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Judy Simpson Biostatistics Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
Supporting high-achieving postgraduate students studying biostatistics.

Highlights

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Paid fees (up to two units of study)
  • Domestic postgraduate student studying biostatistics
  • High achiever
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How to apply

This scholarship will be awarded annually to eligible students, no application necessary.

Benefits

Paid fees of up to two biostatistics units of study in the next year of enrolment.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or New Zealand citizen
  • have achieved the highest marks in your units of study this academic year
  • be continuing enrolment in the Master of Biostatistics or the Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics.

Students whose fees are paid by a third party, such as an employer, are not eligible. You may be awarded this scholarship up to two times during your candidature in the biostatistics program.

Background

Established in 2018, this scholarship is intended to assist students enrolled in the Biostatistics Program at the University of Sydney School of Public Health.

1. Background

a. Established in 2018, this Scholarship is intended to assist students enrolled in the Biostatistics Program in the Sydney School of Public Health.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be continuing enrolment in either the Master of Biostatistics or the Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen.

c. Students whose fees are paid by a third party, such as their employer, are not eligible.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded annually to students receiving the highest marks in their units of study completed in the current academic year.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a selection committee chaired by the Director of the Biostatistics program.

c. Any student may be awarded this Scholarship up to two times during their candidature in the Biostatistics Program.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship will cover the fees of up to two BSTA units of study in the next year of enrolment.

b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted unless approved by the Director of the Biostatistics program.

c. This Scholarship is not transferable to another University school or faculty or another university.

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

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

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. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship. In such circumstances this Scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,

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

VI. 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.

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.

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