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The Dean's Excellence Scholarship (Executive MBA)

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports commencing Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) students at the University of Sydney Business School.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
20% of tuition fees
  • Unconditional offer to study an EMBA at the University of Sydney Business School
Now 20 October 2019

How to apply

No separate application required. Eligible students are considered during the admissions process for the EMBA.

Benefits

This scholarship will provide 20% of tuition fees for the full-time duration of the recipient's Executive MBA program.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer to study an Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) at the University of Sydney Business School.

Note: Students currently enrolled in the EMBA and University of Sydney employees are not eligible.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2019 by the University of Sydney Business School.

1. Background

a. Established in 2019 by the University of Sydney Business School, this Scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence within the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) degree offered by the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must receive an unconditional offer of admission into the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) course offered by the University of Sydney Business School to be considered.

b. Current students enrolled in the University of Sydney Executive MBA and University of Sydney employees are not eligible.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. leadership potential,

III. personal integrity,

IV. performance in the selection interview, and

V. motivation to succeed in business in a socially responsible way by demonstrating a commitment to apply the learning offered in the Executive MBA degree to making a positive difference to professional life in business practice.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a Selection Committee consisting of the Director of the Executive MBA Program, or their nominated delegate (academic), and at least one other professional staff member from the Executive MBA Program.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship will cover 20% of tuition fees for the duration of the student’s Executive MBA program, on the basis the student remains enrolled full-time.

b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted, 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. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester, remain enrolled in 24 credit points of study each semester and have no outstanding tuition fees.


b. Recipients will only be permitted to suspend their studies due to exceptional circumstances. Requests to suspend must be approved by the Director of the Executive MBA Program.

6. Termination

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. is awarded an alternative scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney, for the same purpose as this Scholarship.

VI. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VII. 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.