The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) Perth Branch will offer annual scholarship awards to either undergraduate and postgraduate students undertaking studies that embrace relevant component areas of marine science, underwater technology or offshore engineering. Applicants are welcome to apply where they can demonstrate a clear interest in pursuing a career in a relevant area of underwater technology.

SUT will consider awarding a scholarship for full-time students entering the last two years of their undergraduate course, or undertaking a postgraduate course.

The grants are open to any student studying in Australia, irrespective of age or nationality and previous scholarship applicants (including winners) may reapply.   (Note: re-application via the web site is necessary to be considered for continuance of the scholarship.)


1 July 2020 – SUT Scholarship Applications open
12 August 2020 – SUT Scholarship Applications close
September 2020 – Assessment of candidates by the SUT Scholarship Sub- committee
October 2020 – Interviews held with the short listed candidates and members of the SUT Scholarship Sub-committee
11 November 2020 – SUT (Perth) AGM – Scholarship Winners publicly announced


Postgraduate candidates should have a first degree in a relevant engineering or science subject, and have enrolled in a postgraduate course of study related to offshore engineering, marine science or underwater technology.
Undergraduate candidates should have permission to proceed to their last or second last year of their degree course in 2021.
Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in full time education.  Applicants who are employed full time are not eligible for the scholarship, however, part-time employment is acceptable.
Applicants are required to be enrolled at university full-time for at least the first semester of 2021.


Students wishing to be considered for an SUT scholarship award should complete the application form, and send in their academic transcripts and academic reference by 12 August 2020.


Selection will be on the basis of the information provided in the application form, the academic reference, and an interview of the short-listed candidates.
Applicants will be informed of the outcome of the assessment before the end of October 2020.


SUT will award a scholarships of $7500 plus one free attendance for a SUT short course in 2021.
The cash component is paid 50% at the early 2021 and the remaining 50% in June 2021.
Scholars may apply for other sources of funding, and still be eligible for a SUT Scholarship.


Please click here to submit your scholarship application: 2020/2021 SUT Scholarship Application Form

All SUT scholarship applicants are expected to join the SUT ($30 for student membership). Click here to become a student member of the SUT.

Click here for the  Scholarship Flyer 2020

For any queries, please contact Fiona Allan













Photo: SUT Committee members awarding one of the 2020 Scholarship Winners at our AGM – November 2019