|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|$8,500 p.a. (up to 4 years)||
This scholarship is not yet open for applications.
A recipient enrolled full-time will receive the scholarship valued at $8,500 per annum for up to a maximum of four years.
A recipient approved to hold the scholarship while enrolled part-time will receive the scholarship valued at $4,250 per annum for up to a maximum of eight years.
This scholarship was established from a donation by Gabrielle Ewington to support students whose studies relate to Southeast Asia.
a. This scholarship was established from a donation by Gabrielle Ewington to support students whose studies relate to Southeast Asia.
a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree (including honours) within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney. An applicant may receive the scholarship if they are enrolled part-time if approved by the Head of School, School of Languages and Cultures.
b. Applicants must be planning to enrol or be currently enrolled in studies focusing on Southeast Asian studies (defined as any unit with substantial content relating to Southeast Asia in general, or Brunei, Burma/Myanmar, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Timor Leste, Thailand and Vietnam).
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit, and
II. evidence to demonstrate Clause 3.b, and
III. a personal statement that states the following:
i. reason for studying Southeast Asian Studies,
ii. how the units of study you are studying focus on Southeast Asian Studies, and
iii. how the scholarship will support the applicant’s studies including demonstrating Clause 3.b (if applicable).
b. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to demonstrate one or more of the following:
I. identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island person as defined in the University of Sydney’s Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy 2015,
II. from a low socio-economic area,
III. experiencing financial hardship,
IV. live with a disability, or
V. from a rural or regional area.
c. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee comprising:
I. the Chair of Asian Studies, and
II. two other academics from a relevant discipline.
a. A recipient enrolled full-time will receive the scholarship valued at $8,500 per annum for up to a maximum of four years.
b. A recipient approved to hold the scholarship while enrolled part-time will receive the scholarship valued at $4,250 per annum for up to a maximum of eight years.
c. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
d. Deferral and/or suspension of the scholarship will need to be approved by the Head of School, School of Languages and Cultures.
e. The Scholarship is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.
f. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
g. 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 50 each semester.
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.
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 of the Head of School, Languages and Cultures,
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 $8,000 per annum or more if enrolled full-time or $4,000 per annum or more if enrolled part-time for the same purpose as this Scholarship, or
VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.
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.