University of Newcastle Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme
|Amount$4000||Number Available40||FacultiesFaculty of Business and LawFaculty of Education and ArtsFaculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentFaculty of Health and MedicineFaculty of Science and Information Technology|
The University Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme was established by the Vice-Chancellor in November 1997. The objective of the Scheme is to provide financial support for academically outstanding undergraduate students who completed their Higher School Certificate in the year prior to entering university in a school located within the University of Newcastle's Regional and Rural Preference Scheme.
Applicable to: First year, 1st year, high achiever, ATAR, regional, rural, remote.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
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.
Each scholarship under the scheme will provide a once-only sum of $4000 for the first year of a program. A maximum of 40 scholarships will be awarded annually under the scheme.
Scholarships are automatically awarded on the basis of academic merit. All commencing undergraduate students who completed the Higher School Certificate in the year prior to entering University, in a school within the area of the University's Regional and Rural Preference Scheme, who also received an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 95 or greater will be eligible for a scholarship.
All commencing undergraduate students who completed the Higher School Certificate in the year prior to entering University, in a school within the area of the University's Regional and Rural Preference Scheme, who also received an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 95 or greater will be eligible for a scholarship.
NB: Where there are more than five students in a program with an ATAR of 95 or greater, the top five students will be awarded scholarships.
In a program where there are fewer than five students with an ATAR of 95 or more, each student will receive a scholarship subject to a maximum of 40 scholarships overall.
School Postcodes Included in the Regional and Rural Preference Scheme Area include
Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308
Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 6937