|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|Tuition fees (duration of degree)||
||12 May 2023||30 June 2023|
Academic course fees will be provided as part of the Scholarship for the duration of the degree, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
The scholarship will provide tuition fees to commencing Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students studying a Master of Publishing at the University of Sydney.
a. The scholarship will provide tuition fees to commencing Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students studying a Master of Publishing at the University of Sydney.
a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in the first semester of the Master of Publishing at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicants must 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.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of a personal statement which:
I. demonstrates the applicant’s commitment to publishing and how the Scholarship will support them to undertake the degree, and
II. If applicable, address the applicant’s financial hardship.
b. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to demonstrate financial hardship in one or more of the below criteria:
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 and/or remote disadvantage,
VII. refugee status,
VIII. LGBTIQ +, and or
IX. first in family.
c. Where applicants demonstrate equal levels of financial hardship(s), preference will be given by academic merit.
d. The Scholarship will be awarded by the:
I. Director, Master of Publishing, and
II. at least two other academics from the discipline of Media and Communication.
a. Academic course fees will be provided as part of the Scholarship for the duration of the degree, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Director, Master of Publishing.
c. Suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted.
d. The Scholarship is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.
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 50 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.
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 by the Director, Master of Publishing,
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 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.