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Douglas and Lola Douglas Scholarship in Health Sciences (Speech Pathology)

An undergraduate scholarship
This scholarship supports speech pathology honours students at the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Various
  • Domestic honours student in third-year Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)
14 August 2020 27 November 2020

How to apply

Apply here. Please include a signed supervisor statement (pdf, 50KB) with your application.

Benefits

This scholarship's value is determined on a yearly basis depending on the allocation of trust funds.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen
  • be a current third-year Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) Honours student
  • be studying full time
  • not be receiving scholarships with values of $6000 per year or above.

Note: recipients of this scholarship are not eligible for the University of Sydney Academic Merit Prize.

Background

This scholarship has been generously bequeathed by the late Lola Rachel Maude Douglas to support students exhibiting outstanding academic performance in the undergraduate honours degree of speech pathology.

1. Background

a. Established in the University of Sydney School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health, this Scholarship has been generously bequeathed by the late Lola Rachel Maude Douglas to support students exhibiting outstanding academic performance in the undergraduate honours degree of Speech Pathology.

2. Eligibility

a. To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident.

b. Applicants must be currently enrolled full-time in the third year of the Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) Honours degree.

c. Applicants who are recipients of scholarships that are valued at $6,000 per annum or above are not eligible to be considered.

d. Recipients of this Scholarship are not eligible to be considered for the University of Sydney Academic Merit Prize.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. applicant’s research summary/proposal,

II. a description of the potential impact of applicant’s honours research,

III. a personal statement that details what the applicant hopes to gain from completing an honours degree and how the applicant intends to use the funds, and

IV. a letter of support from applicant’s research supervisor.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney School of Health Sciences or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The value of this Scholarship will be determined by the Head of School and Dean od the Sydney School of Health Sciences or their nominated delegate(s) depending on the allocation of trust funds each year. Each successful recipient will have the exact value of their Scholarship outlined in their Scholarship Offer Letter.

b. The Scholarship is tenable for one year only.

c. The Scholarship value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester in the fourth year of the recipients Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) Honours degree.

d. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney School of Health Sciences and it is not transferable to another major, faculty or university.

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 satisfactory academic performance 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.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

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

II. withdraws from Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology) Honours,

III. commences part-time study without prior approval of the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney School of Health Sciences,

IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance or complete their Honours year in one academic year,

V. 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,

VI. receives this Scholarship valued at $6,000 per annum or more and is then awarded an alternative Scholarship valued at a higher value for the same purpose as this Scholarship. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,

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

VIII. 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.

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. 

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