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Norman Haire Fund for Sexology Studies

An undergraduate and postgraduate research scholarship
This scholarship aims to provide financial assistance to honours, master's by research, PhD students and academics who are researching sexology.

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  • Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • Honours, master's by research or PhD student, or academic affiliate
  • Researching sexology
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How to apply

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Benefits

The scholarship value will be determined by the selection committee and is tenable for six months.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or New Zealand citizen
  • be enrolled to study full-time study in an honours degree, master's by research or PhD, or an academic affiliate in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • be willing to research sexology.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2020 by the generous bequest from Norman Haire to provide financial assistance to honours, master's by research, PhD students and academics who are undertaking research in sexology.

Terms and conditions

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2020 by the generous bequest from Norman Haire to provide financial assistance to Honours, Masters by Research, PhD students and academics who are undertaking research in Sexology.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled to study full-time in an Honours, Masters by Research or PhD at the University of Sydney within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

b. Applicants must be willing to conduct research in Sexology.

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

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. curriculum Vitae,

III. budget summary and justification, and

IV. the research project or activity including:

i. summary,

ii. relevance, significance and innovativeness,

iii. approach and methodology,

iv. outcome and impact, and

v. any potential collaboration with relevant University of Sydney Centres, and Multidisciplinary Initiatives or other entities external to Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

b. A research project or activity which is likely to contribute towards a recognised research output will be highly regarded.

c. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research selection committee. The selection committee will separately consider applications for awards under the categories for staff and students.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship value will be determined by the selection committee and will be stipulated in the Scholarship Offer Letter to the successful recipient(s).

b. The Scholarship is tenable for six months only.

c. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment after receipt of the Scholarship Acceptance Form.

d. The Scholarship will fund expenses such as:

I. travel for primary research,

II. research assistance,

III. purchase and/or reproduction of research materials,

IV. activities to showcase research outputs,

V. marking relief,

VI. conference-related expenses,

VII. visits to the University by scholarly experts, or

VIII. holding of conferences and seminars in a relevant field.

e. The Scholarship will not fund teaching relief or the purchase of computers, audio visual equipment or similar hardware.

f. The Scholarship is for commencement in the relevant research period in which it is offered and cannot be deferred or transferred to another area of research without prior approval.

g. No other amount is payable.

h. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funding.

5. Eligibility for Progression

a. Successful recipients are required to maintain receipts for up to one year for all costs incurred that are relevant to this Scholarship.

b. Successful recipients may be required to produce these receipts if requested by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

6. Leave Arrangements

a. Not relevant.

7. Research Overseas

a. Not relevant.

8. Suspension

a. Not relevant.

9. Changes in Enrolment

a. The Scholarship recipient must notify HDRAC, and their supervisor promptly of any planned changes to their enrolment including but not limited to: attendance pattern, suspension, leave of absence, withdrawal, course transfer, and candidature upgrade or downgrade. If the award holder does not provide notice of the changes identified above, the University may require repayment of any overpaid Scholarship funds.

10. Termination

a. The Scholarship will terminate:

I. on resignation or withdrawal of the student from their research degree,

II. upon submission of the thesis or at the end of the award,

III. if the student ceases to be a full-time student and prior approval has not been obtained to hold the Scholarship on a part-time basis,

IV. upon the student having completed the maximum candidature for their degree as per the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 Policy,

V. if the recipient receives an alternative primary stipend scholarship where it is of higher value. In such circumstances this Scholarship will be converted to a supplementary stipend scholarship. A recipient may hold supplementary stipend scholarship(s) that have a total supplementary amount paid to the student of no more than 75% of the primary amount,

VI. if the recipient does not undertake the relevant project or activity for which the funds have been approved within the required time frame,

VII. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VIII. if the student ceases to meet the eligibility requirements specified for this Scholarship, (other than during a period in which the Scholarship has been suspended or during a period of approved leave).

b. The Scholarship may also be terminated by the University before this time if, in the opinion of the University:

I. the course of study is not being carried out with competence and diligence or in accordance with the terms of this offer,

II. the student fails to maintain satisfactory progress, or

III. the student has committed misconduct or other inappropriate conduct.

c. Scholarship payments will be suspended throughout the duration of any enquiry/appeal process.

d. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

11. Misconduct

a. Where during the Scholarship a student engages in misconduct, or other inappropriate conduct (either during the Scholarship or in connection with the student’s application and eligibility for the Scholarship), which in the opinion of the University warrants recovery of funds paid to the student, the University may require the student to repay Scholarship amounts and any other payments made to the student in connection with the Scholarship. Examples of such conduct include and without limitation; academic dishonesty, research misconduct within the meaning of the Research Code of Conduct (for example, plagiarism in proposing, carrying out or reporting the results of research, or failure to declare or manage a serious conflict of interests), breach of the Code of Conduct for Students and misrepresentation in the application materials or other documentation associated with the Scholarship.

b. The University may require such repayment at any time during or after the Scholarship period. In addition, by accepting this Scholarship, the student consents to all aspects of any investigation into misconduct in connection with this Scholarship being disclosed by the University to the funding body and/or any relevant professional body.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2020 by the generous bequest from Norman Haire to provide financial assistance to Honours, Masters by Research, PhD students and academics who are undertaking research in Sexology.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be an academic affiliate in a fixed term or continuing position employed at the University of Sydney by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

b. Applicants must be willing to conduct research in Sexology.

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

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. curriculum Vitae,

III. budget summary and justification, and

IV. the research project or activity including:

i. summary,

ii. relevance, significance and innovativeness,

iii. approach and methodology,

iv. outcome and impact, and

v. any potential collaboration with relevant University of Sydney Centres, and Multidisciplinary Initiatives or other entities external to Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

b. A research project or activity which is likely to contribute towards a recognised research output will be highly regarded.

c. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research selection committee. The selection committee will separately consider applications for awards under the categories for staff and students.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship value will be determined by the selection committee and will be stipulated in the Scholarship Offer Letter to the successful recipient(s).

b. The Scholarship is tenable for six months only.

c. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment after receipt of the Scholarship Acceptance Form.

d. The Scholarship will fund expenses such as:

I. travel for primary research,

II. research assistance,

III. purchase and/or reproduction of research materials,

IV. activities to showcase research outputs,

V. marking relief,

VI. conference-related expenses,

VII. visits to the University by scholarly experts, or

VIII. holding of conferences and seminars in a relevant field.

e. The Scholarship will not fund teaching relief or the purchase of computers, audio visual equipment or similar hardware.

f. The Scholarship cannot be deferred or transferred to another area of research without prior approval.

g. No other amount is payable.

h. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funding.

5. Eligibility for Progression

a. Successful recipients are required to maintain receipts for up to one year for all costs incurred that are relevant to this Scholarship.

b. Successful recipients may be required to produce these receipts if requested by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will terminate:

I. on resignation of the staff member from their fixed term or continuing appointment with the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney,

II. if the recipient does not undertake the relevant project or activity for which the funds have been approved within the required time frame,

III. if the recipient ceases to meet the eligibility requirements specified for this Scholarship, or

IV. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. The Scholarship may also be terminated by the University before this time if, in the opinion of the University:

I. the staff member’s appointment is not being carried out with competence and diligence or in accordance with the terms of this offer,

II. the staff member fails to maintain satisfactory progress, or

III. the staff member has committed misconduct or other inappropriate conduct.

c. Payments will be suspended throughout the duration of any enquiry/appeal process.

d. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated.

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