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Marion Macaulay Bequest Master of Teaching Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports commencing Master of Teaching students in the School of Education and Social Work who will be undertaking an internship.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6000
  • Commencing Master of Teaching student
  • Plan to start your internship in the same semester
9 August 2019 5 September 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have received an unconditional offer to study the Master of Teaching
  • plan to start your internship in the semester of scholarship receipt.

Note: Applicants will be assessed on the basis of academic merit and a personal statement.

Background

In 1995, Ms Marion Macaulay bequeathed her estate to the University of Sydney to be applied for the purposes of the University in the area of humanities.

Ms Macaulay was a graduate of the University in both arts and education and spent many years in the teaching profession and was closely associated with women's and educational professional associations.

1. Background

a. Established in 1995, the Ms Marion Macaulay Bequest has been bequeathed to the University of Sydney in order to assist students to achieve their educational potential in the area of humanities. The Marion Macaulay Bequest Master of Teaching Scholarship will provide financial support to high-achieving postgraduate students who enrol in Master of Teaching and are undertaking their internship.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must have received an unconditional offer in a Masters of Teaching in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work within the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must have the intention to commence their internship in the current semester of receipt of this Scholarship.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and a personal statement.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee consisting of the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, or their nominee, and one other academic member of staff within the School.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 and is tenable for one semester only. The one off payment will be made as a lump sum payment after the census date of the semester for which the offer is made.

b. The Scholarship is not deferrable or transferable to another purpose or degree program.

c. No other amount is payable.

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

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. Not applicable

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible program or fails to enrol,

II. commences part-time study without prior approval,

III. does not undertake an internship in the required semester,

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, and

V. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. The Scholarship will not be reinstated once it has been terminated.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct, or where they do not complete their internship in the required semester of completion, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.