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V John Plummer Scholarship in Business

An undergraduate scholarship
This scholarship supports students experiencing financial disadvantage, a medical disability, or those from rural locations to pursue an undergraduate degree in business.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6500
  • Domestic students
  • Undergraduate business students
N/A N/A

How to apply

Apply through the Sydney Scholars Award program, or via the Universities Admissions Centre's Equity Scholarships scheme.

Benefits

$6500 per year, tenable for the duration of the degree.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be starting a single or combined undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney Business School
  • demonstrate academic ability
  • be experiencing financial disadvantage, medical disability or be reside in a rural or remote location
  • enrol in the degree in the year of scholarship offer, you cannot defer this scholarship.

Note: This scholarship is not transferable to another degree program, except with the permission of the Dean of the University of Sydney Business School.

1. The V. John Plummer Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate academic ability as well as meeting the criteria of one or more of the following:

  • Financial disadvantage
  • Medical disability
  • Rural/remote area

2. The V. John Plummer Scholarships are awarded to recipients who:

  • are citizens or permanent residents of Australia
  • have an offer of admission to a University of Sydney Business School undergraduate degree or combined undergraduate degree
  • will commence or continue their studies in the year of offer.

3. The scholarships are valued at $6500 per year and are awarded for the normal full-time duration of the recipient's degree course (including combined degrees) plus one additional honours year, if an additional year is required for honours. Up to three scholarships are awarded annually.

4. Continuation of the Scholarship each year is dependent on a continued full-time (standard loading 24 cps) enrolment and the recipient maintaining satisfactory progress (deemed as a Credit average 65%). If extenuating circumstances arise scholarship holders may submit a request to decrease their loading to a minimum full time load of three units of study (18 credit points) per semester but only with the permission of the faculty. The normal degree duration of the scholarship will not be extended if a student undertakes a minimum full-time load.

5. Each scholarship is offered for, and is tenable in, a specific degree program and is not transferable to another degree program, except with the permission of the dean of the University of Sydney Business School.

6. A confirmed offer of a scholarship must be taken up by enrolment in the first year of the nominated degree or combined degree program in the year for which the offer is made. No deferment of Scholarship is allowed. 

7. Scholarship recipients must enrol full-time and in the agreed degree program during the tenure of their scholarship. Requests to hold the scholarship part-time will be approved under exceptional circumstances such as a medical condition which limits the student's capacity to undertake full-time study. Such requests must be approved by the Dean of the University of Sydney Business School.

8. The scholarship instalment will be paid in late March and August each year.

9. The scholarship shall be terminated if the recipient:

  • accepts another scholarship of equal or higher value
  • fails to maintain satisfactory progress in the agreed degree program
  • enrols part-time without the prior approval from the University to hold the scholarship part-time; or
  • withdraws from the agreed degree program.

10. Once terminated, a scholarship will not be reinstated.