International Alumni Family and Friends Scholarship
Our unique International Alumni Family and Friends Scholarship gives international students the chance to follow in the footsteps of our alumni, and experience all that life at the University of Newcastle has to offer.
Supporting the next generation of international students
When a University of Newcastle alumnus refers an international student through the scholarship program, the student will receive up to $10,000 AUD tuition fee waiver towards their studies. They will also gain access to exclusive professional development opportunities and invaluable professional connections throughout the duration of their degree, including:
- VIP tickets to the University of Newcastle's prestigious Alumni Awards
- meet and greet events with alumni entrepreneurs and leaders
- membership to local Hunter Alumni Network and Hunter Young Professionals group events
- behind-the-scenes industry visits
- invitation to a special Welcome Ceremony
- access to a career industry mentor – exclusively for postgraduate students.
Benefits for Alumni
As a thank you and recognition, alumni will receive exclusive benefits from the University, including:
- a permanent place on the Alumni Legacy Path in the heart of our Newcastle Callaghan Campus
- an exclusive gold alumni pin
- a Certificate of Appreciation from our Vice-Chancellor
Plus, you will be supporting the next generation of students, helping create new memories, and continuing your legacy as a proud member of the University of Newcastle’s global alumni community.