Hunter Environmental Institute Undergraduate Scholarship

Amount$1500Number Available2FacultiesFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Science and Information Technology
DonorHunter Environmental Institute
EstablishmentThis scholarship was established by the Hunter Environmental Institute to encourage and support students in the final year of an undergraduate degree related to environmental studies. The Institute seeks to reward students who demonstrate excellence in achievement and committment in their environmental programs at the University of Newcastle. Two (2) scholarships are offered each year.

Applicable to: Environmental studies, high achievers, final year students, Environmental Science and Management, Engineering (Environmental)


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

  • Be enrolled in either a Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management or Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) program
  • Be enrolled in the final year of their program
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • 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 written statement demonstrating contribution(s) you have made to community environmental advancement/involvement. Work experience (paid) and coursework projects undertaken for your career advancement should be included
  • At least one written reference of up to two pages in length from a referee who knows you well - each reference will be well regarded in supporting merit claims in academic or community based involvement.

Please see selection criteria for further information on the documentation requirements.


Two (2) scholarships are available, valued at $1500 each. These are payable in a lump sum payment after the relevant census date.


Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit and contribution to community environmental activities.

Your academic record will be supplied by the University after the application has been submitted. The assessment will focus on results in environmental courses:

  • Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management - performance in 2000 level environmental courses;
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) - performance in 3000 level courses.

The required statement and reference will be assessed; Work experience (paid) and coursework projects will have lesser value in the assessment.

The Selection Committee may at its discretion request confidential academic references from the Program Co-ordinators of the Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management and Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental), where it feels this will help determine the best applicant. The Selection Committee may also contact you or your referees to answer additional questions where it feels this will help determine the best applicant.

  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937