|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|$15,000 p.a. (up to $60,000)||
||25 July 2023||29 Sep 2023|
This scholarship is valued at $15,000 per annum and is tenable for the normal duration of candidature up to a maximum value of $60,000.
Established in 2021, and inspired by the University’s ‘One Sydney, Many People’ strategy, this Scholarship has been generously funded by the Faculty of Engineering to encourage and empower students commencing an undergraduate degree by supporting equality of opportunity.
a. Established in 2021, and inspired by the University’s ‘One Sydney, Many People’ strategy, this Scholarship has been generously funded by the Faculty of Engineering to encourage and empower students commencing an undergraduate degree by supporting equal opportunity.
b. The scholarships will be called the Engineering One Sydney, Many People Scholarship.
a. Applicants must be current school leavers who qualify for entry into an undergraduate program (including combined degrees) in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission to a bachelor’s degree (including
combined degrees) in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney.
c. Applicants must be either an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student, a student experiencing financial disadvantage, a student from a regional or remote area of Australia, or a combination of these.
d. Applicants must commence their studies in 2024.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit based on the candidate’s performance in the NSW HSC or equivalent, and
one or more of the following:
i. confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity as defined in the University of Sydney Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy 2015,
ii. supporting documentation which provides evidence of financial need and any other relevant hardship, and either:
i. answers provided in the common undergraduate application form,
ii. a personal statement submitted by the applicant (where applicable), or
iii. supporting documentation which provides evidence that the applicant’s residential address is inner regional, outer regional, remote, or very remote as classified by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard Remoteness Classification.
b. In line with the University of Sydney’s One Sydney, Many People Strategy, preference will be given to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students, then to financially disadvantaged students, then to students from an inner regional, outer regional, remote or very remote area of Australia.
c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Associate Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegates.
a. The Scholarship is valued at $15,000 per annum and is tenable for the full duration of the
student’s candidature up to a maximum value of $60,000.
b. The Scholarship will be paid in two instalments after the census date of each semester. The Scholarship amount will be pro-rated to the number of credit points successfully completed in the prior semester relative to the full load of 24cp, up to a maximum value of $7,500 per semester.
c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted, without the prior approval of the Associate Dean (Education).
d. This scholarship is transferable to a new degree or stream within the Faculty of Engineering for which approval must be sought from the Associate Dean (Education). Funding will only be provided for the original awarded duration less the period of studies already undertaken.
e. The Scholarship is not transferable to another 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. The Recipient must enrol full-time or part-time in a bachelor’s degree (including combined degree) in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney in Semester 1 or Semester 2 of 2024.
b. Transfer of the Scholarship to another stream or course within the Faculty of Engineering is only permitted, with prior approval from the Associate Dean (Education), or their nominated delegate.
a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:
I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,
II. defers or suspends their enrolment without prior approval,
III. 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,
IV. 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,
V. accepts an alternative scholarship administered by the Faculty of Engineering or any School within the Faculty of Engineering, valued at $6,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this scholarship. The exception to this is where the recipient is awarded a placement scholarship, in which case this scholarship will be suspended for the duration of the placement. It will be reinstated at the completion of the placement if there is any scholarship candidature remaining. The value of this scholarship for the period of the placement will be forfeited,
VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or suspension, or
VII. 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 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.
7. Other Requirements
a. Recipients will be required to submit a testimonial to the Faculty of Engineering on the impact of this scholarship, for marketing purposes.