Victor and Adele Bear Undergraduate Scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Newcastle

 Scholarship Name:  Victor and Adele Bear Undergraduate Scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students

 Description:  The scholarship was established by Victor and Adele Bear to encourage and support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in the Bachelor of Medicine. Victor Bear has worked as an Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon in Aboriginal communities in New South Wales and the Northern Territory.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  Medicine

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $5,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $5,000 per year for the second and subsequent years of the recipient’s program.

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be enrolled in the second year of the Bachelor of Medicine program; be enrolled full-time; identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be recognised as such by their community; not hold another scholarship for the same program of equivalent or more substantial benefit; and be Australian citizens or permanent residents. Selection is based on academic merit.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Hunter

 Closing Date:  Mid March

 Other Details:  The scholarship will only be reoffered when the previous recipient has ceased to receive benefits.

 Number Per Year:  1

 Scholarship Website:  http://www.newcastle.edu.au/scholarships/ (opens in new window)

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships Officer

 Contact Phone:  61 2 49216404

 Contact Fax:  61 2 49216937

 Contact Email:  scholarships@newcastle.edu.au

 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

 Provider Website:  http://www.newcastle.edu.au/ (opens in new window

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