The University of Newcastle, Australia

Scholarships and Prizes

Friends of the University of Newcastle representatives

News • 4 Sep 2019

Friends of the University Book Fair Raises Over $100,000 for Student Scholarships

People flocked to Newcastle’s favourite ‘pop- up’ bookshop as the Friends of the University of Newcastle returned with their famous biennial Book Fair last month.

Sami Bayly with illustration of an ibis

News • 3 Sep 2019

Ugly is Beautiful for Innovation Award Winner

A love of weird and wonderful animals has inspired a remarkable beginning for alumnus and Newcastle natural history illustrator, Sami Bayly.

Alumnus Chrystal Moore

News • 3 Sep 2019

Scholarship Recipient Making Headlines for Science Research

Alumnus Chrystal Moore (Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies, 2016) is a Shaping Futures Scholarship recipient now making a difference in her dream job.

Student Communications Team at the Glen Avery Trivia Night 2018

News • 8 Apr 2019

Raising Funds for Scholarships and Beyond

Staff teams from across the University faced off for the annual Glen Avery Trivia Night, now in its tenth year.

Jodie Cochrane

News • 8 Apr 2019

Encouraging Excellence Among Aspiring Engineers

The Catherine and Peter Tay High Achiever Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship

News • 1 Apr 2019

LGBTQIA+ Shaping Futures Scholarship Launched

A new scholarship has been established to support disadvantaged students identifying as LGBTQIA+

News • 1 Mar 2018

New Community Scholarship Model

A new scholarship model has been established to better support and foster our leaders of tomorrow.

News • 1 Mar 2018

Boeing Inspires Next Gen Female and Indigenous Engineers

Boeing Defence Australia is preparing the next generation of female and Indigenous engineering students to take off in their careers.

Matthew McCrae, John Turner and Blake Anderson

News • 1 Mar 2018

Support for Engineers Comes from the Heart

Seventy years after beginning a career in heavy industry, John Turner has a deep appreciation of the importance of STEM education.

Ma and Morley Scholars in China

News • 26 Sep 2018

Ma & Morley Scholars given the gift of international context

The historic first cohort of Ma & Morley Scholars visited China for an immersion experience designed to emulate Jack Ma’s life-changing first visit to Newcastle.

Breanna Worth, Shaping Futures Scholarship Recipient

News • 26 Sep 2018

The Long-Distance Journey to Realise Her Dream

For as long as she can remember, Breanna Worth has been moving furniture around her bedroom and coming up with new designs for the family home.

Brad Holmes, Head of Philanthropy

News • 26 Sep 2018

Tax Appeal Raises Over $110,000 For Student Scholarships and Research

Thank you to every one of you who recognised the potential in our students and generously helped them to shine through our recent end of financial year appeal.