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The Ronald Ettinger Scholarship

An undergraduate or postgraduate coursework scholarship
Your chance to get involved in the Sydney Dental School's initiative to 'Put the Mouth into Health'.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6500
  • Coursework student interested in undertaking a project in geriatric or special-care dentistry
March 2020 March 2020

How to apply

Apply here.

The scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Dental School, or the nominated delegate. For more information, please refer to the Terms and Conditions.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6500.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled full-time in a coursework program in the Sydney Dental School
  • be willing to undertake a scholarly project in geriatric or special care dentistry, with particular emphasis on ‘Putting the Mouth into Health’.

Background

This scholarship was established in 2017 by Emeritus Professor Ronald Ettinger to support a scholarly project in Geriatric Dentistry or Special Care Dentistry, with particular emphasis on ‘Putting the Mouth into Health.’ The project may include, but is not limited to, innovation in education or research.

1. Background

a. This scholarship was established in 2017 to support a scholarly project in Geriatric Dentistry or Special Care Dentistry, with particular emphasis on ‘Putting the Mouth into Health.’ The project may include, but is not limited to, innovation in education or research.

b. This scholarship has been established by Emeritus Professor Ronald Ettinger.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled full-time in a coursework program in the Sydney Dental School.

b. Applicants must be willing to undertake a scholarly project in geriatric or special care dentistry, with particular emphasis on ‘Putting the Mouth into Health.’

3. Selection criteria

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

I. academic merit, and

II. a project outline.

b. The scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Dental School, or his/her nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The scholarship is valued at $6500 per annum and is tenable for one year only.

b. The scholarship annual value will be paid in one instalment after the relevant census date.

c. Deferral of the scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School and Dean of the Sydney Dental School 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 maintain a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) 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. withdraws from the approved project

III. receives Clinical Academic Professionalism demerit points

IV. commences part-time study without prior approval

V. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance

VI. 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

VII. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship that provides a living allowance. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value

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

IX. 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.