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Pratten Foundation Early Offer Year 12 Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship for STEM subjects
This scholarship supports students who have received an offer through the Early Offer Year 12 (E12) Scheme.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$7500
  • Received an E12 offer
  • Commencing a STEM degree
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How to apply

No application is required, as eligible students will be automatically considered after applying for the Early Offer Year 12 (E12) scheme.

For more information, please see the terms and conditions.

Benefits

The scholarship is valued at $7500 and is tenable for one year only.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a commencing student studying full time
  • have received an E12 firm offer
  • be enrolled in the same course for which you received a firm offer under the E12 scheme
  • be enrolled in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or maths) degree.

Note: The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the students ATAR score. The scholarship will be awarded to the highest performing female and highest performing male that meet the above mentioned eligibility criteria.

Background

Established by donation from the Pratten Foundation for the purpose of assisting students from low socio-economic backgrounds to access and excel in tertiary education in the STEM field.

1. Background

a. Established by donation from the Pratten Foundation for the purpose of assisting students from Low SES backgrounds to access and excel in tertiary education in the STEM field.

2. Eligibility

a. To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be a commencing student studying full time and have been declared eligible for the Early Offer Year 12 (E12) scheme at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must be enrolled in the same course that they received an unconditional offer under the E12 scheme.

c. Applicants must be enrolled in a STEM (science technology, engineering or maths) degree.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the students ATAR score.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded to the highest performing female and highest performing male that meet the above mentioned eligibility criteria.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $7,500 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship annual 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 Head of Scholarships 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 Semester Average Mark (SAM) 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. 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. 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,

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

VII. 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.