University of Newcastle is offering one scholarship for undergraduate students within Faculty of Business and Law, Faculty of Education and Arts, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, Faculty of Health and Medicine and Faculty of Science and Information Technology. The amount of scholarship is $1,500. Selection of the scholar will be on the basis of academic merit. The application deadline is 17 March 2014.. This scholarship was established to commemorate Irena’s life and academic achievements and assist other students of non-English speaking backgrounds who have completed the Open Foundation or Newstep program and are enrolled in the University of Newcastle. It is a scholarship established in perpetuity made possible through the generous support of staff and members of the community to the Irena Ivanovic-Howley Scholarship Fund. Irena was born in Bosnia. Following the war, she immigrated to Australia with her family and in the same year, enrolled in Open Foundation at the University of Newcastle. As her familiarity with the English language improved, her academic abilities shone through. She received first class Honours in Commerce, won awards and was appointed a Lecturer in Finance in the Newcastle Business School at the University of Newcastle. Irena died in 2005 following a short battle with cancer. Although her life was short she inspired many.. Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate degree level at University of Newcastle. The research areas of this scholarship are:
Not providedWho can apply to this scholarship?
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
· Be enrolling in the first year of your first undergraduate degree
· Have completed the Open Foundation or Newstep program at the University of Newcastle
· Be enrolled full
· Not hold another scholarship
· Be an Australian Citizen or be a Permanent Resident
· Have English as a second languageBenefits of the scholarship:
Scholarship worth of $1,500 will be awarded.
More information about the fellowship:Duration:
Not KnownNumber of scholarships:
One scholarship will be offered.