Bradley Nichols Memorial Scholarship

Amount$5000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Business and Law
DonorForsythes
EstablishmentThis scholarship was established in 2009 to honour the significant contribution that Brad Nichols made to the Newcastle community through his involvement in business, sporting and community organisations. Brad was a partner at Forsythes, specialising in taxation, when he tragically died at age 33. Brad was a Chartered Accountant and graduate of the University of Newcastle and was a tutor in the Faculty of Business and Law. Brad excelled at sport and had a passion for rugby union, playing with the Wanderers Rugby Club for many years where he also acted as Assistant Treasurer. Brad worked with many community organisations including the Samaritans, Red Kite and the Newcastle chapter of the Property Council. The Bradley Nichols Memorial Scholarship seeks to support a talented all-rounder student, studying a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting. Applicable to : Commerce, Accounting, High Achievers, Second, 2nd, Third, 3rd, students.
Eligibility

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

  • Be enrolled in the 2nd or 3rd year of the Bachelor of Commerce program, majoring in Accounting
  • Not hold another scholarship
  • Not hold a previous undergraduate degree
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
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 (maximum two (2) A4 pages) detailing your community and sporting involvement
Benefit

The scholarships provide a total of $5000 payable in two payments of $2500 to be paid each semester after the census date.

Selection

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

* academic merit, namely a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least credit average

* a written statement (maximum two (2) A4 pages) detailing the applicants community and sporting involvement

* performance at interview if required

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