Ds Scholarship

School of Computer Science Honours Scholarships

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 2022 to support an honors-level student working on the research project Using Advanced IoT-based Machine Learning for In-Home Quality Aging.

b. This Scholarship has been funded by the New South Wales Smart Sensing Network.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full-time in an appended honors program at the University of Sydney or be studying the final year of an honors pathway program in the standalone or combined Bachelor of Advanced Studies.

b. International student applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

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

I. academic merit,
II. curriculum vitae, and
III. a personal statement demonstrating academic achievements, leadership experience, communication skills, and an interest in studying the research project “Using Advanced IoT-based Machine Learning for In-Home Quality Aging”.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of the School of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 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 Associate Dean (Education) and it is not transferable to another university school, faculty or university without prior approval.

d. Suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted.

e. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

f. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain full-time enrollment in their honors program, remain enrolled in the research project and maintain satisfactory academic progress.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from their honors year or changes their area of ​​research to an area not related to the project,
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 valued at $8,000 per annum or more. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favor 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 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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