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Polymnia and Aimilia Kallinikos Scholarship

A postgraduate research scholarship for Greek Studies
This scholarship supports PhD students travelling overseas to undertake research in Greek Studies up to 1453 AD.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$1000
  • Enrolled in a Masters by Research or PhD at an Australian university (Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens member)
  • Researching Greek Studies up to 1453 AD
  • Must travel either to Greece or a neighbouring country 
16 September 2019 18 October 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The Scholarship is valued at $1000 per annum and the successful recipient must commence and complete their travel within 12 months from the Scholarship start date which will be outlined in the Scholarship Offer Letter.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be currently enrolled full-time in a Masters by Research or PhD at an Australian university which is an institutional member of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens (AAIA)
  • be willing to conduct research into an area of Greek Studies up to 1453 AD
  • travel either to Greece or a neighbouring country where there is relevant material/archives for research.

Background

This Scholarship has been established by a donation from Mr Nikolaos Galatis to provide financial assistance to Masters by Research or PhD students who are undertaking research in Greek Studies up to 1453 AD.

This Scholarship is intended to promote and further strengthen Greek Studies in Australia and to contribute towards travel and accommodation costs overseas.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to Masters by Research or PhD students who are undertaking research in Greek Studies up to 1453 AD.

b. This Scholarship is intended to promote and further strengthen Greek Studies in Australia and to contribute towards travel and accommodation costs overseas.

c. This Scholarship is funded by Mr Nikolaos Galatis.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in a Masters by Research or PhD at an Australian university which is an institutional member of the Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens (AAIA).

b. Applicants must be willing to conduct research into an area of Greek Studies up to 1453 AD.

c. Applicants must travel either to Greece or a neighbouring country where there is relevant material/archives for research.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and
II. dissertation and/or project summary,
III. curriculum vitae,
IV. research potential indicators,
V. itinerary,
VI. two academic references including one from the applicant’s supervisor, and
VII. personal statement which demonstrates their need to undertake research in Greece or a neighbouring country as part of their Masters by Research of PhD studies.

b. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of the fieldwork and fellowship committee which shall include at least one academic from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University of Sydney.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $1,000 per annum and the successful recipient must commence and complete their travel within 12 months from the Scholarship start date which will be outlined in the Scholarship Offer Letter.

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

c. The Scholarship cannot be transferred to another area of research or university without prior approval.

d. No other amount is payable.

e. 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 AAIA or the University of Sydney.

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 the Scholarships Office, 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. if the student does not undertake relevant travel to Greece or neighbouring country for research,
V. upon the student having completed the maximum candidature for their degree as per the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 Policy or equivalent Policy,
VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
VII. 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. Any further 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.