Applications open
Amount

$4,000

Number available

1

Closing date

04 March 2018

Scholarship details

Donor

Cessnock City Council/ICI Australia Operations Pty Ltd Explosives Group

Establishment

The scholarship is dedicated to the memory of Dr Robert M Sheahan, a Research Associate with ICI Explosives, who made many key scientific contributions to the explosives business worldwide. Robert Sheahan was a friend and mentor to a generation of research scientists and engineers working in the field of explosives.

Applicable to: First year, 1st year, Science, Engineering, high achievers


Eligibility

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

  • Be enrolled in 1st year of a Bachelor of Science in the Faculty of Science, or a Bachelor of Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment with University of Newcastle.
  • Must not have commenced or completed a prior undergraduate degree program.
  • Must have a minimum ATAR of 95, with bonus points NOT included.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

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 (max 2 A4 pages) demonstrating/outlining your academic achievements to date, career aspirations in the relevant area of study/research and how this scholarship would assist you.
  • Any documents which support your claims against the excellence eligibility criteria, such as a written reference, proof of volunteering and community activities, articles and publications etc.
  • TIPS: Limit supporting documents to a few documents which support relevant eligibility criteria only. You may need to combine as one pdf for upload and inlcude your name and student number (if you have one) in the document.

Benefit

The scholarship currently provides a benefit of $4,000 to be paid as two lump sum payments of $2,000 following the Semester 1 and Semester 2 census dates.


Selection

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


Faculties


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