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The University of Sydney Business School Undergraduate Scholarships

The University of Sydney Business School produces outstanding graduates who take up leading positions in business, government, academia and the not-for-profit sector. Our scholarships are more than just financial assistance. They are recognition of an individual's talent and hard work and can be an integral step towards a fulfilling career.

Many of the Business School scholarships are enhanced by links with sponsorship partners in the business, alumni and the wider University community. Other scholarships are sponsored by individuals, corporations and valued members of our alumni network.

Important information for school leavers

The Business School's scholarship program is tailored to supporting the special needs of students who are high achievers with strong personal attributes who lead in our community, in academic study and varied areas of extracurricular activities, such as, sport, fundraising, mentoring and public speaking. The program also assists those high achieving students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Students with a demonstrated interest in business will be at an advantage in the selection process.

Undergraduate Scholarships - Future Students

James Strong Scholarships

Closing date: 02 Aug 2015
  • James Strong - IAG Scholarship for Business
  • James Strong - Nomura Scholarship for Business
  • James Strong - Qantas Scholarship for Business
  • James Strong - Woolworths Scholarship for Business

Established from generous donations from IAG, Nomura, Qantas and Woolworths Australia Limited in honour of the respected business leader and philanthropist, James Strong. Four scholarships will be offered to support talented students studying an undergraduate degree on a full time basis at the University of Sydney Business School.

Awarded on academic merit, personal qualities, leadership potential, and community involvement. The scholarships are valued at $7500 annually and tenable for up to three years in full-time study, pending terms and conditions

This scholarship is offered triennially and will be available for award again in 2018.

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Inspired by Business

Closing date: 11 Sep 2015

Each year, the University of Sydney Business School will admit a number of students to its Bachelor of Commerce program through the Inspired by Business Program. Each student admitted under this program will receive financial support valued at $10,000 per year for the three years of the degree.

For more information and details on how to apply, visit the Inspired by Business web page.

Student applications close 11 September 2015.
Students are considered for Inspired by Business when making an application via the E12 application portal.

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Dean's Undergraduate Scholarship in Business

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded to a student scoring a minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 99.50 or above in the HSC with outstanding achievements in public speaking, leadership and community achievement and a demonstrated interest in business
  • Tenable for a maximum 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • The scholarship is valued at $15,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

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University of Sydney Business School Rural Leadership Scholarship

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded annually to two students from regional areas of Australia, who display leadership and all round excellence in academic and extra-curricular achievement
  • Tenable for up to 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • Scholarships are valued at $6,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

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University of Sydney Business School Scholarships (with Distinction) for All Round Excellence

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded to students for all-round excellence. Applicants are assessed for a history of excellence in academic performance; personal attributes such as leadership and creativity and outstanding achievement in extracurricular endeavour
  • Minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 99.00
  • Tenable for up to 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • The scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

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University of Sydney Business School Scholarships (with Merit) for Excellence in Academic Achievement

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Students considered for these scholarships will show excellence in academic achievement, evidenced by multiple academic awards and consistently strong academic performance through High School or in the latter years of High School and ideally display excellent grades across all disciplines
  • Minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 98.00
  • Tenable for up to 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • Scholarships are valued at $6,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

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Wayne Lonergan Distinguished Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded to a student from a state high school and based on academic, leadership and extra-curricular achievement
  • Tenable for a maximum 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • The scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

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David W Johnson Scholarship

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded to a student from rural NSW based on academic excellence, leadership and personal attributes
  • Tenable for a maximum 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • The scholarship is valued at $8,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

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Eric Campbell Scott Scholarship

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded to a student with genuine financial need (in receipt of financial assistance from a Government body) Students must have a minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 96.00 to be considered
  • Awarded as a secondary scholarship may be taken concurrently with a primary award
  • Tenable for 3 years or 4 years maximum for honours
  • The scholarship is valued at $3000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

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University of Sydney Business School Scholarships (with Merit) for Excellence in Extracurricular Endeavour

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Selection is based on personal attributes such as leadership and creativity with outstanding achievement/s in extracurricular endeavour in areas such as community work; sports; fundraising; mentoring; public speaking; science; the arts etc. and balanced with an excellent academic record.
  • Minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 96.00
  • Tenable for up to 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • The scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

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V. John Plummer Scholarship

Closing date: 06 Jan 2016
  • Awarded to a student who demonstrates academic ability as well as meeting the criteria of one or more of the following:
    • Financial disadvantage;
    • Medical disability;
    • Rural/remote area
  • Tenable for the normal full-time duration of the recipient's degree course (including combined degrees) plus one additional honours year, if an additional year is required for honours
  • Up to 2 scholarships will be on offer in 2016
  • The scholarship is valued at $6,500 per annum

Applicants are considered for the award when submitting an application via the Equity Scholarship application form through UAC and making an application via Sydney Scholars 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards

The following table shows some Equity Scholarship offer rounds and the UAC dates by which you need to apply and provide documents.

Important dates

ES offer round Apply by and documents received at UAC ES offer outcomes released by 4.30pm (7 working days before except *) ES offer outcomes
November Wednesday 4 November 2015 Friday 13 November 2015
December Wednesday 25 November 2015 Friday 4 December 2015
January Round 1 Wednesday 23 December 2015 Wednesday 6 January 2016
Main Round (January Round 2) Wednesday 6 January 2016* Thursday 21 January 2016
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University of Sydney Business School and Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness Scholarship for Outstanding Academic and Sporting Achievement

Closing date: 15 Jan 2016

Awarded annually to talented athletes each year based on academic merit to students who are already competing at state and/or national levels. The scholarship is open to candidates who apply for admission to commence in a Business School degree in 2016 or who are currently enrolled in a Business School degree.

Scholarships range in value from $2,000 to $10,000 per annum.

For information on other elite sports scholarships, please visit http://www.susf.com.au/

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University of Sydney Business School and The University Colleges Joint Indigenous Australian Scholarship

Closing date: 24 Mar 2016

The University of Sydney Business School in partnership with the Wesley College Foundation (WCF), St Andrew's College, the Women's College and Sancta Sophia College will award an Indigenous Australian Scholarship to support an Australian Indigenous student who is studying in the Business School.

The scholarship is open to new or continuing undergraduate, honours or postgraduate student enrolled OR enrolling in a University of Sydney Business School degree.

The scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum for up to four years as a grant (pending normal degree duration) OR (cover residential college fees at St. Andrew’s College or Wesley College.)

The scholarship is awarded annually to two students of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and based on academic merit and potential to perform well in an area of Business.

Tenable for up to 4 years in full-time study pending degree duration (Honours year inclusive)

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Dean's Undergraduate Scholarship (International)

Closing date: Ongoing

The Business School is offering a generous scholarship opportunity to those commencing international students who will undertake their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney Business School.

The 'Dean's Undergraduate Scholarship (International)' is a competitive entry level scholarship intended to assist high achieving international students with their transition to tertiary studies at the University of Sydney Business School. These merit based scholarships are awarded on completion of the University of Sydney Foundation Program.

Scholarships are valued at $5,000 (AUD) per annum for a maximum four years duration, whilst candidates are enrolled and studying an undergraduate degree under the administration of the Business School. Up to 12 scholarship places are available for award in 2016.

For more information on these awards, please read the information sheet

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Undergraduate Scholarships - Current Students

Westbrook and Jessie Anstice International Travel Scholarship

Closing date: 09 Jun 2015

The Westbrook and Jessie Anstice International Travel Scholarship was established in 2009 by a joint donation from alumnus David Anstice and the University of Sydney Business School.

The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 to assist with travel expenses to an overseas seminar or conference to encourage students to advance learning of their own initiative in the areas of international business, innovation or entrepreneurship.

The scholarship is open to international and local, undergraduate coursework, undergraduate honours and postgraduate coursework students enrolled in a full time coursework program with the University of Sydney Business School at the time of the seminar or conference participation.

Please find the scholarship application and conditions below.

Westbrook Scholarship Application and Conditions of Award

Applications reopen for this award in May 2016.

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University of Sydney Business School and The University Colleges Joint Indigenous Australian Scholarship

Closing date: 24 Mar 2016

The University of Sydney Business School in partnership with the Wesley College Foundation (WCF), St Andrew's College, the Women's College and Sancta Sophia College will award an Indigenous Australian Scholarship to support an Australian Indigenous student who is studying in the Business School.

The scholarship is open to new or continuing undergraduate, honours or postgraduate student enrolled OR enrolling in a University of Sydney Business School degree.

The scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum for up to four years as a grant (pending normal degree duration) OR (cover residential college fees at St. Andrew’s College or Wesley College.)

The scholarship is awarded annually to two students of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and based on academic merit and potential to perform well in an area of Business.

Tenable for up to 4 years in full-time study pending degree duration (Honours year inclusive)

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CFA Program Partner Awareness Scholarships (CFA Institute & Discipline of Finance)

Closing date: Jun 2016

The Finance Discipline has ten CFA Awareness Scholarships available to be awarded each year. These scholarships reduce the enrolment and examination fee payable to the CFA. Students can take CFA examinations either in December, or in June, each year. Five scholarships will normally be awarded for the June examinations and five for the December examinations. The application dates for the scholarships differ depending on whether you are planning to take the June or December examinations.

Students taking the finance major in the BCom, or the finance specialisation in the MCom, may apply for the scholarships. In order to be eligible for the scholarship you must either already hold a bachelor degree, or be in the last year of your bachelor degree. You should also have a distinction average mark (75). However, in the event that the number of applicants is five or less for either exam we will consider applications down to an average mark of 70.

Details of the CFA scholarship scheme, an application form and the entrance requirements to the CFA program can be found on the CFA website. To obtain details of the scholarships look under the Programs heading on the CFA website.

Submission requirements and deadlines

The dates by which the CFA require scholarship applications to be submitted can be found on the CFA web-site. Usually this is early in the year for the June examinations and just after mid-year for the December examinations. The Finance Discipline has to select the successful applicants and the application forms have to be signed by the Finance Discipline’s CFA program Director before they are submitted to the CFA. You therefore need to submit your CFA scholarship application in person to the Finance Discipline Office no EARLIER than eight weeks before the closing date and no LATER than two weeks before the closing date.

When submitting your CFA application form to the Finance Discipline you should attach your academic transcript and a coversheet which contains the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Email address
  • Contact Telephone number
  • Student ID Number
  • Degree program
  • Expected completion date for your degree

Applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit.

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Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship (External Award)

Closing date: 17 Jun 2016

Women make up nearly 50 percent of the global workforce; however, gender equality is not yet a reality in senior management and corporate boardrooms around the world. According to a 2014 Catalyst Census[1], women hold only 4.2 percent of the CEO positions and 19.2 percent of board seats at S&P 500 companies. To encourage more women to pursue education and careers in business, Zonta International established the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship.

Twelve (12) international scholarships of US$7,000 each and up to 32 district/region scholarships of US$1,000 each are awarded each year.

Women of any age, pursuing an accredited business or business-related program who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field, are eligible and encouraged to apply. For a full list of the eligibility and application requirements, please refer to the application. Applications must be submitted through a Zonta club. To learn more, please contact a Zonta club near you.

To apply visit page: http://www.zonta.org/Global-Impact/Education/Women-in-Business-Scholarship

Listed under ‘Documents’ is the 2016 Application Form titled JMK 2016 Application

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University of Sydney Business School Continuing Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

Closing date: Ongoing

In 2016, the University of Sydney Business School is pleased to offer the Continuing Undergraduate Merit Scholarships to candidates of exceptional academic note.

All undergraduate students at the University of Sydney Business School in continuing study will have an opportunity to receive scholarship assistance and recognition, based on an outstanding academic performance in their University studies.

The University of Sydney Business School will award 12 scholarship places to continuing international and local, coursework or honours students. Students are eligible when they have completed at least one year of a full time coursework degree (48 credit points) in the academic year 2015, are top ranking and undertaking a standard full time enrolment load in a degree under the administration of the Business School; or honours year specializing in a business discipline in 2016.

The scholarships are valued at $6000 for one year.
No application is required.

For more information and the terms of this award, please read the Conditions of Award listed below.

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University of Sydney Business School Student Exchange Travel Scholarships 2016

Closing date: Ongoing

The University of Sydney Business School is offering up to 50 scholarships to students participating in the University of Sydney Exchange Program in 2016.

The Travel Scholarships are offered to local and international, undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled with the University of Sydney Business School in one of the School's administered coursework programs and intending to study overseas through the University of Sydney exchange program.

Students should also be enrolled full-time and meeting degree requirements of their undergraduate or postgraduate award course during their exchange session. Students are required to meet the usual regulations that apply to the exchange program through the Exchange Unit, International Student Office.

The Student Exchange Travel Scholarships are valued at $2000 each. Up to 50 scholarships are available in 2016. Selection is based in academic merit (weighted average mark in coursework program). No application is required.

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Undergraduate Scholarships - Honours

University of Sydney Honours Scholarships 2016

Closing date: 08 Jan 2016

Honours Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes such as leadership and creativity.

In order to be eligible, the programme you are studying must have an additional year following the normal Bachelor degree. Please check with the relevant Faculty if you are unsure whether your course of study is considered to have an additional Honours year. Some Honours degrees do not include an additional year of study and are therefore not eligible for this scholarship.

Please note that, applications are open once a year only, irrespective of whether you intend to commence in the first or second semester.

You must be a local student (ie. Australian or New Zealand citizen, or permanent resident of Australia).

International students may apply for this scholarship only if undergraduate studies were undertaken at The University of Sydney.

For more information go to the University of Sydney Honours Scholarships page.

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International Business Scholarship in Honours

Closing date: 16 Feb 2016

A scholarship opportunity is available in 2016 for local and international students intending to enrol in undergraduate honours in International Business.

Applicants for the International Business Scholarship in Honours will be selected by the Discipline of International Business based on most proficient performance in coursework, examination results and by formal application detailing their thesis proposal.

Funded by the Discipline of International Business up to four scholarships are available each year. The scholarships are valued at $6,000 each and tenable for one year, the recipient's honours year.

International Business Scholarship in Honours Application Form and Conditions of Award

Applications are accepted at Student Services, Abercrombie Building H70 between 11am and 6pm weekdays (excluding public holidays) until Friday, 12 February, 2016.

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Phillip Noel Hartley Smith Distinguished Honours Scholarship

Closing date: 16 Feb 2016

The Business School is offering a scholarship opportunity to undergraduate students commencing honours with the University of Sydney Business School in 2016.

The Phillip Noel Hartley Smith Distinguished Honours Scholarship is awarded on application and academic merit with a dissertation topic that focuses on 'business ethics' or 'business history'.

The scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum and is tenable for one year.

Phillip Noel Hartley Smith Distinguished Honours Scholarship Application Form and Conditions of Award

Applications are accepted at Student Services, Abercrombie Building H70 between 11am and 6pm weekdays (excluding public holidays) until Tuesday 16 February 2016.

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Westbrook and Jessie Anstice Honours Scholarship in Business

Closing date: 03 Mar 2016

The scholarship established in 2009 by a joint donation from alumnus, David Anstice and the University of Sydney Business School is titled the 'Westbrook and Jessie Anstice Honours Scholarship in Business'.

The Scholarship is valued at $7,000 to be paid during the recipient's honours year. It is open to all students enrolling in an honours program under the administration of the Business School in 2016. Selection is based on the best thesis proposal complementing the theme of 'Innovation and Entrepreneurship - New Thinking and practice'.

Westbrook and Jessie Anstice Honours Scholarship in Business Application Form and Conditions of Award

Applications are accepted at Student Services, Abercrombie Building H70 between 11am and 6pm weekdays (excluding public holidays) until Thursday March 3 2016.

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Canon Honours Scholarship

Closing date: Ongoing

Established in 2002 by a donation from Canon Australia, Canon has a strong commitment to the academic development of Australia's youth and as one of the world's most recognised brands are particularly interested in encouraging outstanding academic endeavour in Marketing.

The scholarship valued at $6000 will be offered to a student undertaking Marketing Honours in 2016. The recipient is selected annually by the Discipline of Marketing. No application is required.

Full details of the award are listed below:

Canon Honours Scholarship Condition of Award

Please note: Only students applying to the Discipline of Marketing to undertake honours in 2016 and enrolled in an honours degree under the administration of the Business School may be considered for this award.

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Finance Honours Scholarships

Closing date: Ongoing

A scholarship opportunity is available in 2016 for local and international students intending to enrol in undergraduate Honours in Finance.

The Finance Honours Scholarships are intended to promote excellence in research study in the discipline of Finance. Each scholarship is valued at $5,000, tenable during the recipient's undergraduate honours year. Up to five full scholarships may be allocated each year and at the Academic Honours Coordinator's discretion, these may be awarded as full or half value scholarships.

Students are assessed on their application for admission to the Honours program in Finance. No scholarship application is required.

Finance Honours Scholarships Condition of Award

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Gilles Kryger Honours Scholarship in Finance

Closing date: Ongoing

The University of Sydney Business School is pleased to present a scholarship opportunity for undergraduate students intending to pursue an honours year within the Discipline of Finance.

The scholarship, established in 2006 from a generous donation from the alumnus, Mr. Gilles Kryger and the Business School is titled 'The Gilles Kryger Honours Scholarship in Finance' and is open to both local and international students commencing undergraduate honours in Finance in 2016. The scholarship is valued at $15,000, tenable for one year, in the recipient's honours year.

The University of Sydney Business School will award the scholarship based on academic merit in the student’s finance specialisation. Selection will be made by academic staff within the Discipline of Finance at the discretion of the Chair of Discipline.

Full details of the award are listed below:

Please note: Only students applying to the Discipline of Finance to undertake honours in 2016 and enrolled in an honours degree under the administration of the Business School may be considered for this award.

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Qantas Honours Scholarship

Closing date: Ongoing

The Discipline of Work and Organisational studies is proud of its long-standing relationship with Qantas Airways and is pleased to offer this distinguished scholarship opportunity once again in 2016, thanks to the generosity of Qantas.

The Qantas Honours Scholarship was established in 1996 by the offer of an annual donation by Qantas Airways and is awarded to a student proceeding to their final Honours year with the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies. The recipient will have achieved academic excellence as measured by performance in their Bachelor’s degree, with particular reference to achievement within the Industrial Relations major. The scholarship is offered on the recommendation of the Chair of Discipline, Work and Organisational Studies. No application is necessary.

The scholarship is valued at $7500, tenable during the recipients honours year.

Please read the Qantas Honours Scholarship Conditions of Award for full details of this award.

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R.J. Chambers Honours Scholarship in Accounting

Closing date: Ongoing

The R.J. Chambers Honours Scholarship was established in 2003 by an offer of an annual donation from the Accounting Foundation and the Discipline of Accounting for the purpose of providing financial assistance to students undertaking the Honours Program within the Discipline of Accounting.

The scholarships are valued up to $10,000.

Students are eligible for the awards when they have been successful in their admission to the Honours program under the specialisation of Accounting. No separate application is required. The scholarships are awarded on academic merit.

For more information on these awards, please read the Conditions of Award

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Robert R. Sterling Distinguished Honours Scholarship in Accounting

Closing date: Ongoing

The scholarship established in perpetuity in 2008 from a generous donation from Mr. Robert R. Sterling and the University of Sydney Business School is intended to support academic study and investigation in the field of financial accounting.

Valued at a total $10,000, two instalments will be paid in the recipient's honours year. Students are assessed for this award on their application to the Discipline of Accounting for admission into Accounting Honours. No separate application for this scholarship is required.

Full details of the award are listed below:

Please note: Only students applying to the Discipline of Accounting to undertake honours in 2016 and enrolled in an honours degree under the administration of the Business School may be considered for this award.

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All Undergraduate Scholarships

Canon Honours Scholarship

Closing date: Ongoing

Established in 2002 by a donation from Canon Australia, Canon has a strong commitment to the academic development of Australia's youth and as one of the world's most recognised brands are particularly interested in encouraging outstanding academic endeavour in Marketing.

The scholarship valued at $6000 will be offered to a student undertaking Marketing Honours in 2016. The recipient is selected annually by the Discipline of Marketing. No application is required.

Full details of the award are listed below:

Canon Honours Scholarship Condition of Award

Please note: Only students applying to the Discipline of Marketing to undertake honours in 2016 and enrolled in an honours degree under the administration of the Business School may be considered for this award.

CFA Program Partner Awareness Scholarships (CFA Institute & Discipline of Finance)

Closing date: Jun 2016

The Finance Discipline has ten CFA Awareness Scholarships available to be awarded each year. These scholarships reduce the enrolment and examination fee payable to the CFA. Students can take CFA examinations either in December, or in June, each year. Five scholarships will normally be awarded for the June examinations and five for the December examinations. The application dates for the scholarships differ depending on whether you are planning to take the June or December examinations.

Students taking the finance major in the BCom, or the finance specialisation in the MCom, may apply for the scholarships. In order to be eligible for the scholarship you must either already hold a bachelor degree, or be in the last year of your bachelor degree. You should also have a distinction average mark (75). However, in the event that the number of applicants is five or less for either exam we will consider applications down to an average mark of 70.

Details of the CFA scholarship scheme, an application form and the entrance requirements to the CFA program can be found on the CFA website. To obtain details of the scholarships look under the Programs heading on the CFA website.

Submission requirements and deadlines

The dates by which the CFA require scholarship applications to be submitted can be found on the CFA web-site. Usually this is early in the year for the June examinations and just after mid-year for the December examinations. The Finance Discipline has to select the successful applicants and the application forms have to be signed by the Finance Discipline’s CFA program Director before they are submitted to the CFA. You therefore need to submit your CFA scholarship application in person to the Finance Discipline Office no EARLIER than eight weeks before the closing date and no LATER than two weeks before the closing date.

When submitting your CFA application form to the Finance Discipline you should attach your academic transcript and a coversheet which contains the following information:

  • Full Name
  • Email address
  • Contact Telephone number
  • Student ID Number
  • Degree program
  • Expected completion date for your degree

Applications will be assessed on the basis of academic merit.

David W Johnson Scholarship

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded to a student from rural NSW based on academic excellence, leadership and personal attributes
  • Tenable for a maximum 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • The scholarship is valued at $8,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

Dean's Undergraduate Scholarship (International)

Closing date: Ongoing

The Business School is offering a generous scholarship opportunity to those commencing international students who will undertake their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney Business School.

The 'Dean's Undergraduate Scholarship (International)' is a competitive entry level scholarship intended to assist high achieving international students with their transition to tertiary studies at the University of Sydney Business School. These merit based scholarships are awarded on completion of the University of Sydney Foundation Program.

Scholarships are valued at $5,000 (AUD) per annum for a maximum four years duration, whilst candidates are enrolled and studying an undergraduate degree under the administration of the Business School. Up to 12 scholarship places are available for award in 2016.

For more information on these awards, please read the information sheet

Dean's Undergraduate Scholarship in Business

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded to a student scoring a minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 99.50 or above in the HSC with outstanding achievements in public speaking, leadership and community achievement and a demonstrated interest in business
  • Tenable for a maximum 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • The scholarship is valued at $15,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

Eric Campbell Scott Scholarship

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded to a student with genuine financial need (in receipt of financial assistance from a Government body) Students must have a minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 96.00 to be considered
  • Awarded as a secondary scholarship may be taken concurrently with a primary award
  • Tenable for 3 years or 4 years maximum for honours
  • The scholarship is valued at $3000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

Finance Honours Scholarships

Closing date: Ongoing

A scholarship opportunity is available in 2016 for local and international students intending to enrol in undergraduate Honours in Finance.

The Finance Honours Scholarships are intended to promote excellence in research study in the discipline of Finance. Each scholarship is valued at $5,000, tenable during the recipient's undergraduate honours year. Up to five full scholarships may be allocated each year and at the Academic Honours Coordinator's discretion, these may be awarded as full or half value scholarships.

Students are assessed on their application for admission to the Honours program in Finance. No scholarship application is required.

Finance Honours Scholarships Condition of Award

Gilles Kryger Honours Scholarship in Finance

Closing date: Ongoing

The University of Sydney Business School is pleased to present a scholarship opportunity for undergraduate students intending to pursue an honours year within the Discipline of Finance.

The scholarship, established in 2006 from a generous donation from the alumnus, Mr. Gilles Kryger and the Business School is titled 'The Gilles Kryger Honours Scholarship in Finance' and is open to both local and international students commencing undergraduate honours in Finance in 2016. The scholarship is valued at $15,000, tenable for one year, in the recipient's honours year.

The University of Sydney Business School will award the scholarship based on academic merit in the student’s finance specialisation. Selection will be made by academic staff within the Discipline of Finance at the discretion of the Chair of Discipline.

Full details of the award are listed below:

Please note: Only students applying to the Discipline of Finance to undertake honours in 2016 and enrolled in an honours degree under the administration of the Business School may be considered for this award.

Inspired by Business

Closing date: 11 Sep 2015

Each year, the University of Sydney Business School will admit a number of students to its Bachelor of Commerce program through the Inspired by Business Program. Each student admitted under this program will receive financial support valued at $10,000 per year for the three years of the degree.

For more information and details on how to apply, visit the Inspired by Business web page.

Student applications close 11 September 2015.
Students are considered for Inspired by Business when making an application via the E12 application portal.

International Business Scholarship in Honours

Closing date: 16 Feb 2016

A scholarship opportunity is available in 2016 for local and international students intending to enrol in undergraduate honours in International Business.

Applicants for the International Business Scholarship in Honours will be selected by the Discipline of International Business based on most proficient performance in coursework, examination results and by formal application detailing their thesis proposal.

Funded by the Discipline of International Business up to four scholarships are available each year. The scholarships are valued at $6,000 each and tenable for one year, the recipient's honours year.

International Business Scholarship in Honours Application Form and Conditions of Award

Applications are accepted at Student Services, Abercrombie Building H70 between 11am and 6pm weekdays (excluding public holidays) until Friday, 12 February, 2016.

James Strong Scholarships

Closing date: 02 Aug 2015
  • James Strong - IAG Scholarship for Business
  • James Strong - Nomura Scholarship for Business
  • James Strong - Qantas Scholarship for Business
  • James Strong - Woolworths Scholarship for Business

Established from generous donations from IAG, Nomura, Qantas and Woolworths Australia Limited in honour of the respected business leader and philanthropist, James Strong. Four scholarships will be offered to support talented students studying an undergraduate degree on a full time basis at the University of Sydney Business School.

Awarded on academic merit, personal qualities, leadership potential, and community involvement. The scholarships are valued at $7500 annually and tenable for up to three years in full-time study, pending terms and conditions

This scholarship is offered triennially and will be available for award again in 2018.

Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship (External Award)

Closing date: 17 Jun 2016

Women make up nearly 50 percent of the global workforce; however, gender equality is not yet a reality in senior management and corporate boardrooms around the world. According to a 2014 Catalyst Census[1], women hold only 4.2 percent of the CEO positions and 19.2 percent of board seats at S&P 500 companies. To encourage more women to pursue education and careers in business, Zonta International established the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship.

Twelve (12) international scholarships of US$7,000 each and up to 32 district/region scholarships of US$1,000 each are awarded each year.

Women of any age, pursuing an accredited business or business-related program who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field, are eligible and encouraged to apply. For a full list of the eligibility and application requirements, please refer to the application. Applications must be submitted through a Zonta club. To learn more, please contact a Zonta club near you.

To apply visit page: http://www.zonta.org/Global-Impact/Education/Women-in-Business-Scholarship

Listed under ‘Documents’ is the 2016 Application Form titled JMK 2016 Application

Phillip Noel Hartley Smith Distinguished Honours Scholarship

Closing date: 16 Feb 2016

The Business School is offering a scholarship opportunity to undergraduate students commencing honours with the University of Sydney Business School in 2016.

The Phillip Noel Hartley Smith Distinguished Honours Scholarship is awarded on application and academic merit with a dissertation topic that focuses on 'business ethics' or 'business history'.

The scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum and is tenable for one year.

Phillip Noel Hartley Smith Distinguished Honours Scholarship Application Form and Conditions of Award

Applications are accepted at Student Services, Abercrombie Building H70 between 11am and 6pm weekdays (excluding public holidays) until Tuesday 16 February 2016.

Qantas Honours Scholarship

Closing date: Ongoing

The Discipline of Work and Organisational studies is proud of its long-standing relationship with Qantas Airways and is pleased to offer this distinguished scholarship opportunity once again in 2016, thanks to the generosity of Qantas.

The Qantas Honours Scholarship was established in 1996 by the offer of an annual donation by Qantas Airways and is awarded to a student proceeding to their final Honours year with the Discipline of Work and Organisational Studies. The recipient will have achieved academic excellence as measured by performance in their Bachelor’s degree, with particular reference to achievement within the Industrial Relations major. The scholarship is offered on the recommendation of the Chair of Discipline, Work and Organisational Studies. No application is necessary.

The scholarship is valued at $7500, tenable during the recipients honours year.

Please read the Qantas Honours Scholarship Conditions of Award for full details of this award.

R.J. Chambers Honours Scholarship in Accounting

Closing date: Ongoing

The R.J. Chambers Honours Scholarship was established in 2003 by an offer of an annual donation from the Accounting Foundation and the Discipline of Accounting for the purpose of providing financial assistance to students undertaking the Honours Program within the Discipline of Accounting.

The scholarships are valued up to $10,000.

Students are eligible for the awards when they have been successful in their admission to the Honours program under the specialisation of Accounting. No separate application is required. The scholarships are awarded on academic merit.

For more information on these awards, please read the Conditions of Award

Robert R. Sterling Distinguished Honours Scholarship in Accounting

Closing date: Ongoing

The scholarship established in perpetuity in 2008 from a generous donation from Mr. Robert R. Sterling and the University of Sydney Business School is intended to support academic study and investigation in the field of financial accounting.

Valued at a total $10,000, two instalments will be paid in the recipient's honours year. Students are assessed for this award on their application to the Discipline of Accounting for admission into Accounting Honours. No separate application for this scholarship is required.

Full details of the award are listed below:

Please note: Only students applying to the Discipline of Accounting to undertake honours in 2016 and enrolled in an honours degree under the administration of the Business School may be considered for this award.

University of Sydney Business School and Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness Scholarship for Outstanding Academic and Sporting Achievement

Closing date: 15 Jan 2016

Awarded annually to talented athletes each year based on academic merit to students who are already competing at state and/or national levels. The scholarship is open to candidates who apply for admission to commence in a Business School degree in 2016 or who are currently enrolled in a Business School degree.

Scholarships range in value from $2,000 to $10,000 per annum.

For information on other elite sports scholarships, please visit http://www.susf.com.au/

University of Sydney Business School and The University Colleges Joint Indigenous Australian Scholarship

Closing date: 24 Mar 2016

The University of Sydney Business School in partnership with the Wesley College Foundation (WCF), St Andrew's College, the Women's College and Sancta Sophia College will award an Indigenous Australian Scholarship to support an Australian Indigenous student who is studying in the Business School.

The scholarship is open to new or continuing undergraduate, honours or postgraduate student enrolled OR enrolling in a University of Sydney Business School degree.

The scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum for up to four years as a grant (pending normal degree duration) OR (cover residential college fees at St. Andrew’s College or Wesley College.)

The scholarship is awarded annually to two students of Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent and based on academic merit and potential to perform well in an area of Business.

Tenable for up to 4 years in full-time study pending degree duration (Honours year inclusive)

University of Sydney Business School Continuing Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

Closing date: Ongoing

In 2016, the University of Sydney Business School is pleased to offer the Continuing Undergraduate Merit Scholarships to candidates of exceptional academic note.

All undergraduate students at the University of Sydney Business School in continuing study will have an opportunity to receive scholarship assistance and recognition, based on an outstanding academic performance in their University studies.

The University of Sydney Business School will award 12 scholarship places to continuing international and local, coursework or honours students. Students are eligible when they have completed at least one year of a full time coursework degree (48 credit points) in the academic year 2015, are top ranking and undertaking a standard full time enrolment load in a degree under the administration of the Business School; or honours year specializing in a business discipline in 2016.

The scholarships are valued at $6000 for one year.
No application is required.

For more information and the terms of this award, please read the Conditions of Award listed below.

University of Sydney Business School Rural Leadership Scholarship

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded annually to two students from regional areas of Australia, who display leadership and all round excellence in academic and extra-curricular achievement
  • Tenable for up to 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • Scholarships are valued at $6,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

University of Sydney Business School Scholarships (with Distinction) for All Round Excellence

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded to students for all-round excellence. Applicants are assessed for a history of excellence in academic performance; personal attributes such as leadership and creativity and outstanding achievement in extracurricular endeavour
  • Minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 99.00
  • Tenable for up to 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • The scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

University of Sydney Business School Scholarships (with Merit) for Excellence in Academic Achievement

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Students considered for these scholarships will show excellence in academic achievement, evidenced by multiple academic awards and consistently strong academic performance through High School or in the latter years of High School and ideally display excellent grades across all disciplines
  • Minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 98.00
  • Tenable for up to 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • Scholarships are valued at $6,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

University of Sydney Business School Scholarships (with Merit) for Excellence in Extracurricular Endeavour

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Selection is based on personal attributes such as leadership and creativity with outstanding achievement/s in extracurricular endeavour in areas such as community work; sports; fundraising; mentoring; public speaking; science; the arts etc. and balanced with an excellent academic record.
  • Minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 96.00
  • Tenable for up to 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • The scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

University of Sydney Business School Student Exchange Travel Scholarships 2016

Closing date: Ongoing

The University of Sydney Business School is offering up to 50 scholarships to students participating in the University of Sydney Exchange Program in 2016.

The Travel Scholarships are offered to local and international, undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled with the University of Sydney Business School in one of the School's administered coursework programs and intending to study overseas through the University of Sydney exchange program.

Students should also be enrolled full-time and meeting degree requirements of their undergraduate or postgraduate award course during their exchange session. Students are required to meet the usual regulations that apply to the exchange program through the Exchange Unit, International Student Office.

The Student Exchange Travel Scholarships are valued at $2000 each. Up to 50 scholarships are available in 2016. Selection is based in academic merit (weighted average mark in coursework program). No application is required.

University of Sydney Honours Scholarships 2016

Closing date: 08 Jan 2016

Honours Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and personal attributes such as leadership and creativity.

In order to be eligible, the programme you are studying must have an additional year following the normal Bachelor degree. Please check with the relevant Faculty if you are unsure whether your course of study is considered to have an additional Honours year. Some Honours degrees do not include an additional year of study and are therefore not eligible for this scholarship.

Please note that, applications are open once a year only, irrespective of whether you intend to commence in the first or second semester.

You must be a local student (ie. Australian or New Zealand citizen, or permanent resident of Australia).

International students may apply for this scholarship only if undergraduate studies were undertaken at The University of Sydney.

For more information go to the University of Sydney Honours Scholarships page.

V. John Plummer Scholarship

Closing date: 06 Jan 2016
  • Awarded to a student who demonstrates academic ability as well as meeting the criteria of one or more of the following:
    • Financial disadvantage;
    • Medical disability;
    • Rural/remote area
  • Tenable for the normal full-time duration of the recipient's degree course (including combined degrees) plus one additional honours year, if an additional year is required for honours
  • Up to 2 scholarships will be on offer in 2016
  • The scholarship is valued at $6,500 per annum

Applicants are considered for the award when submitting an application via the Equity Scholarship application form through UAC and making an application via Sydney Scholars 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards

The following table shows some Equity Scholarship offer rounds and the UAC dates by which you need to apply and provide documents.

Important dates

ES offer round Apply by and documents received at UAC ES offer outcomes released by 4.30pm (7 working days before except *) ES offer outcomes
November Wednesday 4 November 2015 Friday 13 November 2015
December Wednesday 25 November 2015 Friday 4 December 2015
January Round 1 Wednesday 23 December 2015 Wednesday 6 January 2016
Main Round (January Round 2) Wednesday 6 January 2016* Thursday 21 January 2016

Wayne Lonergan Distinguished Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing date: 02 Oct 2015
  • Awarded to a student from a state high school and based on academic, leadership and extra-curricular achievement
  • Tenable for a maximum 4 years (Honours year inclusive)
  • The scholarship is valued at $10,000 per annum

Applicants submit an application form via the 2016 Sydney Scholars Awards and elect the Business School as the Faculty they applying for admission to in 2016.

Sydney Scholars applications will open in September and close Friday, 2 October 2015.

Westbrook and Jessie Anstice Honours Scholarship in Business

Closing date: 03 Mar 2016

The scholarship established in 2009 by a joint donation from alumnus, David Anstice and the University of Sydney Business School is titled the 'Westbrook and Jessie Anstice Honours Scholarship in Business'.

The Scholarship is valued at $7,000 to be paid during the recipient's honours year. It is open to all students enrolling in an honours program under the administration of the Business School in 2016. Selection is based on the best thesis proposal complementing the theme of 'Innovation and Entrepreneurship - New Thinking and practice'.

Westbrook and Jessie Anstice Honours Scholarship in Business Application Form and Conditions of Award

Applications are accepted at Student Services, Abercrombie Building H70 between 11am and 6pm weekdays (excluding public holidays) until Thursday March 3 2016.

Westbrook and Jessie Anstice International Travel Scholarship

Closing date: 09 Jun 2015

The Westbrook and Jessie Anstice International Travel Scholarship was established in 2009 by a joint donation from alumnus David Anstice and the University of Sydney Business School.

The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 to assist with travel expenses to an overseas seminar or conference to encourage students to advance learning of their own initiative in the areas of international business, innovation or entrepreneurship.

The scholarship is open to international and local, undergraduate coursework, undergraduate honours and postgraduate coursework students enrolled in a full time coursework program with the University of Sydney Business School at the time of the seminar or conference participation.

Please find the scholarship application and conditions below.

Westbrook Scholarship Application and Conditions of Award

Applications reopen for this award in May 2016.