Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment High Achiever Undergraduate Scholarship

Amount$2000Number Available25FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Built Environment

This scholarship was established in 2008 to encourage academically gifted students to enrol full-time in an undergraduate degree program offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle.

Applicable to: Engineering, Built Environment, High-achievers, ATAR, First year, 1st year.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be commencing in any undergraduate program within the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • Have an ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) of 95 or greater
  • Be enrolling full-time at the Callaghan or Central Coast Campus
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • Not have previously held this scholarship, or be a University of Newcastle Industry Scholarship Scheme (UNISS) Scholar
Required Documentation

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • None Required
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000
  • Number of scholarships available: 25

Applications are not submitted for this scholarship. Scholarships are automatically awarded in Semester 1 following Main Round admissions.

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit, namely Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).

NB: The number of scholarships awarded annually is subject to funding. Not all students who receive an ATAR greater than 95 are guaranteed a scholarship.

Preference will be given to students who completed their Higher School Certificate in the year prior to entering University at a school that qualifies for the University's Regional and Rural Preference Scheme.

School Postcodes included in the Regional and Rural Preference Scheme:

  • Central Coast 2250-2263
  • Mid-North Coast 2431-2459
  • Hunter Region 2264-2338 and 2413-2430
  • New England 2339-2412
  • Central West 2787-2820 and 2845-2877
  • Western Plains 2821-2844 and 2878
  • Northern Rivers 2460-2483
  • Broken Hill 2879-2880

  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au