Faculty of Health and Medicine High Achiever Undergraduate Scholarships - School of Medicine and Public Health
The Faculty of Health and Medicine High Achiever Undergraduate Scholarships were established in 2013 to encourage high achieving students admitted to the Callaghan, Central Coast and Port Macquarie campuses of the University of Newcastle to enrol full-time in Faculty of Health and Medicine undergraduate degree programs at the University.
The Faculty of Health and Medicine High Achiever Undergraduate Scholarship - School of Medicine and Public Health will be offered to the highest ranked commencing student in a Bachelor of Medicine degree.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
- Be a commencing student in a Bachelor undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Health and Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health, at the Callaghan campus
- Be enrolled full time as at the census date for each semester unless there are exceptional circumstances demonstrated which compel you to study part time.
- Be the highest ranked commencing student in the School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health and Medicine.
- Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa
This Scholarship package includes:
- A benefit of $1000 per semester for the duration of a Bachelor of Medicine degree within the School of Medicine and Public Health (5 years);
- An iPad or an upgrade to the recipient's existing iPad at a time of the recipient's choosing during the degree;
- A guaranteed Summer Scholarship in the first year of the degree;
- A guaranteed opportunity to undertake a European exchange in the fourth year of the degree.
The Scholarship provides for a total benefit of up to $10,000 depending on the duration of relevant degree. $1,000 will be awarded at the commencement of each semester of the degree, payable in a lump sum after the census date of each semester. The continuing award of the scholarship will be subject to satisfactory academic progress, reviewed each semester.
Applications are not submitted for this scholarship. Scholarships are automatically awarded in Semester 1 following UAC Admissions intake.
Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit, demonstrated by being the highest ranked commencing student for a Bachelor of Medicine within the School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health.
In the event that students are equally ranked, interviews will be held to determine a final decision.
University of Newcastle
Phone: (02) 49216404 or (02) 49216539
Fax: (02) 49216937