Applications closed


Number available


Closing date

03 March 2021

Scholarship details


Jayce and Seamus Fagan


Seamus Fagan was the Director of the English Language and Foundation Studies Centre at the University of Newcastle for 16 years, until his retirement in 2018. In this role, Seamus was responsible for overseeing and managing a large portfolio of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students and enabling education programs. Jayce and Seamus Fagan are committed to supporting students who wish to transform their lives by engaging in tertiary education.

This scholarship has been established to support a student in an enabling program with the hope that this financial support will ensure they can concentrate on their studies and achieve the results to gain entry into an undergraduate degree.

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


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

  • Be enrolled in a UON Enabling program - Open Foundation, Newstep or Yapug.
  • 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.

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 benefit of $4,000, to be paid as lump sums of $2,000 after the first and second semester census date.


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


Contact Details

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

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

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