Catherine and Peter Tay High Achiever Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Newcastle

 Scholarship Name:  Catherine and Peter Tay High Achiever Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship

 Description:  This scholarship was established in 2013 by Catherine and Peter Tay, of Singapore. It is a continuing demonstration of appreciation that in 1968 Peter Tay received his undergraduate education for a double degree in Industrial Engineering and Economics from the University of Newcastle through a Colombo Plan Scholarship from the Australian Government. That scholarship became a stepping stone in Peter’s life-long achievements, and helped him to become what he is today. Catherine and Peter Tay hope that an Australian student may likewise benefit from the opportunities and experience that such a scholarship would offer. Its purpose is to encourage high achieving students in districts served by the University of Newcastle to enrol full-time in a Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment undergraduate degree at the Callaghan Campus. This scholarship is offered to the highest ranked commencing student in a Bachelor degree in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  Built Environment, Engineering & Technology

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $8,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides $8,000, awarded in 2 payments of $4,000 after the relevant semester census date for a period of up to 4 years. This is subject to the scholar meeting a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 72 out of 100.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be commencing a Bachelor of Engineering undergraduate program within the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment; be enrolling full-time at the Callaghan Campus; have an ATAR score of 99.0 or above; not have previously held this scholarship, or be a University of Newcastle Industry Scholarship Scheme (UNISS) Scholar; not hold another scholarship of equivalent or more substantial benefit; and be enrolling in the first year of their first undergraduate degree. Students who have completed the International Baccalaureate in Australia much achieve a score of 45.

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Hunter

 Closing Date:  No application required

 Number Per Year:  1

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships Officer

 Contact Phone:  61 2 49216404

 Contact Fax:  61 2 49216937

 Contact Email:

 Contact Postal Address:  University Drive, Callaghan, NSW 2308 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Newcastle

 Provider Phone:  61 2 49215000

 Provider Fax:  61 2 49601766

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