|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
||April 2021||19 September 2021|
This scholarship is administered through the Early Offer Year 12 (E12) Scheme application process. Please complete the Early Offer Year 12 (E12) Scheme application to be considered for this scholarship.
Unconditional scholarship offers will be made in December 2021 when ATARs are released.
The scholarship is valued at $8000 and will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
Note: Combined degrees are eligible.
David Stuart Hicks Q.C. was a graduate of the University of Sydney with a distinguished career in both the legal and military fields. In keeping with his reputation as a generous mentor to his junior colleagues during his time on the bench, this scholarship has been established for the benefit of students enrolled for the degree of Bachelor of Laws at the University of Sydney Law School.
a. The David Stuart Hicks Q.C. was a graduate of the University of Sydney, whose career was distinguished in both the legal and military fields. In keeping with his reputation as a generous mentor to his junior colleagues during his time on the bench, this scholarship has been established for the benefit of students enrolled for the degree of Bachelor of Laws in the University of Sydney Law School.
a. Applicants must be a recent school leaver and commencing a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with the University of Sydney Law School. Combined degrees are eligible.
b. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and demonstrated financial need.
b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Dean of the Sydney law School, or their nominee and at least one other member of staff from the School.
a. The Scholarship is valued at $8,000 and is tenable for one year only.
b. The Scholarship 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 Dean, or their nominee, 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.
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.
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 $8,000 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 a Scholarship has been terminated, it cannot 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.