The University of Newcastle, Australia
Applications closed
Amount

$2,000

Number available

20

Closing date

11 November 2018

Scholarship details


Establishment

This Scholarship is available to students who have an interest in various research topics outlined by the Faculty and are in their 2nd or 3rd academic year of an undergraduate program with the Faculty of Science.

The scholarship offers the opportunity to participate in a learning experience under the supervision of academic staff within the Faculty of Science, over the December 2018 to March 2019 period.

Approved research topic for this scholarship will be listed on the Faculty of Science, Student Resources web page here.

To apply for this scholarship, please review the research topics on offer. You will be asked to nominate 3 topic preferences in your application.


Eligibility

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

  • Be currently enrolled in the 2nd or 3rd year of an undergraduate program offered by the Faculty of Science, UON.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement by a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6.0 or higher in your current program.
  • Not have previously received this scholarship.

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 brief statement (100 words) outlining your reasons for applying, your interest in your preferred area of research, and your future goals and aspirations. Please nominate 3 topics and include the project title and supervisor's name.

Benefit

The scholarship will provide a benefit of $2000 payable in one instalment in December 2018.

The scholarship offers the opportunity to participate in a non-compulsory learning experience under the supervision of academic staff within the Faculty in research topics identified by the Faculty.


Selection

Selection will be a competitive process based on academic merit, namely Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) and the applicant’s brief statement (maximum of 100 words) outlining their reasons for applying, interest in a particular area of research, and future goals and aspirations. Selection will be approved on the recommendation of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Science.


Faculty

Faculty of Science


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