Residential Life Scholarship

Amount$500Number Available1FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology
DonorResidential Colleges Fund
EstablishmentThis scholarship was established in 2010 to be awarded to the most deserving applicant on the basis of contributions to the resident body, participation in college events and personal qualities.

Applicable to: Residents, College, Sportsmen, sportsperson.


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

  • Be a resident of any Residential College at the University of Newcastle
  • Be enrolled in any degree program at the University of Newcastle
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Not have previously received this scholarship
  • Not have previously completed a degree
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 (no more than 2 A4 pages) outlining your involvement in all aspects of college life including academic, social, sporting and community life

One (1) scholarship will be offered annually. The scholarship provides the benefit of $500 payable as a lump sum payment after the semester 1 census date.


Selection of the scholar will be on the assessment of the required written statement

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Education and Arts
  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • Faculty of Health and Medicine
  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937