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Scholarship for Research Addressing Social and Economic Disadvantage

A coursework scholarship in the School of Economics
This scholarship supports coursework students in the School of Economics to conduct research into social and economic disadvantage.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$5000
  • Students studying the Bachelor of Economics honours year, Master of Economics or Master of Economic Analysis
April 2020 May 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $5000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled or have an unconditional offer to study full-time in the honours year of a Bachelor of Economics, or the Master of Economics or Master of Economic Analysis.
  • plan to conduct research in social and economic disadvantage within families and across generations
  • have a research supervisor that is affiliated with the Life Course Centre (LCC).
1. Background

a. This Scholarship has been established to assist students who are studying in the area of social and economic disadvantage at the University of Sydney.

b. The Scholarship is funded by a grant from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course.

2. Eligibility

a. This Scholarship is offered subject to applications having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in one of the following at the University of Sydney:

I. Honours year of a Bachelor in Economics degree, or

II. Postgraduate Degree in Masters of Economics or Masters of Economic Analysis.

b. Applicants must conduct research in social and economic disadvantage within families and across generations.

c. Applicants must have a research supervisor that is affiliated with the Life Course Centre (LCC).

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. curriculum vitae, and

III. a cover letter.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the relevant research supervisor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in a single instalment after the census date of Semester 1.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted.

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

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. None.

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,

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.

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.

7. Confidentiality and Privacy

a. The successful recipient is required to keep all confidential information revealed by ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course or University of Sydney confidential and ensure it is not given to a third party without the prior written consent of the relevant parties.

8. Publication and Acknowledgement

a. The successful recipient must provide the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course and the University of Sydney with a copy of any proposed publications within 10 days in advance of submitting for publication.

b. Comments and/or reasonable amendments to the publication can be made by the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course and the University of Sydney provided they are given to the recipient of this Scholarship before the submission of the publication.

c. The successful recipient must acknowledge the ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course in any publications or presentations resulting from the research undertaken during the Scholarship.