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Master of Teaching Scholarship in Maths and Physics

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports Faculty of Science graduate and graduands who are enrolled in the Master of Teaching (Secondary), and plan to teach secondary mathematics or science.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6000 (for up to two years)
  • Faculty of Science graduate or graduand
  • Enrolled in the Master of Teaching (Secondary)
6 May 2019 10 June 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6000 per year for up to two years.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen
  • be a graduate or graduand of the Faculty of Science¬†
  • be enrolled full time in Master of Teaching (Secondary), studying the degree to teach either secondary mathematics (single or double methods), or secondary science (single or double methods) specialising in physics.

Background

This scholarship is co-funded by the Sydney School of Education and Social Work and the Faculty of Science to assist students studying Master of Teaching (Secondary) in mathematics and/or science (Physics).

1. Background

a. This Scholarship is co-funded by the Sydney School of Education and Social Work and Faculty of Science to assist students studying Master of Teaching (Secondary) in Mathematics and/or Science (Physics) at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident.

b. Applicants must be graduates or graduands of the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

c. Applicants must be currently enrolled full time in Master of Teaching (Secondary) at the University of Sydney.

d. Applicants must studying the degree to teach either Secondary:

I. Mathematics (single or double methods), or

II. Science (single or double methods, specialising in physics).

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. a personal statement which includes details of academic achievements, positions of leadership, communications skills and relevant work experience, and

III. a reference letter.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum and is tenable for the normal full-time duration of the degree, up to a maximum of two years.

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 Dean of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences 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 satisfactory academic performance each semester.

b. Recipients undertaking professional experience or 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. withdraws from units described in Clause 2.d.,

III. commences part-time study without prior approval,

IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

V. 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,

VI. 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,

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

VIII. 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. 

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