Africa Excellence Scholarship has been established to attract high-performing international students to the University of Newcastle for study in 2022 and beyond. This is a merit-based scholarship that recognizes applicants with a strong academic background and incentivizes them to continue striving to be the best that they can be.
The scholarship is valued at AU$ 10,000 for each year of study under a full-time study load apportioned over each course taken, equating to a value of $1250 per course.
This will be administered for each term of study in your eligible program(s) as a tuition fee reduction against the number of credits initially issued in your letter of offer, applied directly to your student account.
Please review the full terms and conditions for more detail.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must meet the following criteria:
Hold a passport from one of the 54 countries of Africa.
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.
Meet all of the financial obligations of a full-fee-paying international student, including the full tuition fee and other expenses for the purpose of obtaining your student visa, and in the event, that eligibility for the scholarship is not maintained.
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