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Honours Scholarship in Photonics

University of Sydney

Location
Australia
Level
Undergraduate/ Bachelor Scholarship  
Publish
November 24, 2021

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Honours Scholarship in Photonics

An undergraduate scholarship

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A $5000 scholarship for an undergraduate student to undertake honours research at the School of Physics.

Highlights
Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$5,000 p.a. (one year) Domestic/international student Unconditional offer of admission or currently enrolled in Physics Honours Achieved a Distinction average, or equivalent, in undergraduate studies 22 November 2021 1 March 2022
How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $5,000 and is tenable for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be a domestic or international student
  • have an unconditional offer of admission or be currently enrolled full- time or part-time in Physics Honours within the School of Physics at the University of Sydney
  • have achieved a Distinction average, or equivalent, during undergraduate studies.
  • Background

    This scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to a motivated and high achieving physics honours student who wishes to undertake research into the design, fabrication, and characterization of photonic integrated devices operating at terahertz frequencies.

    Terms and conditions

    1. Background

    a. This scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to a motivated and high achieving physics honours student who wishes to undertake research into the design, fabrication, and characterization of photonic integrated devices operating at terahertz frequencies.

    2. Eligibility

    a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time or part-time in Physics Honours within the School of Physics at the University of Sydney.

    b. Applicants must have achieved a Distinction average, or equivalent, during their undergraduate studies.

    3. Selection Criteria

    a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of: i. academic merit and ii. a brief statement outlining your interests, particularly in the context of designing, fabricating, and experimentally characterizing photonic devices.

    b. Applicants may be shortlisted for an interview.

    c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the supervisor of the Honours project, Alessandro Tuniz and the Head of School of the School of Physics, or their nominated delegates.

    4. Value

    a. The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 per annum and is tenable for one year.

    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 School of the School Physics and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

    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 Semester Average Mark (SAM) of 80 or above 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 Honours research project without 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. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or VI. 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 unless due to University error.

    c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

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