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Peter Giles Memorial Scholarship in Pharmacy

An undergraduate scholarship in pharmacy studies
For students in financial need who are about to start a Bachelor of Pharmacy.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6000 (per year for duration of degree)
  • Domestic students about to start a Bachelor of Pharmacy and in financial need
March 2020 March 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6000.

Who's eligible

You must be:

  • an Australian citizen or permanent resident or a New Zealand citizen
  • commencing the Bachelor of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney
  • able to demonstrate financial or social disadvantage.

Background

This scholarship has been generously donated by Mrs Judith Giles in honour of her late husband Mr Peter Giles to assist students studying undergraduate pharmacy at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. This scholarship has been generously donated by Mrs Judith Giles in honour of her late husband Mr Peter Giles to assist students studying undergraduate pharmacy at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must be:

I. an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident,

II. commencing the Bachelor of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney, and

III. able to demonstrate financial or social disadvantage.

3. Selection criteria

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

I. academic merit

II. financial or social disadvantage, and

III. a personal statement.

b. The scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of Head of School and Dean, Pharmacy and School Manager, Pharmacy, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The scholarship is valued at $6000 per annum and is tenable for the duration of the degree.

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

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

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

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the scholarship, the recipient must continue to be enrolled full time and maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.

b. 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.

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