Friends of the University Sports Scholarships
|Amount$1500||Number Available8||FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology|
|Donor||Friends of the University of Newcastle and University of Newcastle|
|Establishment||These scholarships were established in 1994 to encourage and support students with demonstrated sporting ability and potential to contribute to the sporting achievements of the University. The purpose of these scholarships is to improve the quality of University sporting teams, raise the University's profile through sport, and establish a standard of excellence to complement the University's academic achievements.
Students are able to represent the University in a wide range of sports as members of University sporting clubs or at inter-university competitions. Student participation in sport is facilitated by the broad range of sporting facilities at the University which are among the best in the region.
Please complete the application form found at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/Resources/Divisions/Vice-Chancellor/Corporate Development and Community Partnerships/The Foundation/Scholarships/Friends of the University Sports Scholarship Application form .pdf (Please copy & paste location to url address bar).
Applicable to: Athletes, amateur sportswomen and sportsmen, high-achievers, ATAR, university sport representatives, sport.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
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.
Form here: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/Resources/Divisions/Vice-Chancellor/Corporate Development and Community Partnerships/The Foundation/Scholarships/Friends of the University Sports Scholarship Application form .pdf
Eight (8) scholarships will be offered annually. One (1) Friends of the University Sports Scholarship will be available valued at $2000 and seven (7) University Sports Scholarships will be available valued at $1500 each.
The Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of demonstrated sporting ability, academic merit and commitment to the sporting achievements of the University.
Where discrimination between applicants cannot be made clearly on the basis of the selection criteria, the Selection Committee will give consideration to gender balance and sporting diversity.
The Selection Committee may give preference to a particular area or areas of sports.
Where a sport is either active on campus or included in inter-university competitions, Scholars will be expected to represent the University at local, district, and national level in that sport. This may include joining a University of Newcastle club, if a club in that sport is operating at the University. University of Newcastle club participation will be considered favourably by the Selection Committee.
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