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Study in Australia: 2018 Fully-Funded Commonwealth Government Scholarships at University of Newcastle



Applications are currently ongoing for the 2018 Fully-Funded Commonwealth Government Scholarships at University of Newcastle. Interested students should see the details below. About Institution The University of Newcastle (UoN), informally known as Newcastle University, is an Australian public university established in 1965. It has a primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The university also operates campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, ... Continue Reading

Application Deadline: 16th February 2018

Applications are currently ongoing for the 2018 Fully-Funded Commonwealth Government Scholarships at University of Newcastle. Interested students should see the details below.

2017 Juris Doctor Scholarship at University of Newcastle for International Applicants

About Institution

The University of Newcastle (UoN), informally known as Newcastle University, is an Australian public university established in 1965. It has a primary campus in Callaghan, a suburb of Newcastle, New South Wales. The university also operates campuses in Ourimbah, Port Macquarie, Singapore, Newcastle CBD and Sydney CBD.

Historically, the University of Newcastle Medical School has implemented the problem-based learning system for its undergraduate Bachelor of Medicine program – a system later mandated for use by the Australian Medical Council throughout Australia. It pioneered use of the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT) in the early 1990s. UMAT has since been accepted widely by different medical schools across Australia as an additional selection criteria.

Scholarship Details

The University of Newcastle, Australia is offering the Tuition free Commonwealth Government scholarship program to individuals who are willing to pursue a degree program at the Institution.

Application Deadline: 16th February 2018

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): University of Newcastle, Australia

Type: Masters, PhD

Number Of Scholarships: Several

Value Of Scholarship: This scholarship program provides the following;

  • An annual living allowance $26, 682 per annum (2017 rate – indexed annually)
  • a relocation allowance (up to $1,500)
  • a full tuition fee scholarship
  • overseas student health cover (OSHC) (international students and their dependents)

Duration Of Scholarship: PhD scholarships are for three years and Masters scholarships are for two years, less any tenure already completed towards a research degree.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • have completed their bachelors degree program
  • have applied or applying to University Of Newcastle
  • have good academic grades
  • have satisfied the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5, 7.0 in some disciplines)
  • be no more than two full-time equivalent years into their PhD (or one year for Masters) at the scholarship closing date in which you are applying.

How To Apply:

  • Currently enrolled candidates can apply for a scholarship by contacting researchscholarships@newcastle.edu.au
  • New applicants can apply for a scholarship at the same time as applying for admission

Please ensure you attach the following documents to support your scholarship application:

  • Copies of research publications, exhibitions or conference papers
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Details of previous research experience e.g. research work experience / study
  • Any additional documents that may add to your scholarship application e.g. evidence of the award of a University Medal

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