Applications open


Number available


Closing date

05 March 2018

Scholarship details


This scholarship opportunity is aimed at encouraging students to experience exchange programs with Global E3 partner institutions to further enhance their studies.

Apply Now. Applications will close once the maximum allocation of scholarships is reached. As there are a limited number available (15 in total) it is recommended you apply early.

Applicable to travel, student exchange, study abroad, overseas study, outgoing students


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

  • Be enrolled in the 2nd year or later in any eligible engineering undergraduate program offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment and have successfully completed a minimum of 60 units of study at Callaghan campus.
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum 30 units).
  • Be willing to go on exchange with a Global E3 partner institution in either Semester 1 or 2, and within 12 months of the scholarship offer.
  • Be able to demonstrate academic performance with a Cumulative WAM of 65 (refer selection details).

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.

  • Any documentation that supports your application, including CV and/or a written statement about your interest in GE3 Exchange. Please combine documents so they are a single attachment with your application.


Fifteen scholarships will be available. The scholarship provides a total of $1500 to be paid as follows:

  • $1000 to be paid as a lump sum at HECS census date of the Semester of approved exchange, and
  • $500 following your participation in a short interview about your exchange experience when you return.


Scholarships are awarded on a first-in, first-served basis to eligible applicants and the application close date may change should the maximum allocation of scholarships be reached earlier.

Scholars will be assessed against the eligibility criteria. Academic merit and a review of any supporting documentation provided will be taken into account.

A minimum academic standard applies. This is a Cumulative WAM of 65 for programs within the School of Engineering and the School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. Students not meeting this minimum standard may still apply however MUST supply additional documentation in support of their application.

A student in receipt of this scholarship is not eligible for the FEBE Outgoing Exchange Scholarship.


Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Contact Details

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

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