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Umberto Cincotta Scholarship in Pharmacy

An undergraduate scholarship in pharmacy studies
This scholarship supports high achieving students commencing a Bachelor of Pharmacy.

Highlights

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$6000 (for up to four years)
  • Domestic Bachelor of Pharmacy student
  • High academic achiever
TBC TBC

How to apply

To be considered for this scholarship, you need to apply for a Sydney Scholars Award.

Benefits

The scholarship is awarded for up to a maximum of four years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident
  • be commencing a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Sydney
  • have recieved an ATAR of 90 or above or equivalent.

Note: This Scholarship will not be available to be awarded again till the end of 2021 for a 2022 commencing student.

Background

Established in 2017, this scholarship has been generously donated by Joseph Cincotta of Cincotta Chemist to assist students undertaking the study of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. Established in 2017, this scholarship has been generously donated by Joseph Cincotta of Cincotta Chemist to assist students undertaking the study of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident.

b. Applicants must be commencing a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree at the University of Sydney.

c. Applicants must have received an ATAR of 90 or above or equivalent.

3. Selection criteria

a. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and a personal statement which demonstrates their commitment to the study and practice of pharmacy.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy.

4. Value

a. The scholarship is valued at $6000 per annum and is tenable for the duration of the degree, up to a maximum of four years.

b. The annual amount will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

c. Deferral of the scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Dean and it is not transferable to another honours program, school, faculty or university.

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

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum SAM of 75 each semester.

b. The recipient must maintain full-time enrolment in the Bachelor of Pharmacy during the tenure of this scholarship.

c. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR).

6. Termination

a. The scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol

II. commences part-time study without prior approval

III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance

IV. 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

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

VI. if the recipient receives an alternative primary scholarship. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where it is of higher value

VII. ceases to meet the eligibility criteria for the scholarship, or

VIII. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once terminated, the scholarship 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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