BHP Billiton and Minerals Council of Australia Women In Engineering Scholarship
BHP Billiton, in partnership with the Minerals Council of Australia, the national body representing Australia's exploration, mining and minerals processing industry, invites students from across the country to apply for the BHP Billiton/Minerals Council of Australia Women in Engineering Scholarship. The BHP Billiton/MCA partnership is helping identify the next generation of talented female engineers. The strong numbers of applicants in previous years bodes well for achieving our goal of increasing the number of female engineers in our sector. The scholarship is open to all female undergraduate engineering students studying in Australia and provides $8000 per annum for the final two years of study. It aims to advance the role of women in the resources sector. To be eligible for the Women in Engineering Scholarship, you must: 1. Be currently enrolled in full time study in an Engineering degree (Mining, Electrical, Geotechnical, Mechanical, etc.) 2. Be in the final 2 years of an engineering degree 3. Have a GPA of 5 or more (or equivalent to 65% or more) 4. Include an accompanying CV
Applications close 16 December 2013 To submit your application for the BHP Billiton/MCA Women in Engineering Scholarship, complete this form and send with accompanying CV to [email protected]
For more information, you can contact Chris James at the Minerals Council of Australia on 03 8614 1804 or email [email protected]
BHP Billiton and Minerals Council of Australia Women In Engineering Scholarship Applicant Details Name: Email address: Phone: Current study: Place of residence: 1. What motivated you to apply for the BHP Billiton/ MCA Women in Engineering Scholarship?
2. Please outline your long term career aspirations:
BHP Billiton and Minerals Council of Australia Women In Engineering Scholarship 3. What has been your biggest achievement to date and how do you see this as contributing to your long-term career goals?
4. Please give details of any current or previous scholarship:
5. As the successful recipient of the BHP Billiton/MCA Women in Engineering Scholarship, you will be provided with an opportunity to undertake an undergraduate/vacation program with one of BHP Billiton's Australian based operations during the 2014-2015 summer period. As this will require you to work in a regional/remote area we would like you to confirm below that you are able to meet this requirement.
6. The scholarship winner will also be required to undertake promotional duties with The Minerals Council of Australia, including domestic travel from time to time. Would you be comfortable fulfilling such activities?
Click to submit the completed form to [email protected]
Applicants must attach a CV in support of the application.