Pritchard Francis Civil Engineering Scholarship, UWA

Each year the Pritchard Francis Civil Engineering Scholarship offers a promising UWA Civil Engineering Student the opportunity to be recognised for academic achievement and a complete internship placement in civil and/or structural engineering within a consultancy environment.

This initiative supports students in achieving their academic goals, whilst providing them with mentoring to launch their professional career and prepare them for success.

A number of paid internship placements are offered in addition to the Scholarship winner. Pritchard Francis would offer these individuals the opportunity to complete an internship during the summer break and have the chance to delve into the world of civil and/or structural engineering.

Meet our recipients and read about their experiences.

What the Scholarship offers you

Value: $10,000 + Offer of 12 weeks paid internship.

  • Being a valuable member of our team.
  • Mentoring by an experienced senior engineer.
  • Experiencing civil and/or structural engineering projects.
  • Working on current projects and attend site inspections.
  • Undertaking a variety of training.
  • Attending industry related events.
  • Being involved in local community and Pritchard Francis events throughout the year.

Terms and Conditions

  • Be a Permanent Resident of Australia or student visa holder with working rights.
  • Currently in your third year Bachelor degree, first year of Masters, or PhD in Civil Engineering at the University of Western Australia (UWA) 
  • You are asked to nominate prizes recognising academic merit for specific units and current or previous scholarships held.
  • The scholarship is a 1-year tenure, paid in 4 equal instalments in March, May, July and September 2024. Payments will be adjusted for students completing their studies mid-year.
  • Paid vacation employment for 12 weeks during the summer vacation period is offered, which may hold an opportunity to travel, working in a second office.
  • The scholarship may be withdrawn should you defer full time studies, transfer to another course/degree or University.
  • Whilst one of the aims of the scholarship is to provide an employment opportunity to the successful applicant, there is no binding or other commitment from either party with regard to employment with Pritchard Francis after graduation.


This year's scholarship is now OPEN.

Scholarship Coordinator: Emily Long, (08) 9382 5111, or

Applications close 23 July 2024