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Complex Systems Postgraduate Entry Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
Encouraging and assisting students with completing studies in complex systems at the University of Sydney.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • Unconditional offer of admission for the Master of Complex Systems
  • WAM of 75 or above
20 April 2021 5 July 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $10,000 per year for one year only.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission for the Master of Complex Systems within the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney
  • have achieved a WAM of 75 and above, or equivalent, in your previous tertiary studies. 

Background

Established in 2016, this scholarship has been generously funded by the School of Civil Engineering to encourage and assist students with completing studies in complex systems at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. Established in 2016, this Scholarship has been generously funded by the School of Civil Engineering to encourage and assist students with completing studies in complex systems at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for the Master of Complex Systems within the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must have achieved a WAM of 75 and above, or equivalent, in their previous tertiary studies.

c. All applicants must be commencing their degree in the same semester and year the Scholarship is offered.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and
II. a personal statement demonstrating how the scholarship will assist them in completing their studies in complex systems.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, and at least one academic staff member from the School of Civil Engineering, Complex Systems Program, or their nominated delegates.

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 Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate, and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

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. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $6,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship,
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.

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