Applications closed


Number available


Closing date

21 November 2021

Scholarship details


This scholarship is for students who show a keen interest in and commitment to participating in supervised research relevant to the student's program of study in the School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of Newcastle, during the period December 2021 to February 2022.

Information about available topics has been distributed via the School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy.

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 the Bachelor of Biomedical Science or Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) programs in the School of Biomedical Sciences & Pharmacy.
  • Demonstrate an interest in gaining experience in a research laboratory over vacation period.
  • Students from other relevant undergraduate programs may apply if they meet the selection criteria.

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 (maximum 300 words) outlining your preferred research topic/s, why you are interested in actively participating in a particular area of research, and future goals and aspirations.


Ten (10) scholarships are available valued at $2,000 each. This benefit will be paid following acceptance of the scholarship offer.

Participation is voluntary but the scholarship will offer the opportunity to actively participate in specific research projects over an 8 week period. This will provide an opportunity to learn new research skills in a research lab and learn presentation skills by presenting what you have done during the project to the project team. If you undertake a project, the Head of School would like to see the PowerPoint presentation and have a brief statement on the benefit of actively participating in the learning opportunity which would be due on 18th February 2022.


Selection shall be based on suitability for preferred topic, academic merit (Cumulative Grade Point Average), and consideration of your written submission and demonstrated interest in the research area/s. Recommendations shall be made by the Head of School, School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy.


Contact Details

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

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

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