|Value||Eligibility||Open date||Close date|
|up to $4,300||
The Scholarship will have a maximum value of $4,300 and will be paid as a one-off payment after the census date of the Semester in which the scholarship is awarded.
This scholarship is funded by a donation from Peter H J Mallesch.
a. This Scholarship was established in 2023 to support indigenous students undertaking undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies who are experiencing financial hardship to purchase equipment to support their studies (ICT, and other equipment relating to the student's course program).
b. This scholarship is funded by a donation from Peter H J Mallesch.
a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree or postgraduate coursework degree at the University of Sydney.
b. Applicants must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent as defined in the University of Sydney’s Confirmation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Identity Policy 2015.
c. 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. budget of equipment needs related to the applicant’s course program, and
III. a personal statement demonstrating their financial need and how the equipment will support their studies.
b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Indigenous Strategy and Service (DVCISS) and/or their nominated delegate(s)
a. The Scholarship will have a maximum value of $4,300.
b. The exact value of the Scholarship will be outlined in the recipients Scholarship Offer letter.
c. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment after the census date of the Semester in which the scholarship is awarded.
d. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted.
e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.
f. No other amount is payable.
5. Other requirements
a. Recipients are required to maintain receipts for up to one year for all equipment costs incurred that are relevant to this Scholarship.
b. Recipients may be required to produce these receipts if requested by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Indigenous Strategy and Service.
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. 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,
IV. receives this scholarship valued at $8,000 per annum or more and accepts an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, valued at $8,000 per annum or more for the same purpose as this Scholarship, or
V. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.
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.