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John Gurner & Frederick Ebsworth Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
A $4,000 per annum scholarship to support students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$4000 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • International student
  • Commencing or currently enrolled full time in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine¬†
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How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $4000 and is tenable for 1 year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be international student
  • be commencing or be currently enrolled full time in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine within the Sydney School of Veterinary Science.

Background

This Scholarship was established in 2023 using bequest funds to honour the memories of John Gurner and Frederick Ebsworth. The scholarship is intended to support students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2023 using bequest funds to honour the memories of John Gurner and Frederick Ebsworth. The scholarship is intended to support students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be international student.

b. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant either commencing or being currently enrolled in full time in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine within the Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and
II. a personal statement outlining the impact of the scholarship on their ability to study at the University of Sydney

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

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $4,000 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 the Head of
School/Dean of School of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

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. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
III. 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,
IV. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.
V. 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.

 

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