Valmai Avery Scholarship in Classics

Amount$800Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Education and Arts
DonorMrs Valmai Avery

This scholarship was established by Valmai Avery who was awarded BA (Hons) in Classical Studies by the University of Newcastle on 8 May 1997. The aim of this scholarship is to support a student in second year onwards who is majoring in Ancient History and Classical Languages.

Applicable to: Arts, Classics, Classical Languages, Ancient History, second year, third year, High Achievers.


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

  • Be enrolled in the 2nd year or onwards of a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Ancient History and Classical Languages with University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum 30 units).
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 (1-2 pages) about your motivation for undertaking study in the relevant area and outlining how the scholarship will assist in your studies.
  • Scholarship Amount: $800
  • Number of scholarships available: 1

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

* academic merit, namely at least a Credit average (65%) in 1st year

* a written statement (1-2 pages) outlining the applicants motivation for undertaking Classical Studies and future goals along with how the scholarship would assist in their studies and career aspirations

* performance at interview (if required)

  • Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759