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Public Health Asia Pacific Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship in public health
$10,000 scholarship to support students who are citizens of India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore or the Pacific Island countries and territories.

Highlights

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$10,000
  • International student
  • Commencing a master's degree, graduate diploma or graduate certificate in the School of Public Health 
7 June 2021 30 June 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The scholarship will be valued at $10,000, or a higher amount at the discretion of the Head of School of the School of Public Health and will be stipulated in the Scholarship Offer Letter to the successful recipient(s), and is tenable for one semester.

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 only. The scholarship value will be paid directly towards the student’s tuition fees after the census date of the applicable semester.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission for part-time or full-time studies
  • 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 has been 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. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for part-time or full-time studies and commencing 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

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 successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship 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 case for a Scholarship award, and

V. a curriculum vitae.

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

i. Masters,

ii. Doctor of Philosophy,

iii. Doctor of Medicine or equivalent,

iv. Honours or recognition, and/or experience in public health, health services, and/or health research.

c. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the recommendation of the Head of School of the School of Public Health.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship will be valued at $10,000, or a higher amount at the discretion of the Head of School of the School of Public Health and will be stipulated in the Scholarship Offer Letter to the successful recipient(s), and is tenable for one 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 only.

c. The Scholarship value will be paid directly towards the student’s tuition fees after the census date of the applicable semester.

d. No other amount is payable.

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

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

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.

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,

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

VI. 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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