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Public Health Asia Pacific Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship in public health
$15,000 scholarship to support students who are citizens of India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore or the Pacific Island countries and territories.

Highlights

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$15,000
  • International student
  • Commencing a master's degree, graduate diploma or graduate certificate in the School of Public Health 
27 October 2021 27 January 2022

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The Scholarship is valued at $15,000 and is tenable for one full-time semester. The Scholarship value will be paid directly towards the student’s tuition fees of the applicable semester(s).

Where the recipient is studying part-time, the amount awarded for each relevant semester will be 50% of the full-time rate and the Scholarship will be tenable for two part-time semesters.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be commencing in one of the following master's, graduate diploma or graduate certificate degree programs in the Sydney School of Public Health:
    I. Clinical Epidemiology
    II. Bioethics
    III. Biostatistics
    IV. Health Policy
    V. Global Health
    VI. Public Health
  • be an international student who is a citizen of India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore or the Pacific Island countries and territories.
1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to students who are studying a degree in the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney and who have citizenship from India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore or the Pacific Island Countries and Territories.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission to commence in one of the following Masters, Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate degree programs in the School of Public Health:

I. Clinical Epidemiology,

II. Bioethics,

III. Biostatistics,

IV. Health Policy,

V. Global Health, or

VI. Public Health.

b. Applicants must be an international student who are citizens of India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore or the Pacific Island Countries and Territories.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. their application of admission to the University of Sydney,

III. demonstrated evidence of citizenship,

IV. a cover letter outlining the student’s case for the scholarship, and

V. a curriculum vitae.

b. Preference will be given to applicants who have at least one of the following:

I. Master’s degree,

II. Doctor of Philosophy degree,

III. Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree,

IV. Honour’s degree or recognition, and/or

V. experience in public health, health services, and/or health research.

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

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $15,000 and is tenable for one full-time semester.

b. Where the recipient is studying part-time, the amount awarded for each relevant semester will be 50% of the full-time rate and the Scholarship will be tenable for two part-time semesters.

c. The Scholarship value will be paid directly towards the student’s tuition fees of the applicable semester(s).

d. If the student’s tuition fees are less than the scholarship value for the relevant semester, the scholarship value will be equal to the student’s tuition fee.

e. The Scholarship cannot be deferred or transferred to another University school or Faculty.

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

g. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 50 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 Scholarship cannot be suspended.

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,

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 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.