AusNet Services Women in Engineering Scholarship

If you are a female Electrical Engineering student entering your final year in 2017 and have an interest in power engineering, this scholarship could provide financial assistance.

Value and duration


$8000 for one year (payable in 2017), and a possible 12-week paid work placement with AusNet Services.

If the quality of applicants is outstanding, the scholarship amount may be shared by two students at $4000 each as decided by AusNet Services.

The successful candidate(s) may be considered for the AusNet Services graduate program.

Number of scholarships available

Up to two


To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be a female Australian Citizen or permanent resident
  • be entering your honours year in semester 1, 2017
  • not hold another scholarship
  • be currently enrolled full time in your third year in one of the following programs:
    • BH075 Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) (Honours), or
    • BH073 Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) (Honours)

OR in your fourth year in one of the following double degree programs:

    • BH081 Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) (Honours) / Bachelor of Business (Management) double degree
    • BH083 Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) (Honours) / Bachelor of Commerce double degree
    • if shortlisted, be available to attend an interview in early August 2016.

How to apply

Applications now closed.

Open date

Applications now closed.

Close date

Applications now closed.

Terms and conditions

As the holder of this scholarship you must maintain a credit average each year in order to receive scholarship payments.

View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s Scholarships and Grants Terms and Conditions (PDF 465kb, 28p).

Further information

In planning for the future, AusNet Services has recognised the importance of investing in the development of our future engineering talent. To support this, AusNet Services are now extending our program to female engineering undergraduates through the AusNet Services Scholarship program. The aim is to assist women achieve tertiary qualifications to increase their knowledge and broaden their experience through studying and working in the electrical engineering field.

With 2,000 employees, AusNet Services manages a $6.3 billion electricity and gas network that services more than one million customers in south east Australia. AusNet Services manages three key Victorian energy networks of electricity transmission, electricity distribution and gas distribution and they are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated team players who want to work in a fun and challenging environment.

AusNet Services may also offer work placements to applicants without a scholarship.

Find out more about AusNet Services.


Coursework Scholarships Office

Notice to applicants

The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.

Successful candidates will be notified by 31 August 2016. Only successful candidates will be contacted. If you have not received an offer letter by 31 August 2016, your application has been unsuccessful.