Vemulapalli Raja Rao Memorial Scholarship

University of Southern Queensland
November 20, 2023
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In 2024, UniSQ will offer one Vemulapalli Raja Rao Memorial Scholarship to support a student commencing their studies in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Established in 2023 through the founding gifts from his children and the Yarlagadda Ragamayi and Vemulapalli Kasinath Chowdary Educational Endowment Fund, this endowed scholarship celebrates Vemulapalli Raja Rao’s vision of lifelong educational opportunities to regional communities by supporting engineering students through their studies.


The scholarship will have a maximum value of $4000 to be paid in one instalment.

Eligibility and conditions

Applicants must:

  • be a domestic student currently residing in Australia
  • be a commencing student
  • be intending to enrol full-time at UniSQ in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Trimester 1 2024.
  • For further details please view the Scholarship Award Conditions. (Link will be active when scholarship is open for application)

    Selection criteria

    Applicants must:

  • address each personal statement question below (250 words maximum per question):
  • what influenced and motivated you to choose your intended study program at UniSQ
  • how you see yourself as a future professional within your field.
  • provide evidence of academic achievement as directed in the application process:
  • high school report card or post-secondary academic history (transcript of results) e.g., school, TAFE etc.
  • provide evidence of your current financial circumstances.
  • Please Note: If an applicant holds other UniSQ awarded scholarships, this may be taken into consideration in selection. There are some scholarships that cannot be held together.

    How to apply

    Application must be made via the UniSQ Scholarships Online Application Management System.

    If you require assistance in completing your application please download the Scholarship Online Application Manual.

    Closing date

    Monday 20 November 2023 at 11.59pm (AEST)

    Further information

    University of Southern Queensland Phone: 1800 269 500 Email: [email protected]

    UniSQ reserves the right to alter the conditions of the scholarship/bursary based upon exceptional circumstances. UniSQ reserves the right to not award the scholarship/bursary in a given year.

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