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John Flood Memorial Scholarship

A Faculty of Medicine and Health scholarship
An opportunity for an undergraduate or postgraduate research student to participate in a summer research project in neuropathology.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
TBC
  • Students interested in undertaking research in¬†neuropathology¬†
December 2019 March 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The scholarship value and duration will be determined when the scholarship is awarded and outlined in the successful recipient's scholarship offer letter. The scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment upon completion of the project.

Who's eligible

You must be:

  • currently enrolled at the University of Sydney
  • willing to undertake a summer research project in the area of neuropathology in the Discipline of Pathology within the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

Background

Established in 1990, this scholarship has been generously donated by friends of Dr John Flood of Wollongong who died in 1988. This scholarship is awarded to assist students undertake a summer research project in the area of neuropathology.

1. Background

a. Established in 1990, this scholarship has been generously donated by friends of Dr John Flood of Wollongong who died in 1988. This scholarship is awarded to assist students undertake a summer research project in the area of neuropathology.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be willing to undertake a summer research project in the area of neuropathology in the Discipline of Pathology within the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

3. Selection criteria

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

I. academic merit

II. research proposal including a timeline for completion, and

III. letter of support from potential supervisor.

b. The scholarship will be awarded on the recommendation of Professor Jillian Kril or nominee.

4. Value

a. The scholarship value and duration will be determined when the scholarship is awarded and outlined in the successful recipients scholarship offer letter.

b. The value of the scholarship will be paid as a one-off payment on the completion of the project.

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

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

e. 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. withdraws from an eligible summer research project

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 summer research project scholarship. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship 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. 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.