Singapore Alumni Scholarship
|Amount$4000||Number Available5||FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology|
|Donor||Singapore Citizens and/or Permanent Residents who studied at the University of Newcastle and made a Donation to the Singapore Alumni Scholarship Fund.|
The Singapore Alumni Scholarship was established in 2011 by a committee of Singapore Alumni, chaired by Dr Peter Tay. This Singapore Alumni Scholarship Committee initiated fund-raising from Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents who studied at the University of Newcastle. It is the intent that these scholarships be used to assist gifted and disadvantaged students with their studies at the University of Newcastle.
To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be academically gifted but are also facing hardship from factors such as being from a low socio-economic background, coming from a rural or remote area, living with disabilities, or carer and/or parenting responsibilities.
Donations for this Singapore Alumni Scholarship have come from Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents who are UON Alumni. These individuals take great pride in the achievements of Singapore and value their relationship with UON. They hope that this Scholarship will further strengthen the relationship between Singapore and Australia. The University of Newcastle expects beneficiaries of this Scholarship to respect the values and aspirations of those who have made this very generous donation.
Students applying for this scholarship should also consider applying for the Shaping Futures Scholarship.
Applicable to: financially disadvantaged, disability, regional, rural, 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.
Up to five (5) scholarships will be available, valued at $4000 each payable as a lump sum payment following acceptance and after the relevant semester census date.
Selection of the scholar/s will be on the basis of:
There is an essay requirement for the successful scholarship recipient.
The essay does not form part of the application or selection process, however applicants may choose to supply the essay with either their scholarship application or wait until notified they have been successful in winning the scholarship and supply it then.
The essay shall focus on the student's field of study, demonstrate analysis or critical thinking and be of an acceptable standard.
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