|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
||29 March 2023||26 April 2023|
This scholarship is valued at $1000.
This scholarship was established in 1987 from a gift from Mrs Loloma Watson and her family in memory of their husband and father, Emeritus Professor Irvine Armstrong Watson.
a. This Scholarship was established in 1987 by a gift from Mrs Loloma Watson and her family in memory of their husband and father, Emeritus Professor Irvine Armstrong Watson, to promote studies in the disciplines of agricultural genetics, biometry, plant breeding and plant pathology.
a. Applicant must be enrolled full-time or have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a Masters by Research or PhD within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicant must be undertaking research in agricultural genetics, biometry, plant breeding or plant pathology affiliated to the Sydney Institute of Agriculture.
c. Applicant must not have previously received this Scholarship.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. research proposal,
III. curriculum vitae, and
IV. a personal statement that outlines the applicant’s interest and experience in one or more of the following areas of research agricultural genetics, biometry, plant breeding or plant pathology.
b. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty of Science, or their nominee.
a. The Scholarship is valued at $1,000 paid as a one-off payment upon award. Commencing students will only be paid upon enrolment in their relevant research program.
b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Director of Sydney Institute of Agriculture (or their nominee), and it is not transferable to another faculty, University school or university.
c. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
d. No other amount is payable.
5. Eligibility for Progression
a. The recipient must remain enrolled in their research degree.
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. 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.
7. Other Conditions
a. The personal details of the scholarship recipient may be provided to the Trustee of the Irvine Armstrong Watson Scholarship. These details include and are limited to the name, course, area of study of the scholarship recipient.