|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
||6 April 2022||4 May 2023|
This scholarship is valued at $2,000.
This Scholarship has been established to assist students with the costs of art materials and books related to their studies.
The Scholarship was donated to the University of Sydney by the de Costa family in memory of Jerome de Costa whose enrolment at SCA was sadly prevented by his untimely death.
a. This Scholarship has been established to assist students with the costs of art materials and books related to their studies.
b. The Scholarship was donated to the University of Sydney by the de Costa family in memory of Jerome de Costa whose enrolment at SCA was sadly prevented by his untimely death.
a. Applicants must be currently enrolled in their first or second year of Bachelor of Visual Arts or Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies in the Sydney College of Arts at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial hardship in one or more of the below:
I. identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island person as defined in the University of Sydney’s Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy 2015,
II. low socio-economic status,
III. carer responsibilities,
IV. long-term medical condition/disability (including ongoing effects of abuse),
V. sole-parent responsibilities,
VI. regional and/or remote disadvantage,
VII. refugee status,
VIII. LGBTIQ +, and/or
IX. first in family.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. portfolio, and
III. a personal statement demonstrating their financial hardship and how the scholarship will support their studies.
b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Scholarships and Prizes Committee of the Sydney College of Art, or their nominated delegates.
a. The Scholarship is valued at $2,000.
b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment after the applicable census date.
c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Scholarships and Prizes Committee of the Sydney College of Art.
d. The scholarship cannot be transferred to another 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. 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.