Applications closed


Number available


Closing date

03 March 2021

Scholarship details


City of Newcastle Lord Mayor


This scholarship has been established by the City of Newcastle's Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes. The scholarship aims to support women studying an undergraduate degree with University of Newcastle who are experiencing financial hardship.

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

You may also consider applying for the Lord Mayor's Scholarship.


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

  • Be enrolled in any year of an undergraduate program with the University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled at Callaghan or Newcastle City campus.
  • Be female.
  • Demonstrate that the ability to study is affected, or will be affected, by financial hardship.
  • Not have previously completed an Australian undergraduate degree program.
  • Be an Australian citizen.
  • 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.

  • Documents required may vary depending on your application responses. Please refer to the Your Documents section of your application for information on what you will need to provide.


The scholarship provides a total benefit of $4000 to be paid as a lump sum not prior to Semester 1 census date.


Selection will be based on assessment of the application, any required supporting documentation, and performance at interview if required.


Contact Details

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759

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