Vice Chancellor's Honours Scholarships

Amount$2000Number Available10FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology

These scholarships were initiated by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Newcastle in 1997 to encourage and support students enrolling in the 4th year Honours courses.

Applicable to: Continuing, 4th year, 4000 level, Honours, high achiever, Grade Point Average, GPA.


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

  • Be enrolled in an honours program in 4000 level courses.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
  • Not hold another scholarship for the same program of equivalent or more substantial benefit, except for scholarships which pay HECS liability
  • Not have previously received this 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.

  • None Required

Two scholarships will be offered in each Faculty valued at $2000 each.


Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit, namely cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) in current program.

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Education and Arts
  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • Faculty of Health and Medicine
  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

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