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The Schulz Scholarship in German

In 1957, Adolf John Schulz bequeathed to the University £4,500 for the purpose of promoting postgraduate research work in the theory of education and the study of the German language, literature and culture generally.

According to the Will of Mr Schulz: one half of the income to be used to promote the study of the German language, literature and culture generally. The Schultz Scholarship in German is to assist students of German to take the course German in Germany or to participate in a recognised German-Australian semester exchange program.

The following rules are made in accordance with the terms of the bequest:

  1. There shall be a scholarship called the “Schulz Scholarship in German”
  2. One scholarship is available to assist students of German to take the course 'German in Germany' or to participate in a recognised German-Australian semester exchange program
  3. The scholarship is valued at $1,500 for one year and is available to students who have completed at least 6 units of German and who are completing a Major in German or undertaking German to gain a Diploma in Languages in German
  4. The scholarship will be awarded on academic merit and the responses provided by the applicants
  5. The successful candidate will be expected to submit a written report to the committee on activities undertaken with scholarship support and to participate in public events to promote German
  6. No awards shall be made if, in the opinion of the University of Adelaide, there is no candidate of sufficient merit
  7. The scholarship must be taken up in the year in which it is offered; acceptance of the scholarship offer cannot be deferred. If a student declines the scholarship offer, the scholarship will be offered to the next eligible student
  8. The scholarships shall be administered by the Coursework Scholarships Office of the University
  9. The scholarship will be terminated where
    1. a student ceases to be enrolled in the approved program of study at the University
    2. a student has provided false or misleading information with regard to their personal details
    3. a student has failed to maintain satisfactory academic progress for two consecutive semesters
    4. a student is guilty of serious misconduct in terms of the University Policy Rules for Student Conduct in the University
  10. The University may vary the rules from time to time in a manner consistent with the University’s legal obligations and policies

Rules approved by Deputy Vice Chancellor & Vice President (Academic) 22 February 2016

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