An undergraduate scholarship
This scholarship is to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with their undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney.
|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|$7,500p.a. (up to 3 years)||
||17 March 2022||30 March 2022|
This scholarship is valued at $7,500 and is tenable for up to 3 years.
This Scholarship was established in 2017 to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with their undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney.
This Scholarship has been donated by the ITNewcom Foundation.
a. This Scholarship was established in 2017 to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with their undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney.
b. This Scholarship has been donated by the ITNewcom Foundation.
a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being:
a. an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian Citizen, and
b. to be admitted to any undergraduate courses at the University of Sydney
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.
b. Preference will be given to:
I. Students who have not yet completed their first year of study, including commencing students.
II. Students intending to live on campus in a residential college or in University owned accommodation.
III. Students studying in the following faculties or schools:
• Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning
• The University of Sydney Business School
• Faculty of Medicine and Health
• Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
• The University of Sydney Law School
• Faculty of Science
c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the of Deputy Vice Chancellor (Indigenous Strategy and Services) on the nomination of a selection committee consisting, a representative from the Foundation.
a. The scholarship is value at $7,500 for the recipient’s first- and second-year undergraduate degree.
b. The scholarship is value at approximately $8,000, depending on account balance at the time, and is for the recipient’s third year undergraduate degree.
c. The scholarship duration will not be extended.
d. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.
e. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission.
f. The scholarship is transferable to another undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney. Funding will only be provided for the original approved study duration less the period of studies already undertaken. Approval for the scholarship transfer must be sought from the Scholarships Office.
g. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
h. No other amount is payable.
5. Other Requirements
a. Scholarship recipient may be invited to participate in programs and engagement opportunities made available by the Donor.
6. Ongoing eligibility
a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 50 each semester.
b. 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.
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 withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.