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Carolyn McIlvenny Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship

A scholarship to support students studying chemical and biomolecular engineering.

Highlights

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$10,000
  • Full-time undergraduate┬áchemical and biomolecular engineering student
  • Demonstrate financial need
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How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $10,000 and is tenable for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate engineering degree in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • enrol into these units of study:
    • Engineering for a Sustainable Society (CHNG2805) in your second year
    • Process Dynamics and Control (CHNG3802) in your third and fourth year
  • enrol into at least one of the following units of study:
    • Process Systems Engineering (CHNG5001)
    • Green Engineering (CHNG5003)
    • Wastewater Engineering (CHNG5005)
    • any other unit of study related to circular economy and waste management
  • be able to demonstrate financial need.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2019 by a generous donation from James McIIvenny to support students studying in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2019 by a generous donation from James McIIvenny to support students studying in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Engineering degree within the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must enrol in CHNG2805 (Engineering for a Sustainable Society) in their 2nd year, CHNG3802 Process Dynamics and Control in their 3rd year and, in their 4th year, complete at least one of the following units of study:

  • CHNG5001: Process Systems Engineering
  • CHNG5003: Green Engineering
  • CHNG5005: Wastewater Engineering
  • Any other Unit of Study related to Circular Economy and Waste Management.

c. Applicants must demonstrate financial disadvantage.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. demonstrated financial disadvantage.

b. Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating academic merit.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Associate Dean (Education) in Faculty of Engineering, or their nominee, and at least one academic from the School.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 and is tenable for one year.

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 (Education) 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. The recipient must complete CHNG3802 Process Dynamics and Control and at least one of the following units of study:

  • CHNG5001: Process Systems Engineering
  • CHNG5003: Green Engineering
  • CHNG5005: Wastewater Engineering
  • Any other Unit of Study related to Circular Economy and Waste Management

c. 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. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,

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 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.