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Agnes Campbell Prize

A postgraduate scholarship
This scholarship supports postgraduate students in the School of Chemistry who demonstrate excellence in organic chemistry.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Various
  • Postgraduate research student in the School of Chemistry
  • Research in organic chemistry
10 May 2024 21 June 2024

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The scholarship value will be determined by the Organic Chemistry Committee and is tenable for one year only.

This year the annual value will range between $500 and $4,000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be currently enrolled in a Master's by Research or PhD in the School of Chemistry¬†
  • be undertaking your research in the field of organic chemistry
  • have completed your honours degree in the previous year to be eligible for the Agnes Campbell Honours Prize.

Background

Established in I996 by a bequest from Jack Campbell Norrie to provide scholarships to students enrolled in a master's by research or PhD for research excellence in organic chemistry in the honours and postgraduate years. The name of each scholarship shall be the Agnes Campbell Prize.

The scholarship is awarded at two levels:

  1. Agnes Campbell Honours Prize
  2. Agnes Campbell Postgraduate Prize

1. Background

a. Established in 1996 by a bequest from Jack Campbell Norrie to provide scholarships to students enrolled in a Masters by Research or PhD for research excellence in Organic Chemistry in the Honours and postgraduate years. The name of each Scholarship shall be the Agnes Campbell Prize.

b. The Scholarship is awarded at two levels:

I. Agnes Campbell Honours Prize
II. Agnes Campbell Postgraduate Prize

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled in a Masters by Research or PhD in the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be undertaking their research in the field of organic chemistry.

c. Applicants who have completed their honours degree in the previous year of award are eligible for the Agnes Campbell Honours Prize.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and
II. research output.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of the School of Chemistry on the recommendation of a Scholarship Committee comprising the Professors and Associate Professors in the discipline area Organic Chemistry.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship Committee will determine the number and value of Scholarships. The amount awarded will be indicated in the Scholarship letter of offer.

b. The scholarships will be for one year and their value shall be determined by the Scholarship Committee.

c. The value of the Scholarships awarded will range from $500 to $4000.

d. The Scholarship annual value will be paid upon award.

e. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School, and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

f. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

g. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. None Required.

6. Termination

a. The University reserves the right to withdraw the Prize, if the University determines that the student is guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information that has a relationship to the awarding of this Prize.

b. Once withdrawn the Prize will not be reinstated unless due to University error.