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Tarek Nasher


This Scholarship was established in 2013 by Tarek Nashar, who wished to establish a scholarship to honour the significant contribution of his mother Professor Beryl Nashar to Geology as the first Professor of Geology at the University of Newcastle. The scholarship has been established to encourage and reward a student who has excelled in their Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Earth Sciences) program and who is enrolling in their fourth year honours program in Geology.

Applicable to:Science, Geology, Earth Sciences, High Achievers, GEOS.


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

  • Be enrolled in 4th year Honours of a Bachelor of Science (Honours) with an Earth Sciences major with University of Newcastle.
  • Have studied with UON for the duration of your current program.
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum 30 units).
  • Demonstrate high academic achievement by a Grade Point Average (GPA) minimum of 6.0
  • Be an Australian Citizen.

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.

  • None Required.


One (1) Scholarship will be offered. The Scholarship provides a minimum benefit up to $1000 for one year to be paid in a lump sum payment.


No application is required for this scholarship.

The scholarship will be awarded to the student with the best performance in third-year Bachelor of Science (Earth Sciences) who is enrolled in fourth year honours program in Geology and who has attained:

  • A Distinction grade or higher in every subject of third-year Bachelor of Science (Earth Sciences), with at least 50% of those results at High Distinction.
  • An academic record with no recorded Fail results within a complete Bachelor of Science (Earth Sciences) degree program.


Faculty of Science

Contact Details

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
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Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759