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NCS Support Scholarship

A scholarship for Doctor of Medicine students
This scholarship supports students based at the Northern Clinical School who are in financial need.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$10,000
  • Full-time Doctor of Medicine student based at Northern Clinical School
  • Financial need
March 2020 March 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

The scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Head of Clinical School (Northern Clinical School) and Executive Officer (Northern Clinical School) or their nominated delegates.

Benefits

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

The scholarship may be extended for two additional years, by applying through the Scholarships Office with approval of the Head of Clinical School (Northern Clinical School).

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

Who's eligible

You must be:

  • enrolled full-time in a Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney
  • based at the University of Sydney Northern Clinical School as your home clinical school
  • able to demonstrate financial need.

Background

Established in 2018, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students studying a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Sydney, who are based at the University of Sydney Northern Clinical School.

1. Background

a. Established in 2018, this scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to students studying a Doctor of Medicine at the University of Sydney, whom are based at the University of Sydney Northern Clinical School.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be based at the University of Sydney Northern Clinical School as their home clinical school.

3. Selection criteria

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

I. demonstrated financial need, and

II. a personal statement.

b. The scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Head of Clinical School (Northern Clinical School) and Executive Officer (Northern Clinical School) or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The scholarship is valued at $10,000 and is tenable for one year only.

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

c. The scholarship may be extended for two additional years, by applying through the Scholarships Office, with approval of the Head of Clinical School (Northern Clinical School).

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

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

f. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.

b. The recipient must remain enrolled full-time in the Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Sydney.

c. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR) to receive their next payment.

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 without prior approval

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 primary 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.