|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
||24 August 2023||21 September 2023|
A recipient enrolled full-time will receive the scholarship valued at $8,000 per annum for up to one year.
A recipient approved to hold the scholarship part-time will receive the scholarship valued at $4,000 per annum for up to two years.
This scholarship was established in 2017 by an annual donation from Mary A Henderson. The scholarship aims to encourage students, particularly women to study economic history as part of their economics program.
a. The Scholarship was established in 2017 by an annual donation from Mary A Henderson. The Scholarship aims to encourage students, particularly women, to study economic history as part of their Bachelor of Economics or Bachelor of Economics combined degree.
a. This Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Economics or Bachelor of Economics combined degree at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicants must be planning to enrol or be currently enrolled in at least two of the following Economic History units of study during the duration of the scholarship.
I. ECOS3004 History of Economic Thought,
II. ECOS3024 Economic History, and/or
III. ECON4913 Topics in Economic History.
c. Applicants must have achieved a minimum annual average mark (AAM) of 65 at the time of application.
d. Applicants cannot have been awarded this Scholarship previously.
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. evidence of financial disadvantage (if applicable), and
III. a statement that demonstrates their commitment to the study of economic history.
b. Preference will be given to female applicants and to those who can demonstrate financial hardship in one or more of the below:
I. identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander 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 that will consist of:
I. the Head of School, School of Economics, and
II. at least two academic staff from the School of Economics, or
III. their nominated delegates.
a. A recipient enrolled full-time will receive the scholarship valued at $8,000 per annum for up to one year.
b. A recipient approved to hold the scholarship part-time will receive the scholarship valued at $4,000 per annum for up to two years.
c. The scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
d. The Scholarship cannot be deferred.
e. Suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted without prior approval of the Head of School, School of Economics.
f. The Scholarship is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.
g. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
h. No other amount is payable.
5. Ongoing eligibility
a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum weighted average mark (WAM) of 65 each semester.
b. If the recipient has not yet completed two units of study stated in clause 2.b, to continue to hold the Scholarship, the recipient must enrol into a minimum of one unit of study that is listed in clause 2.b.
c. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements (SR) grade to receive their next payment.
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 of the Head of School, School of Economics,
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 $8,000 per annum or more for a recipient enrolled full-time or $4,000 per annum or more for a recipient enrolled part-time for the same purpose as this Scholarship, 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.