Applications open
Amount

$4,000

Number available

1

Closing date

28 February 2022

Scholarship details

Donor

Various

Establishment

These scholarships provide financial incentive for gifted students that are facing educational disadvantage to study at the University of Newcastle. These scholarships are open to any music student - instrumentalist, vocalist, composer or creative production major.

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


Eligibility

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

  • Be enrolled in any year of a Bachelor of Music and Performing Arts with University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • 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 personal circumstances, 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 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.

  • A personal statement (approx. 1 A4 page) outlining your academic achievements, career aspirations in the relevant area of study, and how this scholarship would assist you.
  • You may be required to provide documents to support your educational disadvantage claims. These will be identified when you apply based on your individual application responses.

Benefit

This scholarship provides $4,000, paid after the semester one census date.


Selection

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

The scholar must demonstrate a high standard in performance at audition, if shortlisted and if required.


College


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

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