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Alexander D Strang Scholarship in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

An undergraduate scholarship
$6418 scholarship to support commencing students from regional or remote areas of Australia to pursue an undergraduate degree in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6418
  • Enrolling in an undergraduate degree in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Primary residential address in a regional or remote area of Australia
TBA 30 September 2021

How to apply

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Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6418, tenable for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • enrol into a single or combined undergraduate degree in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • have your primary residential address in a regional or remote area of Australia as defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics ASGS - RA using the Health Workforce Locator tool - tick 'ASGS Remoteness Areas - 2016'. If your home address is classified as Inner Regional (RA 2), Outer Regional (RA 3), Remote (RA 4) or Very Remote (RA 5) you meet this eligibility criteria.

Background

This scholarship was generously donated by Alexander D. Strang in 2008 to develop links with rural and regional communities and encourage students from these communities to study chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Sydney. 

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was generously donated by Alexander D. Strang in 2008 to develop links with rural and regional communities and encourage students from these communities to study chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must:

I. be an Australian citizen or permanent resident,
II. qualify for entry into an undergraduate degree, including combined degrees, offered by the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney,
III. enrol full-time in the semester immediately following award of this scholarship, and
IV. have their primary residential address in a regional or remote area of Australia.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit based on performance in the NSW HSC or equivalent,
II. supporting documentation which provides evidence of a primary residential address in a regional or remote area as defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics ASGS Remoteness Classification.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate, and at least one academic staff member from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,418 per annum and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate, and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

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

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.

b. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.

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. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $6,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship,
VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
VII. 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 withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

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