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July 2019 (round 1)
January 2020 (round 2)
August 2019 (round 1)
March 2020 (round 2)
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.
The scholarship is offered to encourage students from NSW and the ACT to enrol in an undergraduate Applied Medical Science Honours program at Westmead within a degree administered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
a. Established in 2016 by the Westmead Initiative, this scholarship supports and facilitates students from NSW and the ACT undertaking an honours program at Westmead within a degree offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
a. To be eligible, students must have applied for admission to commence an approved full-time applied medical science honours program at Westmead within a degree offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, for the current intake.
b. Eligible students must have a primary residence within New South Wales (NSW) or the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
c. Eligible students must have achieved a minimum Science Weighted Average Mark (SCIWAM) of 70, or equivalent.
d. Eligible students cannot have completed their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.
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 member involved in the coordination of the undergraduate applied medical science honours program at Westmead within the School of Medical Sciences.
a. The scholarship is valued at $5000 and is tenable for one year only.
b. The scholarship 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 for another purpose, faculty, University school or university.
d. The scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
e. No other amount is payable.
a. To continue receipt of the scholarship the recipient must:
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.
a. The scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:
b. Once a scholarship has been terminated, it cannot 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.