Hunter Water Corporation Indigenous Scholarship

The Hunter Water Corporation Indigenous Scholarship aims to support an Indigenous University of Newcastle student studying in the area of media, marketing, communication, business, or engineering.

Scholarship details

Value: $22,500 approx. total

Duration: 3 Years

Availability: 1 scholarship offered

Application dates


Close: 03/03/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Academic merit

Areas of study:

  • Business and management
  • Communications
  • Engineering

At Institution:

  • University of Newcastle

Study level:

  • Undergraduate

Study Load:

  • Full Time


  • 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 a University of Newcastle program in the area of media, marketing, communication, business or engineering;
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 University of Newcastle donor-funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

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:
A personal statement (approx. 1 A4 page) outlining your academic achievements, career aspirations in the relevant area of study, and how this scholarship would assist you;
Documents for establishing Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status with UON. Please see list of accepted documents via More & apply.

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.