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The Noel White Codes PhD Scholarship (Rule 153)

This is a scholarship for a PhD student studying in the CODES ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits.  The scholarship will form part of a suite of scholarships for a high calibre PhD candidate for whom living expenses may be a barrier to enrolment.  The student will be pursuing research in the general area of porphyry, epithermal, or VMS deposits.  The scholarship is equivalent to a University of Tasmania Elite scholarship, currently $32,000 per annum, with additional funds of $8,000 per annum to assist with research costs for a term of 3.5 years (three years plus allowance for a six month extension).

The Academic Senate of the University has agreed to the establishment of a scholarship on the terms of these rules:

  1. An amount of $140,000 donated by Professor Noel White to the University of Tasmania Foundation being a commitment for the term of The Noel White CODES PhD Scholarship.
  1. The Scholarship may only be awarded to an eligible postgraduatestudent at the University of Tasmania. The eligibility criteria are:
    1. A PhD student studying in the CODES ARC Centre of Excellence in Ore Deposits
    2. A PhD student in CODES for whom living expenses may be a barrier to enrolment
    3. A PhD student working in the general area of porphyry, epithermal, or VMS deposits
    4. The award is also determined by demonstration of academic merit
  1. The scholarship selection will be determined by an approved selection process overseen by the Dean of Graduate Research with specific regard to the eligibility criteria as detailed in clause 2.
  1. The Scholarship is tenable for 3.5 years of the student's course of study, subject to the student:
    1. continuing in full-time study or in part-time study if approved by the Graduate Research Office
    2. continuing to make satisfactory academic progress in the opinion of the Graduate Research Office 
    3. Providing a report on their progress in writing or in person as specified in the conditions of their award as requested by the Graduate Research Office.
  1. The University Foundation will set the annual value of the Scholarship as agreed with the Donor and detailed in the Memorandum of Understanding.
  1. The Dean of Graduate Research will determine all other matters concerning the Scholarship, including advertising, application procedures and the method and time of payment.

Made by Academic Senate on 24 July 2015