South Asia Excellence Scholarship

Awarded by : The University of Newcastle

Updated on Jul 06, 2022
Nidhi Yadav

University Research Analyst

South Asia Excellence Scholarship

  • Applicable for

    The University of Newcastle in Australia

  • Max scholarship per student

    Rs 5,59,200/-

  • No. of students to be awarded

    Varies

  • Course Level

    Bachelors & Masters

  • Intake year

    Jan 2023 +2 more

  • Type of scholarships

    Merit

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Scholarship Overview

  • 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
  • Students eligible for this scholarship will be citizens from South Asian countries

Applicable course, university and country

This scholarship is applicable for Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in The University of Newcastle in Australia

  • UG & PG programs except “Quota-limited programs”, as below:
    • Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Diagnostic Radiography)
    • Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Nuclear Medicine)
    • Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science (Honours) (Radiation Therapy)
    • Bachelor of Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine 
    • Bachelor of Nursing
    • Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) 
    • Bachelor of Oral Health Therapy 
    • Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours)
    • Bachelor of Podiatry

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: AUD 10,000 => Rs 5,59,200

Conversion rate used: 1 AUD = Rs. 53.49 (last updated 14th September 2022)

Scholarship amount will be given: Yearly

Scholarship amount can be used for

Type of Expense Indicates if scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense ×Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation ×Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses ×Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care ×Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover ×Not covered in scholarship
Application ×Not covered in scholarship
Others ×Not covered in scholarship

  • The scholarship is valued as up to AU$40,000 depending on the length of the study
  • The scholarship value per year of full-time study is AU$10,000
  • The scholarship provides a tuition fee waiver and does not cover the costs of visas, Overseas Student Health Cover, travel, accommodation, living expenses, SSAF, books and study materials or any other expenses associated with studying at the University

Student Awards

Number of students to be awarded: Varies

Scholarship Eligibility

Special Restrictions

  • No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12 Required
UG Required

Eligibility

  • The successful scholar must:
    • Hold a passport from one of the countries listed under definition of “South Asia”
    • 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
    • Be able to meet all of the financial obligations of a full-fee paying international student, including the full tuition fee and other expenses

Eligible student nationality

This scholarship is applicable for students from India +7 more

Application Process for this scholarship

  • Scholarship will automatically be awarded to students who have received an offer to study in an eligible program

Scholarship Application

Students will be auto-considered for this scholarship when they apply for the courses on which this scholarship is applicable. No separate application is needed.

Important Dates

Date Additional Details
Application final end date Not Available
  • No specific deadline mentioned

Please note that these dates could be in local country times and may not be IST (Indian standard time).

Contact email international-enquiries@newcastle.edu.au
Phone number + 61 2 4913 8300

Additional Information

  • 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
  • Scholarship offers will be made on the basis of academic merit. All academic merit determinations are determined according to the University’s procedures for determining ATAR and GPA
  • Students are not eligible to receive this scholarship, even if they meet the criteria outlined if they have not received an offer of the scholarship or are internal transfer students who are studying at an Australian or online campus and were not previously awarded the scholarship

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