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The Hellenic Club Postgraduate Research Studentship in Classical Archaeology

A postgraduate research scholarship

Up to $15,000 to support students undertaking postgraduate research in classical archaeology.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Up to $15,000
  • Master's by research or PhD student
  • Undertaking research in classical archaeology
26 October 2022 23 November 2022

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The value of each scholarship will be determined by the selection committee and will have a maximum value of $15,000. The exact value of the scholarship will be outlined in the successful recipients Scholarship offer letter.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be currently enrolled to study in a master's by research or PhD within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney
  • be undertaking research in classical archaeology (Mediterranean civilizations of ancient Greece and ancient Rome)
  • be applying for funding for expenses that will be incurred as part of your research including but not limited to travel, fieldwork, technical equipment and conference attendance.

Background

The Hellenic Club donated funds in 1975 to establish the Hellenic Club Postgraduate Research Studentship in Classical Archaeology

This scholarship is to support students undertaking postgraduate research in Classical Archaeology within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. The Hellenic Club donated funds in 1975 to establish the Hellenic Club Postgraduate Research Studentship in Classical Archaeology

b. This Scholarship is to support students undertaking postgraduate research in Classical Archaeology within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

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

b. Applicants must be undertaking research in Classical Archaeology (Mediterranean civilizations of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome).

c. Applicants must be applying for funding for expenses that will be incurred as part of their research including but not limited to travel, fieldwork, technical equipment and conference attendance.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,
II. area of study and/or research proposal,
III. a personal statement detailing how the scholarship will support the candidate’s research, and
IV. a detailed budget detailing how the funds will be spent.

b. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of a Selection Committee comprising of:

I. the Vice-Chancellor or their nominee,
II. the Professor of Classical Archaeology or the Senior Academic Member teaching Classical Archaeology,
III. the Professor of Ancient Greek or the Senior Academic Member teaching Ancient Greek, and
IV. the President of the Hellenic Club or their nominee.

c. The final decision rests with the Senior Academic Member teaching Classical Archaeology.

4. Value

a. The value of each Scholarship will be determined by the selection committee and will have a maximum value of $15,000. The exact value of the Scholarship will be outlined in the recipients Scholarship offer letter.

b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a lump sum payment upon receipt of Scholarship Acceptance Form.

c. No other amount is payable.

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

5. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated:

I. on resignation or withdrawal of the recipient from their research degree,
II. upon submission of the thesis or at the end of the award,
III. upon the recipient having completed the maximum candidature for their degree as per the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 Policy,
IV. if the recipient does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
V. if the recipient 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. The Scholarship 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.

6. 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 provided, the University may require the student to repay payments made 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.

7. Other Requirements

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

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