Glossary

Glossary

Academic excellence High academic achievement at a specified level of study in an individual subject or across a specified range of subjects.
Commonwealth Scholarship Scholarships which are administered under the Commonwealth Scholarships Guidelines (Education) which provides for matters under Part2-4 of the Higher Education Support Act 2003.
Sponsor A person or entity outside of UOW providing a scholarship or grant that will be administered by UOW.
Eligible student A person who meets the eligibility criteria for the relevant scholarship or grant.
Grant An award to assist students experiencing financial hardship and/or social disadvantage to undertake or complete a program of study at UOW.
Originator The UOW faculty, unit or individual proposing and/or funding a scholarship or grant.
Student A person enrolled or eligible for enrolment in a course at UOW. Additional criteria may be applied to this definition; this information will be provided in the scholarship or grant conditions which will be made available on the program website.
Scholarship An award selected on merit to recognise excellence (including but not limited to academic excellence), in accordance with selection criteria, to assist a student to undertake or complete a program of study at UOW.
Third Party Scholarship or Grant A scholarship or grant provided and administered by a person or entity outside of UOW.
Travel Grant Provided for approved activities which are undertaken for credit towards a student’s UOW degree.
Undergraduate Candidates or courses for diplomas, advanced diplomas, associate degrees, Bachelor degrees, and honours Bachelor degrees.
University Prize Prizes awarded to students wholly or substantially in recognition of academic merit on their part in the course of their UOW studies.

 

Last reviewed: 2 June, 2011