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Dean's Scholarship Fund Conference Grant

A scholarship for Doctor of Medicine students
This scholarship supports a student to present their research at a national or international conference.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Varies
  • Doctor of Medicine students presenting their work at a conference
1 October 2019 31 October 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The scholarship value will be determined by the Head of School and Dean or delegate and outlined in the successful recipient(s) scholarship offer letter.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine at the time of application and conference
  • have satisfactorily completed at least one year of study at the time of application
  • present your own work at a national or international conference.

Note: The conference presentation must include research that was conducted primarily at Sydney Medical School.

Background

Established in 2007, this scholarship assists currently enrolled students in the Doctor of Medicine in the University of Sydney School of Medicine to present their research at a national or international conference.

1. Background

a. Established in 2007, this scholarship assists currently enrolled students in the Doctor of Medicine in the University of Sydney School of Medicine to present their research at a national or international conference.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine and must have satisfactorily completed at least one year of study at the time of application.

b. Applicants must be enrolled in the Doctor of Medicine at the time of the conference.

c. Applicants must present their own work at the conference.

d. The conference presentation must include research that was conducted primarily while enrolled at Sydney Medical School.

3. Selection criteria

a. The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the information provided about the intended conference presentation.

b. The scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School and Dean of Sydney Medical School or nominated delegate(s).

c. Sydney Medical School has the discretion not to award any financial support if there are no applicants of sufficient merit.

d. Support for conferences that overlap with known assessment periods will not be provided.

4. Value

a. The scholarship value will be determined by the Head of School and Dean or delegate and outlined in the successful recipient(s) Scholarship Offer Letter.

b. The scholarship will be paid as a one-off payment.

c. Deferral of the scholarship is not permitted and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

d. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. Not applicable.

6. Termination

a. The scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. does not present at the conference for which the funds were awarded

II. does not declare funding applied or received for the same conference from an alternative source

III. 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

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

b. Recipients must advise the Scholarships Office immediately if they receive funding for the same conference from an alternative source or do not present at the conference for which the scholarship was awarded.

c. Once the scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated.

d. The University reserves the right to request that any scholarship funds paid to the scholarship recipient be reimbursed if the recipient:

I. is found guilty of serious misconduct

II. withdraws from the relevant course

III. does not present at the conference for which the scholarship was awarded, or

IV. receives funding for the same conference from an alternative source.