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The Frank Coaldrake Scholarship

A postgraduate research scholarship
$4000 scholarship to support research in Japanese studies or another East Asian study area at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$4000
  • Master's by research or PhD student at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Researching in the area of Japanese or other East Asian studies
25 March 2022

 

21 April 2022

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The scholarship will be valued at $4000 for both full-time and part-time enrolled successful recipients.

Who's eligible

You 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
  • be willing to conduct research in the area of Japanese studies or any other East Asian study
  • not use the scholarship for the purpose of theological education of applicants for ordination.

Note: Preference will be given to applicants experiencing financial hardship.

Background

This scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to master by research or PhD students who are undertaking research in the area of Japanese Studies or any other East Asian study in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Scholarship funds can be used for any activity that supports their research including fieldwork, conferences or living expenses.

This scholarship is funded by The Frank Coaldrake Memorial Fund.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to Masters by Research or PhD students who are undertaking research in the area of Japanese Studies or any other East Asian study in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Scholarship funds can be used for any activity that supports their research including fieldwork, conferences or living expenses.

b. This Scholarship is funded by The Frank Coaldrake Memorial Fund.

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 willing to conduct research in one of the following areas of study:

i. Japanese studies, or

ii. any other East Asian study.

c. The Scholarship shall not be used for the purpose of theological education of applicants for ordination.

3. Selection Criteria

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

i. research proposal, and

ii. personal statement that demonstrates how the scholarship will support their research.

b. Preference will be given to applicants experiencing financial hardship.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of:

i. the Head of School of Languages and Cultures or their nominee, and

ii. two other academic members of staff within the School.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship will be valued at $4000 for both full-time and part-time enrolled successful recipients.

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

c. The Scholarship is for commencement in the relevant semester or research period in which it is offered and cannot be deferred or transferred to another area of research without prior approval.

d. No other amount is payable.

e. 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.