|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
||28 November 2022||18 January 2023|
This scholarship is valued at $2,000.
Preference may be given to applicants who:
This scholarship was established from a donation by Professor John Wong.
a. This scholarship has been established to assist students studying Chinese at the University of Sydney to travel to China to extend their experience of the language.
b. This Scholarship is funded by a donation from Professor John Wong.
a. This scholarship is offered subject to applicants being enrolled at the University of Sydney in Chinese Studies.
b. Applicants must be intending to travel to China and where possible spend some time in Hong Kong, for the purpose of exposure to Chinese culture and improving their knowledge of the Chinese language.
c. Applicants are expected to undertake a course of study at a Chinese university for up to one year.
d. Applicants must be intending to commence the approved course of study at a Chinese University within the calendar year of the scholarship application closing date,
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit, and
II. personal statement describing applicant’s motivation and details of their current plans to study in China.
b. Preference may be given to students who:
I. are going to be enrolled in second year Chinese, third year Chinese or Senior Intermediate Chinese in the year of their travel, or
II. have not been awarded other bursary(ies), scholarship(s) or funding support for their travel to China at the time of award.
c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School, School of Languages and Cultures or their nominated delegate on the recommendation of a selection committee consisting of:
I. the Chair of Chinese Studies, and
II. at least two other members of Chinese Studies at the University of Sydney.
a. The Scholarship is valued at $2,000.
b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment on receipt of the Scholarship Acceptance Form and evidence of enrolment in a course of study at a Chinese University.
c. Deferral and/or suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of Head of School, School of Languages and Cultures.
d. The scholarship is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.
e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
f. No other amount is payable.
a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:
I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,
II. withdraws from course of study at a Chinese university,
III. does not commence the course of study at a Chinese University within the calendar year of the scholarship application closing date,
IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
V. 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, or
VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.
b. For Masters by Research or PhD students, the Scholarship will also be terminated:
I. upon submission of the thesis or at the end of the award,
II. upon the recipient having completed the maximum candidature for their degree as per the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 Policy, or
III. if the recipient ceases to meet the eligibility requirements specified for this Scholarship, (other than during a period of approved leave).
c. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.
d. 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.