Joan Allsop Postdoctoral Research Support Grant

1. Origins

a. The Joan Allsop Postgraduate Research Support Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to a postgraduate student researching Australian history who requires funds to support any aspect of their research.

b. This scholarship was offered by Joan Allsop.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently registered to study in a Masters by Research or Doctorate in History, School of Humanities, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must undertake research in Australian history.

vs. Applicants should apply for funding for the specified research project, including support for travel, editing, digitization, and recording of oral history, as examples.

D. Applicants should request funding for expenses and support which can be planned but before expenses.

3. Selection criteria

a. The successful candidate will receive the scholarship on the basis of:

I. academic merit,
II. area of ​​study and/or research proposal,
III. budget, and
IV. personal statement that explains their need for the expense.

b. The successful candidate will be awarded the scholarship by a selection committee composed of:

I. Chair of History, and
II. At least two other academics in the field of history.

4. Value

a. The value of the scholarship will be determined by the Chair of History and indicated in the recipient’s scholarship offer letter. The scholarship will have a maximum value of $10,000.

b. The value of the scholarship will be paid as a lump sum upon receipt of the scholarship acceptance form.

vs. Postponement and suspension of the scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the school principal.

D. The fellowship cannot be transferred to another area of ​​research without prior approval.

e. No other amount is payable.

F. The scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

5. Registration Changes

a. The scholarship recipient must promptly notify HDRAC and their supervisor of any intended changes to their enrollment, including, but not limited to: attendance pattern, suspension, discharge, withdrawal, course transfer, and the upgrade or downgrade of the application. If the scholarship holder does not provide notice of the changes identified above, the University may require reimbursement of any overpaid scholarship funds.

6. Termination

a. The scholarship will be terminated:

I. in the event of resignation or withdrawal of the holder of his research degree,
II. upon submission of the thesis or at the end of the scholarship,
III. when the recipient has completed the maximum application for their degree in accordance with the policy of the University of Sydney Rule 2011 (Higher Degree by Research),
IV. if the Beneficiary does not return to school at the end of a period of approved leave, or
V. if the recipient ceases to meet the eligibility criteria specified for this scholarship (other than during a period in which the scholarship was suspended or during a period of approved leave).

b. The scholarship may also be terminated by the University before this date if, in the opinion of the University:

I. the program of study is not carried out with skill and diligence or in accordance with the terms of this offer,
II. the student fails to maintain satisfactory progress, or
III. the student has committed misconduct or other inappropriate conduct.

vs. The scholarship will be suspended for the duration of any investigation/appeal process.

D. Once the scholarship is terminated, it will not be reinstated, except in the case of error by the University.

7. Misconduct

a. Where during the scholarship a student engages in misconduct or other inappropriate conduct (either during the scholarship or in relation to the student’s application and eligibility for the scholarship), which in the opinion of the University, justifies the recovery of the funds provided, the University may require the student to reimburse the payments made under the scholarship. Examples of such conduct include and are not limited to; academic dishonesty, research misconduct within the meaning of the Code of Conduct for Research (for example, plagiarism in proposing, carrying out or reporting research results, or failure to declare or manage a serious conflict of interest), violation of the Code of Conduct for Students and misrepresentation in application documents or other documents associated with the scholarship.

b. The University may require such reimbursement at any time during or after the scholarship period. Further, by accepting this scholarship, the student consents that all aspects of any investigation of misconduct in connection with this scholarship will be disclosed by the University to the funding agency and/or any relevant professional body .

8. Other requirements

a. Recipients are required to keep receipts for up to one year for all expenses incurred that are relevant to this scholarship.

b. Recipients may be required to produce these receipts upon request by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.

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