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Thomas and Ethel Mary Ewing Scholarships (Travelling Research)

A postgraduate research scholarship
This scholarship supports master's by research and PhD students in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work to undertake travel to advance their studies.

Highlights

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$10,000
  • Postgraduate research student in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • Undertake travel for your degree
TBC TBC

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $10,000 per year and is tenable for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled or have an unconditional offer to study a full-time master's by research or PhD in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • be willing to undertake research in the field of education
  • demonstrate a need to undertake travel interstate or overseas as part of your degree
  • start your travel by 31 December in the year of application
  • be a graduand or graduate of the Sydney School of Education and Social Work.

Background

This scholarship was founded in 1964 from a bequest from Dr Thomas Ewing.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was funded in 1964 by a bequest from Dr Thomas Ewing to establish and maintain one or more travelling research scholarships.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled in fulltime studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be willing to undertake research in the field of Education.

c. Applicants must be demonstrate a need to undertake travel interstate or overseas as part of their Masters by Research or PhD.

d. Applicants must commence their travel by 31 December of the year of application.

e. Applicants must be graduands or graduates of the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and

II. area of study and outline of research proposal (no more than two pages),

III. curriculum vitae,

IV. detailed proposed budget and itinerary,

V. one academic referees reports, and

VI. a personal statement which demonstrates their need to travel and the importance of travel to the applicant’s research.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of Sydney School of Education and Social Work or their nominated delegates, on the nomination of the Awards Committee.

4. Value

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

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid as a one-off payment on receipt of the Scholarship Acceptance Form.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of Sydney School of Education and Social Work 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. Successful recipients are required to maintain receipts for up to one year for all costs incurred that are relevant to this Scholarship.

b. Successful recipients may be required to produce these receipts if requested by the Sydney School of Education and Social Work.

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. 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,

IV. 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,

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

VI. 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 withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.