|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|Up to $7500||
Eligible students will be invited by the School of Geosciences to apply.
The value of the scholarship is valued up to $7500. The final value will be determined by the selection committee.
Established in 1936 by a gift of £2080 from subscribers to the David Memorial Fund as a memorial of the great work done by Sir Edgeworth David and shall be used for the establishment of a postgraduate travelling scholarship for geology, to be called the Edgeworth David Travelling Scholarship.
a. Established in 1936 by a gift of £2080 from subscribers to the David Memorial Fund as a memorial of the great work done by Sir Edgeworth David and shall be used for the establishment of a postgraduate travelling scholarship for geology, to be called the Edgeworth David Travelling Scholarship.
b. The Scholarship aims to support research-related travel by PhD or Master by Research students conducting research in geology.
a. Applicants must be enrolled in a full-time PhD or Masters by Research in the School of Geosciences at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicants must be conducting field studies in the south-western Pacific region for no more than three months.
c. Applicants cannot use this scholarship to undertake travel within Australia.
a. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. curriculum vitae,
III. details of current financial support,
IV. a travel proposal that outlines
i. the reasons for their proposed place of research and why support for travel is being sought,
ii. the proposed travel plan indicating the extent to which the period of study is necessary and is regarded to be integral to their total research program,
iii. the amount of funding sought from the awards with a detailed budget and justification for the funding required.
b. Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously had support under the scheme.
c. In general, this Scholarship will not be awarded to applicants who have already completed twelve research periods of a PhD or eight research periods of a Masters.
d. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of the Head of the School of Geosciences.
a. The value of the Scholarship is valued up to $7,500. The final value will be determined by the selection committee and is subject to satisfactory academic performance.
b. The Scholarship value will be paid in one instalment after award.
c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of Head of School of Geosciences and it is not transferable to another faculty, University school or university.
d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
e. No other amount is payable.
a. The Scholarship must be utilised for travel overseas with a maximum travel duration of three months
b. The Scholarship cannot be utilised solely for the purpose of conference attendance or presentation.
a. Unless terminated earlier under this paragraph, the Scholarship will terminate:
I. on resignation or withdrawal of the student from their PhD or Masters by Research,
II. upon submission of the thesis or at the end of the award,
III. not undertaking the approved travel,
IV. if the student ceases to be a full-time student and prior approval has not been obtained to hold the Scholarship on a part-time basis,
V. upon the student having completed the maximum candidature for their degree as per the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 Policy,
VI. on receipt of another supplementary scholarship that increases the overall supplementary rate paid to a student to more than 75% of the primary amount. In such circumstances, the supplementary scholarship of the higher value prevails,
VII. if the recipient does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
VIII. if the student ceases to meet the eligibility requirements specified for this Scholarship, (other than during a period in which the Scholarship has been suspended or during a period of approved leave).
b. The Scholarship may also be terminated by the University before this time if, in the opinion of the University:
I. the course of study is not being carried out with competence and diligence or in accordance with the terms of this offer,
II. the student fails to maintain satisfactory progress, or
III. the student has committed misconduct or other inappropriate conduct.
c. Stipend payments will be suspended throughout the duration of any enquiry/appeal process.
d. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.
a. Where during the Scholarship a student engages in misconduct, or other inappropriate conduct (either during the Scholarship or in connection with the student’s application and eligibility for the Scholarship), which in the opinion of the University warrants recovery of funds paid to the student, the University may require the student to repay stipend amounts and any other payments made to the student in connection with the Scholarship. Examples of such conduct include and without limitation; academic dishonesty, research misconduct within the meaning of the Research Code of Conduct (for example, plagiarism in proposing, carrying out or reporting the results of research, or failure to declare or manage a serious conflict of interests), breach of the Code of Conduct for Students and misrepresentation in the application materials or other documentation associated with the Scholarship.
b. The University may require such repayment at any time during or after the Scholarship period. In addition, by accepting this Scholarship, the student consents to all aspects of any investigation into misconduct in connection with this Scholarship being disclosed by the University to the funding body and/or any relevant professional body.