|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|$10,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)||
||January 2023||March 2023|
This scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum for up to three years.
This scholarship is funded from the Garry and Susan Rothwell Chair in Architectural Design Leadership Gift, with the purpose to support important contributions to innovation in the areas of architectural design, urban design or urbanism and heighten research capabilities to develop the capacity to create environments which improve people's quality of life.
a. This Scholarship has been established to provide additional stipend support assistance to a PhD student who is undertaking research in the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design & Planning.
b. This Scholarship is funded from the Garry and Susan Rothwell Chair in Architectural Design Leadership Gift, with the purpose to support important contributions to innovation in the areas of architectural design, urban design or urbanism and heighten research capabilities to develop the capacity to create environments which improve people's quality of life.
a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant:
I. having an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning, or
II. completed one year of their PhD within the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning, or
III. completed one year of their Master by Research and upgrading to a PhD within the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning.
b. Applicants must be conduct research into either architectural design, urban design or urbanism.
c. Applicants must be a recipient of a primary scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance.
a. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the basis of:
I. area of study and/or research proposal,
II. a personal statement demonstrating how the applicant’s thesis is aligned to the purpose of the Gift.
b. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of the Dean of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning and an academic committee.
a. The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $10,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
b. An extension of the Scholarship of six months is available if the recipient holds a primary stipend Scholarship for the entire duration of the extension period.
c. Periods of study already undertaken towards the degree prior to the commencement of the Scholarship will be deducted from the maximum duration of the Scholarship excluding the potential extension period.
d. The Scholarship is for commencement in relevant research period in which it is offered and cannot be deferred or transferred to another area of research without prior approval.
e. No other amount is payable.
f. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funding.
a. Progression is subject to passing the annual progress review.
a. The same conditions as indicated in the terms and conditions of the primary stipend scholarship.
b. The same conditions as indicated in the terms and conditions of the primary stipend scholarship.
c. The same conditions as indicated in the terms and conditions of the primary stipend scholarship.
a. The Scholarship recipient must notify HDRAC and their supervisor promptly of any planned changes to their enrolment including but not limited to: attendance pattern, suspension, leave of absence, withdrawal, course transfer, and candidature upgrade or downgrade. If the award holder does not provide notice of the changes identified above, the University may require repayment of any overpaid stipend.
a. The Scholarship will be terminated:
I. on resignation or withdrawal of the student from their research degree,
II. upon submission of the thesis or at the end of the award,
III. if the student ceases to be a full-time student and prior approval has not been obtained to hold the Scholarship on a part-time basis,
IV. upon the student having completed the maximum candidature for their degree as per the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 Policy,
V. on receipt of another supplementary stipend scholarship(s) that increases the overall supplementary amount paid to a student to more than 75% of the primary amount. In such circumstances, the supplementary stipend scholarship of the higher value prevails,
VI. if the recipient does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
VII. if the student ceases to meet the eligibility requirements specified for this Scholarship, (other than during a period in which the Scholarship has been suspended or during a period of approved leave).
b. The Scholarship may also be terminated by the University before this time if, in the opinion of the University:
I. the course of study is not being carried out with competence and diligence or in accordance with the terms of this offer,
II. the student fails to maintain satisfactory progress, or
III. the student has committed misconduct or other inappropriate conduct.
c. The Scholarship will be suspended throughout the duration of any enquiry/appeal process.
d. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.
a. Where during the Scholarship a student engages in misconduct, or other inappropriate conduct (either during the Scholarship or in connection with the student’s application and eligibility for the Scholarship), which in the opinion of the University warrants recovery of funds provided, the University may require the student to repay payments made in connection with the Scholarship. Examples of such conduct include and without limitation; academic dishonesty, research misconduct within the meaning of the Research Code of Conduct (for example, plagiarism in proposing, carrying out or reporting the results of research, or failure to declare or manage a serious conflict of interests), breach of the Code of Conduct for Students and misrepresentation in the application materials or other documentation associated with the Scholarship.
b. The University may require such repayment at any time during or after the Scholarship period. In addition, by accepting this Scholarship, the student consents to all aspects of any investigation into misconduct in connection with this Scholarship being disclosed by the University to the funding body and/or any relevant professional body.