Port Waratah Coal Services Limited Undergraduate Scholarships

Amount$7000Number Available2FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology
DonorPort Waratah Coal Services Ltd
Establishment

This Scholarship was established by Port Waratah Coal Services Limited to support commencing undergraduate students at the University of Newcastle.

Applicable to: Engineering, Commerce, Accounting, Information Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing, Science, Occupational Health and Safety, Human Resource and Industrial Relations Disciplines, Commencing, First year, Newcastle, Hunter Residents, High Achievers.

Eligibility

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

  • Be enrolling in the first year of your first undergraduate degree
  • Be enrolled in any program studying any of the Engineering, Commerce, Accounting, Information Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Computing, Science, Occupational Health and Safety, Human Resource and Industrial Relations Disciplines.
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Not hold another scholarship for the same program
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Reside and/or have completed your HSC or equivalent within the Newcastle and Hunter Region
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 detailing your educational history, personal achievements and accomplishments, motivation, communication skills, extracurricular activities and career aspirations on graduation and in the longer term
  • Any additional information which you think may be of interest to the committee, such as awards, employment or personal references or special achievements
Benefit

Two (2) scholarships will be offered, valued at $7000 per annum.

Throughout the duration of the scholarship, the student will be provided the opportunity to experience work at Port Waratah Coal Services Ltd, during the period December to February, at the rate of $500 per week.

Selection

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

  • Assessment of the required written statement
  • Performance at an interview
  • Academic merit, namely HSC performance or other entrance requirements.

    In the case of a tie, preference will be given to the student who has clearly demonstrated in writing their commitment to their chosen degree/discipline.

  • Faculties
    • 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

    SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER

    Student Services Centre
    University of Newcastle
    University Drive
    CALLAGHAN NSW 2308

    Phone: +61 2 4921 8849
    Fax: +61 2 4921 6937
    Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au