FSG Geotechnics & Foundations Indigenous Scholarship

This scholarship offers support to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student studying Bachelor of Engineering Systems (Honours), specialising in Civil Engineering with a passion for geotechnical engineering. Proudly supported by FSG Geotechnics +Foundations.

Quick facts


$15,000 in total paid as $5,000 per year for up to 3 years.

See Information for recipients for details about general conditions and payments.

Number available


Course of study

Enrolled at SCU in Bachelor of Engineering Systems (Honours) majoring in Civil Engineering, studying on-campus (Lismore and Gold Coast) or online.

Part-time or full-time
indigenous knowledge

Scholarship details

See Applying for a scholarship for details on application process. Applications close on 18 February 2024.

Applying for a scholarship

Applicants applying for this scholarship must:

  1. Identify as being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander or both and be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  2. Be Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
  3. Be enrolled (full-time or part time) with Southern Cross University either on campus or online.
  4. Studying the Bachelor of Engineering Systems (Honours) specialising in Civil Engineering.

  1. The standard of their Personal Introductory Statement (100–200 words) which includes why they are applying for the scholarship, how it would benefit them and what they hope to achieve in the future through the completion of their chosen degree.
  2. Selection will be looking for a passion for Engineering and an interest in becoming a Geotechnicnical Engineer as a branch of civil engineering post-graduation.
  3. Selection will also consider the standard of response to the general scholarship application questions.
  4. Candidates previous academic history or other meritorious achievements may be considered as part of the selection process.
  5. Students may need to undertake an interview.

FSG Geotechnics & Foundations may also offer a graduate position to their scholarship recipient. Students may be given the opportunity to undertake paid work (graduate employment) post completion of their studies if the student so chooses. This would be negotiated between the student and FSG Geotechnics & Foundations directly.

Are you curious about our world and what makes it work? Do you want to help find solutions to complex problems? This degree will prepare you to solve humanity's biggest challenges as a civil or mechanical engineer.

See course details

Need more information? Please contact the Scholarship Office

Phone and email In person
Scholarships Campus locations
T: 1800 005 687
E: scholarships@scu.edu.au
Gold Coast
Coffs Harbour