Flinders University :Flinders University Palaeontology Scholarship

Opening Date: 20-07-2020   Closing Date: 07-08-2020  

The scholarship has been established to provide financial assistance to a student from a rural or regional area who is commencing the Bachelor of Science (Palaeontology). One scholarship will be available per year, subject to funding.
Source of funds
In 2018, in celebration of the 30-year anniversary of palaeontology at Flinders University, the student run Flinders University Palaeontology Society undertook fundraising activities to establish the Flinders University Palaeontology Scholarship. 
Each scholarship will have a value of $2,000 paid in equal instalments after the census date of each semester. 
Applicants for the scholarship must:
normally be enrolled full-time at Flinders University; and
be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder; and
be commencing the Bachelor of Science (Palaeontology); and
have a permanent home address in regional or rural Australia as defined by the Australian Geographic Standards Classification (AGSC).
* Scholarships are available to part-time students in exceptional circumstances, which includes (but is not limited to) disability, illness or carer responsibilities. Part-time scholarships will be paid-pro rata.
The tenure is 1 year subject to meeting ongoing eligibility criteria. 
Leave will be permitted for a maximum of one semester only and will only be permitted after one semester of study has been completed.
The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
academic merit
demonstrated interest in palaeontology
geographical location
Scholarship selection will be made by a panel in the College of Science and Engineering. 
Applications should be submitted online through the Flinders University Student System by the specified closing date.
The scholarship will be advertised on the University website and other appropriate media as determined by Flinders University.
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Scholarship Type: undergraduate, academic merit, commencing, regional/remote/rural students,