Tarling-Hetherington Scholarship in Fine Arts * [F10167]
An asterisk (*) indicates that this scholarship is governed by conditions.
The late Jock and Marjorie Hetherington having bequeathed to The University of Western Australia ('the University') the sum of $50,000 to establish a fund, called the Tarling-Hetherington Trust, to be applied for one or more of a number of purposes associated with the study of fine arts, the Tarling-Hetherington Scholarship in Fine Arts is established and is administered in accordance with the following conditions.Â Â
1. The scholarship is called the Tarling-Hetherington Scholarship in Fine Arts.
2.(1) The purpose of the scholarship is to facilitate, and encourage students to pursue, postgraduate research in fine arts at the University.
(2) The scholarship may be used for research activities, including travel associated with the recipient's research.
Value and Number
3.(1) The scholarship is provided from the income of the fund after capitalisation in accordance with Senate policy.
(2) The Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts, having regard to the funds available, determines the number of scholarships to be awarded in any year, and their value.
4.(1) To be eligible for consideration for a scholarship, a student mustâ€”
(a) be a citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
(b) be a graduate of this University or of another recognised university;
(c) have a bachelor's degree with honours, normally of at least 2A honours standard or its equivalent; and
(d) be eligible to enrol in, or enrolled in their first semester of, a higher degree by research in fine arts at the University.
(2) To be eligible to take up the scholarship, the successful applicant must beâ€”
(a) enrolled in a higher degree by research in fine arts and undertaking research in the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts; and
(b) in receipt of an Australian Postgraduate Award or a University Postgraduate Award.
Selection Criteria and Process
5.(1) The scholarship is awarded to the eligible student who is ranked highest by the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts in the competition for awards for an Australian Postgraduate Award or University Postgraduate Award.
(2) If the highest ranked student in the Faculty is ineligible for the scholarship, or rejects the offer of the scholarship, the scholarship is awarded to the next highest ranked student from the Faculty.
6.Â The scholarship is awarded by the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts.
Method of Payment
7.Â The scholarship is paid in one lump sum to the recipient on acceptance of the scholarship.
8.(1) The scholarship must be held concurrently with an Australian Postgraduate Award or University Postgraduate Award.Â
(2) The scholarship may also be held concurrently with any other external or University award provided thatâ€”
(a) the combined value of the Tarling-Hetherington Scholarship in Fine Arts and any other external or University scholarship is no more than 75 per cent of the APA or UPA; and
(b) the conditions of the concurrent award so permit.
9.Â The scholarship isÂ administered by the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts.
10. Any thesis, dissertation or other publication resulting from research undertaken by the recipient while in receipt of the Tarling-Hetherington Scholarship must acknowledge the support of the Tarling-Hetherington Trust and carry the University by-line.
11. Intellectual property is governed by the Universityâ€™s Intellectual Property policy available on the Universityâ€™s website http://www.universitypolicies.uwa.edu.au/page/117132.