University of Newcastle Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Newcastle

 Scholarship Name:  University of Newcastle Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme

 Description:  The University of Newcastle Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme was established by the Vice-Chancellor in 1997. The objective of the scheme is to provide financial support for academically outstanding undergraduate students who completed their HSC in the year prior to entering university in a rural or regional school. The scholarships will be assigned on merit without regard to the student’s campus of enrolment, but such that in any year, no more than 5 students enrolled in any program will be awarded scholarships.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $4,000

 Annual Comment:  Each scholarship under the scheme will provide a once-only sum of $4,000 for the first year of a program.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  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.

 Target Group:  Rural and isolated area resident

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Hunter NSW: North Coast

 Closing Date:  No application required

 Other Details:  Where there are more than 5 students in a program with an ATAR of 95 or greater, the top 5 students will be awarded scholarships. In a program where there are fewer than 5 students with an ATAR of 95 or more, each student will receive a scholarship subject to a maximum of 40 scholarships overall.

 Number Per Year:  40

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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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