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The Malcolm Turki Memorial Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship for honours level students
This scholarship supports students within the School of Physics in the completion of an Honours year, who might not otherwise be able to complete an honours year due to financial hardship.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$1700
  • Australian citizen
  • Commencing an honours year in the School of Physics
  • Have completed a major in physics at the time of application
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
3 July 2020 3 August 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $1700.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen
  • be currently enrolled (or commencing in the next available semester) an honours year in the School of Physics
  • have completed a major in physics at the time of application
  • be able to demonstrate financial hardship.

Background

This scholarship was established in 1997 by an endowment of $30,000 in memory of Malcolm Turki, a student in the School of Physics at the University of Sydney. It aims to encourage and assist an outstanding student within the School of Physics in the completion of an Honours year, who might not otherwise be able to complete an honours year due to financial hardship.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 1997 by an endowment of $30,000 in memory of Malcolm Turki, a student in the School of Physics at the University of Sydney.

b. The Scholarship aims to encourage and assist an outstanding student within the School of Physics in the completion of an Honours year, who might not otherwise be able due to financial hardship.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be Australian citizens.

b. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in an Honours degree in Physics within the School of Physics at the University of Sydney.

c. Applicants must have completed a major in Physics in their bachelor’s degree at the time of application for this Scholarship.

d. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and

II. personal statement and evidence demonstrating financial need

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Head of School in the School of Physics, or their nominee and at least one other academic staff member from the School.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $1,700 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid as a one-off payment after the census date of the semester of award

c. The Scholarship may not be deferred.

d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

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

II. 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,

III. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

IV. 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.