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Ruggles Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports students with their studies in Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6750
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student
15 February 2021 14 March 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6750 and will be paid as a one-off payment.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled as a full-time Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student.

Applicants who were awarded the Ruggles Scholarship in the previous year will be automatically considered for the Ruggles scholarship (gift) and may also be awarded the Ruggles scholarship (gift) for the current year.

Background

Established in 2016 as an endowed from Mr Arthur C Witten to support students with their studies in Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. Established in 2016 as an endowed from Mr Arthur C Witten to support students with their studies in Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine within the 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 how the Scholarship will assist in achieving the applicant's educational and career goals, as well as positively impact the lives of animals.

b. 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 and paid as a one-off payment after the applicable census date.

b. 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.

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

d. 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. 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.

1. Background

a. Established in 2017 as a Gift from Mr Arthur C Witten to support students with their studies in Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled in full-time studies in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the within the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants who were awarded the Ruggles Scholarship in the previous year will be automatically considered for this scholarship and may also be awarded this scholarship for the current year.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. awarded the Ruggles Scholarship in the previous year (if applicable),

III. a personal statement which demonstrates how the Scholarship will assist in achieving the applicant's educational and career goals, as well as positively impact the lives of animals.

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

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,750 and paid as a one-off payment for the year in which the scholarship is awarded.

b. 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.

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

d. 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. 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.