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Francis Henry Loxton Equity Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students in the Faculty of Science who are experiencing financial hardship.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
15 February 2021 14 March 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $10,000 per year for one year only.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a currently enrolled full-time domestic or international student in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • able to demonstrate financial hardship.

Background

Established in 2019, this Scholarship is established using bequest funds to support students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney who are experiencing financial hardship.

1. Background

a. Established in 2019, this Scholarship is established using bequest funds to support students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney who are experiencing financial hardship.

2. Eligibility

a. As per the deed of gift, applicants must be male and currently enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine within the Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial hardship.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and

II. supporting documentation and a personal statement which provides evidence of financial hardship.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of the Head of School/Dean of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science and academics from the School of Veterinary Science, or nominated delegate(s).

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $10,000 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 Head of School/Dean of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science or nominated delegate(s), and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

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

d. 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 must remain enrolled in the eligible degree full-time unless prior approval is sought to study part-time, due to extenuating circumstances such as a medical condition that limits the recipient’s capacity to study full-time.

c. 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. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $6,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship,

VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VII. 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.