Shaping Futures Scholarships
|Amount$4000||Number Available27||FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology|
|Donor||Public at Large|
The Shaping Futures Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 with the aim of helping those students who are most in need.
To be eligible for a Shaping Futures Scholarship students need to be academically capable but also facing educational disadvantage such as financial hardship, relocation from a regional or remote area, a long term or recurrent medical condition or illness, carer or sole parenting responsibilities, or a combination of these factors. It is hoped that the Shaping Futures Scholarships will provide much needed support for students to continue to overcome disadvantage and maintain their achievements.
These scholarships are funded entirely by generous donations from alumni, donors, businesses and the community, and funds are continually sought via the Shaping Futures Appeal.
Successful applicants may be offered a Shaping Futures Scholarship from the broader scholarship fund or one of the following, individually funded scholarships of the same value:
Students applying for this scholarship should also consider applying for an ESSUN Scholarship and/or a Singapore Alumni Scholarship.
Applicable to: financially disadvantaged, disability, regional or remote disadvantage, carer or parenting responsibilities, low income, undergraduate, International, High Achievers.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
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.
The scholarship provides a benefit of $4000 to be paid as a lump sum following selection and after semester 1 census date.
The number of scholarships awarded may vary according to the funding raised in each academic year. There are an estimated 27 scholarships available for 2017.
Selection will be based on assessment of the scholarship application and any required supporting documents. Applications will be ranked against the criteria and offers made to the applicants who best meet the eligibility criteria.
Students will need to indicate whether they are a resident in UON on-campus accommodation to be considered for the Student Living Shaping Futures Scholarships. At least one of these named scholarships will be offered to an eligible resident of Edwards Hall.
The Castle Personnel Shaping Futures Disability Scholarship will be offered to a student who has a long term medical condition or disability and is registered with the University Disability Service.
Interviews may be arranged if required.
Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308
Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759