The University of Newcastle, Australia
Applications closed
Amount

$2,000

Number available

10

Closing date

11 November 2018

Scholarship details


Establishment

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 2018 to February 2019.

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 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 22nd February 2019.

For a list of available research areas, please check Blackboard and/or the list of topics available here.


Eligibility

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 (max 300 words) outlining why you are interested in participating in a particular area of research, the proposed area of research and supervisor, and your future goals and aspirations.

Benefit

These scholarships are valued at $2,000 each, payable following acceptance of the scholarship offer. The number available may vary depending on funding available.


Selection

Selection of the scholar shall be based on consideration of the application and academic merit. Recommendations shall be made by the Head of School.


Faculty

Faculty of Health and Medicine


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