Prizes and Scholarships
Faculty honours scholarships
- Continuing students in the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment undertaking an honours program as an additional year of study to a 3-year Bachelor degree or as part of a four year Bachelor degree, and;
- New students intending to enrol in an honours program in the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment
Applications close: 8 January 2015
How to apply: Download the application form (PDF 140kb)
Faculty honours cholarships available for study in 2016
Agriculture and Environment Honours Scholarship supports and recognises students with enthusiasm and potential to contribute to the future of the Australian agricultural and environmental sectors. Funding for this scholarship comes from a range of sources, including external donations.
Brian G Davey Memorial Honours Scholarship in Soil Science is awarded to the most proficient student undertaking honours in soil science or specialising in soil science. It was established in 1989 in memory of Dr Brian G Davey, a senior lecturer in soil science.
Norman Scott Noble Honours Scholarship awards students for academic excellence in agriculture. It was established to memorialise Norman Scott Noble, an entomologist and graduate of the University of Sydney.
Norman Matheson Student Support Award assists students with the costs of undertaking fieldwork and other research in rural sites. It was established in honour of Professor Norman Matheson who was a graduate of the University of Sydney, and, from 1964 until his retirement, an academic in agricultural chemistry in the Faculty. This scholarship provides a $4000 award to students, and an additional $1000 toward operating costs, primarily travel and accommodation.
Enquiries and applications
All students applying to undertake an honours year as an additional year to a standard bachelor degree should apply for a University of Sydney Honours Scholarship. If you are unsuccessful in your application for a University of Sydney Honours Scholarship you will automatically be considered for the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment honours scholarships. You are not required to complete an application form for a Faculty Honours Scholarship.
If you have applied to undertake an honours year as an additional year to a standard Bachelor degree, but have missed the deadline to apply for a University of Sydney Honours Scholarship, you should complete an application form for a Faculty Honours scholarship. Preference will be given to students who have applied for a University of Sydney Honours Scholarship.
All students undertaking an honours program in the Faculty that is part of a four-year Bachelor degree must complete an application form for a Faculty Honours scholarship. The University of Sydney Honours Scholarship is only open to students undertaking an additional year to a 3-year Bachelor degree.
All enquiries and applications should be directed to the Scholarships Officer by email to .