Defence Technical Scholarship
Set your sights on a Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths related role in the Navy, Army or Air Force, and you could be awarded a Surface Pro tablet.
HOW IT WORKS
- Apply for a STEM-related role in the ADF, with over 70 to choose from.
- Attend a YOU session.
- Receive a link to an application form for a Defence Technical Scholarship.
- Complete the form, answering two simple questions about you and your chosen STEM role.
- Be in the running to be awarded a Microsoft Surface Pro.
CHOOSE YOUR STEM ROLE
You must be an Australian citizen and 16 years and 6 months of age or older to apply for an ADF STEM role. To apply for the scholarship you will need to attend and pass a YOU session including passing the aptitude test you are applying for.
No. You must be an Australian citizen to apply.
Yes. If you have an interest in STEM roles in the ADF, you can apply and be eligible for a Defence Technical Scholarship.
No. You must pass your YOU session, and aptitude testing must show you to be eligible for a STEM role in order to be awarded a Defence Technical Scholarship.
Applicants for the Defence Technical Scholarship need to preference a STEM role. If you transfer to another preference after you apply, you may no longer be eligible for the award.
You can only be awarded one DTS scholarship. Additionally you cannot apply for both the ADFA Education Award and the DTS in the same calendar year.
You are under no obligation to continue with the recruiting process.
No. You will still need to pass other assessments including psychological, medical and fitness tests.
Applications will reopen on the 30th of April 2018.
You will be notified via an automated response that your application has been received.
Scholarships will be awarded in May 2018. The award will be sent to the address you provided when you applied for the scholarship.
Winners are selected on merit based on the answers to the questions posed on the Defence Technical Scholarship application form.
Please contact the Defence Force Recruiting Centre where you attended your YOU session.