Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Honours Scholarship Rules

The Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences has established Honours Scholarships to provide financial assistance to undergraduate students undertaking an honours research project in the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing and Midwifery or the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Flinders University. Subject to the availability of funds, there will be five annual scholarships up to the value of $2,500 each.

ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must: be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia; and be currently completing or have completed an appropriate undergraduate qualification; or be currently completing or have completed 108 units of the Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours); and be commencing an honours program or the fourth year of the Bachelor of Biotechnology (Honours) offered by Flinders University within the Faculty of Health Sciences, in either semester one or semester two of the year of the award; and have as their principal supervisor a staff member of, or a holder of full academic status in, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing and Midwifery or the School of Health Sciences.

TENURE: The scholarship is available for the normal duration of the honours year/fourth year program (one year full-time or two years part-time). A full-time student will receive payment in two instalments, one at the beginning of each semester. A part-time student will receive a pro-rata payment at the beginning of each semester. Payments will be made subject to satisfactory progress. Scholarship payments will be withdrawn if the scholarship holder withdraws or is precluded from the course, and will not be available for a repeat year of study. Students may not hold any other Honours scholarship concurrently with a Faculty of medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Honours Scholarship.

SOURCE OF FUNDS: The scholarships are funded by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences.

SELECTION: The scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic merit as measured by the Grade Point Average (GPA) for the most recent 36 units of study at third year level. Where rankings based on GPA are equal, students may be separated by the overall course GPA in years two and three of study. Selection will be made by a Selection Committee comprising the Honours Coordinators of the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing and Midwifery and the School of Health Sciences.

ADVERTISING: The availability of the scholarships will be described on the University website.

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