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Marion Macaulay Bequest Master of Teaching Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports commencing Master of Teaching students in the School of Education and Social Work who will be undertaking an internship.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6000
  • Enrolled Master of Teaching student
  • Must commence internship in the current year of receipt of scholarship
27 July 2020 25 August 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be currently enrolled in a Master of Teaching in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • commence your internship in the current year of receipt of this scholarship.

Note: Applicants will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and a personal statement.

Background

Established in 1995, the Ms 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.

The Marion Macaulay Bequest Master of Teaching Scholarship will provide financial support to high-achieving postgraduate students who enrol in Master of Teaching and are undertaking their internship.

1. Background

a. Established in 1995, the Ms 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.

b. The Marion Macaulay Bequest Master of Teaching Scholarship will provide financial support to high-achieving postgraduate students who enrol in Master of Teaching and are undertaking their internship.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Master of Teaching in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must commence their internship in the current year of receipt of this Scholarship.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. a personal statement that demonstrates how the scholarship will assist the student to achieve their educational potential by undertaking their internship, and

II. tutor feedback from at least one assignment that demonstrate their strength and knowledge of their studies.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of the Head of School or their nominee, and at least two other academic members of staff within the School.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 and is tenable for one semester only.

b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment after the census date of the semester for which the offer is made.

c. The Scholarship is not deferrable or transferable to another purpose or degree program.

d. No other amount is payable.

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

5. Ongoing Eligibility

a. Not applicable

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 undertake an internship in the required semester,

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, and

V. 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 withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.