Teachers Health Fund Rugby Union Scholarship
|Amount$5000||Number Available1||FacultyFaculty of Health and Medicine|
|Donor||Teachers Health Fund|
Established in 2014, this scholarship aims to provide support to a student who is committed to a career in Medicine or Allied Health and who is a talented Rugby Union player. Any student who is enrolled (either commencing or continuing) in a Bachelor of Medicine degree (or Allied Health program), who is a member of, and plays on a full-time basis for, the University of Newcastle Rugby Union Football Club (RUFC) and can provide evidence of academic success is able to apply for this scholarship.
It is the intention of this scholarship that the successful recipient will be a contributing member and role model to other team members of the Rugby club. They will endeavour to attend all designated training session and fixtures and if unable to train or play due to injury or illness will make contact with the relevant coach prior to training or fixture. The club would ideally like the recipient to undertake the Foundations of Rugby Coaching course and completion of a Refereeing qualification.
The successful recipient may be asked to represent the club or University at publicity events.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
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.
The scholarship currently provides a benefit of $5,000 to be paid in two lump sums of $2,500 after confirmation of eligibility after the relevant Semester census dates.
Selection is a competitive process and will be based on assessment of the scholarship application and any required supporting documents.
Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308
Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759