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The Jean and Ray Blencowe Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship
This scholarship supports the top achieving student in the HSC to study a Bachelor of Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in the Faculty of Science.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Approx. $1700
  • Top achiever in the HSC
  • Enrol in a Bachelor of Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
N/A N/A

How to apply

No application required. The scholarship is automatically awarded based on students' ATAR. The successful recipient will be informed via email in April.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at approximately $1700, the exact value is determined each year and indicated in the offer letter.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have achieved the highest aggregate score in the HSC or equivalent
  • enrol in a full-time Bachelor of Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in the following year.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2003 from a bequest by Ray Leslie Wright Blencowe.

1. Background

a. Established in 2003 by a bequest from Ray Leslie Wright Blencowe.

2. Eligibility

a. Awarded each year to the student in NSW who achieves the highest aggregate score in the Higher School Certificate (or equivalent) and who is admitted to the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Doctor of Veterinary Medicine course full-time in the Faculty of Science the following year.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit.

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

4. Value

a. The Scholarship value is determined each year as indicated in the offer letter and is tenable for one year only.

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 and Dean of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science, or their nominated delegate(s), 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 maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.

b. 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. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,

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 withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.