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Scholarship details


This scholarship was established to recognise high achieving students and to encourage and support them to enter eligible undergraduate programs within the College of Engineering, Science and Environment (CESE).

For more information on this scholarship, please review the fill Terms and Conditions.


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

  • Be commencing in an eligible undergraduate program within the College of Engineering, Science and Environment, University of Newcastle.
  • Have completed a Year 12 Higher School Certificate OR a University of Newcastle enabling program in the year prior to commencement of the undergraduate program.
  • Have achieved a minimum ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) or equivalent of 95 or higher, with adjustment factors NOT included.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident (includes New Zealand Permanent Residents).
  • Not have previously received this scholarship.

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.

  • None Required.


The scholarship has a total financial benefit of $2,000.

The scholarship benefit will be paid as $1,000 following semester 1 census date and $1,000 following semester 2 census date (usually received in April and September).


No application is required. Scholarships will be automatically awarded to eligible students based on a review of semester 1 admissions data by the Scholarships Senior Advisor.

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

Scholars receiving this scholarship remain eligible for the CESE Relocation, CESE Gender Equity, and CESE Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Scholarships.


College of Engineering Science and Environment

Contact Details

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.