Applications closed


Number available


Closing date

06 August 2017

Scholarship details


Dr Beryl Collier


Dr Beryl Collier had a deep interest in the values of education. She had a love and concern for the rights of others, especially the Aboriginal community.


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

  • Be enrolled any year of a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Newcastle Central Coast Campus in the Faculty of Education and Arts.
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum 30 units).
  • Demonstrate academic achievement either by an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent of 75 or higher for commencing students, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 for continuing students.
  • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be recognised as such by your community.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

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 outlining your academic achievements to date, career aspirations in the relevant area of study/research and how this scholarship would assist you.
  • Confirmation of Aboriginality (Common Seal) and a written reference made by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community member who knows you in the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander community.


This scholarship provides an annual benefit of $5,000, paid as $2,500 following Semester 1 and Semester 2 census dates.

The scholarship is ongoing for up to 3 years with a total benefit of $15,000 provided eligibility is met in each semester.


Selection is a competitive process and will be based on assessment of the scholarship application and any required supporting documents.


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