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Emilie M Schweitzer Scholarship in French and Germanic Studies

An undergraduate scholarship
The Emilie M Schweitzer Honours Scholarship in French and Francophone Studies and Germanic Studies supports high-achieving honours students.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$5000
  • Enrol in French and Francophone studies or Germanic studies at honours level
  • Minimum WAM of 70
1 February 2020 28 March 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $5000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be completing or have completed an undergraduate degree
  • plan to enrol full-time in French and Francophone studies or Germanic studies at honours level
  • have a minimum WAM of 70 in previous tertiary studies
  • have a minimum WAM of 70 in French and Francophone studies and/or Germanic studies senior units.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2010 from a bequest from Emilie Marguerite Schweitzer to the Department of French and Francophone Studies and the Department of Germanic Studies to support students studying honours in French and/or German.

1. Background

a. Established in 2010, this Scholarship has been generously bequeathed by Emilie Marguerite Schweitzer to the Department of French and Francophone Studies and the Department of Germanic Studies to support students studying Honours in French and/or German.

2. Eligibility

a. To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be completing or have completed an undergraduate degree.

b. Applicants must be intending to enrol full time in French and Francophone Studies or Germanic Studies at Honours level at the University of Sydney.

c. Applicants must have received a weighted average mark (WAM) of 70 or above in previous tertiary studies.

d. Applicants must have received an average of 70% in senior units in French and Francophone Studies and/or Germanic Studies

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, cover letter and curriculum vitae.

b. Priority will be given to applicants who can demonstrate financial need or personal disadvantage.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 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 Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and it is not transferable to another major, faculty or University.

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

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. None required.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course 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 course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.