Amy BeatriceÂ Hodgson Memorial Research Award * [F11212]
An asterisk (*) indicates that this scholarship is governed by conditions.
Amy Beatrice Hodgson donated a sum of money to establish a bursary fund to promote research into the education of children in country areas. Mrs Hodgson had a life-long association with education. She was a teacher in country areas for many years and also worked at the Correspondence School coordinating courses for students in remote country areas. Unable to attend university herself, she wished in some way to assist university students with their study. A fund is established to provide a research award to be administered in accordance with the following conditions.
1. The award is called the Amy Beatrice Hodgson Memorial Research Award.
2.(1) The award is provided from interest on the fund after capitalisation in accordance with Senate policy.
(2) The award is tenable for one year only.
3. The purpose of the award is to promote research into the education of children in rural areas.
4. To be eligible for consideration, applicants mustâ€”
(a) be enrolled inâ€”
(i) a master's degree by research offered by the Faculty of Education;
(ii) the Doctor of Education; or
(iii) the Doctor of Philosophy in the field of education; and
(b) be intending to conduct research into the education of children in rural areas.
5. The award is made annually by a selection committee comprising the following or their nominees:
(a) the Dean of the Faculty of Education, as chair;
(b) the coordinators of the master's and doctoral programmes in education; and
(c) the Chair of the Postgraduate Programmes Committee in the Faculty of Education.
6. The award is made on the basis of academic record and the merit of the research proposal.
7.(1) Written applications for the award are called for annually and must be submitted to the Dean of the Faculty of Education no later than 1 December in the year preceding the year for which the award is sought, or such other date as the committee may stipulate in the call for applications.
(2) Applications must includeâ€”
(a) a current curriculum vitae including academic transcript(s);
(b) an outline of the intended research into the education of children in rural areas of approximately 1000 words; and
(c) two academic professional references supporting the proposed research.
8. Any publication or thesis that arises from work carried out under the Amy Beatrice Hodgson Memorial Research Award must acknowledge the fact.
9. A student is not permitted to receive more than one Amy Beatrice Hodgson Memorial Research Award.