Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarships

Amount$5011Number Available29FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology
EstablishmentThe objectives of the Commonwealth Scholarships (CS) Program are to facilitate choice in higher education for, and increase higher education participation by, students from low socio-economic backgrounds, in particular Indigenous students who have lived in a regional or remote area.

All applications are managed by Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Whether you are expecting an offer of admission or you are a continuing student, please visit http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/ and download the current Equity Scholarships Booklet.

For more information, please visit Commonwealth Scholarships

Applicable to: Commonwealth, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, ATSI, Equity, Financial Disadvantage, Regional, Remote, Undergraduate, Commencing, Continuing.

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.

Please refer to UAC Application requirements

Benefit

This Scholarship provides a total benefit of $5011per annum, payable in instalments of $2505.50 after each semester census date.

This scholarship can be received for a maximum of eight semesters of study. Ongoing eligibility will need to be met each semester.

Selection

Selection is based on the information provided in the Equity Scholarship application and supporting documentation. Applications are ranked against the eligibility criteria and scholarship offers are made to applicants who best meet this criteria.

Academic merit may be considered.

Faculties
  • 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

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308

Phone: +61 2 4921 6404 or +61 2 4921 8849
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au