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Onshore Excellence Scholarships for International Students in Australia

The University of Newcastle has established the Onshore Excellence Scholarships to attract high-performing students to study in Australia. This merit-based scholarship will be awarded to applicants with a strong academic background for the academic year 2023-2024.

The applicants must be onshore students currently located in Australia wanting to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate degree study at Newcastle University. The scholarship is valued at $50,000 to cover programme fee.

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The University of Newcastle, informally known as Newcastle University, is an Australian public university ranked 207th in the world by QS World University Rankings. It bears a purpose to deliver an exceptional student experience.

Why choose to study at the University of Newcastle? The students at Newcastle have access to world-class programs, inspiring and collaborative learning environments, and opportunities to put theory into practice with real-world experiences. They are given an opportunity to learn from passionate and talented teaching staff that have strong industry connections and experience.

Application Deadline: Open

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Newcastle
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Bachelor and masters
  • Award: $50,000
  • Number of Awards: 100
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Australia.

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  • Eligible Countries: Students from foreign countries are eligible to apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Applicants can apply for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree of choice offered at Newcastle.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be commencing study in an eligible undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: The applicants must apply via the online application platform of the university. Admitted eligible students will be considered for the scholarship.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Academic transcript
  • Completion certificate
  • Passport biometric page
  • Work experience
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • Letters of work experience
  • Statement of purpose
  • Admission Requirements: The applicants applying for a PhD in Archaeology must have a postgraduate Master’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field (e.g. geography, archaeology) to get into Newcastle.
  • Language Requirement: The students must submit scores of the following English language proficiency tests:
  • IELTS – 6.5


Newcastle University will provide the winning students a total sum of $50,000 including $10,000 for each year of study under full-time study.

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