* Calleo Indigenous Scholarship

University of Newcastle

Undergraduate/ Bachelor Scholarship  
July 1, 2022


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Closing date

15 August 2022

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Calleo Indigenous Pty Ltd through the Calleo Indigenous Community Fund.


Calleo Indigenous Pty Ltd is a recruitment company and part of the Calleo Group which provides skilled professionals to Government and the private sector in the disciplines of data management, professional support services, capability statements, SAP delivery and scribing services.


Calleo is one of Australia’s fastest growing and most respected skills providers. Since its establishment the Calleo Group has grown to 25 permanent staff, including three Indigenous staff, and almost 300 contractors. Calleo is committed to attracting more Indigenous employees and contractors, and actively demonstrates its commitment to reconciliation by supporting Indigenous causes through the Calleo Indigenous Community Fund (CICF), including Calleo Indigenous Scholarships to Newcastle University and other tertiary institutions.

Calleo’s vision for reconciliation is to be an organisation that understands, acknowledges and respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander shared histories, cultures and peoples. Calleo sees a future where all Australians are reconciled and where equality of opportunity exists for all Indigenous Australians. To achieve this, Calleo is committed to learning more about our fellow Indigenous Australians and to helping ‘close the gap’ for them in accordance with their priorities.

For more information on this scholarship, please review the full Terms and Conditions.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled in the 2nd year of an undergraduate degree program with the University of Newcastle.
  • Be enrolled full-time.
  • Establish your Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity and heritage with the university as outlined here.
  • Demonstrate that your ability to study is affected by areas of educational disadvantage carer and/or sole parent, financial hardship, long term medical condition/disability, ongoing effects of abuse, geographic, or Engliish Language Difficulty.
  • Meet minimum GPA of 4.0 or higher, with no failed courses, in the current program.
  • Not be the recipient of another University of Newcastle donor-funded or sponsored scholarship concurrently.
  • Required Documentation

    If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • A personal statement (approx. 1 A4 page) outlining your academic achievements, career aspirations in the relevant area of study, and how this scholarship would assist you.

  • You may be required to provide documents to support your educational disadvantage claims. These will be identified when you apply based on your individual application responses.

  • Benefit

    The scholarship provides a total benefit of $18,000 over the full 3-year tenure. The scholarship will be paid as $3,000 per semester, after the census date.


    Selection is a competitive process and will be based on assessment of the scholarship application and any required supporting documents, with reference to the eligibility criteria.

    Selection will be made by the Indigenous Selection Panel which will consist of a minimum of three members chosen by the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Strategy and Leadership.

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  • Contact Details

    SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER Student Services Centre University of Newcastle University Drive CALLAGHAN NSW 2308

    Phone: +61 2 4921 5000 Fax: +61 2 4921 5759 Email:scholarships@newcastle.edu.au

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    The University of Newcastle began as a college of the University of New South Wales. It opened in late 1951 and accepted its first students in 1952. The University of Newcastle was granted autonomy by the NSW parliament in 1964....

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