Canon Bill Childs Memorial Undergraduate Bursary for a Student at International House

Amount$1100Number Available1FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology
DonorCanon Bill Childs Memorial Trust Fund
EstablishmentIn 1992 the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle transferred the Bill Childs Memorial Trust Fund to the University of Newcastle in order to establish a Memorial Bursary to support a student of International House on an annual basis. Canon Bill Childs was born in Sydney in 1917 and was ordained a priest of the Anglican Church in 1941. Bill was dedicated to international missionary work, peace and social justice. He was installed as a Canon of Christ Church Cathedral in the Diocese of Newcastle in his latter years. Canon Bill Childs promoted his Christian belief, international tolerance at all levels, Aboriginal advancement and higher education for all.

Applicable to: International House Residents, high achievers


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

  • Be enrolled in any undergraduate program
  • Have completed at least 60 units of current program
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Be a resident of International House
  • Been a resident of International House for at least one year
  • Not have previously received this scholarship
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.

  • A statement explaining your financial situation and how the scholarship would assist with your future studies.

One scholarship will be offered with a total of $1100 to be paid in a lump sum.


The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Consideration will be given to the student's participation in the community of International House as assessed by examination of the student's form for readmission to International House.

  • 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


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