At Curtin, we empower our students to explore and develop their abilities for the long-term benefit of society as a whole. By sponsoring a scholarship, you’ll help our students to make tomorrow better.
Sponsors can be:
- academic groups
- community groups.
Scholarships are commonly set up to reward and support Curtin students in their studies, but they have many more benefits.
Curtin provides scholarships that reward academic achievement and provide support to those whose socio-economic, cultural, geographic or personal circumstances may affect their capacity to succeed at university.
Scholarships are available for both future and current undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Find out how to establish a scholarship.
The Alcoa Bev Corless Women in Engineering Scholarship has been developed by Alcoa in conjunction with Curtin University to support female students studying Engineering at Curtin University.
Alcoa is the world’s leading integrated aluminium company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminium industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets.
The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors (AIMS) Scholarship has been developed by AIMS in conjunction with Curtin University to encourage and support students who have chosen study a Bachelor of Science (Mine and Engineering Surveying) at Curtin University.
The Australian Institute of Mine Surveyors provides professional representation to government, industry and educational organisations on mine surveying issues around Australia. Mine surveying is a specialist area of surveying involving the measurement, representation and management of data associated with a mining operation. AIMS supports qualified mine surveyors in maintaining competency and also play a significant role in mentoring the next generation of mine surveyors.
BHP and Curtin University recognise the importance of investing in the future of Western Australia by building tomorrow’s leaders today.
BHP is the world’s largest natural resources company. The company’s corporate objective is to create long-term shareholder value through the discovery, acquisition, development and marketing of natural resources. BHP pursue this through their consistent strategy of owning and operating large, long-life, low-cost, expandable, upstream assets diversified by commodity, geography and market.
The company is among the world’s top producers of major commodities including aluminium, energy coal, metallurgical coal, copper, manganese, iron ore, uranium, nickel, silver and titanium minerals, and have substantial interests in oil and gas.
The ChemCentre Indigenous Scholarship has been developed to encourage Indigenous students to undertake an undergraduate degree in science and to consider a career in Chemistry.
ChemCentre is the Western Australian Government statutory authority that provides expert analytical and scientific information to government, industry and the community. ChemCentre provides routine analytical services, as well as specialised method development and unique analyses for less common chemicals of interest. ChemCentre scientists provide clients with high quality analyses, legally defensible data and where required, expert interpretation and legal testimony. As the Western Australian Government analytical laboratory, with responsibilities in emergency response, forensic science and public and environmental health, ChemCentre maintains a core of world-class expertise and equipment at our headquarters in Bentley, Western Australia.
The ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholarship for Women in Engineering was developed by ConocoPhillips in conjunction with Curtin University to encourage and support female students who have chosen to study Engineering at Curtin University. The program provides educational and long-term professional development for students.
ConocoPhillips Australia is an independent energy exploration and production company, with assets and exploration activities in the Timor Sea, Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland. The company recognises the importance of fostering innovative ideas and using the latest technology to successfully seek out challenges and opportunities whilst responsibly delivering energy to the world.
The Fluor Australia Scholarships have been developed by Fluor Australia in conjunction with Curtin University to encourage and support students who have chosen to study Mechanical or Civil Engineering at Curtin University.
Fluor Australia is part of the Fluor Corporation, a global leader of engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services.
The GR Engineering Services Limited Scholarship has been established to support and encourage engineering and extractive metallurgy students who are committed to their studies.
GR Engineering Services Limited is an engineering, consulting and contracting company specialising in engineering design and construction services to the resources and mineral processing industry.
The Integrity Engineering Solutions Scholarship has been established to support and encourage mechanical engineering students in their studies and to promote Integrity Engineering Solutions as a future employer.
Integrity Engineering Solutions is a niche engineering consulting firm dedicated to applying advanced, practical knowledge to the solution of the most difficult engineering problems in the Oil & Gas, Refining, Petrochemical, Minerals Processing and Mining industries. Their unique knowledge is in demand from a global client base and they pride themselves in maintaining and developing cutting-edge engineering analysis techniques to ensure the integrity of their clients’ fixed equipment. They are specialists in assessment techniques for Design, Fitness-For-Service, Failure Analysis, Repair and Modification of Fixed Equipment. They conduct world leading research for pressure equipment and have developed a range of training courses, software and integrity related products to compliment the consulting services.
The JDSi Consulting Engineers Indigenous Scholarship has been developed by JDSi Consulting Engineers in partnership with Curtin University to encourage and support Indigenous students studying Science and Engineering.
JDSi specialises in comprehensive planning, design and construction solutions for land development, resources and infrastructure projects of any size and complexity. They work with private and government organisations on large scale urban developments, as well as projects throughout regional Western Australia. JDSi’s approach is the sum of their values, people and unwavering commitment to deliver the best outcomes for their clients.
The Mainfreight Scholarship has been developed to provide support to students in their final year of business administration or commerce. Students are encouraged to increase their knowledge of the Mainfreight brand and the scholarship may provide a pathway to the Mainfreight Graduate Program.
Mainfreight is a sophisticated global supply chain business. With a fast-growing team of more than 6,000 people, Mainfreight competes with some of the world’s biggest names in transport and logistics. Mainfreight became a $2 billion-plus global business by having a real hunger for success, team goal-sharing and promoting their own. To keep ahead of the pack, Mainfreight look for people who have the same fire in the belly as their founders.
The McMullen Nolan Scholarships were developed by McMullen Nolan in conjunction with Curtin University to encourage and support Surveying students at Curtin University.
McMullen Nolan Group Pty Ltd is a major Surveying and GIS consultancy group located in Jandakot, Western Australia and is dedicated to providing personalised and innovative spatial solutions to both the Land Development and Resources & Infrastructure sectors across Australia. The company has developed expertise in a wide range of 2 and 3 dimensional surveying for cadastral, engineering, mining, GIS and mapping. Services range from land subdivision project management to 3 dimensional surveying using terrestrial laser scanning, GIS software development and Photogrammetric Mapping and Visualisation.
Today, their core business activities focus upon the provision of survey services to larger scale broad acre subdivision for clients who have a dominant share of the metropolitan area market, together with a rapidly emerging resources and infrastructure business, focused upon the resources rich mining, oil and gas sectors.
The Property Education Foundation Scholarship has been developed by the Property Education Foundation in conjunction with Curtin University to encourage and support students who have chosen to study property or property valuation at Curtin University.
The Property Education Foundation Inc. is a private sector initiative which provides funds for the development of property education in Western Australia.
The Rider Levett Bucknall Scholarships have been developed by the Rider Levett Bucknall in conjunction with Curtin University to encourage and support students in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Construction Management and Economics) course at Curtin University.
Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading Australian and Global Quantity Surveying, Cost Management and Property Advisory consultancy. Rider Levett Bucknall has been operating continuously in Perth for over 50 years and has been involved in many of its major construction projects.
The SCAA Memorial Trust Scholarship has been developed by the Surface Coatings Association Australia Inc. to support and encourage students who have chosen to study their Honours in a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) at Curtin University.
The Surface Coatings Association Australia Inc. (SCAA) is a not-for-profit membership organisation which aims to further the understanding and development of the technology of Surface Coatings in Australia. To achieve this aim, it brings together individual members who are involved in the supply of raw materials and the end users of these materials in the manufacture of paint, printing ink, and adhesives.
The Stockland Ervin Graf Scholarship has been developed by Stockland in conjunction with Curtin University to encourage and support students who have chosen study a Property related degree at Curtin University.
Each year, Stockland offers scholarships to high performing property undergraduates from a selection of Australian universities. The Ervin Graf Scholarship was created in 2003 in honour of the late Ervin Graf, founder of Stockland in 1952. The program continues to attract the highest calibre students across Australia.
The Technical Resources Engineering Scholarship has been developed by Technical Resources to give back to the community, and encourage and support students who have chosen to study engineering at Curtin University.
Technical Resources Pty Ltd is an Australian owned and managed engineering recruitment (labour hire) consultancy that specialises in placing people into the engineering market. Technical Resources supply people within all disciplines of engineering and drafting, construction management, project services/controls, safety/environment and all administration needs. Technical Resources values and supports diversity in the engineering industry, and is committed to increasing the number of Indigenous people in the sector. Further information about this scholarship can be found on the Curtin Scholarships website.
The Tronox Scholarship has been developed by Tronox in conjunction with Curtin University to encourage and support students undertaking an Engineering, Science or WASM course from third year onwards.
Tronox is a global company that mines and processes titanium ore, zircon and other materials, to produce titanium dioxide (TiO2). TiO2 is a vivid white pigment that adds brightness and durability to paints, plastics, paper and other everyday products.
With nearly 7,000 employees across six continents, including 1200 in Australia; their rich diversity, and unparalleled operational and technical expertise positions Tronox as the preeminent titanium dioxide producer in the world. They manage the entire value chain, from mine to market. Their WA operations include pigment plants in Kwinana and Australind, mines in Cataby and Wonnerup, and processing plants in Muchea and Bunbury, with professional support services based at all locations.
Warakirri Asset Management was established in 1993 and provides specialist investment vehicles to meet the needs of charities, superannuation and individual investors across Australian and global equities, cash, Australian agriculture, currency management and US real estate. In addition, Warakirri provides after-tax benchmarking, reporting and performance analytics.
With over 22 years’ experience in acquiring, developing and operating agricultural assets on behalf of institutional investors, Warakirri Asset Management is recognised as a leader in Australian agricultural investment management. Over this period, Warakirri has developed an in-depth understanding of the investment principles which are critical for the success of institutional agricultural investments.
Warakirri Asset Management is the trustee and manager of the Warakirri Cropping Trusts, the investment manager for the Daybreak Cropping group and Aurora Dairies group. Warakirri Cropping and Daybreak Cropping are large-scale broad acre grain producers and Aurora Dairies is a large scale milk producer.
Further information about this scholarship can be found on the Curtin Scholarships website.
The Western Power Women in STEM Scholarship recognises the underrepresentation of women in science and engineering and aims to create an opportunity to inspire women to seek professional, non-traditional careers. By supporting educational and long-term professional development, Western Power aims to nurture talented female leaders for a future career in the energy industry.
Western Power is a Western Australian State Government owned corporation with the purpose of efficiently connecting people with electricity in a way that is safe and reliable. Western Power provides an essential service through the transmission and distribution of electricity across Western Australia’s vast infrastructure of poles, wires, substations and depots. Western Power serves more than 1 million customers across a network area of almost 255,000 km2, including more than 100,000 kms of powerlines – enough to wrap around the earth’s equator 2 times.
Woodside recognises that delivering superior shareholder returns depends on its ability to attract and retain an engaged, highly skilled and highly motivated workforce.
Woodside is Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company, with a proud history of safe and reliable operations spanning decades. Woodside strives for excellence in its safety and environmental performance and continues to strengthen relationships with customers, co-venturers, governments and communities to ensure it is a partner of choice.
Further information about this scholarship can be found on the Curtin Scholarships website.
Establishing a scholarship
Establishing a Curtin scholarship is simple. You have the option of modelling your scholarship on one already in existence, or creating a completely new one.
Benefits of sponsoring a scholarship
There are meany benefits to establishing a scholarship at Curtin. You will be helping potential students overcome financial hardship and educational disadvantage, while recognising academic, cultural and sporting excellence and supporting Indigenous students.