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Scholarships and Bursaries

Applying for Bursary Assistance

Bursary assistance is available to a limited number of applicants each year who can show proof of disadvantage and/or financial need.  Applications are invited and will be assessed by the Master and Dean. A letter of application addressed to the Master of New College, should accompany the application for College membership.

Download the 2017 NCV Bursary Assistance Form

Australian students will need to provide evidence of their own (or their parents) taxable income; academic record and a letter outlining their case for financial assistance.

Undergraduate International students are not eligible for Bursary Assistance.

Postgraduate international students who can demonstrate financial need can apply by providing a letter outlining their personal circumstances; all sources of funding for their study at UNSW and their academic record.

Bursary assistance is generally allocated after the commencement of the academic year.  The provision of bursary assistance in one year does not guarantee it will be continued the following year.

The Stuart Barton Babbage Fellowship (for postgraduate students only)

The Stuart Barton Babbage Fellowship is available for residents undertaking a doctorate or who are undertaking postdoctoral work.  This Fellowship has been created to support the scholarship of an outstanding man or woman who is pursuing doctoral studies or post-doctoral research at UNSW. It is named in honour of the late Rev Dr Canon Stuart Barton Babbage, AM, who was the second Master of New College.

New College aims to build character in each individual who becomes part of the New College Village community. We encourage residents to seek academic excellence, serve one another and make contributions to the wider community. 

The College offers the Stuart Barton Babbage Fellowship award to:

  • support the growth and development of a promising scholar;
  • gain benefit from the involvement of the fellow in the life of the NCV;
  • strengthen the academic culture of the NCV through the work of the fellow and his/her support of, or involvement with younger residents;
  • enrich the NCV community in accordance with its stated Mission. 

Applicants will need to demonstrate Collegiality; Academic Excellence and Service to Society.  Research can be undertaken within any UNSW discipline. 

Applications will also be considered from Masters (Research) students.

The expectation is that the fellow would reside in the New College Village community for at least 48 weeks and play and active role in the academic and social life of the NCV. The fellow would be expected to exercise leadership within NCV including speaking at College functions, lead events for post-graduate students at NCV and be involved in a wide range of NCV activities. They are also eligible to apply to become Senior Residents and to lead or be part of the Academic Tutoring team at NCV.  Recipients will be required to report formally at mid and end of semester to the Dean with a statement of their contribution to NCV and the broader community.

Applications close on 30 June and 30 January for the subsequent semester period.  Applications should be address to The Master, New College master@newcollege.unsw.edu.au.

Please provide a cover letter outlining your academic research area and how it will serve the wider society.  Please also outline how you have demonstrated collegiality and service to society and how you see yourself contributing to the community life at NCV. You will need to attach your CV, academic record and list any publications you have. 

The College reserves the right not to award scholarships in any given year.

External Scholarships that are available:

A variety of scholarships are available for students looking to do postgraduate studies at UNSW. They are available through the university, at faculty-level and through other government and research institutes.

http://research.unsw.edu.au/postgraduate-research-scholarships

https://research.unsw.edu.au/unsw-scientia-phd-scholarship-scheme

https://www.education.gov.au/research-training-program

http://scholarship-positions.com/australian-government-scholarships-african-students-australia-2014/2013/09/28/

https://www.findaphd.com/search/phd.aspx?CID=AU

https://australianrotaryhealth.org.au/research/current-research-opportunities/current-phd-scholarship-opportunities/

Bible Society Young Scholars

The purpose of the Bible Society Young Scholars program is to promote Christian scholarship amongst those living at New College and NCV while they study at UNSW, Australia.

Each scholarship is for an initial period of 1 year. It will include a reduction of $2000 in accommodation fees at New College or NCV, mentoring by New College and Bible Society staff as well as resource and conference support to assist the student to complete agreed research tasks. The scholarship may be extended for subsequent years, subject to ongoing scholar performance and available funding. 

How to Apply for a scholarship with the Bible Society Young Scholars Program