|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|$5000 (for up to 3 years)||
||29 March 2021||22 April 2021|
This scholarship is valued at $5000 per year for up to three years.
This scholarship was established in 2015 to provide assistance to undergraduate students studying history at the University of Sydney.
a. Established in 2015, this Scholarship is to provide assistance to undergraduate students studying history at the University of Sydney.
a. Applicants must be either:
i. a recent School leaver that qualifies and subsequently enrols full-time in a Bachelor degree in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences majoring in History at the University of Sydney, or
ii. currently enrolled full-time as an undergraduate student in a Bachelor degree in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences majoring in History at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicants must be able to demonstrate that they meet at least one of the below criteria:
i. from a low socio-economic background,
ii. live in a regional or rural area, or
iii. identify as Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
i. academic merit,
ii. a personal statement demonstrating how the scholarship will support their studies, and
iii. an interview.
b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or their nominated delegate(s) on the recommendation of a selection committee consisting of at least two members of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Undergraduate Committee.
a. The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 per annum.
b. A successful commencing student will receive the Scholarship for up to three years for the normal full-time duration of the Bachelors degree.
c. A successful continuing student will receive the Scholarship for a duration of one year.
d. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
e. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.
f. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
g. 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, or
v. 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.
c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.
a. Recipients of this Scholarship may be invited to participate in a limited number of ambassadorial events on behalf of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. This may include but is not limited to student recruitment, alumni and donor events.
b. Recipients of this Scholarship may be invited to write, post and/or blog about their experience as a scholarship recipient.