An honours and postgraduate scholarship
A scholarship for a student who is undertaking Jewish studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|Up to $,4000 p.a. (for up to 1 year)||
||4 July 2022||29 July 2022|
A recipient enrolled full-time will recieve the scholarship valued at up to $4,000 per annum for up to 1 year. A recipient enrolled part-time will receive the scholarship valued at up to $2,000 per annum for up to two years. The exact value of the Scholarship will be outlined in the recipient’s scholarship offer letter.
The scholarship was established in 2009 from a donation by John Rector.
a. This Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide support to students studying Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney.
b. This Scholarship has been donated by John Rector.
a. Applicants must be currently enrolled full time in Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney in one of the following degrees:
II. Master of Arts,
III. Master of Philosophy, or
IV. Doctor of Philosophy.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. cover letter which includes an indication of how the scholarship will financially assist the applicant,
III. curriculum vitae, and
IV. two references letters from academics and/or professionals.
b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School, School of Languages and Cultures or their nominated delegate on the recommendation of a member of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies in the School.
a. A recipient enrolled full-time with receive the Scholarship valued at up to $4,000 per annum and the scholarship will be tenable for up to one year. A recipient enrolled part-time will receive the Scholarship valued at up to $2,000 per annum and the scholarship will be tenable for up to two years. The exact value of the Scholarship will be outlined in the recipient’s scholarship offer letter.
b. The Scholarship value will be paid in two equal instalments after the coursework census date of each semester.
c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School, School of Languages and Cultures.
d. The Scholarship is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.
e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
f. No other amount is payable.
5. Ongoing eligibility
a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, a recipient enrolled in a coursework degree must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 75 each semester.
b. Recipients enrolled in a coursework degree 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. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, a recipient enrolled in a postgraduate research degree must attend and pass the annual progress evaluation.
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 from the Head of School, School of Languages and Cultures,
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. The Scholarship will be also terminated for a postgraduate research recipient:
I. upon submission of the thesis or at the end of the award,
II. upon the recipient having completed the maximum candidature for their degree as per the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 Policy,
III. if the recipient receives an alternative primary scholarship. In such circumstances this Scholarship will be transferred automatically to a supplementary scholarship. If the recipient is holding the scholarship as a supplementary scholarship and that increases the overall supplementary amount paid to a student to more than 75% of the primary amount. In such circumstances, the supplementary scholarship of the higher value prevails,
IV. if the recipient ceases to meet the eligibility requirements specified for this Scholarship, (other than during a period in which the Scholarship has been suspended or during a period of approved leave).
c. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.
d. 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.