Newcastle and Hunter Valley Pharmacist Association Scholarship

Amount$4000Number Available2FacultyFaculty of Health and Medicine
DonorPharmacy Fund

This scholarship was established by the Newcastle and Hunter Valley Pharmacist Association in 2009 to promote and strengthen the collaboration between the University of Newcastle and the Newcastle and Hunter Valley Pharmacist Association, strengthen Pharmacy in the Hunter region and to encourage quality students to take up Pharmacy at the University of Newcastle, particularly students from regional and remote areas.

Applicable to: Post Graduate, Pharmacy, Hunter Valley Residents, Rural, Regional, Remote, New England Residents, High Achievers.


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

  • Be enrolled in the 1st year of the Master of Pharmacy program
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • Not hold another 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 (500 words maximum) on the following topic "Discuss how the delivery of Pharmaceutical Services may differ in 20 years time from what occurs today."
  • A written statement outlining your residential addresses for the past 6 years along with supporting documentary evidence
  • Scholarship Amount: $4,000
  • Number of scholarships available: 2

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

  • Academic merit
  • Assessment of the required written statements
  • Rurality of applicant, based on the Australian Standard Geographical Classification - Remoteness Area (ASGC-RA) classification system

Preference may be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and to students who have lived (as determined by their home address) in the Newcastle, Hunter Valley and New England regions for the past 4 years.

  • Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

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