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Alexander D Strang Scholarship in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

An undergraduate scholarship
This scholarship supports recent school leavers from an Educational Access Schemes (EAS) school to pursue an undergraduate degree in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6418
  • School leaver from an EAS school
  • Enrolling in an undergraduate degree in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 
30 August 2019 8 October 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6418, tenable for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a recent school leaver
  • enrol into a single or combined undergraduate degree in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • demonstrate attendance in an Educational Access Schemes (EAS) or equivalent school.

Background

This scholarship was generously donated by Alexander D. Strang in 2008 to develop links with rural and regional communities and encourage students from these communities to study chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Sydney. 

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was generously donated by Alexander D. Strang in 2008 to develop links with rural and regional communities and encourage students from these communities to study chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident who is a recent school leaver that qualifies and enrols into an undergraduate degree, including combined degrees, offered by the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must demonstrate attendance at an EAS or equivalent listed school.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit based on the applicant’s performance in the NSW HSC or equivalent, and

II. demonstrated attendance at an EAS or equivalent listed school.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Associate Dean (Education) or their nominee and at least one academic from the School.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,418 per annum and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Associate Dean (Education), or their nominee, and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. 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.

b. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.

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 primary scholarship. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,

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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