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Professor Marsh Edwards AO Scholarship

A postgraduate scholarship
Up to $27,000 scholarship for Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) students at the University of Sydney.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6750 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Full-time Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student
15 February 2021 14 March 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6750 per annum for up to four years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be enrolled in full-time studies in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine within Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

Background

Established in 2016 as an endowed by Marcia E Edwards to support students with their studies in Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. Established in 2016 as an endowed from Marcia E Edwards to support students with their studies in Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine within 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 which demonstrates:

i. their interest in large animal practice and intention to work in rural veterinary science, and

ii. how the Scholarship will assist in achieving the applicant's educational and career goals, as well as positively impact the lives of animals.

b. As per the deed of gift preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate the following:

I. are from a rural or regional area,

II. male,

III. interested in large animal practice and intend to work in rural veterinary science, and

IV. an Australian citizen.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of the Head of School/Dean of Veterinary Science and academics from the School of Veterinary Science, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,750 per annum and is tenable for the full-time duration of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.

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 Veterinary Science, or their nominated delegate, and it is not transferable to another university school, faculty or university.

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 75 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 such as a medical condition that limits the recipient’s capacity to study full-time.

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.

6. Termination

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 for the same purpose as this 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.