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Susan Tompkins Scholarship for Indigenous Health Programs

A postgraduate coursework scholarship in Indigenous health
Supporting postgraduate students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$2000
  • Enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Indigenous health and welfare
13 May 2021 17 June 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The scholarship is valued at $2000 and will be paid in two equal instalments after the relevant intensive block census date of each semester.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion at the University of Sydney
  • demonstrate a commitment to Indigenous health and welfare.

Background

Established in 2009, this scholarship has been generously donated by Susan Tompkins to assist students enrolled in Indigenous Health Programs in the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. Established in 2009, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Susan Tompkins to assist students enrolled in Indigenous Health Programs in the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must have commenced in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion at the University of Sydney in Semester 1 of the year of application.

b. Applicants must not have previously received this Scholarship or the Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion - Social and Emotional Wellbeing Scholarship.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of a personal statement on the applicant’s commitment to Indigenous health and welfare

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of the Sydney School of Public Health, or their nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $2,000 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the relevant census date of:

              I. intensive block 2 in Semester 1, and

             II. intensive block 4 in Semester 2.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

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

e.  No other amount is payable.

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

V. 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.