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Bowman Cameron Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship
This scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to students studying in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$5000 p.a. (for 3 years)
  • Domestic student
  • First-year undergraduate student at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
2023 2023

How to apply

Current first-year students, apply here.

Year 12 students apply through the Sydney Scholars Awards program which has now closed.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $5000 per annum and is tenable for three years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a domestic student
  • have an unconditional offer or be enrolled in your first year of a full-time undergraduate degree at the Faculty of Arts of Social Sciences
  • have applied through the Sydney Scholars Award.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2020 to provide financial assistance to students studying in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

This Scholarship was founded in 1877 by a bequest from Andrew Robertson Cameron, MD.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2020 to provide financial assistance to students studying in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

b. This Scholarship was founded in 1877 by a bequest from Andrew Robertson Cameron, MD.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in their first year of an undergraduate degree within the Facutly of Arts of Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be domestic students.

c. Applicants must apply through the Sydney Scholars Award Program.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. leadership skills,

III. personal attributes, and

IV. achievements.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Sydney Scholars Selection Committee.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 per annum and is tenable for 3 years.

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 Head of School where the successful recipient is enrolled, 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. 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.