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Summer and Winter Research Scholarship Program Policy

Purpose

The Monash University Summer and Winter Research Scholarships Policy has been developed to ensure that the program is administered in accordance with all University, legislative and regulatory principles.

Scope

All campuses
All staff and coursework students

Policy Statement

The purpose of the Summer and Winter Research Scholarships is to encourage and attract high quality students interested in pursuing a career in research or academia.

Summer and Winter Research Scholarships will be awarded on merit and are available to undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) students who are not full time continuing employees of the University. Scholarship holders must undertake research-related activities in the school or department offering the scholarship and must be awarded a minimum and no more than a maximum scholarship amount as set by the Coursework Scholarships Unit in conjunction with faculty departments and/or heads of schools.

The primary purpose of these scholarships is the education of the students. It is not an employment arrangement.

Supporting procedures

Summer and Winter Research Scholarships Procedures

Supporting guidelines

Responsibility for implementation

Director, Student Business Services
Manager, Student Finance
Manager, Coursework Scholarships
Faculty Managers
School/Departmental Managers
Heads of schools/departments

Status

Revised

Key Stakeholders

Director, Student Business Services
Manager, Student Finance
Manager, Coursework Scholarships
Faculty Managers
School/Departmental Managers
Heads of schools/departments
Students

Approval body

Name: Academic Board
Meeting: 4/2012
Date: 18-July-2012
Agenda item: 16.3

Endorsement body

Name: Education Committee
Meeting: 4/2012
Date: 20-June-2012
Agenda item: 13.2

Definitions

Participant: a student who has received a Summer or Winter Research Scholarship

Summer and Winter Research Scholarships: short duration scholarships which offer students a chance to gain experience in research outside normal semester times. Students may work on individual projects or as part of a team on ongoing research.

Related legislation

Monash University Statute Chapter 11 - Trusts and Property (http://www.adm.monash.edu.au/legal/legislation/chapter-eleven.html)

Related policies

Scholarships and Bursaries Policy
Monash Occupational Health and Safety Policies

Related documents

ATO ID 2002/220: ATO Interpretative Decision on Personal tax: Exemption of summer vacation scholarship income - provided for research.
Monash University Electronic Mail Record Keeping Protocol
Monash University Research Policies

Date Effective

18-July-2012

Review Date

18-July-2015

Owner

Director, Student Business Services

Author

Manager, Coursework Scholarships

Content Enquiries

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University Policy Use

Version Number: 1.0

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