Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment Summer Scholarship

Amount$3000Number Available20FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Built Environment

This scholarship is available to support a program of supervised research relevant to the student's program of study in the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, University of Newcastle, during the period November 2016 to February 2017.

To apply for this scholarship, please nominate three (3) Research Topics in order of preference. The Engineering and Built Environment Research Topics are currently available here.

In addition, there are also four Information Technology research topics available:

  • Towards a feedback and auto-marking module for IT infrastructure projects, Rukshan Athauda,
  • Exploring Microsoft Azure for Virtual IT Infrastructure Laboratories, Rukshan Athauda,
  • Virtual Lab Interfaces for IT Infrastructure Labs, Rukshan Athauda,
  • Comparing Head Mounted Displays for Simulated Driving Tasks, Karen Blackmore.

Once selected, please click the "Apply for this Scholarship" button on this page and submit your application.

Applicable to: Research, Summer, Vacation, Engineering and Built Environment.


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

  • Applications are open to students within the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment who are at Bachelor degree level or studying the Masters of Architecture.
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 current curriculum vitae (CV) or resume.

Approximately twenty (20) scholarships will be available. These scholarships are valued at $3000 each, payable in a lump sum payment at commencement of scholarship.


The scholarship holder is required to pursue a program of 8 weeks of full-time research, starting and ending during the period, in the Faculty under supervision of a member of academic staff.

Selection shall be based on academic merit. Selection shall be approved by the Pro Vice-Chancellor.

  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au