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Frank McDonald Memorial Fund

An undergraduate scholarship in art history
This scholarship supports students enrolled in ARHT3672 to travel in or beyond Australia to sites, collections and archives for unique research opportunities.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$3000 Enrolled in ARHT3672 1 December 2019 30 January 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $3000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an undergraduate student
  • be enrolled in the fieldwork unit ARHT3672: Art and the City
  • travel to sites, collections and archives that will present unique and transformational opportunities for research.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2013 from funds donated by James O Fairfax.

1. Background

a. Established in 2013, this Scholarship has been established from funds donated by James O.Fairfax, to assist students to travel within and beyond Australia to sites, collections and archives that will present unique and transformational opportunities for research.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be an undergraduate student at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be enrolled in the Department of Art History, Fieldwork Unity of Study ARHT3672: Art and the City.

c. Applicants must travel within and/or beyond Australia to sites, collections and archives that will present unique and transformational opportunities for research.

3. Selection Criteria

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

i. academic merit,

ii. Curriculum Vitae

iii. A letter of motivation addressing the intellectual and financial need for this scholarship.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of three department members from the Department of Art History at the University of Sydney.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $3000 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School 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. Not applicable.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

i. withdraws from the agreed Unit of Study or fails to enrol,

ii. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

iii. 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,

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

v. 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.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant Unit of Study, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.