Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Scholarship

Amount$10000Number Available2FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology
DonorUniversity, industry donors, community organisations and the annual Reconciliation Scholarship Dinner Dance
EstablishmentThe Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Scholarship was established through contributions from the University, industry donors, community organisations and the annual Reconciliation Scholarship Dinner Dance.

Applicable to : Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Indigenous, ATSI, financial disadvantage

Eligibility

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

  • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be recognised as such by your community
  • Be enrolled in any year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Not currently receiving full Abstudy payments from Centrelink
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 financial disadvantage and how the scholarship would assist with future studies
  • A written reference made by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community member
Benefit
  • Scholarship Amount: $10,000
  • Number of scholarships available: 2
Selection

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

  • a written statement outlining financial disadvantage and how the scholarship would assist with future studies
  • a written reference made by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community member
  • evidence of Aboriginality
  • performance at interview
Faculties
  • 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

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308

Phone: +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au