Equity Scholarships Scheme University of Newcastle (ESSUN) Scholarship

Amount$3000Number Available50FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology
EstablishmentThe Equity Scholarship Scheme University of Newcastle assists financially disadvantaged undergraduate students with the costs of study.

All applications are managed by Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Whether you are expecting an offer of admission or you are a continuing student, please visit http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/ and download the current Equity Scholarships Booklet.

Applications for Semester 1 2015 are currently open at www.uac.edu.au/equity

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.

  • Please refer to UAC Application requirements

A benefit of up to $1500 for each eligible semester will be payable after census date in that semester, for a period of up to 5 years.


Applications for this scholarship are submitted via UAC Equity Scholarships website here: http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Education and Arts
  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • Faculty of Health and Medicine
  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology

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