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F H Loxton Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship
$20,000 scholarship to maintain male students studying chemical engineering at the University of Sydney.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$20,000 (for up to 4 years)
  • Male
  • Enrol in a single or combined undergraduate degree at the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • From regional or remote area of Australia
September 2021 TBC November 2021 TBC

How to apply

Apply here

Benefits

The scholarship is valued at $20,000 and is tenable for four years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be male
  • enrol into a single or combined undergraduate degree in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • have your primary residential address in a regional or remote area of Australia as defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics ASGS - RA using the Health Workforce Locator tool - tick 'ASGS Remoteness Areas - 2016'. If your home address is classified as Inner Regional (RA 2), Outer Regional (RA 3), Remote (RA 4) or Very Remote (RA 5) you meet this eligibility criteria.

Background

This scholarship was established under the will of F H Loxton, who bequeathed a portion of his income to establish and maintain scholarships for male students studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established under the will of F.H. Loxton, who bequeathed a portion of his income for the purpose of establishing and maintaining scholarships for male students studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must:

I. be male, as stipulated in the deed of gift,
II. qualify for entry and enrol into an undergraduate degree, including combined degrees, offered by the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney,
III. have their primary residential address in a regional or remote area of Australia, and
IV. enrol full-time in the semester immediately following award of this scholarship.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit based on performance in the NSW HSC or equivalent,
II. supporting documentation which provides evidence of a primary residential address in a regional or remote area as defined by the Australian Bureau of Statistics ASGS Remoteness Classification.

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, or their nominated delegate, and at least one academic staff member from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $20,000 per annum and is tenable for four years.

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 and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

d. The scholarship may be held part-time due to extenuating circumstances such as a medical condition which limits the student’s capacity to undertake full-time study. An application to hold the scholarship part-time must be submitted via the Scholarships Office for the consideration of the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate. If approved, the value will be paid on a pro-rata basis based on enrolled units of study.

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, 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.