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Scholarships at University of Newcastle

There are 17 scholarships available at University of Newcastle.

MBA Global International Partner Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be commencing in the MBA Global program with UON in semester 1 or semester 2, 2019.
  • Be an International full-fee paying student.
  • Be applying through an International Partner University.
  • Have demonstrated outstanding academic performance in your prior study and admission application.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Be studying on-campus with University of Newcastle in Australia.
  • Not hold another scholarship funded by the Faculty of Business and Law for the same program, of equivalent or more substantial benefit.

Benefit

The scholarship benefit is equivalent to 50% of tuition costs (indicative value of AUD $27,000), in the form of a tuition fee waiver. This will cover the cost of 8 subjects within the MBA Global program, and will be applied to the final 8 courses of study.

The scholarship will be applied directly to the recipient’s university customer account around census date in the relevant semesters of study.

The advertised number of scholarships is indicative only and will vary according to the number of eligible candidates and available funding.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A certified copy of your undergraduate transcript from an International Partner University, with English translation if applicable.
  • A copy of your IELTS certificate.

Value of scholarship

13,17,400 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2020

Parker Fellowship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in any year of the Bachelor of Design (Architecture) or in year 1 of the Master in Architecture in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, UON.
  • Demonstrate academic progress either by the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent required for entry for commencing students, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 for continuing students.
  • Not have previously received this scholarship.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A written statement (max 2 A4 pages) outlining your academic achievements to date, career aspirations in the relevant area of study/research, and how this scholarship would assist you.
  • A written statement (max 2 A4 pages) outlining proposed topic of research (to be visually documented by way of sketching in any medium) and its value and relevance to architecture.
  • If shortlisted for interview, you will be required to bring a detailed travel itinerary which supports your proposed topic and accompanying budget. You should also bring you current sketchbook to demonstrate your ability to visually document research.

Value of scholarship

3,90,341 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2020

Singapore Alumni Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in any year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement or potential either by an ATAR of 75 or higher for commencing students, or GPA of 5.0 for continuing students.
  • Demonstrate impact of educational disadvantage, such as carer, sole parent, financial hardship, English language difficulty, Indigenous Australian, long term medical condition or effects of abuse, disability, refugee status, regional/remote disadvantage.
  • If successful, be willing to submit an essay of approximately 400 words on Singapore and one or more aspects of its people, economy, geography, history, culture, political system etc.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor-funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A written statement (max 2 A4 pages) outlining your experience of educational disadvantage and how this scholarship would assist you and your career aspirations.
  • Any documents supporting your claims (such as CV, evidence of achievements, centrelink income statement). A list of required documents for educational disadvantage

Value of scholarship

1,95,170 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2020

Boeing Indigenous Engineering Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in any year of a Bachelor of Software, Computer Systems, Electrical and Electronic, Mechatronics, or Mechanical Engineering (Honours) with the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, UON.
  • Demonstrate academic progress either by the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent required for entry for commencing students, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 for continuing students.
  • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be recognised as such by your community.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • Documents for establishing Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status with UON.
  • A written statement (approx 1 A4 page) outlining your academic achievement to date, experience of educational disadvantage, and how this scholarship would assist you and your career aspirations.
  • Any documents supporting your claims (such as CV, evidence of achievements, centrelink income statement). A list of required documents for educational disadvantage .

Value of scholarship

1,95,170 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2020

Boeing Engineering Scholarship for Women

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in 1st year of a Bachelor of Software, Computer Systems, Electrical and Electronic, Mechatronics, or Mechanical Engineering (Honours), or the Bachelor of Information Technology with the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, UON.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement either by an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent of 75 or higher for commencing students, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 for continuing students.
  • Demonstrate impact of educational disadvantage, such as carer, sole parent, financial hardship, English language difficulty, Indigenous Australian, long term medical condition or effects of abuse, disability, refugee status, regional/remote disadvantage.
  • Be female.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A written statement (approx 1 A4 page) outlining your academic achievement to date, experience of educational disadvantage, and how this scholarship would assist you and your career aspirations.
  • Any documents supporting your claims (such as CV, evidence of achievements, centrelink income statement). A list of required documents for educational disadvantage.

Value of scholarship

1,95,170 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2020

Col Whitehead Cricket Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in any year of any undergraduate or postgraduate degree at the University of Newcastle.
  • Be a member of, and play cricket with the University of Newcastle Cricket Club.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Demonstrate academic achievement either by an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent of 75 or higher for commencing students, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 for continuing students.
  • Demonstrate impact of educational disadvantage, such as carer, sole parent, financial hardship, English language difficulty, Indigenous Australian, long term medical condition or effects of abuse, disability, refugee status, regional/remote disadvantage.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A written statement demonstrating/outlining your academic and sporting achievements to date, your experience with one or more of the above mentioned educational disadvantages as well as how this scholarship would assist you.
  • Any documents supporting your claims (such as CV, evidence of achievements, centrelink income statement). A list of required documents for educational disadvantage.

Value of scholarship

1,95,170 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2020

FEBE International Alumni and Family Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an International full-fee paying student.
  • Be enrolled in an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program with the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, UON.
  • Be enrolling or enrolled full-time to study on campus, at any UON Australian campus.
  • Be either UON Alumni, the immediate family member of UON Alumni, or be enrolled in the same study period as an immediate family member also studying with UON.
  • Be able to prove status as an eligible family member of Alumni or current student (if applicable).
  • Apply before the census date of the first study period for which the scholarship, if approved, will apply.
  • The applicant must not be in receipt of any other FEBE Fee Waiver Scholarships.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • Applicants must provide written proof of family link (if applicable) to current student or UON Alumni, such as birth or marriage certificate/s. These should clearly show status as an eligible family member (eg sibling, parent, partner, child etc).
  • Please provide known UON student numbers of eligible family member/s where applicable.
  • All documentation must be certified and in English with a certified translation where applicable.

Value of scholarship

1,95,170 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2020

Friends of the University Margaret Olley Memorial Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in any year of the Bachelor of Creative Industries, Bachelor of Fine Art, or any UON postgraduate program in the fields of Creative Industry or Fine Art with the Faculty of Education and Arts, UON.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • For undergraduate students, demonstrate academic achievement either by an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent of 75 or higher for commencing students, or a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 for continuing students.
  • Demonstrate impact of educational disadvantage, such as carer, sole parent, financial hardship, English language difficulty, Indigenous Australian, long term medical condition or effects of abuse, disability, refugee status, regional/remote disadvantage.

Benefit

The scholarship currently provides a benefit of AUD $4,000 to be paid as two equal payments of AUD $2,000 following semester one and semester two census dates.
 

  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A written statement outlining your academic achievement to date, your experience of financial hardship, and your career aspirations in the relevant area of study or research as well as how this scholarship would assist you.
  • Any documents supporting your claims (such as CV, evidence of achievements, centrelink income statement). A list of required documents for educational disadvantage

Value of scholarship

1,95,170 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2020

Shaping Futures Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in any year of an undergraduate degree program at the University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Demonstrate sound academic performance either by ATAR required for entry to your program or progression through your degree and/or enabling subjects with no failed units.
  • Demonstrate impact of educational disadvantage, such as carer, sole parent, financial hardship, English language difficulty, Indigenous Australian, long term medical condition or effects of abuse, disability, refugee status, regional/remote disadvantage.
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor-funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

Application details

Required Documentation

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A written statement (approx 1 A4 page) outlining your academic achievement to date, experience of educational disadvantage, and how this scholarship would assist you and your career aspirations.
  • Any documents supporting your claims (such as CV, evidence of achievements, centrelink income statement). A list of required documents for educational disadvantage

Value of scholarship

1,95,170 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2020

MBA Global International Student Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be commencing in the MBA Global program with UON in semester 1 or semester 2, 2019.
  • Be an International full-fee paying student.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Be studying on-campus with University of Newcastle in Australia.
  • Not hold another scholarship funded by the Faculty of Business and Law for the same program, of equivalent or more substantial benefit.

Benefit

The scholarship benefit is AUD $2,500, payable as a tuition fee waiver. This will be applied to a subject in the final semester of study.

The scholarship will be applied directly to the recipient's university customer account around census date in the final semester of study.

The advertised number of scholarships is indicative only and will vary according to the number of eligible candidates and available funding.

The scholarship benefit is $2500, payable as a tuition fee waiver. This will be applied to a subject in the final semester of study.

The scholarship will be applied directly to the recipient's university customer account around census date in the final semester of study.

The advertised number of scholarships is indicative only and will vary according to the number of eligible candidates and available funding.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A certified copy of your undergraduate transcript, with English translation if applicable.
  • A copy of your IELTS certificate.

Value of scholarship

1,21,982 total value

Application deadline

Expected March 2020

Integrating Urban Transitions into Global System Models

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Bachelors degree with first-class honours, or a research Masters degree from a recognised university. Australian and New Zealand citizens; permanent residents of Australia; international students who hold an AGRTP International Scholarship. Selection is based on academic merit and the candidate's research proposal.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience in system dynamics modelling, ABMs, and/or other computer modelling; some statistics skills; knowledge of urban theory, social-ecological system theory, and/or other relevant social science theory; and be capable of writing quality scientific articles for leading international journals.

Domestic students must obtain a PhD stipend scholarship at The Australian National University. International students must hold an AGRTP  International Scholarship.

Benefits

A top-up payment of AUD $7,000/year, tax free in fortnightly instalments, additional to a PhD stipend obtained by the candidate.

Project funding of AUD $5,000/year to support conference travel, fieldwork if deemed necessary, and other project costs. Some additional School support is also available for project costs.

Application details

The successful candidate will be invited to apply for a PhD stipend scholarship at The Australian National University (AUD $27,082 tax free (2018 rate) for 3 years).

Value details

Up to AUD $12,000 per annum

FEBE Golden Jubilee Commemorative International Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a new student to the University of Newcastle.
  • Be commencing in an undergraduate program with the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment in the semester of scholarship offer.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Be enrolling at the Callaghan Campus.
  • Be eligible for entry to the program as a full-fee paying international student.
  • Not hold another faculty-funded scholarship or tuition fee waiver for the same program.
  • Not have previously completed an Australian undergraduate degree program.

Benefit

This scholarship will provide full payment of tuition fees each semester for the duration of an undergraduate program (up to 5 years), provided the scholar continues to meet ongoing conditions.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A written statement which outlines your academic achievements and career aspirations and demonstrates your interest in progressing to Research Higher Degree candidature.

Value of scholarship

68,30,964 total value

FEBE International Undergraduate Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a new student to the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment at the University of Newcastle at the commencement of their undergraduate degree program.
  • Be enrolling or enrolled in an undergraduate program within the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolling or enrolled full-time to study on campus, at any UON Australian campus.
  • Be eligible for entry to the program as a full-fee paying international student.

Benefit

The scholarship provides a payment of AUD $5,000 per annum, payable as a tuition fee waiver of AUD $2,500 each semester, for the duration of an undergraduate program and provided ongoing scholarship conditions are met.

There is no limit to the number of scholarships available as the Faculty aims to support all students who meet the eligibility criteria.

Application details

No application is required for this scholarship.

Value of scholarship

9,75,852 total value

Faculty of Science Global Student Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be commencing in an eligible undergraduate single/combined degree program or Postgraduate program at Masters level on-campus with the Faculty of Science, University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Be an International full-fee paying student.
  • Not hold another faculty-funded scholarship or tuition fee waiver for the same program.
  • Not have previously received this scholarship.

Benefit

The scholarship provides an annual benefit of AUD $5,000 to be paid in two (2) payments of AUD $2,500 after census date of each semester.

This scholarship is ongoing for the standard duration of your Faculty of Science program. The total value may be up to AUD $20,000 for a four (4) year degree.

The advertised number available is indicative only. The Faculty of Science will aim to support all eligible students.

Application details

No application is required for this scholarship.

Value of scholarship

9,75,852 total value

FEBE International Engineering and Technology Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in any year of an eligible Engineering or Technology Postgraduate Coursework program with UON.
  • Be studying on-campus with University of Newcastle in Australia.
  • Be an International full-fee paying student.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Meet the tiered GPA entry level requirements (minimum GPA of 4.5).
  • Not hold another scholarship for the same program of equivalent or more substantial benefit in current or previous study.
  • Not hold any other FEBE fee waiver scholarships, with the exception of the FEBE Alumni Family or FEBE Family Scholarships.

Benefit

The scholarship benefit received will vary depending on your GPA at entry:

  • AUD $3,000 payable as tuition fee waiver, for each semester of eligible study for students with GPA 5.5 at entry.
  • AUD $2,000 payable as tuition fee waiver, for each semester of eligible study for students with GPA 5.0 at entry.
  • AUD $1,000 payable as tuition fee waiver, for each semester of eligible study for students with GPA 4.5 at entry.

The total scholarship benefit ranges from AUD $6,000 to AUD $18,000 over the maximum three (3) year duration of the scholarship, provided eligibility is maintained. The approved benefit at time of entry does not change during the tenure of your scholarship.

The advertised number of scholarships available is indicative only - FEBE will aim to support all students who meet the criteria subject to available funding.

Application details

No application is required for this scholarship.

Value of scholarship

8,78,267 total value

MBA Global UON Alumni Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be commencing in the MBA Global program with UON in semester 1 or semester 2, 2019.
  • Be a Domestic student or International full-fee paying student.
  • Be a current UON student completing your undergraduate studies, or have graduated from a UON undergraduate program within the last three years.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Be studying on-campus with University of Newcastle in Australia.
  • Not hold another scholarship funded by the Faculty of Business and Law for the same program, of equivalent or more substantial benefit.

Benefit

The scholarship benefit is equivalent to 25% of tuition costs (indicative value of AUD $13,500), in the form of a tuition fee waiver. This will cover the cost of 4 subjects within the MBA Global program, and will be applied to the final 4 courses of study.

The advertised number of scholarships available is indicative only. The faculty will aim to support all eligible scholars, subject to available funding.

Application details

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • None Required.

Value of scholarship

6,58,700 total value

FEBE International Architecture and Built Environment Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled or enrolling in a FEBE Architecture and Built Environment postgraduate coursework program with UON.
  • Be studying on-campus with University of Newcastle in Australia.
  • Be an International full-fee paying student.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Meet the tiered GPA entry level requirements (minimum GPA of 5.0).
  • Not hold another scholarship for the same program of equivalent or more substantial benefit.
  • Not hold any other FEBE fee waiver scholarships, with the exception of the FEBE Alumni Family or FEBE Family Scholarships.

Benefits

The scholarship benefit received will vary depending on your GPA at entry: AUD $3,000 payable as tuition fee waiver, for each semester of eligible study for students with GPA 6.0 at entry; AUD $2,000 payable as tuition fee waiver, for each semester of eligible study for students with GPA 5.5 at entry; AUD $1,000 payable as tuition fee waiver, for each semester of eligible study for students with GPA 5.0 at entry.

Application details

No application is required for this scholarship.

Value of scholarship

5,85,511 total value