Scholarships

It doesn’t matter what your background is or what your circumstances are, we want to give everyone the chance to go to, and thrive at, university.

    Applying for scholarships

    Our scholarship programs provide:

    • scholarships for academic achievement
    • support for individuals facing financial hardship and educational disadvantage
    • support for Indigenous students
    • opportunities to travel, perform, play sport, relocate, or gain global experience.
    Find a scholarship Find out more about scholarships for undergraduate students

    Featured scholarships

    Ma & Morley Scholarship Program

    Ma & Morley Scholarship Program

    Our Ma & Morley Scholarship Program aims to inspire, educate and cultivate the next generation of globally aware and socially conscious Australian leaders.

    The Ma & Morley Scholarship Program is only possible by a generous US$20 million philanthropic commitment by the Jack Ma Foundation.

    The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.