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The A-dec Australia Scholarship in Dentistry

An undergraduate or postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports students in their first year of a dentistry course.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • First year Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health student
March 2020 March 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $10,000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in the first year in the Doctor of Dental Medicine or the Bachelor of Oral Health.

Background

The A-dec Australia Scholarship in Dentistry was generously donated by A-dec Australia to assist first year dental students with their studies at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. The A-dec Australia Scholarship in Dentistry was generously donated by A-dec Australia to assist first year dental students with their studies at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled in the first year in one of the following:

I. Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) program, or

II. Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH).

3. Selection criteria

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

I. academic merit, and

II. a personal statement demonstrating their reason for studying the DMD or BOH and how the Scholarship will assist them with their studies.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Dental School, or their nominee and the DMD First Year Academic Coordinator and/or the Academic Coordinator and Head of Program for the BOH, or their nominees.

4. Value

a. The scholarship is valued at $10,000 as a one off payment.

b. The amount will be paid after the census date of the relevant semester.

c. Deferral of the scholarship is not permitted and it is not transferable for another purpose.

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

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. The recipient must remain successfully enrolled in either eligible program for their first year of studies.

6. Termination

a. The scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course during their first year 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. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship that provides a living allowance. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where it is of higher value

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

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

b. 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.