The AusIMM Education Endowment Fund

AusIMM EEF scholarship applications are now closed for the 2019 academic year.

Applications for undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships close on 30 September each year.

‘The Sir Frank Espie/Rio Tinto Leadership Award provided fantastic opportunities to further my understanding of the Australian mining industry. The scholarship mentoring program in particular has been invaluable as I plan out the start of my career in mining.’
James Mitchell GAusIMM (2014 awardee)

For more information please email [email protected] or phone +61 3 9658 6100.

Included in the Scholarships:


  • Significant financial support during the course of your studies
  • Access to quality mentoring with an industry professional
  • Participation in a one-week intensive field trip to a mineral-rich region of Australia
  • Recognition and career-building opportunities
  • Development of personal and professional skills

The AusIMM EEF scholarship programs support students with:

  • A passion for the resources sector
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • A proactive approach to personal and professional development
Application form and guides
Undergraduate Application Form
Undergraduate operational guidelines
Postgraduate Application Form
Postgraduate operational guidelines
2018 EEF Scholarship Awardees
2017 EEF Scholarship Awardees
EEF Scholarship Awardees 2005–2016