Faculty of Science and Information Technology Undergraduate Scholarships

Amount$2000Number Available12FacultyFaculty of Science and Information Technology
EstablishmentThe Faculty of Science and Information Technology established these scholarships to recognise high achieving applicants and to encourage and support students entering undergraduate programs in the Faculty of Science and Information Technology. Twelve (12) scholarships will be offered in total corresponding with one scholarship for each undergraduate program offered.

The twelve undergraduate programs are:

  • Bachelor of Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Communication
  • Bachelor of Development Studies
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management
  • Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science
  • Bachelor of Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Natural History Illustration
  • Bachelor of Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Visual Communication Design

    Applicable to : high achiever, ATAR, undergraduate, science, FSCIT, first year, 1st year.


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

  • Be a commencing student
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Be enrolled in a single degree program offered by the Faculty of Science and Information Technology
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • Not hold another scholarship for the same program
  • Not have previously received this scholarship
  • Have achieved an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 95 or equivalent before the addition of any regional or EAS bonus
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 brief written statement (no more than 1 A4 page) that outlines (i) your reasons for your choice of study, (ii) your career aspirations and (iii) your proposed courses for study for the first year
  • ****Advised by Kate Scott (10/09/2014) that PVC has advised this scholarship will not be offered in 2015*****

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit, demonstrated by a high admission score, namely Australian Tertiary Admission Rank and assessment of the required written statement.

  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology

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
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au