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Neil and Allie Lesue Travel Scholarship

A research scholarship

A $10,000 travel scholarship for a research student to undertake research in small animal clinical studies.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • Domestic/international student
  • Research in the areas of small animal clinical studies
  • Research student within Faculty of Science 
10 May 2024 30 June 2024

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The Scholarship will provide a one-off payment of $10,000. 

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be currently enrolled full-time in a Master’s by Research or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the areas of small animal clinical studies within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney. 

Background

This travel Scholarship supports higher degree research students undertaking research in small animal clinical studies to attend a major local or international conference and enter the community of academic excellence.

This Scholarship is funded by the donation from Neil Germain Wilheim Lesue. 

1. Background

a. This travel Scholarship supports higher degree research students undertaking research in small animal clinical studies to attend a major local or international conference and enter the community of academic excellence.

b. This Scholarship is funded by the donation from Neil Germain Wilheim Lesue.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants who are currently enrolled full-time in a Master’s by Research or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the areas of small animal clinical studies within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,
II. area of study and/or research proposal,
III. curriculum vitae, and
IV. Travel proposal related to work in small animal clinical studies.

b. The successful applicant will be awarded the Scholarship on the nomination of the Head of the School of Veterinary Science in the Faculty of Science.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship will provide a one-off payment of $10,000.

b. The Scholarship value will be paid in one instalment after award.

c. The Scholarship cannot be deferred or transferred to another area of research without prior approval from the Head of Sydney School of Veterinary Science.

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

e. No other amount is payable.


5. Other requirements

a. The Scholarship must be utilised to attend and present at national and international conferences as part of an approved visit.

b. The Scholarship recipient must provide a report to their academic supervisor on their travel within four weeks of returning to the University. The report outline will be stipulated by the supervisor of the recipient prior to departure for the travel.


6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated:

I. on resignation or withdrawal of the student from their PhD or Master’s by Research prior the travelling date,
II. not undertaking the approved travel, or
III. if the student ceases to meet the eligibility requirements specified for this Scholarship, (other than during a period in which the Scholarship has been suspended or during a period of approved leave).

b. The Scholarship may also be terminated by the University before this time if, in the opinion of the University:

I. the course of study is not being carried out with competence and diligence or in accordance with the terms of this offer,
II. the student fails to maintain satisfactory progress, or
III. the student has committed misconduct or other inappropriate conduct.


c. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

7. Misconduct

a. Where during the Scholarship a student engages in misconduct, or other inappropriate conduct (either during the Scholarship or in connection with the student’s application and eligibility for the Scholarship), which in the opinion of the University warrants recovery of funds provided, the University may require the student to repay payments made in connection with the Scholarship. Examples of such conduct include and without limitation; academic dishonesty, research misconduct within the meaning of the Research Code of Conduct 2023 (for example, plagiarism in proposing, carrying out or reporting the results of research, or failure to declare or manage a serious conflict of interests), breach of the Student Charter 2020 and misrepresentation in the application materials or other documentation associated with the Scholarship.

b. The University may require such repayment at any time during or after the Scholarship period. In addition, by accepting this Scholarship, the student consents to all aspects of any investigation into misconduct in connection with this Scholarship being disclosed by the University to the funding body and/or any relevant professional body.
 

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