Home / Scholarships / Commonwealth Government Scholarships 2018/19 | University of Newcastle, Australia

Commonwealth Government Scholarships 2018/19 | University of Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle, Australia is offering University and Commonwealth Government Scholarships for Research Masters & PhD degree for international students.

About: Full-time research students are eligible to apply for University and Commonwealth Government scholarships, which are awarded during one main round offer. They provide a living allowance so you can commit to full-time study. Historically over 90% of international students hold a scholarship from UON or a sponsor.

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): University of Newcastle, Australia

Offered annually? Yes

Application Deadline: 16th February, 2018

Type: Masters, PhD

Selection Criteria: Scholarships are granted on the basis of academic merit, which includes your undergraduate grade point average and extra research attainments.

Eligibility: To be eligible for scholarship candidate must:

  • written statement of support from a UON supervisor
  • an satisfy the English proficiency requirement (IELTS of at least 6.5, 7.0 in some disciplines)
  • met admission eligibility criteria
  • be no more than two full-time equivalent years into their PhD (or one year for Masters) at the scholarship closing date in which you are applying.

Successful international scholarship candidates usually also have:

  • A master degree with strong research component
  • International peer reviewed research publication or research experience

Number of Scholarships: Several

Value of Scholarship: A scholarship funded by the University of Newcastle or the Commonwealth Government provides:

  • An annual living allowance $26, 682 per annum (2017 rate – indexed annually)

The scholarship may also include:

  • a relocation allowance (up to $1,500)
  • a full tuition fee scholarship
  • overseas student health cover (OSHC) (international students and their dependents)

Duration of Scholarship: PhD scholarships are for three years and Masters scholarships are for two years, less any tenure already completed towards a research degree.

Also Check:  Undergraduate Summer School at King's College London, UK

How to Apply

Visit the Scholarship Webpage for details

Sponsors: The University of Newcastle and Commonwealth Government

Important Notes: ensure you attach the following documents to support your scholarship application:

  • Copies of research publications, exhibitions or conference papers
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Details of previous research experience e.g. research work experience / study
  • Any additional documents that may add to your scholarship application e.g. evidence of the award of a University Medal.
Application Deadline: 16th February, 2018.

About Admin

Check Also

Full Tuition LEG International Talent Scholarship (LEG ITS), 2018 | Utrecht University, Netherlands

The LEG International Talent Scholarship (LEG ITS) programme offers a number of highly talented prospective …


  1. my name’s Shami jah-nisi, I’m Rwandan, I would like to apply for scholarship in faculty of accounting. thank you

  2. Cali xasan cabdi absuge

    Name cali xasan cabdi absuge
    I graduated high school and i want to give me scholarship
    So good lucky

  3. Zuber Muhyaden Ahmad

    I am Zuber Muhyaden from Ethiopia I am studying Urban land use Planning Engineering second years at Ambo university Ethiopia. I want to get scholarship if you invite me

  4. I will be very glard if I’m oppotune to have this scholarship. Pls notefy me of any upcoming regarding this scholarship. Thanks

  5. My name is Thembelihle Tshuma l am from Zimbabwe. I am a high school graduate and m looking for a scholarship to further my studies.

  6. Here Scott from mozambique, studing in Algeria, i’m about to finish my Degree in Mechanical Engineering. I would like to get a chance to study in another country. Hiring for help.

  7. Name abdinasir mohamed i absuge
    I graduated high school and i want to give me scholarship
    So good lucky

  8. AbshirI ibrahim ali

    I am abshir ibrahim, live mogadishu the capital city of somalia.
    I need to be granted postgraduate graduate scholarship how can that be possible to get it.

    Thanks sir/madam.

    Yours sincerely.

  9. hi my name is haythem i m an undergraduated hydrolics engineer from tunisia and i would like to apply for this scholarship

  10. I am a graduate from university Of Sierra Leone and I want to pursue with my masters degree using the common wealth scholarship if it is possible

  11. Am Muntala Rakibu from Ghana and am currently studying Environment and Natural Resource Studies a final year student. I would like to apply for masters scholarship abroad.

  12. Abdirizak Hussein Adan

    Hi dear manager My name is Abdirizak i live in benadir Region and i live in mogdishu somalia and i want to apply scholarship with you
    I hope to Acxept my application thank you dear

  13. traore bayakhouba first year in college i would like to get a scholarship to optimize my chance because of a graet experience i will get by this scholarship after study

  14. i shall be grateful if am one of the lucky winner

  15. Abdirahmaan khadar

    Hi first thaks alot
    iam asomali ziticen living a home town
    I have bachelor of business addminstrantion
    I want get full scholarship treatise my fiel

  16. Hello,Bramwel Nato 30 years old and kenya.Graduated with second class upper division in journalism and mass communication with a major in public relations and advertising in December 2013 from Masinde Muliro University and am looking for a Schorlaship to study a masters degree in either journalism,corporate communication or public relations.kindly please inform me if you have such a program.

  17. I am koricho lemma .am Ethiopian ,am degree graduate of economics. If u gave me scholarship I want to do a master in policy analysis. Thanks.with regards


    my names is Rukundo jean baptiste aged 25 years old am Rwandan i have been graduated in mathematics, chemistry and bioloy in secondary i would like to found this aportunity of scholarship , am looking a scholarship for studding medicine and health sciences especially cardiac diseases


    Its a good apportunity for young african as future leaders

  20. Mukayigire ADOLICE

    hello! I am Mukayigire ADOLICE from Rwanda, I graduated in social work in university of technology and arts of Byumba, I am looking for a scholarship to study masters degree in course which related social work, thank you!

  21. James Bill Ochamgiu

    I am interested.

  22. Please, I have completed a Bachelor of Education in Basic Education at the University of Education, Winneba Ghana in July, 2016. My question is, am I qualified to apply for the Masters scholarship? Thank you.

  23. hi my name is natnael teferi, I’m from ethiopia and graduate in bachelor of science in public health, I won’t to specialise by this basic public health science.and I’m looking for masters degree scholarship from you, I hope you accept my application
    thank you.

  24. I am also interested for the undergraduate , I have just sat to West Africa Senior Certificate Examination in sierra leone

  25. Bonsoir, je viens très respectueusement au près de Votre haute responsabilité pour solliciter un ma candidature

  26. My name is Carolyne wairimu from Kenya I was doing a bachelor degree in Maths and computer science but due to financial constraints I was unable to finish my degree I am still hoping and wishing to finish my degree. Can I get a full funded scholarship to study abroad for me to finish my degree and pursue a master?

  27. Am Halifa Halifa.I, graduated with bachelor of arts with education, am I eligible to apply?

  28. hi my name is hasan and I interest this scholarship please contact me thanks

  29. Hello,my name is Lilian Wanyonyi from Kenya .I am a graduate of International Tourism Management from Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology with a first class honours.I am passionate about pursuing my masters studies abroad but have financial constraints.Am kindly requesting for a consideration for a commonwealth scholarship to meet my vision.

  30. I am from Somalia.so i graduated high school i want to give me scholarship please

  31. I am Kenyan and would like to undertake a research PhD at UON in the area of Economics. I have completed my Coursework in the PhD programme locally but working on Thesis topic

  32. my name’s fatima am graduated high school from somalia I went scholarship please to answer

  33. Hi.My name is Arsema.I am Eritrean but i live in sudan.i am very interested of this scolarship because I really want to upgrade my studies that I didn’t get a chance inmy country Eritrea . So please will you help me get that chance.I have all the documents. Thanks yours sincerely.

  34. Salia Solomon Mohammed

    My name is Salia Solomon from Ghana. Am interested in studying a PhD in nursing in Australia. Please do notify me if there is any opportunity. Thanks.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

error: Copyright protected !!