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Zonta Club Sydney East Inc. Scholarship

A scholarship from the School of Education and Social Work
This scholarship supports mature-age students to start or complete a degree in the University of Sydney School of Education and Social Work.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$1000 per year
  • Domestic mature-age student at the Sydney School of Education and Social Work
TBC TBC

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $1000 per year, tenable for remaining duration of the degree.

Who's eligible

You must be:

  • an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • starting or continuning a degree as a mature age student at the School of Education and Social Work.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2011 from a donation by Zonta Club Sydney East Inc.

1. Background

a. Established in 2011, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Zonta Club Sydney East Inc. to assist mature age students to complete a degree in Education or Social Work, or to undertake a research project.

2. Eligibility

a. To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be:

I. an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident,

II. commencing or continuing a degree at the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. previous professional or field education experience,

III. referee reports, and

IV. a personal statement.

b. Preference will be given to female students.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded by Zonta Club Sydney East Inc. and the Sydney School of Education and Social Work Awards Committee.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $1000 per annum and is tenable for the remaining duration of the recipient’s degree.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid in two instalments after the census date of each semester.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School of 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 75 each semester. 

b. Recipients are required to report to Zonta on the benefits gained during the period of the Scholarship.

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. 

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