FACULTY OF SCIENCE POSTGRADUATE COURSEWORK SCHOLARSHIPS

Equity and Diversity Scholarships

School of Psychology

Sydney School of Veterinary Sciences


Equity and Diversity Scholarships

Faculty of Science Dean's Access Scholarship

 
Background: Established in 2018, this Scholarship provides support to students enrolled in the Faculty of Science who demonstrate financial hardship. 
Open to: Applicants must be domestic (Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents) full-fee paying commencing, or continuing students enrolled in either:
  • a postgraduate coursework degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, or
  • undergraduate non-award units of study within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney. 

Students enrolled in non-award study must also be currently completing their HSC or equivalent and have demonstrated outstanding academic results within science disciplines.  

Applicants must be able to demonstrate significant ongoing financial hardship. 

Value and Duration: The Value awarded is as follows:

Either 50% or 100% of the tuition fees for the specified units of study for a recipient enrolled in non-award studies, as stated in the Scholarship letter of offer. Partial of full coverage is provided based on the level of financial disadvantage demonstrated, or 

Either 50% or 100% of the tuition fees for up to a maximum of two semesters for an enrolled postgraduate coursework recipient, as stated in the Scholarship letter of offer. Partial or full coverage is provided based on the level of financial disadvantage demonstrated.

Opens: November 2019, date to be confirmed.
Closes: February 2020, date to be confirmed.
To Apply: APPLY HERE when open
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

School of Psychology

The Tanya Sackville Memorial Scholarship in Clinical Psychology

Background:

This scholarship was established in 2008 from a donation from Tanya’s parents, Justice Ronald Sackville and Mrs Pamela Sackville, with matching funds from the School of Psychology and Faculty of Science, in addition to donations from relatives and friends of the family.

The scholarship aims to provide financial support to postgraduate students studying clinical psychology at doctorate level and is intended for those students who demonstrate both academic excellence and financial hardship or other demonstrated need.

Open to: Applicants must be Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents.
  Applicants must be enrolled full-time in second or later years in the Master of Clinical Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy (MCP/PhD) within the School of Psychology at the University of Sydney. Applicants who have not completed at least 48 credit points in the degree program are not eligible to apply.
  Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.
Value: Around $12,000 per annum, value to be confirmed
Duration: Tenable for one year only
Open Date: Early 2020, date to be confirmed
Close Date: Early 2020, date to be confirmed
To Apply: APPLY HERE when open
Read More:  Terms and Conditions.

Sydney School of Veterinary Sciences

Dean's Commemorative Award in Memory of David Burnett

Background: Established in 2015, The Dean’s Commemorative Award in Memory of David Burnett has been established to commemorate the memory of David (“Dave”) Burnett, BA ’07, a promising undergraduate Arts / Law student who was a pro-active member of the University of Sydney community. A former State President and national vice-president of the Australian Union of Jewish Students, David was active in the NSW Young Labor organisation, in University of Sydney student politics and other areas of the community. David was committed to promoting and acting upon principles of social justice, tolerance and inter-community harmony.
 Open to:

At the time of application, applicants must be:

  • Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents,
  • enrolled full time in the final year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of Sydney, and
  • able to demonstrate financial need.

Applicants cannot be in receipt of another scholarship of equal or higher value.

Value: $1,000 per annum
Duration: Tenable for one year only
Opens:  16 April 2019
Closes: 20 May 2019, at 11:59pm
To Apply: APPLY HERE
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Horizon Scholarship (Vet Sc)

Background: The Horizon Scholarship was established in 2010 and is funded by the Rural Industries Research Development Corporation (RIRDC). The scholarship provides a cash payment each year to assist with costs associated with studying (textbooks, incidental expenses etc), and additional funding to assist with travel and accommodation associated with the annual Horizon Development Workshop and industry placement.
Open to: Applicants must be an Australian citizen, or the holder of an Australian Permanent Humanitarian or Permanent Resident visa, and be residing in Australia.

Applicants must be enrolled full time in a relevant undergraduate degree and must hold a Commonwealth Supported place at the University of Sydney.

Value: $5,000 per annum.
Duration:  Tenable for the duration of the relevant undergraduate degree, including Honours (in addition to the undergraduate degree) and diploma study.
Opens: Date to be confirmed.
Closes: Date to be confirmed.
Read More: Terms and Conditions coming soon!

Ruggles Scholarship

Background: This scholarship was established in 2016 as an Endowed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship from a donation by Mr Arthur C Witten to support students with their studies in Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.
Open to:  Applicants must be enrolled in years one through to four of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent at the University of Sydney.
Value: $6,750 per annum
Duration: Tenable for one year
Opens:  Early 2020, date to be confirmed
Closes: Early 2020, date to be confirmed
To Apply: APPLY HERE when open
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Graham Frederick Ramsey Jew Scholarship

Background:

The School of Veterinary Science is pleased to announce the Graham Frederick Ramsey Jew Scholarship.

Starting in 2017, this scholarship is available to domestic students to defray the costs of accommodation and general living expenses whilst studying at University.

Open to: Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents.
  Applicants enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (Years 1-4). 
  Applicants with financial need.
Value: $6,500 per annum.
Duration: For the normal full-time duration of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) for a commencing recipient (4 years) or for the remaining candidature in full-time study in the DVM for a continuing recipient.
Opens: Applications will reopen in 2019. Date to be advised
Closes: Date to be advised.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Jew Family Travel Scholarship

Background:

Graham Jew started his career in a rural mixed practice in northern NSW, before working and travelling throughout Southern Africa. He passed his love of the continent to his daughter Eleanor, who now works in conservation and development in Africa.

The Jew Family Travel Scholarship aims to support students who will contribute to improving animal welfare whilst gaining the experience to develop their career and igniting a similar passion and lasting contribution to veterinary science in developing countries.

Open to: Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents.
 

Students currently enrolled full-time in the third year of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). (The scholarship is tenable during placement in the fourth year of the DVM).

  Applicants willing to undertake their placement in Africa (or other developing country, if not available) with a focus on animal welfare. 
  Applicants who demonstrate financial need.
Value: $4,000
Duration: One-off payment.
Opens: Applications will reopen in 2019. Date to be advised
Closes: Mid September 2019.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

The Swan Family Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2014, The Swan Family Scholarship is permanently endowed from a generous gift to support students to innovate and rejuvenate the rural veterinary profession.  The Scholarship is for the support of an outstanding student from an Australian rural area and enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program with the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

Applicants must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident, and
  • be enrolled into the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program in the year of award, and
  • have direct experience in the rural sector.
Value: $6,000 per annum
Duration: Tenable for up to four years
Opens: 21 March 2019
Closes: 29 April 2019 at 11:59 pm
To Apply: APPLY HERE
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Veterinary Science Student Mobility Scholarships

Background: Established in 2016, the Sydney School of Veterinary Science Student Mobility Scholarships were created to provide students in the Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees the opportunity to travel abroad and gain international experience or to support travel to rural or remote locations.
Open to: Open to continuing local or international students in the Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine enrolled full-time or part-time; that are undertaking an international or rural placement/internship.
Value: $1,000
Duration: One-off payment.
Opens:  To be determined.
Closes: To be determined.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

The Commonwealth Chief Veterinary Officer's Scholarship

Background: Established in 2003 by a donation to the Faculty of Veterinary Science by the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Australia. The purpose of the donation was to encourage veterinarians who demonstrate a commitment to working for the benefit of Australian livestock producers at the national level to undertake postgraduate training in veterinary public health. This will be achieved through the establishment of a scholarship to be known as The Commonwealth Chief Veterinary Officer's Scholarship.
Open to: The scholarship may be awarded at the postgraduate level and shall be tenable at the University of Sydney only.
  The scholarship shall be awarded to a veterinarian registered (or eligible for registration) to practice veterinary science in Australia. 
  The scholarship shall be awarded to an Australian citizen or permanent resident. 
  The scholarship recipient shall not be in receipt of any other scholarships or financial support to do the Program, including employer-sponsored payment of course fees. 
  The postgraduate scholarship may only be awarded to an applicant who is admitted to the Veterinary Public Health Management Program and who enrols accordingly.
Value: Up to $10,000 per annum.
Duration: Tenable for 2 years.
Opens: To be determined.
Closes: To be determined.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

MLA and AWI Scholarship

Background: Established in 2007 by a donation to the Faculty of Veterinary Science by Meat & Livestock Australia and the Australian Wool Innovation. The purpose of the donation is to encourage suitably qualified scientists to pursue postgraduate education in animal breeding management with a view to contributing their expertise to Australian livestock industries. This will be achieved through the establishment of a scholarship to cover course fees for selected students enrolled in the Animal Breeding Management (ABMgt) program.
Open to: The scholarship shall be awarded to an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  The postgraduate scholarship may only be awarded to an applicant who is admitted to the ABMgt Program and who enrols accordingly. 
  The postgraduate scholarship may only be awarded to an applicant who is not in receipt of another scholarship or support for tuition fees of equal or higher value. 
Value: $10,000 per annum
Open Date: To be determined.
Close Date: To be determined.
Conditions: Read more

Sir Ian Clunies Ross Scholarship

Background: Established in 1988 by a donation of $7000 from CSIRO to support a scholarship in honour of the late Sir Ian Clunies Ross.
Open to: The object of the scholarship shall be to assist candidates for postgraduate degrees in the Sydney School of Veterinary Science engaged in research in connection with the wool industry.
Value: Up to $500 per annum
Open Date: To be determined.
Close Date: To be determined.
Conditions:  Read more

T.J.Nicholls Memorial Scholarship

Background: Established in 2003 by a donation to the Faculty of Veterinary Science by the Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Australia. The purpose of the donation was to encourage veterinarians who demonstrate a commitment to working for the benefit of Australian livestock producers at the national level to undertake postgraduate training in veterinary public health. This will be achieved through the establishment of a scholarship to be known as the T.J. Nicholls Memorial Scholarship.
Open to: The scholarship may be awarded at the postgraduate level and shall be tenable at the University of Sydney only.
  The scholarship shall be awarded to a veterinarian registered (or eligible for registration) to practice veterinary science in Australia.
  The scholarship shall be awarded an Australian citizen or permanent resident. 
  The scholarship recipient shall not be in receipt of any other scholarships or financial support to do the Program, including employer-sponsored payment of course fees. 
  The postgraduate scholarship may only be awarded to an applicant who is admitted to the Veterinary Public Health Management Program and who enrols accordingly.
Value: Up to $10,000 per annum, tenable for two years
Open Date: To be determined.
Close Date: To be determined.
Conditions:  Read more

Neil and Allie Lesue Scholarship

Background: Established in 1991 by a bequest of $25,000 from Mr Neil Lesue to establish a scholarship in recognition of the veterinary care offered by the Veterinary Hospital and Clinic.
Open to: The object of the scholarship shall be to assist candidates for postgraduate degrees or diplomas in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences in the Sydney School of Veterinary Science for any purpose which will further the candidates' studies or knowledge or understanding of the discipline.
  The scholarship shall be in the form of a grant-in-aid to a candidate within the field of small animal clinical studies. 
  The scholarship shall only be awarded if the candidates academic record is deemed to be of sufficient merit. 
  The scholarship may be awarded to a candidate who is in receipt of another award. 
Value: Up to $3000 per annum
Open Date: To be determined.
Close Date: To be determined.
Conditions:  Read more

Goldia and Susie Lesue Scholarship

Background: The Scholarship was established in 1984 by a gift of $25,000 from Mr Neil Lesue to establish a scholarship in recognition of the veterinary care offered by the Veterinary Hospital and Clinic. The object of the Scholarship shall be to assist candidates for postgraduate degrees or diplomas in the Faculty of Veterinary Science for any purpose which will further the candidate's studies or knowledge or understanding of the discipline.
Open to: The scholarship shall be in the form of a grant-in-aid to a candidate within the Faculty of Veterinary Science
  The scholarship shall be awarded as funds are available. 
  The scholarship may be awarded to a candidate who is in receipt of another award. 
Value: Up to $3,000 per annum
Open Date: To be determined.
Close Date: To be determined.
Conditions:  Read more

McGarvie Smith R Watts Memorial Scholarship

Background: Established in 2003 by a donation to the Faculty of Veterinary Science by the McGarvie Smith Trust. The purpose of the donation was to encourage veterinarians and animal scientists servicing the livestock industries in New South Wales to undertake postgraduate training in veterinary public health. This will be achieved through the establishment of a scholarship to be known as the Roy Watts Memorial Scholarship.
Open to: The Scholarship may be awarded at the postgraduate level and shall be tenable at the University of Sydney only.
  The scholarship shall be awarded to a veterinarian registered (or eligible for registration) to practice veterinary science in Australia. 
  The scholarship shall be awarded to an Australian citizen or permanent resident. 
  The postgraduate scholarship may only be awarded to an applicant who is admitted to the Veterinary Public Health Management Program and enrols accordingly.
Value: Up to $10,000 per annum, tenable for 2 years
Open Date: To be determined.
Close Date: To be determined.
Conditions:  Read more

Stock and Meat Industries Grant-in-Aid

Background: Established in 1978 through the offer of the sum of approximately $27 900 by the Trustees of the Stock Meat and Allied Industries Defence Fund, on behalf of the Council administering the funds.
  In 1988 the terms and conditions of award of the scholarship were amended to permit it to be awarded as a grant-in-aid as the residue of the fund was not sufficient to support a scholarship
Open to: Full-time postgraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Veterinary Science and engaged in research projects related to the stock production animals (with preference to be given to projects relating to sheep and cattle.)
Value:  $750 
Open Date:   To be determined.
Close Date:  To be determined.