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Local Industry Placement Program Scholarship

An industry scholarship
The University of Sydney Business School Local Industry Placement Program Scholarship supports high-achieving students enrolled in a Local Industry Placement Program who experience financial hardship.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$2500
  • Local Industry Placement Program participants
  • Minimum WAM of 60
  • Financial hardship
N/A N/A

How to apply

Apply through the Industry Placement Program.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $2500 (one off payment).

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be studying a single or combined undergraduate Commerce degree, Master of Commerce, Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management or a Master of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations degree¬†
  • be enrolled in the Local Industry Placement Program (BUSS2100 or BUSS6500)
  • have completed a minimum of 48 credit points if enrolled in an undergraduate coursework degree
  • have completed a minimum of 24 credit points if enrolled in a postgraduate coursework degree
  • have a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60
  • demonstrate financial hardship.

Note: Selection is based on both academic merit and financial need.

Background

This scholarship has been established to enrich the student experience and promote the profile of this program.

1. Background

a. Established in 2016, this Scholarship is funded by the University of Sydney Business School to enrich the student experience and promote the profile of this Program.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be enrolled in a coursework degree in the University of Sydney Business School. Combined degree administered by the Business School students are also eligible.

b. Applicants must be currently enrolled in BUSS2100 or BUSS6500. Students who have previously completed BUSS2100 or BUSS6500 are not eligible.

c. Applicants enrolled in an undergraduate coursework degree must have completed a minimum of 48 credit points of study. Applicants enrolled in a postgraduate coursework degree must have completed a minimum of 24 credit points of study.

d. Applicants must have a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60 and demonstrate financial hardship.

e. Eligible students who have previously received a Business School scholarship for a WIL Hub unit of study may only receive an additional Business School scholarship or additional funding (including funding under an NCP grant or an Endeavour Plan grant) for a WIL Hub unit of study with written approval of the Deputy Dean (Students and External Partnerships).

f. Eligible students who have previously received funding for a WIL Hub unit from sources outside the Business School (including funding under an NCP grant, an Endeavour Plan grant, or Global Mobility funding) may only receive a Business School scholarship for WIL Hub units of study with the written approval of the Deputy Dean (Students and External Partnerships).

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,
II. approval to undertake the Local Industry Placement Program,
III. online interview,
IV. participation in a group activity, and
V. financial hardship.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the at least two Business School staff, as nominated by the Deputy Dean (Students and External Partnerships) or their nominee.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $2,500 and paid as a one-off payment.

b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted, and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

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

d. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must remain enrolled in BUSS2100 or BUSS6500 and complete all program requirements.

b. The recipient is required to produce an approved social media article (word count and social media platform to be negotiated and approved between the student and the WIL Hub) that reflects how the Scholarship assisted them to undertake the opportunity for improving their employability.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,
II. withdraws from BUSS2100 or BUSS6500 or fails to successfully complete the placement,
III. commences part-time study without prior approval,
IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
V. fails to produce an approved social media article,
VI. 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,
VII. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
VIII. 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.

7. Other Conditions

a. By accepting this scholarship, the recipient may be required to participate in the marketing and promotion of the Placement Program and represent the University of Sydney Business School at associated events.