Opening date

Closing date



Who is it for?

Future undergraduates

Where is it available?

Bendigo, Melbourne

How is it paid?

$2500 after March Census date, $2500 after August Census date, provided all subjects are passed in Semester 1


The School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences (SEMS) will fund up to five Women in IT scholarships in 2020 to support female students who wish to undertake our Bachelor of Information Technology course at the Melbourne or Bendigo Campus.

Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

This scholarship is available to female students who:

  • are Australian citizens, holders of Australian permanent resident visas or permanent humanitarian visas
  • demonstrate high academic achievement
  • are intending to enrol in Information Technology at the Melbourne or Bendigo Campus of La Trobe in 2020.

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:

The recipient of the scholarship shall be selected by the University on the basis of:

  • Selection of highest ATAR score for female VCE applicants enrolled in Bachelor of Information Technology. In this case, no formal application is required.
  • An application by students based on academic merit; this will be available for non-VCE students applying through other pathways.

Recipient obligations

  • The scholarship recipients must maintain enrolment in the first year of their chosen undergraduate degree for the duration of the scholarship and achieve satisfactory academic progress.
  • The scholarship recipient may be required to attend joint promotional events or participate in promotional activities in keeping with the spirit of the scholarship as reasonably required.

How to apply

Scholarships will be available to the top five female students enrolled in first year IT at Bundoora and Bendigo campuses in the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology (SBIT), Melbourne Campus
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (RBC), Bendigo Campus

Three scholarships will be awarded on achievement of a high ATAR score in 2019 to VCE applicants. A scholarship application will not be required for this category.

Two scholarships will be reserved for non-year 12 (VCE) students applying for one of the courses above through other pathways based on merit. An application will be required for this category.

To apply for this scholarship, please complete the application form and return by the closing date.

Who to contact for further information

SEMS Administration Office,