Hunter Water Corporation Undergraduate Scholarships

Amount$5000Number Available4FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Science and Information Technology
Establishment

As part of its commitment to making a lasting difference to the community, Hunter Water Corporation is funding scholarships for students enrolled in Science, Business and Engineering. These scholarships are intended to support students from the areas serviced by Hunter Water so they may achieve their academic potential. Subject to availability, Hunter Water may also offer recipients opportunities to engage with the organisation through mentoring or site visits.

Applicable to: First year, 1st year, Newcastle Business School, Environmental, Life Sciences, Engineering, Hunter, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Maitland, Cessnock, Singleton, Dungog, residents, Financially disadvantaged, Indigenous, ATSI, High Achievers

Eligibility

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

  • Be enrolled in a course offered through either the Newcastle Business School, School of Environmental & Life Sciences or School of Engineering
  • Not hold another scholarship of equivalent or more substantial benefit
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • Must have lived in a community serviced by Hunter Water during the past 12 months ie within the area bounded by Lake Macquarie, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Maitland, Dungog, Cessnock, and parts of Singleton
  • Be enrolling in the first year of your first undergraduate 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.

  • Provide a written statement outlining your career aspirations (An interest in water would be advantageous).
  • Provide evidence of hardship (including financial disadvantage, health concerns, disability, or carer responsibilities).
Benefit

Up to four scholarships will be offered. This scholarship offers the benefit of $5,000. This is payable in two installments of $2,500, after each relevant census date. The second payment is subject to review of eligibility.

Selection

Selection will be on the basis of:

  • Academic Merit, namely ATAR, or GPA
  • Evidence of hardship, including Financial Disadvantage, Health Concerns, Disability, Indigenous, or Carer Responsibilities will be considered
  • A written statement outlining their career aspirations (An interest in water would be advantageous).

Faculties
  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • 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 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au