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Created Date:

9 Nov 2022

[UoN] South Asia Excellence Scholarship

  • Amount: $50,000

  • Numbers available: 100

The South Asia Excellence Scholarship has been established to attract high-performing students to study at the University of Newcastle. This is a merit-based scholarship that recognises applicants with a strong academic background and incentives them to continue striving to be the best that they can be.

Scholarships will be automatically 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.

Students eligible for this scholarship will be citizens of the South Asian counties:

  • Afghanistan

  • Bangladesh

  • Bhutan

  • India

  • Maldives

  • Nepal

  • Pakistan

  • Sri Lanka.

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

  • Hold a passport from an eligble South Asia country, being Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.

  • 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.

  • Not be enrolling in an excluded quota program (see selection details).


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