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Cockbain Family Wildlife Trust Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship is to support students in the final year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$20,000 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Domestic / international student
  • Currently enrolled full time in the final year of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
31 October 2023 27 February 2024

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $20,000 p.a. and is tenable for 1 year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be domestic or international students
  • be currently enrolled full time in their final year of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine within the Sydney School of Veterinary Science.

Background

This Scholarship was established in 2024 using funds donated by the Port Stephens Koala & Wildlife Preservation Society Limited. The aim of the scholarship is to support students in the final year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2024 using funds donated by the Port Stephens Koala & Wildlife Preservation Society Limited. The aim of the scholarship is to support students in the final year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be domestic or international students.

b. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full time in their final year of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine within the Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and
II. a personal statement that outlining interest in wildlife.

b. Preference will be given to applicants undertaking a placement at the Port Stephens Koala Hospital.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of the School, Dean of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science, or their selection committee members.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $20,000 per annum and is tenable for one year.

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 Head of the School, Dean of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

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 Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 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 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. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $8,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship, or
VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.

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.
7. Reports
a. Recipients will be required to provide a one-page report detailing the impact of the scholarship to their studies. The report must be submitted to the Scholarships office at the end of scholarship.

 

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