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1.5 Scholarships, Prizes and Medals Policy

Scholarships, Prizes and Medals Policy

Purpose:

This policy outlines the principles which apply to the University’s coursework scholarships, prizes and medals program underpinning the institution’s scholarships strategy and the overall mission of the University of Tasmania.

1ScholarshipsResponsible
1.1

The University will provide scholarships consistent with the University's strategic direction, mission, vision and values, to: increase access to higher education for a diverse population; attract and support students who demonstrate high achievement and/or potential; retain students and foster community partnerships.

Chief Marketing Officer
1.2 Scholarships will be available to both commencing and current students. Chief Marketing Officer
1.3 Scholarships may be available for prospective students to support completion of their secondary education and enable progression on to the University . Chief Marketing Officer
1.4 Selection for all scholarships will be conducted in an ethical, open and transparent manner, and will be awarded on the basis of merit, achievement, potential, a commitment to learning, and/or evidence of need. Chief Marketing Officer
1.5 The University reserves the right to withdraw a scholarship after it has been awarded, for any reason. Chief Marketing Officer
2Prizes 
2.1 The University will award prizes to students to encourage, recognise and reward academic achievement and commitment to academic studies. Chief Marketing Officer
2.2 Selection for all prizes will be conducted in an ethical, open and transparent manner, and will be awarded on the basis of merit. Chief Marketing Officer
2.3 The University reserves the right to withdraw a prize after it has been awarded, for any reason. Chief Marketing Officer
3 University medals 
3.1 The University will award medals annually to eligible students who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence over the course of their Bachelor and Honours degrees at the University of Tasmania, in accordance with the relevant course specifications and approved University procedure. Provost

Definitions and acronyms: coursework | scholarship | prize

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