional offer of admission into the Program are eligible.
Candidates will be evaluated on their:
- Academic record, which should be excellent, and likelihood of success in studies at Masters level;
- Commitment to integrated and interdisciplinary approaches to energy systems, responsible business practice and contemporary energy challenges;
- Leadership qualities including collaboration and team work, flexibility, initiative, communication skills, integrity and vision through professional, educational, community and other achievements; and
- Potential outcomes and the likelihood of positive impacts on the individual and the energy sector from participating in the Program.
Applications are to be done online by 9 December 2019.