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2021 Dr Jonathan Harris Scholarship - James Cook University

Australia
The aim of this scholarship is to support the academic development and achievement of undergraduate engineers at James Cook University.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Internship
Number of Vacancies
1
Start Date
Ongoing

Application dates

Applications Open
18 Aug 2021
Applications Close
16 Sep 2021

Minimum requirements

Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
E
Civil Engineering & Construction
Environmental Engineering

Hiring criteria

Entry pathway

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Working rights

Australia

  • Citizen
  • Permanent resident
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This annual scholarship is a legacy to our colleague, the late Dr Jonathan Harris with the aim to support the academic development and achievement of undergraduate engineers at James Cook University.

The Prize

  • $5,000 per academic year for 2 years towards your studies
  • Work experience at one of AECOM's world-class offices
  • The chance to participate in thesis mentoring during final year
  • Increased consideration for a Graduate position
  • Applicants will be considered for vacation work

Terms and Conditions

To be eligible for the Dr Jonathan Harris Scholarship you must:

  • Be an undergraduate student at James Cook University, who is completing a 
  • Bachelor degree or dual degree program with a focus on an area of Civil Engineering
  • Be an undergraduate student who is in their second or third year of study at the conclusion of semester, 2021
  • Be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status
  • Have a grade point average of 5 or above at the time of application

About Dr Jonathan Harris

Jonathan grew up in Tasmania where his academic potential was evident from an early age. In 1980 Jonathan graduated his senior year as Dux of The Don College in Devonport. He then moved to Townsville where he completed an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering at James Cook University in 1986, receiving First Class Honours and a University Medal. Along the way Jonathan was the recipient of many awards including the Allan Knight Prize for 2nd year engineering results, the Thomas Normyle Prize for 2nd year engineering results, the Kern Prize in Civil and Systems Engineering, and the Local Government Engineers Association of Queensland Prize.

Hiring criteria

You should have or be completing the following to apply for this opportunity.

Entry pathway
Degree or Certificate
Minimum Level of Study
Bachelor or higher
Study Field
E
Civil Engineering & Construction
Environmental Engineering

Working rights

The opportunity is available to applicants in any of the following categories.

CitizenPermanent residentFull working rightsLimited working rightsNo working rights
Australia