An undergraduate and postgraduate coursework scholarship
The Marion Macaulay Bequest has been bequeathed to the University of Sydney in order to assist students to achieve their educational potential in the area of humanities.
|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|Up to $7,000||
A recipient will receive the scholarship valued at the below rates:
This Scholarship is funded by the Marion Macaulay Bequest to assist students to achievetheir educational potential in the area of humanities.
The Marion Macaulay Bequest Equity Travel Scholarship was established to support studentsenrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree within the Faculty of Artsand Social Sciences and who wish to experience a professional placement overseas butexperience barriers to participation.
a. This Scholarship is funded by the Marion Macaulay Bequest to assist students to achieve their educational potential in the area of humanities.
b. The Marion Macaulay Bequest Equity Travel Scholarship was established to support students enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and who wish to experience a professional placement overseas but experience barriers to participation.
a. The Scholarship is offered subject to applicants being enrolled to study in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicants must have be intending to apply or have applied to go on a University of Sydney Exchange program or short-term mobility program.
c. Applicants must be intending to commence the approved exchange or short-term mobility program within the calendar year of the scholarship application closing date.
d. Applicants must be experiencing financial hardship.
e. Applicants must not be recipients of any of the following scholarships:
I. Charles Herbert Currey Memorial Scholarship,
II. The Bachelor of Arts (Languages) Exchange Scholarship, or
III. The Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship - SCA Student Travel.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. a personal statement that:
i. demonstrates their financial hardship,
ii. details the type and duration of the exchange/mobility program, and
iii. provides a budget of the costs for their overseas travel.
b. Preference will be given to students who can demonstrate financial hardship, based on 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 or remote disadvantage,
VII. refugee status,
VIII. identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer (LGBTIQ+), and/or
IX. first in family.
c. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of the:
I. Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs, or their nominated delegate, and
II. and at least two other academics from the Undergraduate Programs Sub-Committee.
a. A recipient will receive the scholarship valued at the below rates:
I. up to $7,000 for approved exchange programs of 6 months or longer, or
II. up to $3,500 for approved short-term mobility program of less than 6 months.
b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment on receipt of the Scholarship Acceptance Form and evidence of approved exchange or short-term mobility program.
c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School.
d. The Scholarship is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.
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 go on the approved Exchange Program or mobility program at the overseas tertiary institution,
III. does not commence the approved exchange or short-term mobility program within the calendar year of the scholarship application closing date,
IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
V. 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
VI. 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.