This scholarship supports students with research or work experience in the field of HIV/AIDS or a related field.
|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
||5 September 2023||2 October 2023|
The Scholarship is valued at $10,000.
Romy Waterlow spent the last eight years of her life to working as a counsellor in the area of HIV/AIDS at the Royal North Shore Hospital and within the North Shore community.
This scholarship was established in 1998 to provide financial assistance to counsellors in the area of HIV/AIDS.
a. Romy Waterlow spent the last eight years of her life dedicated to working as a counsellor in the area of HIV/AIDS at Royal North Shore Hospital and within the North Shore community.
b. This Scholarship was established in 1998 to provide financial assistance to counsellors in the area of HIV/AIDS.
a. Applicants must be enrolled in Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney in one of the following degrees:
I. Master of Social Work (Qualifying),
II. Masters by Research, or
b. To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants should have:
I. a degree or diploma in Social Welfare, Social Work or Psychology or a related area,
II. evidence of program completion and/or of training in HIV/AIDS, and
III. at least two years’ experience working in HIV/AIDS.
c. Applicants must be a counsellor in the area of HIV/AIDS.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. demonstrated commitment to ongoing work in the area of HIV/AIDS,
III. curriculum vitae detailing training and work experience, and
IV. a personal statement which includes:
i. the education and training program for which this Scholarship will be used,
ii. demonstrated commitment to ongoing work in the area of HIV/AIDS, and
iii. information on how this scholarship would benefit, contribute and enhance their ongoing work in HIV/AIDS.
b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee comprising of:
I. Chair of Social Work as chair, and
II. at least two other academics in Social Work.
a. Both full-time and part-time enrolled recipients will receive $10,000.
b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one off payment after the coursework census date of the relevant semester.
c. Deferral and/or suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of Sydney School of Education and Social Work Awards Committee.
d. The scholarship cannot be transferred to another University school, faculty or university.
e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
f. No other amount is payable.
a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:
I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,
II. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
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, or
IV. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.
b. For Masters by Research or PhD students, the Scholarship will also be terminated:
I. upon submission of the thesis or at the end of the award,
II. upon the recipient having completed the maximum candidature for their degree as per the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 Policy,
III. if the recipient currently holds or receives and accepts an alternative primary scholarship this Scholarship will be determined as a Supplementary scholarship. If the overall supplementary rate paid to the student is more than 75% of the primary amount this Scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where it is of higher value, or
IV. if the recipient ceases to meet the eligibility requirements specified for this Scholarship, (other than during a period of approved leave).
c. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.
d. 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.