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Sydney School of Public Health Clinical Epidemiology Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
Supporting students studying a Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) or a Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology).

Highlights

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Maximum value of $10,000
  • Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) or Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) student
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How to apply

No application required. Scholarship award will be based on admissions application.

Benefits

$208.33 per credit point attempted for a maximum of 48 credit points. The maximum value of the scholarship is $10,000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be intending to or currently completing a Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology), or a Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology)
  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled to commence in Semester 1 of the applicable year, or be currently enrolled in the second semester of an eligible degree in Semester 1 of the applicable year and whom commenced an eligible degree in Semester 2 of the previous calendar year.

1. Background

a. This tuition fee scholarship was established to provide assistance to students studying for a Master of Clinical Epidemiology degree in the Sydney School of Public Health at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be intending to or currently completing one of the following degrees in the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney:

I. Master of Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology), 

II. Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology).

b. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicants either:

I. having an unconditional offer of admission to commence an eligible degree in Semester 1 of the applicable year,

II. being currently enrolled in their first semester of an eligible degree in Semester 1 of the applicable year, or

III. being currently enrolled in the second semester of an eligible degree in Semester 1 of the applicable year and whom commenced an eligible degree in Semester 2 of the previous calendar year.

c. No separate application is required for this Scholarship.

3. Selection Criteria 

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following documents that are submitted by the applicant as part of their admission application to the University of Sydney for the eligible degree.

I. academic merit,

II. curriculum vitae, and

III. a personal statement that demonstrates the applicant’s contribution to society and their profession.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School and Dean of the School of Public Health, or their nominated delegate(s). 

4. Value

a. The recipient will receive $208.33 per credit point attempted for a maximum of 48 credit points in an eligible degree.

b. If the recipient has already commenced an eligible degree when awarded this scholarship, any units of study in which they have already passed the census date of will not be funded by this scholarship.

c. The maximum value of the scholarship will be $10,000.

d. The scholarship value will be paid directly towards the recipient’s tuition fees each semester.

e. If there are multiple recipients of equal merit the maximum value of the scholarship may be shared amongst them.

f. Deferral and/or suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School and Dean of the School of Public Health.

g. The scholarship cannot be transferred to another University school, faculty or university.

h. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

i. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must:

I. maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 75 each semester, and

II. not fail any units of study.

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. 

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance or meet the requirements outlined in Clause 5,

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 $8,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship, or

V. 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 the termination was 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.