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Phillip and Eugenea Lee Scholarship

A postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from Northern Territory to study indigenous health at the Sydney School of Public Health.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
TBC
  • Student from Northern Territory
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Study a postgraduate coursework indigenous health program in the Sydney School of Public Health
18 July 2019 31 July 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The exact value and duration of the scholarship will be outlined in the successful recipient's scholarship offer letter.

Who's eligible

You must:

Note: Preference will be given to students from the Alice Springs region, and to students studying mental health, addictions or health promotion.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2012 from a donation by the daughter of Phillip and Eugenea Lee.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2012 to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students undertaking postgraduate coursework Indigenous Health programs within the University of Sydney School of Public Health.

b. This Scholarship was donated by the daughter of Phillip and Eugenea Lee.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in a postgraduate coursework Indigenous Health program at the Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be from the State of Northern Territory.

c. Applicants must be of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,

II. demonstrated evidence of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander identity,

III. demonstrated evidence of previous Northern Territory Residence, and

IV. a personal statement.

b. Preference will be given to students enrolled in studies relating to mental health, addictions or health promotion within the Sydney School of Public Health.

c. Preference will be given to students enrolled from the Alice Springs region.

d. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of the Sydney School of Public Health, or their nominated delegate. This nominated delegate will preferably have experience in indigenous health, or the nearest equivalent.

4. Value

a. The exact value and duration of the Scholarship will be outlined in the successful recipient’s Scholarship Offer Letter.

b. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of Head of School of the Sydney School of Public Health and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

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

d. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. If applicable, to receive the second instalment of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain a minimum Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 50.

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. 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 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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