School of Biomedical Sciences & Pharmacy Summer Vacation Scholarship

Amount$2000Number Available10FacultyFaculty of Health and Medicine

This scholarship is available to support a program of supervised research relevant to the student's program of study in the School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of Newcastle, during the period December 2016 to February 2017.

Applicable to: Research, Vacation, Summer, Biomedical Science, Pharmacy.


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

  • Be enrolled in the Bachelor of Biomedical Science or Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) programs in the School of Biomedical Sciences & Pharmacy.
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 statement (maximum 300 words) outlining your reasons for applying, why you are interested in a particular area of research and future goals and aspirations.

Ten (10) scholarships are available valued at $2,000 each payable in a lump sum upfront payment of $1500 with the remaining $500 payment payable upon the receipt of a report (less than a page) outlining what the outcomes and benefits were in undertaking the project and if it met expectations. Recipients will be required to do an oral presentation at the end of the project and submit a copy of the PowerPoint presentation along with the report to the Head of School.


The scholarship holder is required to pursue a program of eight (8) weeks of full-time research, during the period 28th November to 24th February, in the School under the supervision of a member of academic staff. The program must be approved by the Head of School.

Selection of the scholar shall be based on assessment of the application and supporting documentation against eligibility criteria. Recommendations shall be made by the Head of School.

  • Faculty of Health and Medicine

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759