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Epiroc Scholarship

Epiroc Scholarship

Epiroc Scholarship - apply now!

Applications are now open for the Epiroc Scholarship, supporting your studies in mining.

The Epiroc Scholarship provides an outstanding opportunity to experience Epiroc’s contribution to the resources sector in Australia and around the world.

In 2021 the Epiroc Scholarship reaches a remarkable milestone: 50 continuous years of providing valuable, industry-based experiences and support to Australasia’s emerging mining professionals.

Applications for the 2021 Epiroc Scholarship are now open and close Friday 15 October.

The 2021 recipient will receive:
• $2,000 bursary towards 2022 university fees, equipment or resources
• Tour of Epiroc site at Kalgoorlie and / or Boddington
• Tour of Epiroc Perth workshop
• Up to two weeks of paid work experience with Epiroc

Note: Travel for the winner within Western Australia will be arranged once it is safe to do so mindful of any COVID-19 restrictions and the health and wellbeing of participants.


The scholarship is open to AusIMM Student Members currently studying at a university in Western Australia. 

To apply you must be:
• A current AusIMM Student member
• Studying and living in Western Australia
• In the final year of a university degree studying:
- Mechatronics
- Mechanical Engineering
- Software Engineering / Computer Science
- Mining Engineering, or
- Mathematics

If you are currently not a Student Member of AusIMM, student membership fees are waived for Epiroc Scholarship applications. Simply use the code Student2021. 

For any questions please contact Monique Talarico, Manager, Relationships


Epiroc Scholarship Application

2020 recipient - Josephine Liantono

Josephine is now a Junior Mining Engineer at BHP Nickel West. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Economics and Mining Engineering from The University of Western Australia, graduating in 2020. Her journey in the mining industry commenced with vacation work with Mount Gibson Iron Limited, Fortescue Metals Group, PwC Australia, Deloitte Consulting and BHP Nickel West. Through the various roles, she had the opportunity to work in different facets of the mining industry such as environment and approvals, open-pit and underground mining engineering, metallurgy, external auditing and analytics and cognitive consulting which has developed her strong appreciation of the complex business landscape. 

Josephine is currently the Chairperson of UWA Young Engineers, Treasurer of the AusIMM UWA Student Chapter, Secretary of the WA Mining Club Young Professionals and committee member of the UWA Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Inclusion and Diversity Committee. Prior to these roles, she was the Founding President of Women in Engineering and Mathematical Sciences UWA and Vice-President (Careers) of University Engineers Club.

Past recipients

  • 2019: Marten Hunt, Bachelor or Mining Engineering, University of Wollongong
  • 2018: Not awarded
  • 2017: Emma Guerini, Bachelor of Mining Engineering and Geology, University of Western Australia
  • 2016: Ashleigh Walsh, Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) (Honours), University of Adelaide
  • 2015: Rahel Abebe, Bachelor of Mining Engineering (Honours), Federation University – view paper.
  • 2014: Russell Brooks, Bachelor of Engineering (Mining), University of Adelaide – view paper.
  • 2013: Emma Beattie, Bachelor of Geology, James Cook University – view paper
  • 2012: Christopher Brunero, Bachelor of Engineering (Mining and Environmental) (Honours) (Deans Scholar), University of Wollongong – view paper.
  • 2011: Kathryn Serjeantson, Bachelor of Mining Engineering, University of New South Wales – view paper.
  • 2010: Nathan Campbell, Bachelor of Mining Engineering, Curtin University (WASM) – view paper.
  • 2009: Michael Webb-Martin, Bachelor of Mining Engineering and Finance, Curtin University (WASM) – view paper.
  • 2008: Kiri Bunker, Bachelor of Mining Engineering, University of New South Wales – view paper.
  • 2007: Megan Clasberg, Bachelor of Mining Engineering, University of New South Wales – view paper.
  • 2006: Jack MacDiarmid, Bachelor of Mining Engineering, University of Queensland – view paper.


Epiroc Scholarship 2021 Application form

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