Research Scholarships at Newcastle University Australia 2021

Research Scholarships at Newcastle University Australia 2021

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Research Scholarships:

The Newcastle university scholarships are available to interested candidates to undertake researches in higher degree programme. Scholarships are offered in diverse fields across the university faculty and courses of study (you will be required to refer to the university website for course catalogue).


The University of Newcastle provides high quality education to prepare you for your future career. It’s a place where you’ll gain access to world-class programs, collaborative learning environments, scholarships, industry connections and real-world experience. Our innovative research program changes lives and leads the way to a better future.

What’s more, South Asian students get to experience a multicultural, diverse and safe city to study in and the right to work in Australia once you finish your studies.

Degree Level:


Research topics:

Areas related to Medical Science, Computer Science, Physics

Scholarship Value:

Scholarship value take after the RTP rates. An annual living allowance $27,082 per annum.

Other benefits of the scholarship may also include:

  • A relocation allowance up to $1,500 (rate may change)
  • A full tuition fee scholarship
  • A laptop for your research studies
  • Overseas student health cover (OSHC) (Single cover for international candidates)
  • Additionally: Successful international scholarship candidates usually also have: A master degree with strong research component and international peer reviewed research publication or research experience


International Students

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Eligibility for applying to these scholarships would be that candidates must also meet admission eligibility criteria, some of which are to include; satisfying the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5, 7.0 in some disciplines), be no more than two full-time equivalent years into their PhD (or one year for Masters) at the scholarship closing date in which you are applying.

Application Procedure:

Candidates can access application links online (at official website) and follow the step-by-step application procedures. The first thing to note is that you should apply for admission first. In applying, the following documents should be made available.

  • Academic certificates
  • Evidence of extra academic attainments e.g. publications
  • Copies of all academic transcripts
  • A research proposal
  • A certificate of the English proficiency requirement may also be required
  • The following documents may also be presented to support candidate’s scholarship application: Curriculum Vitae, research publications, exhibitions or conference papers, Details of previous research experience e.g. research work and any additional documents that may add to their scholarship application e.g. evidence of the award of a University Medal.

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Application Deadline:

Varies between March-July 2021

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