The Meegan Jones Memorial Scholarship in Biomedical Science

Amount$2000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Health and Medicine
EstablishmentThis scholarship was established in memory of Meegan Jones, a graduate of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, and a PASS leader and tutor within the School of Biomedical Science and Pharmacy. Meegan died tragically at the age of 31 in February 2012.

Meegan entered tertiary education as a mature-aged student, and was not only an excellent student and graduate, but an excellent citizen who contributed enthusiastically and generously to the operation of the school and the wider community of the University of Newcastle.

This scholarship aims to support and encourage other young people like Meegan to excellence in their Biomedical Science studies.

Applicable to: Biomedical Science, mature age student, second year, 2nd year, third year, 3rd year, High Achievers.


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

  • Be enrolled in the School of Biomedical Sciences & Pharmacy, Faculty of Health and Medicine at the University of Newcastle
  • Be enrolled in the second or third year of the Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Not hold another scholarship
  • Be a mature age student
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 statement outlining academic merit in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science and contribution to the School of Biomedical Science and Pharmacy community.

One (1) scholarship is available, valued at $2000 per annum for the remaining duration of the scholar's Bachelor of Biomedical Science program.


Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

  • Assessment of the required written statement
  • Academic merit
  • Contribution to the School of Biomedical Science & Pharmacy community; or
  • Potential to be a community-minded member of the School of Biomedical Science & Pharmacy

  • Faculty of Health and Medicine

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