Robin Mcdonald Memorial Regional Research Scholarship

Amount$5000Number Available1FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Science and Information Technology
DonorHunter Valley Research Foundation (HVRF)
EstablishmentThis scholarship was established in 2010 to commemorate the role Robin Mcdonald played in communicating economic issues to the Hunter Region community and her leadership role at the Hunter Valley Research Foundation (HVRF). For information about HVRF visit www.hvrf.com.au.

The scholarship aims to maximise the potential benefits for the Hunter Region of a closer relationship between the University and the HVRF and to lay the foundations for a continuing partnership between the HVRF and the Robin Mcdonald scholars.

Applicable to: Undergraduate, Honours, Post Graduate, Business, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Design, Communication, IT, Information Technology, High Achievers.

Eligibility

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

  • Be enrolled in an Honours or Postgraduate program within either the Newcastle Business School, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences or School of Design, Communication and Information Technology
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • Be enrolled full-time
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 2 A4 pages) outlining how your research subject area has a direct or indirect impact upon residents of the Hunter Region

Benefit

To apply for this scholarship please email: ResearchScholarships@newcastle.edu.au.

Selection

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

* academic merit

* a written statement (maximum 2 A4 pages) outlining how your research subject area has a direct or indirect impact upon residents of the Hunter Region. Research subject areas could include any of the following:

-Regional Economies

-Community Wellbeing

-Labour Force Issues

-Social and Economic Geography

-Educational Retention/Transition Issues

-Regional Economic Indicators

-Regional Social Issues

* Performance at interview

Faculties
  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • 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 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au