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Colin Gladstone Harrison Family Scholarship

An undergraduate and postgraduate coursework scholarship
$2500 scholarship to support final-year primary teaching students at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$2500
  • Final-year primary teaching student
  • Interest in primary curriculum development
11 October 2021 1  November 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $2500 per annum and is tenable for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in your final year of the Bachelor of Education (Primary Education) Honours, or Master of Teaching (Primary)
  • demonstrate an interest in primary curriculum development.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2020 to provide support to students in the final year of either the Bachelor Education (Primary Education) Honours degree or Master of Teaching (Primary) degree undertaking research in primary curriculum development. This scholarship is funded by a bequest made by Miriam Harrison in 2001 in memory of her father Colin Gladstone Harrison.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2020 to provide support to students in the final year of either the Bachelor Education (Primary Education) Honours degree or Master of Teaching (Primary) degree undertaking research in primary curriculum development.

b. This Scholarship is funded by a bequest made by Miriam Harrison in 2001 in memory of her father Colin Gladstone Harrison.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled in the final year of either the below degrees with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney:

I. Bachelor of Education (Primary Education) Honours, or

II. Master of Teaching (Primary).

b. Applicants must demonstrate their interest in primary curriculum development.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and

II. a personal statement demonstrating their interest in Primary curriculum development.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of the:

I. Head of School of the Sydney School of Education and Social Work or their nominated delegate(s), and

II. at least two other primary education acdemics.

4. Value

a. A Scholarship recipient will receive the Scholarship valued at $2500 per annum for 1 year.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid as a one-off payment after the applicable census date.

c. Deferral or suspension of the Scholarship is permitted for up to 6 months with prior permission of the Head of School, Sydney School of Education and Social Work.

d. The Scholarship 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. None Apply

6. Termination

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, or

IV. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.

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.