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James and Moya Kilgannon Scholarship

A undergraduate scholarship
This scholarship supports students in the University of Sydney School of Education and Social Work who plan to teach mathematics or science.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6000
  • Student in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • Enrolled in mathematics or science
10 April 2019 14 June 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benenfits

This scholarship is valued at $6000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled full-time in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
  • be enrolled in mathematics or science
  • plan to teach mathematics or science.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2018 from a donation from Mrs Denise Playoust.

1. Background

a. Established in 2018, the Scholarship has been created from a generous donation from Mrs Denise Playoust for undergraduate students who are currently enrolled in the subject areas of Mathematics or Science within the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree within the Sydney School of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be enrolled in the subject areas of Mathematics or Science, and

c. Applicants must be intending to teach Mathematics or Science.

3. Selection Criteria

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

i. academic merit, and

ii. feedback from two academic referees.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Associate Dean of the Sydney School of Education and Social Work or their nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6000 per annum and 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 Head of School the Sydney School of Education and Social Work and it is not transferable to another University school, 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. 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 from the Head of School of the Sydney School of Education and Social Work,

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

vi. 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.