The University of Newcastle, Australia
Applications open
Amount

$4,000

Number available

1

Closing date

06 March 2019

Scholarship details

Donor

Hunter Environmental Institute

Establishment

These scholarships have been established by the Hunter Environmental Institute to encourage and support students enrolled in the final year of an undergraduate degree related to environmental studies. The Institute seeks to reward students who demonstrate excellence in achievement and commitment in their environmental programs at the University of Newcastle.

Applicable to: final year, Environmental Science, Engineering (Environmental), equity, excellence, academic achievement, rural, regional, financial hardship.


Eligibility

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

  • Be enrolled in the final of a Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management or Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours) degree at the University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement by having a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 or higher.
  • Demonstrate impact of educational disadvantage, such as carer, sole parent, financial hardship, English language difficulty, Indigenous Australian, long term medical condition or effects of abuse, disability, refugee status, regional/remote disadvantage.
  • Not have previously received this scholarship.
  • Be an Australian citizen or 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 (approx 1 A4 page) outlining your academic achievement to date, experience of educational disadvantage, and how this scholarship would assist you and your career aspirations.

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 include your name and student number (if you have one) in the document.


Benefit

The scholarship provides a benefit of $4,000 paid as two lump sums of $2,000 following semester 1 and semester 2 census dates.


Selection

Selection is a competitive process and will be based on assessment of the scholarship application and any required supporting documents.


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