The University of Newcastle, Australia
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Scholarship details


Mrs Margaret Senior OAM Bequest


This scholarship was established from a bequest from the late Margaret Senior to recognise excellence in the B Natural History Illustration Program. It will be awarded to the student who attains the highest grades in in their first year of the Bachelor of Natural History Illustration, and who is continuing on to study second year in this program.

Applicable to: Natural History Illustration, Fine Arts, Honours, High Achievers.


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

  • Be enrolled or enrolling in your 2nd year of the Bachelor of Natural History Illustration program with University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Have the highest ranked Cumulative Grade Point Average in the first year of the B Natural History Illustration program.
  • 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.

  • None Required.


One scholarship will be offered each year. The scholarship provides $5000, paid after semester one census date in the year of award.


No application is required for this scholarship.

Selection will be based on a review of grades following Semester 2 Fully Graded Date in the year prior to the scholarship offer year. The student completing their first year in the program with the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) for that year will be offered the scholarship.


Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
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Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759