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Conrad Gargett Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship

This scholarship supports the development of an architecture student moving from undergraduate to postgraduate coursework study.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$3000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or citizen of NZ
  • Studying the Master of Architecture
TBC 2022 TBC 2022

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $3000 and is tenable for one year only.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen
  • have completed your undergraduate Architecture degree in Semester 2 2020
  • have commenced the Master of Architecture in Semester 1 2021
  • have achieved a distinction (or higher) average mark in your undergraduate degree.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2016 to support the development of an exceptional student moving from undergraduate to postgraduate coursework study. It has been sponsored by Conrad Gargett in honour of Ken Woolley and his long association with the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2016 to support the development of an exceptional student moving from undergraduate to postgraduate coursework study.

b. This Scholarship has been sponsored by Conrad Gargett in honour of Ken Woolley and his long association with the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must:


I. be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident,

II. have completed their final year in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture degree or the Bachelor of Architecture and Environment degree at the University of Sydney, or an undergraduate degree in architecture at another university in the previous semester,

III. have achieved a distinction (or higher) average mark in their undergraduate degree, and

IV. have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled in their first semester of the Master of Architecture degree in the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning.

b. Applicants must enrol full-time in the semester immediately following award of this scholarship.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit in the final 96 credit points of their relevant bachelor’sdegree, and

II. a portfolio of work, and

III. a personal statement demonstrating leadership qualities, communication skills, creativity, innovation and self-motivation.

b. Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview to present their portfolio of work.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Dean or their nominated delegate and representatives from the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning and Conrad Gargett, or their nominated delegates. The final decision rests with the University of Sydney.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $3,000 per annum and is tenable for one year.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid as a one-off payment after the first relevant census date.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Dean of the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning, or their nominee, and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. The recipient must remain enrolled full time in the Master of Architecture until the relevant census date.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. commences part-time study without prior approval,

III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

IV. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

V. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VI. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.