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University of Newcastle LGBTQIA+ Shaping Futures Scholarship

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About

The Shaping Futures Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 with the aim of helping those students who are most in need. The LGBTQIA+ Shaping Futures Scholarship hopes to support a student who identifies as LGBTQIA+ and who is managing study alongside personal circumstances.

Provided by: University of Newcastle

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Value

The scholarship provides a benefit of $4000 to be paid as a lump sum following selection and after Semester 1 census date (during April).

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.
  • Demonstrate impact of personal circumstances, such as carer, sole parent, financial hardship, English language difficulty, Indigenous Australian, long term medical condition or effects of abuse, disability, refugee status, regional/remote disadvantage.
  • Identify as LGBTQIA+
  • Be an Australian citizen, Australian Permanent Resident (includes New Zealand Permanent Residents).
  • Not be the recipient of another UON Donor-funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.

OPEN

 

1 September 2021

OPENS

28 February 2022

CLOSES

$4,000 AUD

VALUE

2

NUMBER OFFERED

University

STUDY TYPE

Arts and Recreation | Business | Design and Manufacturing | Education | Environment | Health | Information Technology | Law | Marketing and Communication | STEM

FIELD

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