Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Scholarship

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship was established through contributions from the university, industry donors, community organisations and the annual Reconciliation Scholarship Dinner Dance.

Scholarship details

Value: $40,000 approx. total

Duration: 4 Years

Availability: 2 scholarships offered

Application dates

Closed

Close: 03/03/2021

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This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Academic merit

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • University of Newcastle

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time

Location:

  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • SA
  • QLD
  • TAS
  • VIC
  • WA

Eligibility Criteria

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 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.

How to Apply

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 required may vary depending on your application responses. Please refer to the Your Documents section of your application for information on what you will need to provide.

Further Information

Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of assessment of the application and supporting documents against the eligibility criteria. An interview may be held if required.