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Faculty of Science Honours Relocation Scholarships

An undergraduate scholarship for honours level students
This scholarship was created to facilitate students from interstate and rural or remote NSW to study an honours degree in the Faculty of Science.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$6000
  • Commencing honours student enrolling full-time
  • Completed an undergraduate degree at a university overseas, interstate or in rural or remote NSW
July 2019 August 2019

How to apply

No application is required, as eligible candidates will be considered automatically. The successful candidates will be advised by email prior to or at the start of the relevant semester.

For more information, please refer to the terms and conditions.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $6000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a commencing honours student enrolling full-time
  • have completed your undergraduate degree at a university overseas, interstate or in rural or remote NSW. 

For the purpose of this scholarship, rural or remote NSW includes the Rural, Remote and Metropolitan Classification of rural and remote zones and excludes the metropolitan zones of Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong. 

Background

The scholarship was established by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney to facilitate students from interstate, or from rural or remote New South Wales, enrolling in an Honours degree with the Faculty, by assisting to cover moving costs.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship assists international, interstate and rural or remote NSW students with relocating to Sydney to undertake an Honours degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

2. Eligibility

a. To be eligible, students must have applied for admission to commence an approved full-time science honours program within a degree offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, for the current intake.

b. Eligible students must have completed their undergraduate Bachelor degree at:

  1. an international university,
  2. an Australian university in a state or territory other than NSW, or
  3. an Australian university in rural or remote NSW. 

c. Eligible students must have their primary residence:

  1. outside of Australia,
  2. in a state or territory other than NSW, or
  3. in rural or remote NSW. 

d. Rural or remote NSW includes the Rural, Remote and Metropolitan (RRMA) Classification rural and remote zones.

e. Eligible students must have achieved a minimum Science Weighted Average Mark (SCIWAM) of 80, or equivalent.

f. Continuing students currently enrolled in an honours program within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney are not eligible.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination by the Dean of the Faculty of Science, or their nominee.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 and is tenable for one year only.

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

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Dean of the Faculty of Science, or their nominee, 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:

  1. maintain a full-time enrolment, and
  2. successfully meet the academic requirements of their Honours program. 

b. A recipient may enrol part-time with the prior approval of the relevant Associate Dean and only where extenuating circumstances apply, such as a documented medical condition which limits the capacity of the student to study full-time.

6. Termination a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

  1. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol, 
  2. commences part-time study without prior approval, 
  3. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance, 
  4. 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,
  5. 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,
  6. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or 
  7. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination. 

b. Once a Scholarship has been terminated, it cannot 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.