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LR and BA Browne Undergraduate Scholarship in Civil Engineering

An undergraduate scholarship
$10,000 scholarship to support students from NSW commencing an undergraduate degree in civil engineering at the Faculty of Engineering.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • NSW resident
  • Enrol into a civil engineering undergraduate degree
  • Demonstrate financial need
TBA 30 September 2021

How to apply

Apply here

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $10,000 for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a resident of New South Wales
  • enrol into a civil engineering undergraduate degree (including combined degrees) at the Faculty of Engineering
  • demonstrate financial need
  • enrol into your studies in the same semester as the scholarship award.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2016 from the estate of Betty Anne Browne.

1. Background

a. Established in 2016, this Scholarship has been generously donated by the Estate of Betty Anne Browne to support students who are residents of New South Wales commencing an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must:

I. qualify into a Civil Engineering undergraduate degree (including combined degrees) in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney,
II. enrol full-time in the semester immediately following award of this scholarship,
III. be a resident of New South Wales, and
IV. demonstrate financial need.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit based on the applicant’s performance in the NSW HSC or equivalent,
II. supporting documentation which provides evidence of primary residential address in New South Wales, and
III. supporting documentation and a personal statement which provides evidence of financial need and any other relevant hardship.

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 Civil Engineering.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum and is tenable for one year.

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 without the prior permission of the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate, and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. The recipient must remain a resident of New South Wales for the duration of the Scholarship.

b. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.

c. 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.