Applications closed


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Closing date

03 March 2021

Scholarship details


TUNRA Bulk Solids.


TUNRA Bulk Solids offers services for all industries dealing with bulk solid materials. Each year, TUNRA Bulk Solids completes between 200 and 250 major industrial consultancy projects which cover the entire spectrum of applications related to bulk solids handling, transportation and storage. In parallel with commercial contract research and consulting activities, TBS provides a mechanism for technology transfer by research output and ensuring the expertise gained is widely disseminated and utilised by industry worldwide. The strength of TBS lies in its links with the Discipline of Mechanical Engineering and the School of Engineering at the University of Newcastle. This scholarship is intended to engage the next generation of research students in the field of bulk solids handling.

For more information on this scholarship, please review the full Terms and Conditions.


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

  • Be enrolled in 2nd, 3rd or 4th, any year of a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering or a Bachelor of Mechatronics with the University of Newcastle.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement by a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6.0 or higher in your current program.
  • Be willing to complete your required Industry Placement hours with TUNRA Bulk Solids.
  • Not be the recipient of another University of Newcastle 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.

  • Documents required may vary depending on your application responses. Please refer to the Your Documents section of your application for information on what you will need to provide.


The scholarship provides a total benefit of $5000 to be paid as a lump sum.

It also provides the opportunity to undertake a Work Integrated Learning (WIL) component with TUNRA Bulk Solids.


Selection is a competitive process and will be based on assessment of the scholarship application and any required supporting documents, with reference to the eligibility criteria.

Selection will be made by the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment Selection Panel which will consist of a minimum of three members chosen by the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment.

All applicants will be notified of an outcome via email, within around 6 weeks of the scholarship application closing date.


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

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