In the second semester of 2022, the University of Newcastle will be offering two new scholarships to eligible international students.

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Why study abroad at the University of Newcastle?

Newcastle is a lively port city on a breathtaking stretch of Australia's coastline. The city boasts wonderful beaches, a favourable climate, a laidback lifestyle and proximity to Sydney.

The University of Newcastle is one of the six real-world universities part of the Australian Technology Network (ATN). Through the ATN, they are able to equip their students with the right industry experience, making them proud disruptors to the world’s challenges, including in technology, research, and innovation.

The University of Newcastle will be offering two new scholarships from the second semester of 2022 onwards:

  • International Excellence Scholarship 
  • Africa Excellence Scholarship

See more: How to study abroad in Australia and the UK as a South African.

The International Excellence Scholarships

The International Excellence Scholarships have been established to attract high-performing international students to the University of Newcastle for study in 2022 and beyond. This is a merit-based scholarship that recognises applicants with a strong academic background and incentivises them to continue striving to be the best that they can be.

Scholarships will automatically be awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible program and who will commence studying with the University of Newcastle.

The International Excellence Scholarship is valued at AUD15,000 per year recognises international students with a strong academic background. 

Information Technology and Computer Science scholarship

The International Excellence Scholarship is available for the following programs in Information Technology and Computer Science:

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Information Technology/Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Data Science/Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security
  • Master of Cyber Security
  • Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics
  • Graduate Certificate in Data Science
  • Master of Data Science
  • Graduate Certificate in Information Technology
  • Master of Information Technology

Management, Accounting and Finance scholarship

The International Excellence Scholarship is available for the following programs in Management, Accounting and Finance:

  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • Master of Professional Accounting (Advanced)
  • Master of Professional Accounting/Master of Business Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance
  • Master of Applied Finance
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Applied Finance
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Human Resource Management
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of International Business
  • Master of Business Administration/Master of Marketing

Eligibility for the International Excellence Scholarship

To be eligible to apply for one of the International Excellence scholarships at Newcastle University, Australia you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be commencing study in an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate program at the University of Newcastle in 2022 and beyond at an Australian or online campus as indicated on your letter of offer
  • Be an international full-fee paying student
  • Not be the beneficiary of a separate university scholarship unless prior approval for special dispensation has been obtained from the university
  • Meet all of the financial obligations of a full-fee paying international student, including the full tuition fee and other expenses for the purpose of obtaining your student visa, and in the event that eligibility for the scholarship is not maintained

The Africa Excellence Scholarship

The Africa Excellence Scholarship has been established to attract high-performing international students to the University of Newcastle for study in 2022 and beyond. This is a merit-based scholarship that recognises applicants from any African nation with a strong academic background and incentivises them to continue their studies in Australia and take their education to new heights.

The scholarship is valued at AUD10,000 for each year of study. Scholarships will automatically be awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible, non-quota program and who will commence studying with the University of Newcastle.

Eligibility for the Africa Excellence Scholarship

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

  • Hold a passport from one of the 54 countries of Africa
  • Be commencing study in an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program at the University (excluding ELICOS, Enabling, Non-Award, Higher Degrees by Research programs and programs delivered at offshore campuses)
  • Be an international full-fee paying student
  • Be commencing in an eligible program at an Australian or online campus as indicated in your letter of offer
  • Not be the beneficiary of a separate university scholarship unless prior approval for special dispensation has been obtained from the university
  • Meet all of the financial obligations of a full-fee paying international student, including the full tuition fee and other expenses for the purpose of obtaining your student visa, and in the event that eligibility for the scholarship is not maintained.

Are you interested in this scholarship or studying abroad elsewhere? You can get in touch with us by filling out a contact form or emailing sastudy@sableinternational.com.

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