An undergraduate scholarship
|31 January 2024
|21 February 2024
This scholarship is valued at $8,500 and is tenable for one year only.
For successful international recipients, the Scholarship will also cover tuition fees for one year only.
Established in 1962 and funded by a bequest from Carlyle Greenwell, the Carlyle Greenwell Honours Scholarship will provide support to students undertaking honours studies in Anthropology at the University of Sydney.
a. Established in 1962 and funded by a bequest from Carlyle Greenwell, the Carlyle Greenwell Honours Scholarship will provide support to students undertaking honours studies in Anthropology at the University of Sydney.
a. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or currently enrolled in full-time or part-time in an Honours degree in Anthropology within the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicants must have completed a major in anthropology in their bachelor's degree at the time of application for this Scholarship.
c. Applicants must be able to demonstrate disadvantage or hardship, that may include but not limited to, one or more of the below:
I. Being the first in one’s family to attend University,
II. carer responsibilities,
III. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity as defined in the University of Sydney’s Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy 2015,
IV. a long-term medical condition/disability or ongoing effects of abuse,
V. refugee status,
VI. regional or remote disadvantage,
VII. sole-parent responsibilities, and/or
VIII. identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer (LGBTIQ+).
*These examples should not be taken as exhaustive, prescriptive, or mutually exclusive.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. demonstrated evidence of financial and/or other disadvantage, and
III. the originality and merit of a personal statement:
i. describing reasons for studying anthropology and goals for the honours project,
ii. demonstrating a financial need or other barriers that would otherwise prevent enrolling in honours, and
iii. demonstrating how their background will enhance and broaden the range of perspectives in the field of anthropology.
b. Preference will be given to students who can demonstrate financial disadvantage or hardship.
c. The Scholarship will be awarded by Head of School, School of Social and Political Sciences, or their nominated delegate(s) and at least two academics from Anthropology.
a. The Scholarship is valued at $8,500 and is tenable for one year only.
b. The Scholarship value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each relevant semester.
c. For successful international recipients, the Scholarship will also cover tuition fees for one year only.
d. Deferral of the Scholarship is permitted up to 12 months with the prior permission of the Head of School, School of Social and Political Sciences and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.
e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
f. No other amount is payable.
5. Ongoing Eligibility
a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must meet satisfactory progression as part of their honours program.
a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:
I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,
II. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
III. 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,
IV. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $8,500 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship,
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.