University of Newcastle - Hunter Institute Pathways Scholarship

Amount$5000Number Available1FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology

This scholarship was established by the University of Newcastle for graduates of Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma courses of the Hunter Institute of TAFE NSW who are commencing full-time study at the University in the following year, having gained a Commonwealth supported place through UAC or the identified pathways program.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of UAC admissions rank.

Applicable to : TAFE, Certificate IV, Diploma, TAFE Advanced Diploma, first year, 1st year, high achievers, ATAR.


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

  • Be a graduate of Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma courses of the Hunter Institute of TAFE NSW in the year prior to commencing University
  • Be enrolling in the first year of your first undergraduate degree
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum 30 units).
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident or Be the holder of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • Not hold another scholarship selected on academic merit
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.

  • Verified copies of academic transcripts for studies undertaken at TAFE in the year prior to commencing University, indicating the qualifications awarded.

One scholarship will be offered providing a total of $5000 for one year payable in two payments of $2500 to be paid each semester after the census date. If the top two applicants are equally ranked the scholarship benefit will be divided equally between the two.


Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit, namely Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).

  • 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