The University of Newcastle, Australia

Ikara-Flinders Ranges Challenge PhD Indigenous Scholarships. Three scholarships each to the value of $10,000 will be awarded to Indigenous PhD candidates.

Closing Date: 17 March 2020


PhD Scholarship

The University of Newcastle’s 2019 fundraising challenge, the Ikara-Flinders Ranges Challenge, involved 25 volunteer trekkers from the University’s alumni, staff and community trekking more than 100kms of the Ikara-Flinders Ranges over five days. All funds raised through the Challenge supports Indigenous students through scholarships and Indigenous communities through health research.

The funds raised from the Ikara-Flinders Ranges Challenge have supported the establishment of three scholarships each to the value of $10,000 that will be awarded to Indigenous PhD candidates and support the recipients with the progression of their research. The scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria outlined below and must submit the required documentation by the application closing date.

PhD Scholarship details

Funding: This scholarship provides a benefit of $10,000 to be paid as a lump sum.

Supervisor: Applicants already have supervisors for their Higher Degree by Research degree. A new supervisor will not be assigned if successful for this scholarship.

Available to: Domestic students

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you will need to:

  • Be enrolled in a PhD degree at the University of Newcastle;
  • Have successfully completed confirmation by the application closing date;
  • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be recognised as such by your community;
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently;
  • Must submit application and required documentation no later than the application closing date.

Application Procedure

Interested applicants must complete an Ikara-Flinders Ranges Challenge PhD Indigenous Scholarship Application Form and provide the other required documentation with your application form.

Required Documentation:

Please refer to the Ikara-Flinders Ranges Challenge PhD Indigenous Scholarship Conditions prior to submitting your application.

Please send the email expressing interest to graduate-research@newcastle.edu.au by 5pm on 17 March 2020.

Applications Close 17 March 2020


Contact UON Graduate Research Business Partner: Beti Georgievski
Phone +61 2 4921 6537
Email graduate-research@newcastle.edu.au

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