The University of Newcastle, Australia
Applications open
Amount

$140,000

Number available

2

Closing date

10 December 2018

Scholarship details


Establishment

This scholarship offers a full fee-waiver for the duration of a full-time undergraduate program, aimed at encouraging and supporting academically gifted international students to enrol in a program with the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle, Callaghan campus, with the long term view to continuation into Research Higher Degree candidature.

Please apply before the 10 December close date if you are commencing study with UON in Semester 1, 2019. The scholarship will reopen after this time for students starting study in semester 2 to apply.

All applicants must have applied for Admission to UON prior to submitting a scholarship application. International students who are seeking advanced standing or credit transfers from other institutions, and who have applied to study with UON, may also submit an applications for this scholarship.


Eligibility

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

  • Be a new student to the University of Newcastle.
  • Be commencing in an undergraduate program with the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment in the semester of scholarship offer.
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum 30 units).
  • Be enrolling at the Callaghan Campus.
  • Be eligible for entry to the program as a full-fee paying international student.
  • Not hold another scholarship or have been awarded a tuition fee waiver for the same program.
  • Not have previously completed an Australian undergraduate degree program.

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.

  • A written statement which outlines your academic achievements and career aspirations and demonstrates your interest in progressing to Research Higher Degree candidature.

Benefit

This scholarship will provide full payment of tuition fees each semester for the duration of an undergraduate program (up to 5 years), provided the scholar continues to meet ongoing conditions.


Selection

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:

  • Academic Achievement (including rank) in previously completed studies.
  • Detailed results of all courses completed in program.
  • Assessment of written statement (career aspirations upon completion of the program and research interests).
  • Any other supporting statements or documents,

Unsuccessful applicants may be considered for the separate Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment International Student Scholarship if eligibility criteria for this scholarship are met.


Faculty

Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment


Contact Details

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER
Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au