School of Health Sciences Summer Vacation Scholarship

Amount$1000Number Available10FacultyFaculty of Health and Medicine
EstablishmentThis scholarship is available to support a program of supervised research relevant to the student's program of study in the School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, during the period November 2015 to March 2016.

Applicable to : Research, Summer, Vacation, Health, Health Sciences, Allied Health.


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

  • Be a Health Science student undertaking a Bachelor program (Nutrition & Dietetics, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Medical Radiation Science, Oral Health, Podiatry) in the School of Health Sciences.
  • Be entering or in your final year of study
  • Be planning on undertaking honours study
  • Be able to supply documentation of pre-organised supervisor and project or task plan for the vacation scholarship.
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 research plan for the vacation scholarship, including the title of the proposed project and name of supervisor.

Ten (10) scholarships are available valued at $1,000 each.


The scholarship holder is required to pursue a program of eight (8) weeks of research (total 80 hours), during the period, in the School under the supervision of a member of academic staff. The program must be approved by the Head of School.

Selection shall be based on academic merit. Selection shall be approved on the recommendation of the Head of School and consideration given to equal allocation across disciplines.

  • 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