Eric Horatio Maclean Scholarship

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

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$8500 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Commencing or being currently enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 
  • Demonstrate financial hardship via the UAC Equity Scholarship
31 October 2023 27 February 2024

How to apply

You must apply through UAC Equity Scholarship and application form to be considered for this Scholarship.

All supporting documents need to be submitted to UAC by 31 January 2024 in order to be considered for scholarship offers in March 2024. 

The successful candidates will be advised by email by end March or early April 2024.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $8500 per annum and is tenable for 4 years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or New Zealand Citizen
  • be either commencing or being currently enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine within the Sydney School of Veterinary Science
  • demonstrate financial hardship via the UAC Equity Scholarship.

Background

This Scholarship was established in 2023 using bequest funds donated by Eric Horatio Maclean. The scholarship is intended to support students enrolled in 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 2023 using bequest funds donated by Eric Horatio Maclean. The scholarship is intended to support students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or New Zealand Citizen.

b. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant either commencing or being currently enrolled full-time in the 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,
II. evidence of financial hardship via the UAC Equity Scholarship, and
III. a personal statement that outlining the impact of the scholarship on their ability to study at the University of Sydney.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of the Head of School/Dean of School of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science and academics from the School of Veterinary Science, or their nominated delegate(s).

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $8,500 per annum and is tenable up for four years.

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 Head of School 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 $6,000 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.
 

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