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Northern Precinct Ramsay Supplementary Scholarship

A postgraduate research scholarship
$10,000 scholarship to support a PhD student in the Northern Precinct, Faculty of Medicine and Health.

Highlights

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$10,000
  • Full-time PhD student at the Northern Precinct, Faculty of Medicine and Health 
  • Recipient of an RTP Stipend Scholarship 
15 April 2021 29 April  2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

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

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be enrolled in a full-time PhD at the Northern Precinct, Faculty of Medicine and Health
  • be a recipient of a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance.

Background

This scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to PhD students who are undertaking research within the Northern Precinct, Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney.

This scholarship is funded by The Ramsay Teaching and Research Trust Fund Committee.

 1. Background

a. This Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to PhD students who are undertaking research within the Northern Precinct, Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney.

b. This Scholarship is funded by The Ramsay Teaching and Research Trust Fund Committee.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled to study full-time in a PhD within the Northern Precinct, Faculty of Medicine and Health at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be a recipient of a Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship from the University of Sydney that provides a stipend allowance.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. area of study and/or research proposal, and

III. their Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship ranking.

b. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship by the Associate Dean (Research Education), Faculty of Medicine and Health and the Research Education Academic Director (North) or their nominated delegate(s).

4. Value

a. The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance of $10,000 per annum for up to 1 year, subject to satisfactory academic performance.

b. No extension is allowed.

c. The Scholarship is for commencement in relevant research period in which it is offered and cannot be deferred or transferred to another area of research without prior approval.

5. Eligibility for Progression

a. Progression is subject to attending and passing the annual progress evaluation.

6. Leave Arrangements

a. The same conditions as indicated in the terms and conditions of the RTP stipend scholarship excluding any paid parental or maternity leave arrangements.

7. Research Overseas

a. The same conditions as indicated in the terms and conditions of the RTP stipend scholarship.

8. Suspension

a. The same conditions as indicated in the terms and conditions of the RTP stipend scholarship.

9. Changes in Enrolment

a. The Scholarship recipient must notify HDRAC, and their supervisor promptly of any planned changes to their enrolment including but not limited to: attendance pattern, suspension, leave of absence, withdrawal, course transfer, and candidature upgrade or downgrade. If the award holder does not provide notice of the changes identified above, the University may require repayment of any overpaid stipend.

10. 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. if the recipient ceases to be a full-time student and prior approval has not been obtained to hold the Scholarship on a part-time basis,

IV. upon the recipient having completed the maximum candidature for their degree as per the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 Policy,

V. on receipt of another supplementary stipend scholarship(s) that increases the overall supplementary amount paid to a student to more than 75% of the primary amount. In such circumstances, the supplementary stipend scholarship of the higher value prevails,

VI. if the recipient does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VII. 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.

11. 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.

12. Acknowledgement

a. Scholarship recipients must acknowledge the support provided by the Ramsay Teaching and Research Trust Fund in any publications or presentations arising from the research.