|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|$10,000 per annum (for up to 3 years)||
||11 July 2022||5 August 2022|
This scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum and is tenable for up to three years.
Note: Applicants must consent to their application being reviewed by the administrators of The Walter and Eliza Hall Trust.
This scholarship is funded by the Walter and Eliza Hall Trust.
a. This Scholarship was established to provide assistance to undergraduate students studying social work at the University of Sydney.
b. This Scholarship has been established from the Walter and Eliza Hall Trust.
a. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicants must have completed the first year of their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.
c. Applicants must be in a Commonwealth Supported Place.
d. Applicants must be studying social work.
e. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage
f. Applicants must be Australian citizens or a permanent resident of Australia.
g. Applicants must 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.
h. Applicants must provide permission for their scholarship application to be provided to the administrators of the Walter and Eliza Hall Trust.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. financial disadvantage, and
III. a personal statement that demonstrates their financial disadvantage and how this scholarship will support their studies
b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of the:
I. Head of School, Sydney School of Education and Social Work or their nominated delegate,
II. a representative of the Walter and Eliza Hall Trust.
a. The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum and is tenable for up to 3 years.
b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
c. Deferral and/or suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted.
d. The Scholarship is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.
e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
f. No other amount is payable.
5. Ongoing eligibility
a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark (SAM) of 65 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.
c. The recipient is required to provide a yearly report to the Scholarships Office by mid-December detailing their progress and how the scholarship has assisted their study.
a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:
I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,
II. commences part-time study,
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 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.