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Lithgow Scholarships for Psychology

Undergraduate student scholarships
These scholarships rewards students who have completed and received the highest average mark across first, second and third-year psychology units of study.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$500, $1000 and $1000
  • Full-time student
  • Completed and enrolled in the specified psychology units of study
N/A N/A

How to apply

No application required. Successful recipients will be notified by email after the relevant census date.

Benefits

There are three scholarships valued at:

  • Lithgow Scholarship V: $500
  • Lithgow Scholarship VI: $1000
  • Lithgow Scholarship VII: $1000

Who's eligible

Lithgow Scholarship V

You must:

  • be enrolled full-time in an award degree at the University of Sydney
  • have completed a minimum 12 credit points of 1000 level psychology units in one calendar year
  • be enrolled in a minimum 24 credit points of 2000 level psychology units of study in the following calendar year.
Lithgow Scholarship VI

You must:

  • be enrolled full-time in an award degree at the University of Sydney
  • have completed a minimum 24 credit points of 2000 level psychology units in one calendar year
  • be enrolled in a minimum 24 credit points of 3000 level psychology units of study in the following calendar year.
Lithgow Scholarship VII

You must:

  • be enrolled full-time in an award degree at the University of Sydney
  • have completed a minimum 24 credit points of 3000 level psychology units in one calendar year
  • be enrolled in a minimum 24 credit points of 4000 level honours psychology units of study in the following calendar year.

Background

These scholarships were established in 1864 to reward students who have completed and received the highest average mark across first, second and third-year psychology units of study. These scholarships were donated by William Lithgow.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 1864 to reward students who have completed and received the highest average mark across first year Psychology units of study.

b. This Scholarship has been donated by William Lithgow.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full-time in an award degree at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must have completed a minimum 12 credit points of 1000 level Psychology units in one calendar year.

c. Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum 24 credit points of 2000 level Psychology units of study in the following calendar year.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the highest average mark across a minimum 12 credit points of 1000 level Psychology units in one calendar year.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of Psychology, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $500 per annum tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship 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 Psychology 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 be enrolled in a minimum 24 credit points of 2000 level Psychology units of study in one calendar year.

b. Part-time enrolment will only be permitted with the prior approval of the Head of School of Psychology, or their nominee, for exceptional circumstances, which limits a recipient’s capacity to study full-time. If part-time study is approved the recipient will receive the payment as pro-rata.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. does not enrol in a minimum 24 credit points of 2000 level Psychology units of study,

III. commences part-time study without prior approval,

IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

V. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct,

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.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 1864 to reward students who have completed and received the highest average mark across second year Psychology units of study.

b. This Scholarship has been donated by William Lithgow.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full-time in an award degree at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must have completed a minimum 24 credit points of 2000 level Psychology units in one calendar year.

c. Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum 24 credit points of 3000 level Psychology units of study in the following calendar year.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the highest average mark across a minimum 24 credit points of 2000 level Psychology units in one calendar year.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of Psychology, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $1,000 per annum tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship 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 Psychology 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 be enrolled in a minimum 24 credit points of 3000 level Psychology units of study in one calendar year.

b. Part-time enrolment will only be permitted with the prior approval of the Head of School of Psychology, or their nominee, for exceptional circumstances, which limits a recipient’s capacity to study full-time. If part-time study is approved the recipient will receive the payment as pro-rata.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. does not enrol in a minimum 24 credit points of 3000 level Psychology units of study,

III. commences part-time study without prior approval,

IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

V. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct,

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.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 1864 to reward students who have completed and received the highest average mark across third year Psychology units of study.

b. This Scholarship has been donated by William Lithgow.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full-time in an award degree at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must have completed a minimum 24 credit points of 3000 level Psychology units in one calendar year.

c. Applicants must be enrolled in a minimum 24 credit points of 4000 level Honours Psychology units of study in the following calendar year.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the highest average mark across a minimum 24 credit points of 3000 level Psychology units in one calendar year.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of Psychology, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $1,000 per annum tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship 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 Psychology 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 be enrolled in a minimum 24 credit points of 4000 level Honours Psychology units of study in one calendar year.

b. Part-time enrolment will only be permitted with the prior approval of the Head of School of Psychology, or their nominee, for exceptional circumstances, which limits a recipient’s capacity to study full-time. If part-time study is approved the recipient will receive the payment as pro-rata.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. does not enrol in a minimum 24 credit points of 4000 level Honours Psychology units of study,

III. commences part-time study without prior approval,

IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

V. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct,

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.