Boeing Club Grants

Fund an activity for your student club, society or association with a Boeing Club Grant of up to $2,000.

Boeing offers grants to student clubs, societies and associations with interests, activities or membership in disciplines relevant to Boeing.

Boeing Club Grant money can be used for events, activities or projects that provide club members with developmental opportunities such as (but not exclusively) seminars, workshops, industry networking events, club projects, conferences etc.

To be successful, your application should:

  1. show that the proposed activity supports RMIT students’ experience such as orientation, belonging, student transition, mobility etc; and/or
  2. provide students with an opportunity to access vacation employment, internships or graduate employment; and
  3. demonstrate how RMIT’s and Boeing’s reputations will be enhanced by your proposed activity.

Before applying, please read the funding and selection section for more information on preparing your application.

Value

Up to $2,000

  • Clubs may apply for multiple grants in any calendar year, but the total value of all grants will not exceed $2,000 per year.
  • Any single grant will not exceed 50 percent of the total cost of the event, activity or project.

Eligibility

RMIT University student clubs, societies and associations whose area of interest, objectives and/or membership are of significance or merit to Boeing may apply for these grants. These include:

  • advanced textile materials
  • aerospace, aviation, mechanical, automotive and manufacturing engineering
  • computer science and information technology
  • electrical and electronic engineering
  • engineering technology
  • mathematics and statistics
  • mechatronics and sustainable systems engineering
  • systems support engineering

Contact rick.ryan@rmit.edu.au if you are not sure whether your club is eligible.

How to apply

Complete the application form.

Close date

Applications open all year.

Contact

For further information, contact rick.ryan@rmit.edu.au.

Funding and selection

  • The maximum funding available to any one association or club is $2,000.
  • Boeing Club Grants will not exceed 50 percent of total event or activity costs.
  • Clubs may apply for multiple grants in any calendar year, but the total value of all grants will not exceed $2,000 per year.
  • Boeing Club Grant money can be used for the payment of specific product and service costs attached to an event, such as venue hire, guest speakers, production equipment, technicians, promotional material, catering (excluding alcohol) etc.
  • Payment of Boeing Club Grants will be by bank transfer to the club, society or association account.
  • The Boeing Club Grant contribution is to be acknowledged at the event, e.g. in posters, promotional material, social media etc.
  • The selection panel reserves the right to alter the funding limits at any time and to exercise discretion in the awarding of grants. Priority will be given to applications that demonstrate one or more of the following:
    • enhance the student academic experience
    • increase interaction between domestic and international students
    • involve links with employers and industry representatives
    • involve women and indigenous students
    • demonstrate how the reputation of RMIT and Boeing will be enhanced by the proposed activity
    • have goals that mesh with Boeing’s university relations, strategic directions and priorities which include:
      • strengthen the Boeing brand, visibility, reputation and presence
      • develop critical skills for the workforce of today and tomorrow
      • successfully attract and retain talent for aerospace
      • leverage R&D for growth and productivity
      • support Boeing Australia initiatives
      • support high-quality education and academic success
      • enhance Boeing's reputation as an employer or partner of choice
      • strengthen community and stakeholder relations.

Past recipients

  • Aerospace Engineers Students Association (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018)
  • Electronic Racing Club (2014)
  • Engineers Without Borders (2014 and 2015)
  • Student Association for Sustainable Systems Engineering (2016)