International Excellence Funding For Indian Students


The University of New Castle is pleased to offer the International Excellence Funding for Indian Students for the highly talented and motivated candidates for the session 2020/21.

Up to 100 awards are open for Indian students who will commence the undergraduate or postgraduate coursework at the university in Australia.

Established in 1965, the University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence and to creating a better future for its regions through a focus on innovation and impact.

Why at the University of Newcastle? The university provides a global learning environment and work placements to its students. Here you will get excellent career opportunities after completing the study.


The university will provide all the following benefits:

  • The scholarship benefit will be based on academic merit and pay up to $60,000 for the duration of a 4-year program.
  • The annual benefit will range from AUD$5,000 – AUD$15,000 depending on your minimum ATAR equivalent assessed at Admission.
  • Course LevelUndergraduate or postgraduate coursework program
  • Application Deadline: April 26, 2020
  • University: University of New Castle
  • Department: NA
  • Award: Up to $60,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 100
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in Australia

 International Excellence Funding for Indian Students Eligibility            

  • Eligible Countries: Applications are open for Indian students.
  • Acceptable Course or SubjectsUndergraduate or postgraduate coursework program in any subject offered by the university
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Be the holder of an Indian passport.
  • Be an International full-fee paying student.
  • Be commencing in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program with the University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled on-campus at any University of Newcastle campus in Australia.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Not hold another funding for the same program of study.


  • How to Apply for the International Excellence Funding for Indian Students: To register for the program, the applicant must take admission in an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program at the university. After taking admission, applicants will automatically consider applying for the award.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants need to upload all required documents such as a copy of an official or provisional academic transcript, two recommendation letters, letter of motivation, curriculum vitae/resume, passport-sized photograph and passport biodata page photocopy.
  • Admission Requirements: Students must meet the University of Newcastle’s entry requirements for any degree program, including English language requirements.
  • Language Requirement: If your native language is not English, then you have to meet the English language requirements of the university.

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