Newcastle and Hunter Valley Pharmacist Association Scholarship

Amount$4000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Health and Medicine
DonorPharmacy Fund
EstablishmentThis 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.

Eligibility

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
Benefit

1 (one) scholarship will be awarded to a 1st year student for the 2 years. The scholarship provides a benefit of $4000 per annum payable in three instalments, one in each trimester after the census date. Payments will consist of $2000 in trimester 1 and $1000 in trimester 2 and 3.

Selection

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
  • Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308

Phone: +61 2 4921 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au