Scholarships and Bursaries
In 2017, over 200 students in the College were awarded bursaries or scholarships.
Academic Scholarships for first year students of the College are awarded on the basis of ATAR scores or equivalent, without means tests. They are valued between $1,000 and $5,000 per annum and are paid by means of a reduction in fees. For returning students, or for students who are new to the College but are in their second or third year of studies, Scholarships are awarded on the basis of university results. Many of the scholarships are named for their benefactor. There are no applications required for Academic Scholarships, as all students are considered.
Graduate and Postgraduate Scholarships
All graduate and postgraduate students accepted into the College receive a minimum scholarship of $3,000. Scholarships awarded to graduates and postgraduates vary between $3,000 to $12,000 per annum and are paid by way of a remission of fees.
Bursaries – Undergraduate, Graduate and Postgraduate
The College is fortunate that it is able to provide Bursaries to many students in the community. These Bursaries exist to enable young men and women, who would not otherwise be able to attend Newman College, to do so. Bursaries range from $1,000 to $15,000 per annum. Bursaries are awarded depending upon the financial circumstances of the student. Students wishing to be considered for bursary assistance need to write a letter to the Provost detailing the reasons for their application. In this letter it is important that they address the following matters:
- The financial circumstances of their family.
- Details of Centrelink payments they are, or will, receive.
- Any other scholarships or bursaries they receive.
- Other anticipated income for the year in question.
- Details of the number of dependent siblings in their family.
- Any other matters that are deemed relevant.
Following receipt of your letter, your application for a bursary will be discussed with you at your interview with the College.
The Archbishop Mannix Travelling Scholarship
This scholarship was endowed by the Catholics of Victoria in honour of the former Archbishop of Melbourne, the Most Reverend Daniel Mannix. The scholarship is awarded every two to three years to a male or female candidate.
In 2017, $950,000 was given in scholarships and bursaries to 209 students in the College