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Master of Teaching Scholarship in Maths and Physics

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports Faculty of Science graduate and graduands who are enrolled in the Master of Teaching (Secondary), and plan to teach secondary mathematics or science.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6,000 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Faculty of Science graduate or graduand
  • Enrolled in the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
1 August 2022 31 August 2022

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6,000 per year for up to two years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen or Australian Permanent Resident
  • be a graduate or graduand of the Faculty of ScienceĀ 
  • be enrolled full time in Master of Teaching (Secondary), studying the degree to teach either secondary mathematics (single or double methods), or secondary science (single or double methods) specialising in physics.

Background

This scholarship is co-funded by the Sydney School of Education and Social Work and the Faculty of Science to assist students studying Master of Teaching (Secondary) in mathematics and/or science (Physics).

1. Background

a. This Scholarship is co-funded by the Sydney School of Education and Social Work and Faculty of Science to assist students studying Master of Teaching (Secondary) in Mathematics and/or Science (Physics) at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in a Master of Teaching (Secondary) at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident.

c. Applicants must be graduates or graduands of the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

d. Applicants must be studying the degree to teach either Secondary:

I. Mathematics (single or double methods), or

II. Science (single or double methods, specialising in physics).

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and

II. a personal statement which includes details of academic achievements, positions of leadership, communications skills, and relevant work experience.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. A recipient enrolled full-time will receive $6,000 per annum for up to two years.

b. Approved part-time recipients will receive $3,000 per annum for up to four years.

c. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

d. Deferral and suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

e. The scholarship is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

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

g. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain satisfactory academic performance 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.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. withdraws from the degree described in Clause 2.d.,

III. commences part-time study without prior approval from the Head of School, Sydney School of Education and Social Work,

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.