BHP Billiton MCA Women in Engineering Scholarship

BHP Billiton, in partnership with the Minerals Council of Australia, the national body representing Australia’s mining and minerals processing industry, invites students from across the country to apply for the BHP Billiton/Minerals Council of Australia Women in Engineering Scholarship.

The BHP Billiton/MCA partnership is helping identify the next generation of talented female engineers. The strong numbers of applicants in previous years bodes well for achieving our goal of increasing the number of female engineers in our sector.

The scholarship is open to all female undergraduate engineering students studying in Australia and provides $8000 per annum for the final two years of study. It aims to advance the role of women in the resources sector. To be eligible for the Women in Engineering Scholarship, you must:

  1. Be currently enrolled in full-time study in an Engineering degree (Mining, Electrical, Geotechnical, Mechanical etc)
  2. Be in the final 2 years of a Bachelor degree
  3. Have a GPA of 5 or more (or equivalent to 65% or more)
  4. Include an accompanying CV

> Download the application form

Applications close 16 December 2013
To complete your application for the BHP/MCA Women in Engineering
Scholarship, download this form and submit with accompanying CV to

For more information, you can contact Chris James at the Minerals Council of Australia
on 03 8614 1804 or email