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Ross Langdon Design for Sustainability Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports Master of Architecture students to advance their growth as architecture practitioners and leaders in the area of sustainability and community engagement.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$4000
  • Domestic student
  • Enrolled in a Master of Architecture
December 2019 February 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $4000 per year and is tenable for one year only.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or a citizen of New Zealand
  • be currently enrolled in a Master of Architecture within the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning
  • have completed at a minimum 24 credit points in the Master of Architecture and have enrolled in a 6 credit point general elective for the purposes of the project associated with this scholarship.

Background

This scholarship has been generously donated by the Langdon family in honour of Ross Langdon’s legacy and his contribution to sustainable placemaking and community-engaged practices. This scholarship aims to facilitate structured learning to advance students' growth as architecture practitioners and leaders.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship has been generously donated by the Langdon family in honour of Ross Langdon’s legacy and his contribution to sustainable place making and community engaged practices.

b. The objective of the Scholarship is to facilitate structured learning to advance the recipient's growth as an architecture practitioner and leader in the area of sustainability and community engagement.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be either an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident and be currently enrolled in a Master of Architecture within the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning.

b. Applicants must have completed at a minimum 24 credit points in the Master of Architecture.

c. Applicants must have enrolled in a 6 credit point general elective for the purposes of the project.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. submission of a proposal for a project aligned with the values of sustainable place making and community engaged practice,

III. a personal statement demonstrating their commitment to the values of sustainable place making and community engaged practice, and

IV. contact details for the supervisor from the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning associated with their proposed project.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, or their nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $4,000 and is paid as a one-off payment after the census date of the first semester of award.

b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Dean and Head of the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, or their nominated delegate, 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

6. The recipient must maintain their enrolment in the Masters of Architecture and complete and submit their project.

7. 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. does not complete their project,

V. 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,

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.

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