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The Veterinary Society Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports Doctor of Veterinary Medicine students who are members of the Sydney University Veterinary Society and experiencing financial hardship.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$2500
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student
  • Sydney University Veterinary Society member
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
15 February 2021 14 March 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is value at $2500 and is tenable for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • be a member of the Sydney University Veterinary Society
  • be able to demonstrate financial hardship.

Background


Established in 2019, this Scholarship is to support students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

This scholarship has been donated by Sydney University Veterinary Society.

1. Background

a. Established in 2019, this Scholarship is to support students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

b. This Scholarship has been donated by Sydney University Veterinary Society.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree within the Sydney School of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be members of the Sydney University Veterinary Society and be involved in student activities at the Sydney School of Veterinary Science.

c. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial hardship.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. supporting documentation which provides evidence of current membership of the Sydney University Veterinary Society,

III. a personal statement which demonstrates involvement in student activities at the Sydney School of Veterinary Science, and

IV. supporting documentation and a personal statement which provides evidence of financial hardship.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School/Dean of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science and academics from the School of Veterinary Science, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $2,500 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 the Head of School/Dean of the Sydney School of Veterinary Science or their nominated delegates, 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, 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 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. 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 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.