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Susan Tompkins Scholarship for Indigenous Health Programs

A postgraduate coursework scholarship in Indigenous health
Supporting postgraduate students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$1000
  • Enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion
  • Demonstrate financial need and a commitment to Indigenous health and welfare
10 June 2019 31 July 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

One-off payment of $1000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion at the University of Sydney
  • demonstrate financial need
  • demonstrate a commitment to Indigenous health and welfare.

Background

Established in 2009, this scholarship has been generously donated by Susan Tompkins to assist students enrolled in Indigenous Health Programs in the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney.

1. Background

a. Established in 2009, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Susan Tompkins to assist students enrolled in Indigenous Health Programs in the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in the Graduate Diploma of Indigenous Health Promotion at the University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. financial need, and

II. commitment to Indigenous health and welfare.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of the Sydney School of Public Health, or their nominated delegate.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $1,000 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The annual value of the Scholarship will be paid after the relevant census date.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School of the Sydney School of Public Health 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. 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. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

V. 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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