Global Traveller Grant for Short Term Experiences

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Global Traveller grants are provided by the UON Global Office to assist University of Newcastle students to undertake short term experiences in 2017 / 2018.

Academic Short Courses

Destinations Grants Available Time FrameAmount
All locations 25 Winter Break (June /July 2017) $800
All locations 25 Summer Break (December - February 2017/18) $800

Information regarding Academic Short Courses can be found here

Selection Criteria

  • GPA
  • Answers to the following questions:
    • Briefly describe how this location will enhance your current degree
    • How is this experience going to benefit your future career

Students receiving an Australian Government Scholarship including New Colombo Plan or Endeavour Scholarships will not be eligible to apply for a global traveller grant.

Application

To be considered for a Global Traveller Grant for an academic short course you must have been accepted into your overseas program and the overseas experience must count directly towards the completion of your degree. Students are required to:

Students will be required to upload proof of acceptance and an approved credit agreement as part of this application form.

Application Deadline

  • 15 May - Winter Break Academic programs
  • 15 October - Summer Break Academic programs

Placements / Internships

Destination Time FrameAmount
All locations April 2017 - July 2017 $500 - $750
All locations August 2017 - November 2017 $500 - $750
All locations December 2017 - March 2018 $500 - $750

Selection Criteria

  • GPA
  • Answers to the following questions:
    • Briefly describe how this location will enhance your current degree
    • How is this experience going to benefit your future career

Students receiving an Australian Government Scholarship including New Colombo Plan or Endeavour Scholarships will not be eligible to apply for a global traveller grant.

Application

To be considered for a Global Traveller Grant for a placement / internship you must have been accepted into your overseas program and the overseas experience must count directly towards the completion of your degree or a specific course. Students are required to:

Students will be required to upload proof of acceptance and proof the experience is counting towards their degree as part of this application form.

Application Deadline

  • 15 May - For Placements / Internships held between April 2017 - July 2017
  • 15 July -  For Placements / Internships held between August 2017 - November 2017
  • 15 October - For Placements / Internships held between December 2017 - March 2018

Faculty Led Trips

Destination Time FrameAmount
All locations April 2017 - July 2017 $500 - $750
All locations August 2017 - November 2017 $500 - $750
All locations December 2017 - March 2018 $500 - $750

Selection Criteria

  • GPA
  • Answers to the following questions:
    • Briefly describe how this location will enhance your current degree
    • How is this experience going to benefit your future career

Students receiving an Australian Government Scholarship including New Colombo Plan or Endeavour Scholarships will not be eligible to apply for a global traveller grant.

Application

To be considered for a Global Traveller Grant for a faculty led trip, students are required to:

Students will be required to upload proof of acceptance as part of this application form.

Application Deadline

  • 15 May - For Placements / Internships held between April 2017 - July 2017
  • 15 July -  For Placements / Internships held between August 2017 - November 2017
  • 15 October - For Placements / Internships held between December 2017 - March 2018