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Walter Moore Honours Scholarships

An undergraduate scholarship for honours level students
$1200 scholarship to support outstanding students enrolled in the honours program in the School of Chemistry.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$1200
  • Enrolled in honours at the School of Chemistry
  • Demonstrate financial need
18 November 2020 1 March 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $1200.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in an honours program in the School of Chemistry
  • not already hold a scholarship of equal or higher value at the University of Sydney during your honours candidature
  • applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.

Part-time students are eligible for this award, but the scholarship will be paid over two years subject to the recipient's continuing enrolment in the nominated honours program.

Background

Established in 2014, the Walter Moore Honours Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students enrolled in the Honours program in the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. Established in 2014, in honour of Walter Moore, Emeritus Professor of Physical Chemistry at the University of Sydney, the Walter Moore Honours Scholarship is awarded to outstanding students enrolled in the Honours program in the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission in full-time and part-time in an Honours degree within the School of Chemistry at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.  

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. supporting documentation which evidences financial need, such as current Centrelink statements, and

III. a personal statement which outlines the impact of the financial hardship and how the Scholarship will assist the applicant achieve their educational goals.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a Selection Committee consisting of the Head of the School of Chemistry, Associate Head of School (Teaching) and the Honours Coordinator, or their nominees.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $1,200 and is paid as a one-off payment after the first relevant census date.

b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of the School of Chemistry, 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. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

III. does not complete their Chemistry Honours Program,

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.