$5,000 for postgraduate female students in the field of Mathematics and statistics.
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$5,000 p.a. (up to one year only)
No application is required. All eligible candidates will be considered automatically. The successful candidates will be advised via email.
This scholarship is valued at $5,000 per annum and is tenable for one year only.
The scholarship was established in 2013, Peter Rae, son of Mrs Elva Mary Rae, founded the Mrs Elva Rae Talented Mathematics Students Initiative to encourage and support talented female mathematics and statistics students to reach their full potential in the mathematical sciences. This scholarship acknowledges top-ranked female Honours or Masters students based on their undergraduate studies.
Elva Mary Check graduated from The University of Sydney in 1949 and went on to a successful career as a biometrician.
a. Established in 2013, Peter Rae, son of Mrs Elva Mary Rae, founded the Mrs Elva Rae Talented Mathematics Students Initiative to encourage and support talented female mathematics and statistics students to reach their full potential in the mathematical sciences. This scholarship acknowledges top ranked female Honours or Masters students based on their undergraduate studies.
b. Elva Mary Check graduated from The University of Sydney in 1949 and went on to asuccessful career as a biometrician.
a. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the student being female, having an unconditional offer of admission, commencing and enrolled full-time in either an Honours or Masters degree within the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sydney.
b. Students who have already commenced their honours or postgraduate studies, or students transferring from another postgraduate program are not eligible.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.
b. Where there is a tie in academic merit, the students involved may be contacted to provide evidence of hardship such as financial, medical, geographic etc. and a personal statement describing their hardship and the impact to their studies.
c. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of the Head of School of the School of Mathematics and Statistics, or their nominated delegate(s).
a. The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 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 Head of Schoolof the School of Mathematics and Statistics or nominated delegate(s), 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, for the Honours degree the recipient must meet the requirements of their Honours program and for the Masters degree the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.
b. Recipients must remain enrolled in the eligible degree full-time unless prior approval is sought to study part-time due to extenuating circumstances.
c. 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.
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 terminate dunder 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.