The University of Newcastle, Australia
Applications closed


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Closing date

08 November 2020

Scholarship details


The Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment (FEBE) are offering summer research scholarships for students who show a keen interest in and commitment to participating in a supervised research project during the period November 2020 – February 2021 and who may be considering Post Graduate studies.

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

To apply, please submit an online scholarship application and nominate your preferred research topic, as well as up to 2 reserve topics.

For a full list of research topics available, please visit the FEBE Summer Scholarships page here.


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

  • Be enrolled in your 2nd year or above in a relevant undergraduate program with the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, The University of Newcastle. Priority will be given to students who will graduate in the next twelve months.
  • Be looking to undertake HDR studies.
  • Be willing to complete a brief Outcome Report following completion.

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 current curriculum vitae (CV) or resume.


There will be up to 20 (may be increased depending on available funding) scholarships available, which will pay a benefit of $3,000. Please allow up to 21 days after accepting your scholarships for payment to be made.

The scholarship offers the opportunity to actively participate in a research project, during the period November 2020 to February 2021, under the supervision of a member of academic staff.

The scholarship benefit, topic available, and number of scholarships awarded may vary and will be determined by the funding available each year.


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 Engineering and Built Environment.


Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Contact Details

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

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