Delta Electricity Undergraduate Equity Scholarship

Amount$2500Number Available1FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology
DonorDelta Electricity

Delta Electricity have been funding scholarships at the University of Newcastle since 2001. This scholarship was established in 2015 to assist students from the Central Coast or Lake Macquarie areas who are studying at the University of Newcastle Central Coast (Ourimbah) campus and are experiencing financial hardship and/or are at risk of not being in a position to complete their tertiary studies without the type of support this scholarship offers.

Applicable to: Central Coast, Ourimbah, Lake Macquarie Residents, high achievers


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

  • Be enrolled in 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Newcastle Central Coast (Ourimbah) Campus.
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum 30 units).
  • Be a resident of the Central Coast or Lake Macquarie areas
  • Demonstrate academic achievement either by an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent of 75 or higher for commencing students, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 for continuing students.
  • Not hold a previous undergraduate degree.
  • Not be the recipient of another UoN Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
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) outlining your experience of educational disadvantage and how this scholarship would assist you and your career aspirations.

The scholarship currently provides a benefit of $2,500 to be paid as a lump sum following Semester 1 census date.


Selection is a competitive process and will be based on assessment of the scholarship application and any required supporting documents. The Selection Committee may choose to interview applicants.

  • Faculty of Business and Law
  • Faculty of Education and Arts
  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • Faculty of Health and Medicine
  • Faculty of Science and Information Technology

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

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