South Asia Excellence Scholarship at University of Newcastle 2023-24

South Asia Excellence Scholarship:

Are you a South Asian student and wish to pursue your undergraduate or graduate degree with a scholarship award? The South Asia Excellence Scholarship at the University of Newcastle is designed for a student like you! To apply for the 2023-24 academic sessions award,  all you have to do is to meet the eligibility criteria and submit your application via the link provided as you read this post further.

If you are a South Asian student and you have been offered a full-time spot in a non-quota programme at the University of Newcastle, you can apply for this scholarship programme. This scholarship is founded to support students with excellent academic backgrounds and to encourage them to keep pushing for their academic goals.

Up to 100 outstanding applicants will be offered the scholarship awards.

Eligible Courses for South Asia Excellence Scholarship

• College of Health Medicine and Wellbeing
• College of Human and Social Futures
• College of Engineering Science and Environment

Eligible Countries for South Asia Excellence Scholarship

• Bangladesh
• Afghanistan
• Bhutan
• Maldives
• India
• Nepal
• Sri Lanka
• Pakistan

Benefits of the South Asia Excellence Scholarship

• Exemptions of tuition fees and more.

Degree Type for South Asia Excellence Scholarship

• Undergraduate Degree
• Postgraduate Degree

Eligibility Criteria for South Asia Excellence Scholarship

• Passport holders from India, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, and Sri Lanka can apply for this scholarship award.

• Interested students must be self-funding students.

• Interested students must be starting in qualified programmes at an Australian or online campus.

• Interested students must not be recipients of another University scholarship.

• Interested students cannot enroll in programmes with excluded quota.

Application Method for South Asia Excellence Scholarship

No other application process is required for this scholarship award. For all the students that meet the scholarship criteria and apply to the institution, applications are made automatically.

Supporting Materials for South Asia Excellence Scholarship

• Applicants’ colleges’ transcripts
• A certificate of completion
• Proof of English proficiency
• Biometric passport page
• A Curriculum Vitae
• Résumé
• Letters of Work Experience are encouraged for programmes that require work experience.

Entry Criteria for South Asia Excellence Scholarship

• UN must extend an offer to students who wish to enroll in one of its undergraduate or graduate programmes. For interested students to submit their applications, they must first sign up for the Student Portal.

• Interested students must meet the University of Newcastle’s English criteria for them to enroll in courses there. Check HERE for the criteria.

All interested students should submit their applications HERE

Apply for scholarship HERE


If your country is among the above countries and you meet other requirements, make sure you submit your application on or before the deadline to avoid late registration glitches.


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