A postgraduate research scholarship
$5000-$15,000 per annum scholarship for up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. This stipend is to support PhD students at the Faculty of Science.
|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|$5000-15,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)||
No application required.
Candidates will be awarded the scholarship on the nomination of the Associate Dean (Research Education) in the Faculty of Science.
This scholarship will provide an annual stipend allowance between $5000-$15,000 per annum for up to three years and is subject to satisfactory academic performance.
The value and the duration of the scholarship awarded to the recipient will be indicated in the offer letter.
This scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to HDR students who hold a primary stipend scholarship undertaking research in the Faculty of Science.
a. This Scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to HDR students who hold a primary stipend scholarship undertaking research in the Faculty of Science.
a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the candidate having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled to study in a Master’s by Research or PhD within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
b. The candidate must be undertaking research in one of the eight Schools in the Faculty of Science.
c. The candidate must also hold at least one of the following degrees:
I. an Honours degree (First Class or Second Class Upper) or equivalent, or
II. Masters degree with a substantial research component.
d. The candidate must be a recipient of a primary scholarship awarded on merit following a competitive application process.
e. The candidate must be in receipt of a primary scholarship that provides a stipend allowance.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the basis of:
I. academic merit, and
II. area of study and/or research proposal.
b. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of the Associate Dean (Research Education) in the. Faculty of Science.
a. The Scholarship will provide a stipend allowance between $5000 and $15,000 per annum for up to 3 years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The value and the duration of the scholarship awarded to the recipient will be indicated in the offer letter.
b. Periods of study already undertaken towards the degree prior to the commencement of the Scholarship will be deducted from the maximum duration of the Scholarship excluding the potential extension period.
c. The Scholarship is for commencement in relevant research period in which it is offered and cannot be deferred or transferred to another area of research without prior approval.
d. No other amount is payable.
e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funding.
5. Eligibility for Progression
a. Progression is subject to attending and passing the annual progress evaluation.
6. Leave Arrangements
a. The same conditions as indicated in the terms and conditions of the primary stipend scholarship.
7. Research Overseas
b. The same conditions as indicated in the terms and conditions of the primary stipend scholarship.
c. The same conditions as indicated in the terms and conditions of the primary stipend scholarship.
9. Changes in Enrolment
a. The Scholarship recipient must notify HDRAC and their supervisor promptly of any planned changes to their enrolment including but not limited to: attendance pattern, suspension, leave of absence, withdrawal, course transfer, and candidature upgrade or downgrade. If the award holder does not provide notice of the changes identified above, the University may require repayment of any overpaid stipend.
a. The Scholarship will be terminated:
I. on resignation or withdrawal of the recipient from their research degree,
II. upon submission of the thesis or at the end of the award,
III. if the recipient ceases to be a full-time student and prior approval has not been obtained to hold the Scholarship on a part-time basis,
IV. upon the recipient having completed the maximum candidature for their degree as per the University of Sydney (Higher Degree by Research) Rule 2011 Policy,
V. on receipt of another supplementary stipend scholarship(s) that increases the overall supplementary amount paid to a student to more than 75% of the primary amount. In such circumstances, the supplementary stipend scholarship of the higher value prevails,
VI. if the recipient does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or
VII. if the recipient 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. The Scholarship 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 provided, the University may require the student to repay payments made 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.
12. Other requirements
a. Where the scholarship is co-funded by the Faculty of Science and external research grants, the successful recipient may be required to comply with other conditions related to the research grant such as intellectual property, confidentiality, publication and acknowledgement requirements. Where applicable it will be outlined in the scholarship offer letter and these requirements may be as follows:
I. Intellectual Property - Where indicated, the successful recipient of this Scholarship must complete the Student Deed Poll supplied by the University of Sydney to cover any jointly created Intellectual Property during the course of the project.
II. Confidentiality - Where indicated, the successful applicant is required to keep all confidential information disclosed by the funder organisation or the University of Sydney confidential and ensure it is not disclosed to a third party without the prior written consent of the University of Sydney or the funder organisation as appropriate, or as required by law.
III. Publications and Acknowledgement - Where indicated, the successful scholarship recipient must acknowledge the support of their scholarship in any media, publications or presentations arising from the research. This must include where applicable, acknowledgement of funding source and comply with their guidelines.