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 Career Information - Term 3, Week 10, 2016


Students studying some engineering and science degrees may be eligible for a 2017 AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship. The scholarships are awarded to outstanding Indigenous students studying engineering, science and other mining related degrees and provide up to A$30,000 per annum for accommodation, living and educational expenses.  The scholarships cover:

  • The cost of accommodation up to a maximum of A$22,000 per annum (open to students living in residential (college) and non-residential (private) accommodation).
  • An annual stipend of A$2,000 per annum for textbooks and education expenses.
  • A living allowance of A$6,000 per annum.
AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship Students also receive unique career development opportunities including:

  • One-on-one professional development support from AIEF.
  • Career development workshops with BHP Billiton.
  • The opportunity to apply for BHP Billiton’s Australian Undergraduate and Foundations for Graduates Programs.
How to apply
Applicants must complete the AIEF-BHP Billiton Tertiary Scholarship Application Form (2017) to be considered.  Applications will be assessed by a selection panel with an emphasis on:
  • Academic ability, achievement and potential.
  • Interest in and commitment to working in the mining industry.
  • Interest in working with BHP Billiton on completion of the degree
Click here to view the application form

Please contact either Annie Sexton (Guidance Counsellor) or Mrs Bates for further information regarding the scholarship.

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