University of Newcastle Ma & Morley Scholarship Program


The Ma & Morley Scholarship Program is a transformative experience offered to students of the University of Newcastle who want to change the world.

Offered by: University of Newcastle



  • Up to $50,000-$75,000 for entire degree
  • Access to values based leadership program
  • China immersion experience (subject to travel restrictions and health advice)
  • Life-long friendships and bonds

Eligibility Criteria

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

  • Be an Australian Citizen Australian permanent resident, or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa
  • Commencing first year of study in any University of Newcastle undergraduate program in the year of scholarship award
  • Enrol in a minimum of 20 units
  • Demonstrate one of the following:
    • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and be recognised as such within your community;
    • Meeting Government educational disadvantage criteria (Carer responsibilities, sole parent responsibilities, financial hardship, Indigenous Australian, long term medical condition/disability or ongoing effects of abuse, Refugee status, Regional or remote disadvantage)
    • Academic achievement by achieving a selection rank (adjusted ATAR) of 90 or above OR demonstrate academic achievement by achieving an Admissions Rank (ATAR equivalent) in top 10% of commencing cohort if coming from an enabling pathway
  • Provide required documentation
  • Have leadership aspirations
  • Demonstrated commitment to one or more Ma & Morley values
  • Not be the recipient of another University of Newcastle Donor funded or sponsored scholarship
  • Not have completed another degree
  • Must be available to participate in program activities







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