Dr Geoffrey Leonard AM 1st Year Student Scholarship

Amount$2000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Business and Law
DonorDr Geoffrey Leonard
EstablishmentThis scholarship was established by the Dr Geoffrey Leonard in 2009 to assist eligible students from rural and remote areas in their first year of a Business, Commerce or Accounting program within the Faculty of Business and Law. Applicable to: Rural, Regional, Remote, Business, Commerce, Accounting, Financially disadvantaged, high achievers.
Eligibility

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

  • Be a commencing student enrolled in a Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce or a Combined Degree, where both degrees are offered in the Faculty of Business and Law
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • Completed the Higher School Certificate in the year prior to entering University
  • Not hold another scholarship
  • Have resided in an area of Australia at least 100 km from University campus at time of application for admission
  • Be the holder of a current Centrelink Low Income Health Care Card
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 verified copy of your current Centrelink Low Income Health Care Card. (copy signed by a Justice of the Peace)
Benefit
  • Scholarship Amount: $2,000
  • Number of scholarships available: 1
Selection

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit namely Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).

Faculty
  • Faculty of Business and Law

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