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The Rolf Prince Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship
$10,000 scholarship for school leavers to study an undergraduate degree in chemical engineering.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • Recent school leaver
  • Studying an undergraduate degree at the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
N/A N/A

How to apply

Candidates will be automatically considered for this scholarship. A separate application is not required. 

Benefits

The scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum and is tenable for one year only. 

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a recent school leaver that qualifies and enrols into an undergraduate degree, including combined degrees, offered by the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2017 from donations to establish a merit-based scholarship in Chemical Engineering.

This scholarship has been donated by a crowdsourcing campaign, the Chemical Engineering Foundation, and Rolf Prince. 

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2017 from donations to establish merit-based scholarship in Chemical Engineering.

b. This Scholarship has been donated by a crowdsourcing campaign, the Chemical Engineering Foundation, and Rolf Prince.

2. Eligibility

a. Candidates must be a recent school leaver that qualifies and enrols into an undergraduate degree, including combined degrees, offered by the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Sydney.

b. Candidates will be automatically considered for this Scholarship. A separate application is not required.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit based on the candidate’s performance in the NSW HSC or equivalent.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate, and at least one academic staff member from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum and is tenable for one year only.

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

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Associate Dean, Indigenous Strategy and Services, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegate, and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

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

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

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

II. commences part-time study without prior approval,

III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

IV. 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,

V. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $6,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship,

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

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