|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
||11 September 2023||31 January 2024|
This scholarship is valued at $25,000 and is tenable for one year only.
Established in 2016, the Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship will provide financial support for students undertaking honours studies with the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
a. Established in 2016, the Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship will provide financial support for students undertaking honours studies within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
a. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or a New Zealand Citizen.
b. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission in full-time honours program in a discipline area within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
c. Applicants commencing a full-time honours program in a discipline area within any other Faculty, albeit enrolled in a Faculty of Science degree, are not eligible.
a. Applicants must demonstrate financial need via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Equity Scholarship application.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit, and
II. evidence of financial hardship via the UAC Equity Scholarship application process, and
III. personal statement outlining the impact of the scholarship to their studies at the University of Sydney.
b. If there are two applicants with equal academic merit, preference will be given to the applicant with the greatest financial need.
c. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty of Science or their nominated delegate(s).
a. The Scholarship is valued at $25,000 and is tenable for one year only.
b. The Scholarship value will be paid in two instalments after the census date of each semester.
c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Dean of Science, or their nominated delegate, and it is not transferable to another faculty, University School or university.
d. The Scholarship is not transferable to an Honours project in other areas of the Faculty of Science, or to another faculty, University school or university.
e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
f. 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 for any coursework units of study required as part of their honours program.
b. If recipients enrol part-time in their degree, they must seek prior approval to hold the scholarship on a part-time basis. The payments may be paid on a pro-rata basis.
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. accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at
$6,000 per annum or more such as the University of Sydney Honours Scholarship,
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.