The University of Newcastle, Australia
Applications open
Amount

$4,000

Number available

1

Closing date

06 March 2019

Scholarship details

Donor

Scientific Interiors

Establishment

This scholarship has been established by Ryszard and Ingrid Knopf at Scientific Interiors to support the study of Podiatry at the University of Newcastle.


Eligibility

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

  • Be enrolled in any year of a Bachelor of Podiatry degree at the University of Newcastle.
  • Demonstrate academic progress either by the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent required for entry for commencing students, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 for continuing students.
  • 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 be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.
  • 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 outlining your academic achievement to date, your experience of financial hardship, and your career aspirations in the relevant area of study or research as well as how this scholarship would assist you.

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 to be paid as a lump sum following Semester 1 census date.


Selection

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


Faculty

Faculty of Health and Medicine


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