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Postgraduate Coursework Start Up Scholarship

A scholarship in arts and social sciences
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Postgraduate Coursework Start Up Scholarship supports students commencing a postgraduate coursework degree in the faculty.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • Commencing postgraduate coursework student at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Not have a Commonwealth Supported Place
N/A N/A

How to apply

No application required. Scholarship award will be based on previous tertiary academic results.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $10,000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer to study a postgraduate coursework degree at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • qualify as a domestic full fee paying student
  • not have a Commonwealth Supported Place for your degree.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2017 and funded by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences to support commencing postgraduate coursework students with the costs of returning to tertiary study.

1. Description

a. Established in 2017 and funded by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, this Scholarship assists commencing postgraduate masters by coursework students with the costs of returning to tertiary study.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission to study full time or part time in a postgraduate masters by coursework program offered by Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must qualify as a domestic full-fee paying student.

c. Applicants must not be a recipient of a Commonwealth Supported place for their Masters by Coursework Program.

d. This Scholarship Offer will be subject to the successful applicant enrolling in at least 12 credit points in their first semester.

e. Applicants will not be required to submit a separate application for this scholarship.

3. Selection

a. This scholarships will be awarded based on previous tertiary academic results.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or their nominated delegate.

4. Amount

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

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

c. Payment is subject to funding availability.

d. The Scholarship cannot be transferred to another non-postgraduate masters by coursework program within the Faculty, another school, faculty, or university.

e. Deferment of the Scholarship is not permitted.

5. Ongoing eligibility

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

b. Student must also be enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit points of study in each semester in which they hold the scholarship.

b. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

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

II. is not enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit points of study in each semester,

III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

IV. transfers to another non-postgraduate masters by coursework program within the Faculty or to another faculty, University school or university.

V. 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,

VI. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,

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

VIII. 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.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

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