The University of Newcastle, Australia
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Scholarship details


Tarek Nasher


This Scholarship was established in 2013 by Tarek Nashar, who wished to establish a scholarship to honour the significant contribution of his mother Professor Beryl Nashar to Geology as the first Professor of Geology at the University of Newcastle. The scholarship has been established to encourage and reward a student who has excelled in their Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Earth Sciences) program and who is enrolling in their fourth year honours program in Geology.

Applicable to:Science, Geology, Earth Sciences, High Achievers, GEOS.


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

  • Be enrolled in 4th year of a Bachelor of Science (Honours) with UON and completing an honours project in geology.
  • Have studied with UON for the duration of your current program.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement by a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6.0 or higher in your current program.
  • Be an Australian Citizen.
  • 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.


This scholarship provides $1000 to be paid in a lump sum payment.


No application is required for this scholarship.

Selection will be based on a review of academic transcripts of students meeting the eligibility criteria. The scholarship will be awarded to the student with the best performance in third-year Bachelor of Science (Honours) and who is enrolled in fourth year honours program undertaking a project in Geology and who has attained:

  • A Distinction grade or higher in every subject of third-year Bachelor of Science (Earth Sciences), with at least 50% of those results at High Distinction.
  • An academic record with no recorded Fail results within a complete Bachelor of Science (Earth Sciences) degree program.


Faculty of Science

Contact Details

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