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Deas Thomson Scholarships (Geology and Mineralogy)

Honours scholarships for commencing students
$6,000 for Honours students in the field of Geology and Mineralogy within the School of Geosciences.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6,000 p.a. (up to one year)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Unconditional offer of admission in Honours
  • Studying Geology and/or Mineralogy within the School of Geosciences
20 October 2022 31 January 2023

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

There are two scholarships valued at:

  • Deas Thomson Geology Scholarship in Honours: $6,000
  • Deas Thomson Mineralogy Scholarship in Honours: $6,000

Who's eligible

Deas Thomson Geology Scholarship in Honours

You must:

  • be a domestic or international student
  • have an unconditional offer of admission in Honours
  • study Geology within the School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney.

Deas Thomson Mineralogy Scholarship in Honours

You must:

  • be a domestic or international student
  • have an unconditional offer of admission in Honours
  • study Mineralogy within the School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney.

Background

These scholarships were established in 1854 in memory of Edward Deas Thomson. these scholarships are awarded to the most proficient student undertaking an honours program in Geology and Mineralogy at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. Established in 1854 in memory of Edward Deas Thomson, this Scholarship is awarded to the most proficient student undertaking an honours program in Geology at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission in Honours and studying Geology within the School of Geosciences 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 demonstrating interest in geology.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of the School of Geosciences, or their nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 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 School of the School of Geosciences, 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 meet the requirements of the Honours program.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

III. 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,

IV. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $8,300 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship,

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.

1. Background

a. Established in 1854 in memory of Edward Deas Thomson, this Scholarship is awarded to the most proficient student undertaking an honours program in Mineralogy at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission in Honours and studying Mineralogy within the School of Geosciences 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 demonstrating interest in mineralogy.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of the school of Geosciences, or their nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 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 School of the School of Geosciences, 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 meet the requirements of the Honours program.

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. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

III. 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,

IV. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $8,300 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship,

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.