Bishop David Walker Scholarship

Amount$2000Number Available4FacultyFaculty of Education and Arts
DonorThe Broken Bay Diocese

Bishop David Walker, as Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay, encourages the theological education and formation of lay people in his Diocese. The Bishop David L Walker scholarship is a practical dimension of this support for people to deepen their faith formation through studying with The Broken Bay Institute - University of Newcastle theological programs.

Applicable to: Theology, Broken Bay


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

  • Be enrolled in postgraduate theology programs (Graduate Certificate in Theology and Master of Theology programs)
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • Must live in the Catholic Diocese of Broken Bay or work for the Diocese of Broken Bay
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 300-500 word statement addressing the criteria listed below under 'Selection.'

Up to four (4) scholarships may be available, valued at $2000 each and payable in a lump sum following Semester census date.


Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of provision of a 300-500 word statement that draws from some or all of the following criteria:

  • Live in and/or work in ministry within the Diocese of Broken Bay
  • Need financial support in order to study
  • Indicate a commitment to theological study
  • Articulate an interest in faith education and ministry enrichment
  • Contribute to the life of the diocesan community
  • 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