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The Zhuanglin Hu Postgraduate Research Support Scholarship in Linguistics

A postgraduate research scholarship

This scholarship supports postgraduate research students in the Department of Linguistics.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Up to $1500
  • Postgraduate research student in the Department of Linguistics
10 August 2021 31 August 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The scholarship will have a maximum value of $1,500. The exact value of the Scholarship will be stipulated in the Scholarship Offer Letter to the successful recipient.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in a postgraduate research degree in the Department of Linguistics.

Note: Preference may be given to applicants experiencing hardship as a result of disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic and to those with no access to other sources of funding.

1. Background

a. The Zhuanglin Hu Postgraduate Research Support Scholarship at the Department of Linguistics has been established to support postgraduate research students in Linguistics.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a higher degree by research in the Department of Linguistics at The University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,
II. a personal statement, and
III. written support of research supervisor or auxiliary supervisor.

b. Preference may be given to applicants experiencing hardship as a result of disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic and to those with no access to other sources of funding.

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

I. the Chair of the Department of Linguistics or their nominee,
II. the Postgraduate Research (HDR) Research Liaison Officer or their nominee, and
III. other academic member(s) of staff within the Department, as requested.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship will have a maximum value of $1,500.

b. The exact value of the Scholarship will be stipulated in the Scholarship Offer Letter to the successful recipient.

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

d. The Scholarship cannot be deferred or be used for another purpose.

e. No other amount is payable.

f. 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.

7. Other Requirements

a. Recipients must maintain receipts for related expenditure for a period of 12 months which may be audited at the discretion of the Department during this time.