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GS Caird Scholarship in Dentistry

An undergraduate or postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship assists high-achieving students at the Sydney Dental School.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$2500
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health students
  • High academic achiever
March 2020 March 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $2500.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be currently enrolled full time in the first, second, or third year of the Doctor of Dental Medicine, or
  • be currently enrolled full time in the first or second year of the Bachelor of Oral Health.

Background

Established by a donation from Elizabeth Richardson Caird in commemoration of her late father, Mr GS Caird, this scholarship assists students studying at the Sydney Dental School.

1. Background

a. Established by a donation from Elizabeth Richardson Caird in commemoration of her late father, Mr G. S. Caird, this Scholarship assists students studying at the Sydney Dental School.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be either:

I. currently enrolled full-time in the first, second, or third year of the Doctor of Dental Medicine at the University of Sydney, or

II. currently enrolled full-time in the first or second year of the Bachelor of Oral Health at the University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit, and

II. a personal statement (no longer than one A4 page) outlining why the applicant chose to study in the field, prior and current community activities, and future career aspirations.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Dental School, or their nominated delegates, and School’s Academic Leader Education.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $2,500 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid as a one-off payment.

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

d. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. Not applicable.

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,

III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance, 

IV. is determined by the University to be guilty of plagiarism, misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarshi application,

V. 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, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

7. Other

a. The recipient must allow the University to use material from the personal statement to promote the benefit of Scholarships for future students.