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Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship for third year students
This scholarship provides financial support to high-achieving third year undergraduate students majoring in chemistry.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$5000
  • Domestic student who holds a CSP
  • Third year undergraduate student majoring in chemistry
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage
September 2019 October 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $5000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen
  • be enrolled full-time in your third year of an undergraduate degree (ie, upon completion of 96 credit points towards your undergraduate course)
  • majoring in chemistry
  • have completed 12 credit points of 1000-level chemistry
  • have completed 12 credit points of core 2000-level chemistry units of study (CHEM2401, CHEM2911 or CHEM2915, and CHEM2402, CHEM2912 or CHEM2916)
  • have a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)
  • be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage.

Background

Established in 2017, this scholarship has been generously donated by Rowe Scientific with the view to assist students achieve their educational aspirations in chemistry at the University of Sydney. The Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship will provide financial support for high-achieving third year undergraduate students majoring in chemistry.

1.Background

a. Established in 2017, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Rowe Scientific with the view to assist students achieve their educational aspirations in Chemistry at the University of Sydney. The Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship will provide financial support for high-achieving third year undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident and enrolled full-time (24 credit points per semester) in their third year of an undergraduate course at the University of Sydney and majoring in chemistry.

b. An applicant is considered to be in their third year of study upon completion of 96 credit points towards their undergraduate course.

c. Applicants must have also completed the following core chemistry units of study to be eligible: i. 12 credit points of 1000-level Chemistry units of study; and ii. 12 credit points of core 2000-level Chemistry units of study comprising (CHEM2401, CHEM2911 or CHEM2915) and (CHEM2402, CHEM2912 or CHEM2916).

d. Applicants must be in receipt of a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) and must be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit, demonstrated financial need and a personal statement (one paragraph) outlining how the scholarship will assist them in completing their studies.

b. Academic merit will be calculated on the basis of the applicant’s results in core chemistry units of study, as listed under eligibility.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Dean of the Faculty of Science and the Head of School of Chemistry, or theirnominees.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 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 or suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Head of School of Chemistry, or their nominee and it is not transferable to another major, 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 Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 65 each semester.

b. Recipients undertaking a formal international exchange program 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:

  1. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol, 
  2. withdraws from their chemistry major, or does not enrol in further chemistry units of study that form part of their chemistry major during the tenure of thisScholarship, 
  3. commences part-time study without prior approval,
  4. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,
  5. 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,
  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 terminated, the Scholarship will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.