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Westmead Honours Scholarship (Dalyell and Talented Student Program)

An undergraduate scholarship
This scholarship supports Dalyell Scholars and members of the Talented Student Program to study Applied Medical Science Honours.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$3000
  • Full-time Applied Medical Science Honours student studying at Westmead
  • High academic achiever in the Talented Student Program or Dalyell Scholars Program
July 2020 August 2020

How to apply

No application is required, as eligible candidates will be considered automatically. The successful candidates will be advised by email prior to or at the start of the relevant semester.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have applied for admission to the Applied Medical Science Honours full-time at Westmead within a degree offered by the Faculty of Science
  • achieved a minimum Science Weighted Average Mark (SCIWAM) of 70.

Background

Established in 2018, this scholarship is offered to encourage undergraduate students who have completed units of study in the Talented Student Program or Dalyell Scholars Program through the Westmead Precinct to enrol in Applied Medical Science Honours within a degree administered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. Established in 2018, this scholarship is offered to encourage undergraduate students who have completed units of study in the Talented Student Program or Dalyell Scholars Program through the Westmead Precinct to enrol in Applied Medical Science Honours within a degree administered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Candidates must have applied for admission to commence Applied Medical Science Honours full time at Westmead within a degree offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

b. Candidates must have achieved a minimum Science Weighted Average Mark (SCIWAM) of 70.

c. Candidates must have completed at least one SCTP3XXX or SCDL3XXX Talented Student Program unit of study or Dalyell Scholars Program unit of study at the Westmead Precinct, overseen by the Coordinator of the Talented Student Program and Dalyell Scholars Program.

3. Selection criteria

a. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

b. The scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Dean of the Faculty of Science, or their nominee, and one or more academic staff members involved in the coordination of the undergraduate Applied Medical Science Honours program at Westmead within the School of Medical Sciences.

4. Value

a. The scholarship is valued at $3000 per annum and is tenable for one year only.

b. The scholarship annual value 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 of the Faculty of Science, or their nominee, 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. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the scholarship, the recipient must:

  1. maintain a full-time enrolment, and
  2. successfully meet the academic requirements of their honours program.

b. A recipient may enrol part-time with the prior approval of the Dean of the Faculty of Science, or their nominee, and only where extenuating circumstances apply, such as a documented medical condition which limits the capacity of the student to study full-time.

6. Termination

a. The scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

  1. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol
  2. withdraws from the Applied Medical Science Honours program at Westmead
  3. commences part-time study without prior approval
  4. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance
  5. 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
  6. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
  7. 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 withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any scholarship funds paid to the scholarship recipient be reimbursed.