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Dr John Osbourne RN Scholarship

A scholarship for Doctor of Medicine students
This scholarship supports residents of St Paul's College in their second, third or fourth year of study.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Up to $5000 per year
  • Doctor of Medicine student
  • Resident of St Paul's College
March 2020 March 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The exact value of the scholarship will be outlined in the successful recipient’s scholarship offer letter. The scholarship will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

The successful recipient may apply to hold the scholarship for a second year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine in the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney
  • be in the second, third or fourth year of your degree
  • be a resident of St Paul's College.

Background

This scholarship was established in 1919 by a bequest from Mrs Kate Cunningham Moffat.

1. Background

a. This scholarship was established in 1919 to assist a Doctor of Medicine student within the Sydney Medical School who is a resident of St Paul's College.

b. This scholarship was established in 1919 by a bequest from Mrs Kate Cunningham Moffat.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Doctor of Medicine in Year 2, 3 or 4 in the Sydney Medical School at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be a resident of St Paul’s College.

3. Selection criteria

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

I. academic merit

II. evidence of St Paul’s College residence, and

III. a personal statement.

b. The scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Medical School, or their nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The scholarship is valued at up to $5000 per annum. The exact value of the scholarship will be outlined in the successful recipient’s Scholarship Offer Letter.

b. The successful recipient may apply to hold the scholarship for a second year.

c. The scholarship will be paid in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

d. Deferral of the scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Medical School and it is not transferable to another University school or faculty or another university.

e. The scholarship will be awarded subject to there being a candidate of sufficient merit and the availability of funds.

f. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the scholarship, the recipient must maintain satisfactory academic performance each semester.

6. Termination

a. The scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol

II. ceases to be a resident at St Paul’s College

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. 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. Once the scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course or ceases to be a resident at St Paul’s College, the University reserves the right to request that any scholarship funds paid to the scholarship recipient be reimbursed.