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Trowbridge Scholarship in Master of Mathematical Sciences

A postgraduate scholarship
$10,000 scholarship for an exceptional Master of Mathematical Sciences student.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$5000 p.a. (2 years)
  • Full-time Master of Mathematical Sciences student
  • WAM of 70 or equivalent
29 March 2021 (Semester 2 2021) 18 July 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $5000 per annum and is tenable for two years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer for a full-time Master of Mathematical Sciences within the Faulty of Science
  • have achieved a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70 or equivalent in your previous tertiary studies.

Note: Applicants who have already commenced a Master of Mathematical Sciences or transferred from other postgraduate programs are not eligible.

Background

Established in 2021 from the J & S Trowbridge Bequest to support students studying the Master of Mathematical Sciences within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. Established in 2021 from the J & S Trowbridge Bequest to support students studying the Master of Mathematical Sciences within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer in full-time studies in a Master of Mathematical Sciences within the Faulty of Science at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must have achieved a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70 or equivalent in their previous tertiary studies.

c. Applicants who have already commenced a Master of Mathematical Sciences or transferred from other postgraduate programs are not eligible.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and

II. a personal statement which outlines their previous experience in Mathematical Sciences and commitment to applying the learning offered in the Master of Mathematical Sciences.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of the Head of School of Mathematics and Statistics and the Dean of the Faculty of Science, or their nominated delegates, and at least one other member of staff from the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 per annum and is tenable for two years.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal payments after the census date of each semester.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School of Mathematics and Statistics, or their nominated delegate, 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 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. 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.