Claire Sorati Scholarship for Women

Swinburne University of Technology

The Claire Sorati Scholarship aims to support female students from disadvantaged backgrounds to undertake tertiary education in engineering, information and communication technologies or science.


Be an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident. Be a female commencing full-time in an on-campus single or double undergraduate degree course in engineering, information and communication technologies or science in Swinburne in Semester 1, 2018. Provide evidence of having attended a government secondary school prior to commencing at Swinburne. Provide evidence of financial need and/or educational disadvantage. Disadvantage may include: Financial difficulty or low income; Disability or medical condition; Delay or interruption to career or studies because of family responsibilities or illness; Relocation from a rural or regional area in order to undertake tertiary study; English as a second language; Identification as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander rural and regional students who have relocated.

Amount $8,000

The scholarship is valued at $8000 a year for up to 4 years.

Closing date End January
Duration years
Student type Australian and New Zealand
Gender Female
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Undergraduate / VET
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