Eligibility: To be eligible to apply for this scholarship applicants must meet the following criteria:
-Be enrolled in the 1st year of an Undergraduate Program at the University of Newcastle in the following fields of study: Engineering, Nursing, Medicine, Education, Social Work or Science (Environmental or Geology)
-Have resided in the previous 12 months in the Local Government Area (LGA) of Singleton, Muswellbrook or the Upper Hunter
-Be an Australian Citizen or Be a Permanent Resident
-Be enrolled full-time.
-Not hold another scholarship valued at more than $1000
-Not have previously completed a degree.
How to Apply: Applications can be submitted online and any additional documentation required forwarded to the Scholarships Officer or uploaded through this page.
Subject: Various Courses
Level: This scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level.
Provider: Coal and Allied Pty Ltd
For Which Country: Australia
For Whom: National
Description: These Scholarships were established in 2006 to provide students within the project catchment with an understanding Coal and Allied’s commitment to education pathways and opportunities through the University of Newcastle, to demonstrate that the community, the University of Newcastle and industry can work successfully in unison to deliver community benefits along with promoting the value of education in our community showing the employment opportunities that students in our community can achieve.
Number of award(s): 12 scholarships are to be offered annually.
Duration of award(s): Not Known
What does it cover? 12 scholarships are to be offered annually valued at $5000 each, payable as a lump sum payment. Recipients will be required to be involved in the University of Newcastle and Coal & Allied partnership school mentoring program.
Other Benefits: Not Known
Selection criteria: Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of:
-academic merit, namely Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or equivalent
-a written statement no longer than 2 A4 pages outlining the applicants voluntary involvement in and service to the community and career aspirations on graduation and in the longer term for their chosen discipline/degree
-performance at interview
Notification: Not Known
Deadline: The application deadline is 31st March 2013.