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Vietnamese Ophthalmology Coursework Scholarship

A postgraduate scholarship

A unique scholarship opportunity for a Vietnamese student to undertake the Master of International Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
50% of tuition fees
  • Hold an offer of admission to the Master of International Ophthalmology
  • Vietnamese Citizen and current resident of Vietnam.
11 November 2020 31 January 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The Scholarship will cover 50% of the tuition fees for the full duration of the Master of International Ophthalmology.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission to the Master of International Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.
  • Applicants must be a Vietnamese Citizen and current resident of Vietnam.

Background

This Scholarship has been established to assist applicants from Vietnam undertake the Master of International Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship has been established to assist applicants from Vietnam undertake the Master of International Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission to the Master of International Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be a Vietnamese Citizen and current resident of Vietnam.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,
II. professional experience, and
III. a recommendation letter from the Head of Department of Ophthalmology at the hospital at which the applicant currently works.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of Discipline and Chair of Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship will cover 50% of the tuition fees for the full duration of the Master of International Ophthalmology.

b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Medical School and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

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

d. 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.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from the 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 $6,000 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 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.