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Faculty of Science Honours Relocation Scholarships

An undergraduate scholarship for honours level students
$6000 scholarship to facilitate students from interstate and rural or remote NSW to study an honours degree in the Faculty of Science.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6000
  • Commencing honours student enrolling full-time
  • Completed an undergraduate degree at a university overseas, interstate or in rural or remote NSW
31 March 2021 4 July 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6000 and is tenable for one year only.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a commencing honours student enrolling full-time
  • have completed your undergraduate degree at a university overseas, interstate or in rural or remote NSW. 

Background

The scholarship was established by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney to facilitate students from interstate, or from rural or remote New South Wales, enrolling in an Honours degree with the Faculty, by assisting to cover moving costs.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship assists international, interstate and rural or remote NSW students with relocating to Sydney to undertake an Honours degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission in full-time in a Science Honours program within a degree offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must have completed their undergraduate Bachelor degree at either:

I. an international university,
II. an Australian university in a state or territory other than NSW, or
III. an Australian university in rural or remote NSW.

c. Applicants must have their primary residence either:

I. outside of Australia,
II. in a state or territory other than NSW, or
III. in rural or remote NSW as defined by the Australian Government Doctor Connect classifications.

d. Applicants who are continuing students currently enrolled in an honours program within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney are not eligible.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

b. Applicants must provide evidence of the location of the institution where they completed their Bachelor degree, and their primary residence.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination by the Dean of the Faculty of Science, or their nominee.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship 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 Dean of the Faculty of Science, or their nominee, 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 successfully meet the academic requirements of their Honours program.

b. Recipients may enrol part-time with the prior approval of the relevant Associate Dean and only where extenuating circumstances apply, such as a documented medical condition which limits the capacity of the student to study full-time.

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 a Scholarship has been terminated, it cannot be reinstated.

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.