Scholarships

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Postgraduate Research Application Form – Semester 2, 2014 applications close 16th July 2014.


International students
For more information on scholarships for International students, please see the Scholarships for International Students page.

Research Scholarships
For more information on scholarships for local Research students, please see the Postgraduate Research Scholarships website.

University-wide Scholarships
For more information on University-wide scholarships, please see the Scholarships Office website.

2014 Scholarships

Prizes and Scholarships night 2014 was held in McLauren Hall on the 7th of May 2014. To download the catalogue of prize winners, please click here.

Scholarships List



Disclaimer
The terms, conditions, values and availability of all prizes and scholarships listed are subject to change without notice.

Undergraduate

Category and scholarship name Description Approx value p.a. Max tenure (yrs) Number
Undergraduate Scholarships – Entry awards
University of Sydney Outstanding Achievement Scholarship Awarded to any local student enrolling at the University of Sydney who scores an ATAR of 99.95 in the NSW HSC or equivalent in the preceding year. No application required. $10,000 Duration of degree Unlimited
University of Sydney Scholarship with Merit Awarded on the basis of academic merit and other achievements to students with a minimum ATAR of 95. Application to the Scholarships Office by 30 September in the year prior to enrolment. $6,000 Duration of degree approx 1
University of Sydney Scholarship Entry Award Awarded on the basis of academic merit and other achievements to students with a minimum ATAR of 95. Application to the Scholarships Office by 30 September in the year prior to enrolment. $6,000 1 approx 3
University of Sydney Access Scholarships Commencing students with a good ATAR who have been disadvantaged financially. Continuing students with an excellent AAM who have been disadvantaged financially. $6,000 Duration of degree approx 160 Uni-wide
Dean's Outstanding Merit Scholarship Awarded to the best student entering either the Bachelor of Design in Architecture or the Bachelor of Design Computing. Minimum ATAR of 98.10 and no previous tertiary study. No application required. $1,000 3 1
Dean's Merit Scholarship Up to 5 scholarships awarded annually to the best students entering the Bachelor of Design in Architecture (minimum ATAR of 98.10) or the Bachelor of Design Computing (minimum ATAR of 95.40). No application required. $1,000 1 5
Dean's International Merit Scholarship Awarded annually to the best international students entering the Bachelor of Design in Architecture (minimum ATAR determined annually, currently 97.20 or equivalent) or the Bachelor of Design Computing (minimum ATAR determined annually, currently 95.40 or equivalent). No application required. $1,000 1 2
Undergraduate Scholarships - Bachelor of Design in Architecture
Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship

Offered by the NSW Architects Registration Board, this award is open to students enrolled in a recognised architecture program of a NSW university school of architecture, including the Bachelor of Design in Architecture at the University of Sydney. All nominees must be Australian citizens. Applications close 31 August each year and must be made directly to the NSW Architects Registration Board.  Please check the NSW Architects Registration Board website www.boarch.nsw.gov.au for full terms, closing dates and application form.

up to $10,000 1 varies
Undergraduate Scholarships - Honours
Diana Inglis Carment Scholarship Awarded to the student with the highest Weighted Average Mark (WAM) from the first three years of the BDesArch degree who enrols in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) year. Considered in conjuction with the JW and BK Elkins Architectural Scholarship. $5,000 1 1
JW and BK Elkins Architectural Scholarship To the best student entering the Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) year, based on application and past academic perfomance. Applications to the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning as advised on the applicaiton form. Considered in conjuction with the Diana Inglis Carment Scholarship. $1,500 1 1
University of Sydney Honours Scholarship

Awarded on the basis of merit to citizens and permanent residents enrolling in a full year honours program at the University of Sydney. International students may also apply if undergraduate studies were undertaken at the University of Sydney. Applications to the Scholarships Office close early January each year.

$6,000 1 varies

Course availability and prize name  Description  Approx value p.a.  Max tenure (yrs)  Number 
All courses
Dean's List of Excellence in Academic Performance Students in the top 5% of their course each year are placed on the Dean's List of Excellence in Academic Performance, conditional on having completed a minimum load of 42 credit points in the year with no fails, and an Annual Average Mark of at least 75. This is noted on their transcripts. - 1 varies
Noel Chettle Memorial Art Prize Up to ten prizes awarded annually to students taking art classes in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning varies 1 up to 10
Bachelor of Design in Architecture Prizes
Arthur Baldwinson Memorial Prize in Architectural History and Theory

Awarded annually to thestudent qualifying to graduate in the Bacheolr of Design in Architecture who has the best record within the subject area Architectural History and Theory.

$560 1 1
Elizabeth Munro Prize in Architecture Awarded annually to the student graduating with the highest weighted average mark from the Bachelor of Design in Architecture, provided that the student's work is of sufficient merit. $1,100 1 1
Henry J Cowan Prize in Architectural Science (Undergraduate Architecture) One book prize each for years 2 and 3 of the Bachelor of Design in Architecture to outstanding students in terms of their record in architectural science subjects. Book Prizes 1 2
Burnham Prize in Urban Planning and Architecture Awarded annually to the student graduating in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture with the best record in the units of study in the area of urban design and planning. $460 1 1
John Stephen Mansfield Prize in Urban and Regional Planning Awarded to the best graduating student in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Urban Design and Planning). $1,300  1 1
Leslie Wilkinson Prize in Architectural History and Theory Awarded annually to the student qualifying to graduate in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture who has the best record within the subject area Architectural History and Theory. $2,600 1 1

Postgraduate

Scholarship name  Description Approx value p.a.  Max tenure (yrs) Number 
Hezlet Bequest Travelling Research Scholarship Awarded to a graduate or graduates of the Bachelor or professional Master of Architecture of the University of Sydney of not more than 4 years standing to undertake study or research at an overseas institution. Applications to the Research Office in mid March each year. up to $20,000 varies varies

Scholarship name Description Approx value p.a.  Max tenure (yrs) Number 
All degrees
Commonwealth Supported Equity Scholarship Awarded annually to Commonwealth support eligible students in receipt of Centrelink or other government benfits for low income earners, to provide for HECS-HELP in place of full fees for postgraduate courses. Applications by November 30 each year to the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning. HECS- HELP 1 varies
Master of Architecture
Bates Smart Prize for Architectural Design Awarded annually to the best student in design in the Master of Architecture at the end of the first year. Portfolio and interview required. Applications to the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning as advised on the application form. $2,000 1 1
Cox Richardson Architecture Scholarship

The four highest ranked students from the four mandatory design studio units of study in the Master of Architecture program will be invited to apply for this scholarship. Applications to the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning as advised on the application form.

$5,000 1 1
James Hartley Bibby Memorial Scholarship in Architecture Awarded to the student entering the Master of Architecture who graduated in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture with the best record in architectural design. No application required. $2,250 1 1
Illumination Design
Klaus Engelhard Scholarship in Illumination Design Awarded to the outstanding applicant or new student in the Graduate Certificate in Design Science (Illumination Design).The scholarship is intended to cover tuition fees for the Graduate Certificate. Application made directly to IES The Lighting Society www. iesanz.org $4,920   1 1
Urban and Regional Planning
Denis Winston Memorial Scholarship in Urban and Regional Planning Awarded to students of outstanding academic potential in the MURP. $3,500

Course availability and prize name Description Approx value p.a.  Max tenure (yrs) Number 
All courses
Dean's List of Exellence in Academic Performance Students in the top 5% of their course each year are placed on the Dean's List of Excellence in Academic Performance, conditional on having completed at least 24 credit points in the year with no fails, and an Annual Average Mark of 75. This is noted on their transcripts. - 1 n/a
Noel Chettle Memorial Art Prize Up to ten prizes awarded annually to students taking art classes in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning. varies 1 up to 10
Master of Architecture
CHL Turner Memorial Prize in Architectural Design Awarded to the Master Architecture graduand who has demonstrated excellence in architectural design. $350 1 1
Ethel M Chettle Prize in Architecture Awarded annually to highly meritorious graduands of the Master of Architecture program at the University of Sydney. Must not be receiving or have ever received any other faculty scholarship or prize. $1000 1 4
George McRae Prize in Architectural Construction Awarded annually to a Master of Architecture graduand. $250 1 1
Henry J Cowan Prize in Architectural Science (Graduate Architecture) One book prize for each year of the Master of Architecture - to outstanding students in terms of their record in architectural science subjects. Book Prizes 1 2
Ruskin Rowe Prize for Architecture Awarded annually to the Master of Architecture graduand who demonstrates meritorious work throughout the degree. $200 1 1
Sir John Sulman Prize Awarded annually to the Master of Architecture graduand with best overall record in architectural design. $550 1 1
Sunlord Perpetual Prize in Architectural Design Awarded annually to the outstanding 4th year Master of Architecture architectural design student. $1,500 1 1
Building Services
Australian Institute of Building NSW Chapter President's Award (Building Services) Awarded annually to the outstanding graduate from the Master of Design Science (Building Services) program. Certificate 1 1
David Rowe Memorial Prize in Building Services Awarded annually to the outstanding Master of Design Science (Building Services) student with the best average mark in at least 48 credit points. $750 1 1
Facilities Management
Australian Institute of Building NSW Chapter President's Award (Facilities Management) Awarded annually to the outstanding graduate from the Facilities Management program. Certificate 1 1
Heritage Conservation
Allen Jack + Cottier Prize in Heritage Conservation Awarded annually to the best Heritage Conservation student in the unit ARCH9075 New Design in Old Settings. $750 1 1
Morton Herman Prize in Building Conservation Awarded annually to a Master of Heritage Conservation student whose performance in building conservation in Australia has been outstanding. $500 1 1
Rodney Connors Prize for Conservation Studies Awarded annually to the outstanding graduand in the Heritage Conservation Program. $400 1 1
Urbis Heritage Award Awarded annually to the outstanding student in the heritage assessment component of the Planning Law unit of study Book Prize 1 1
Illumination Design
Philips Lighting Prize Awarded biennially to the student with the greatest proficiency in the Illumination Design program (min 18 cp), for work completed in odd-numbered years. $500 1 1 or 2
Philips Prize for Illumination Design Awarded biennially to the outstanding student in the Illumination Design program (min 18 cp), for work completed in even-numbered years. $1,000 1 1
Pierlite Prize in Illumination Design Awarded annually to the student with most improved performance in the Illumination Design program. Certificate  1 1 to 3
The Lighting Society Prize Awarded annually to the student with the best record in core subjects in the Illumination Design program. Certificate 1 1
Sustainable Design
John Dixon Prize in Sustainable Design Awarded annually to the outstanding student in the Sustainable Design program who as completed at least 24 cp. $100 1 1
Urban Design
Marjorie and Lloyd Rees Prize for Urban Design Awarded to the best student in the urban design studio graduating Master of Urban Design or Graduate Diploma in Urban Design. $1,500 1 1
Urban and Regional Planning
City of Willoughby Prize in Planning Procedures Awarded annually to the outstanding student in Planning Procedures. $250 1 1
John Odongo Prize in Economic and Community Development Awarded annually to an outstanding student in the unit of study Economic and Community Development. $130 1 1
John Toon Prize in Environmental Planning Awarded annually to the best Graduate Diploma or Master of Urban and Regional Planning student in the unit of study Environmental Planning. $1000 1 1
Mirvac Prize Awarded annually to the Urban and Regional Planning student with the best record in the unit Urban Design and Dvelopment Control. $500 1 1
New South Wales Department of Planning Prize Awarded annually to the outstanding graduand of the Master of Urban and Regional Planning.  $250 1 1
Mary Lynne Taylor Prize in Planning Law

Awarded annually for the student with the best result in the unit of study Planning Law, provided the student's work is of sufficient merit.

$250 1 1
Planning Institute of Australia (NSW Division) Prize Awarded to a qualified applicant in to the outstanding graduand of the Master of Urban and Regional Planning. $150 1 1
Vernon Memorial Prize in Urban and Regional Planning Awarded annually to an outstanding student in the Graduate Diploma or Master of Urban and Regional Planning who has completed at least 48 credit points. $300 1 1

Research

Category and scholarship name Description Approx value p.a.  Max tenure (yrs) Number 
Australian Postgraduate Award Awarded annually to Master or Doctor of Philosophy students. Applications to the University of Sydney Research Office close 30 October each year. Approx $23,728 3 varies
University of Sydney Postgraduate Award Awarded biannually to Master or Docotr of Philosophy students. Applications to the University of Sydney Reserach Office close 30 October and mid June each year. Same as APA 3 varies
International Postgraduate Research Scholarship Awarded annually to Master or Doctor of Philosophy students. Applications to the University of Sydney International Office close mid September each year. Same as APA 3 varies
University of Sydney International Research Scholarship Awarded annually to an international student applying to undertake a Master or Doctor of Philosophy commencing mid year. Scholarship provides tuition fees and a living allowance. Applications to the University of Sydney International Office close late March each year. Stipend equivalent to UPA + tuition fees  2 or 3 varies
Ethel M Chettle Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Architecture Awarded as funds are available to a student commencing a full-time Master or Doctor of Philosophy in the discipline of Architecture and the Allied Arts. The applicant must be a recent graduate in architecture from a faculty or school in Australia. Applications should be directed to the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning. Same as APA  3 Varies
David Noel Murray Postgraduate Scholarship Awarded as funds are available to a graduate of the Master of Architecture at the University of Sydney who intends to commence a Master or Doctor of Philosophy. Applications should be directed to the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning. Same as APA 2 or 3 Varies
Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Indigenous Student Research Fellowship Awarded to an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island Master or Doctor of Philosophy student of exceptional research promise. Applications to the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning as advised on the application form. Same as APA 3 years PhD, 2 years MPhil 1
Urban and Regional Planning Research Scholarship Awarded to a commencing Master or Doctor of Philosophy student of exceptional research promise, with a focus on City Form and Urban Infrastructure. Applications to the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning as advised on the application form. $35,000 pa (Approx) 3 years 1
Ian Fell Postgraduate Research Scholarship Awarded as funds are available to a graduate of the University of Sydney undertaking a full-time Doctor of Philosophy. The research project requires overseas travel as an essential part of its inquiry. Applications should be directed to the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning. Same as APA 3 years 1