Pinkies Robbie Davis Memorial Scholarship

Amount$1000Number Available1FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology
EstablishmentThe scholarship was established in memory of Pinkies employee Robbie Davis who tragically died in 2012.

The scholarship also aims to support University of Newcastle students who are living with a disability.

Applicable to: Persons registered with the Disability Support Service at the University of Newcastle.


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

  • Be registered with the Disability Support Service at the University of Newcastle
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Not hold another scholarship
  • Not have previously completed a degree
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa
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 yourself, your disability, your career aspirations, and how the scholarship will assist you
  • An example of your work in your major area of study

One (1) scholarship is available each year. This scholarship provides the benefit of $1,000 per annum, payable in one lump sum.


Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of the requested documentation.

An interview may be held if required.

  • 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