Scholarships

The following scholarships to students applying to study in 2015.

Conditions apply, and this list is subject to change.

Scholarships 2014

Value (PA)

Tenure (Years)

No.

Brief description

School of IT Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship

 

Applications for entry in 2015 will open in August 2014.

$6000

1

Up to 4

The School of Information Technologies Undergraduate Scholarship will be awarded to a student who is: an Australian citizen or permanent resident, has completed the 2014 HSC or equivalent, and is commencing candidature in one of the following degrees: Bachelor of Science and Technology (BCST); BCST (Advanced); Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT), and the following BIT combined degrees: BIT/Laws, BIT/Arts, BIT/Medical Science, BIT/Science and BIT/Commerce, in Semester 1 2015 as a full-time student.  Successful applicants are required to provide a personal statement, reference letters from at least 1 referee, and the solution to an IT problem set by the School.

Tata Consultancy Services Undergraduate Scholarship

 

Terms and conditions

 

Applications for entry in 2015 will open later in the year.

$5500

4

1

The Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Undergraduate Scholarship was established in 2010 by a donation from Tata Consultancy Services. The scholarship shall be awarded to a candidate from a NSW Priority Schools Program (PSP) high school commencing studies in the Bachelor of Computer Science & Technology (BCST), Bachelor of Computer Science & Technology (Advanced), or the Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) degrees in the School of Information Technologies.

 

Scholarships and prizes for current students

Prizes 2014

Value (pa)

Number

Brief description

Allan Bromley Prize

$880

1

Established in 2002 by the School of Information Technologies, friends and colleagues to commemorate the life and work of Associate Professor Allan Bromley, this prize is awarded annually to the student who achieves the highest mark for an honours thesis, provided that the candidate's work is of sufficient merit.

G.S. Caird Scholarship (in Computer Science)

$1500

1 (for 1 year)

Awarded for proficiency in Intermediate Computer Science. The scholar is required to attend Senior Computer Science during tenure of the scholarship.

The Google Australia Prize for Excellence in Computer Science

$1000

1

To encourage high achieving students in the computer science stream in the Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) to undertake honours studies.  The prize will be awarded annually to a third year student with the most outstanding performance in the computer science stream of the BIT who have achieved a distinction average over the first 3 years of full-time candidature in BIT, and is progressing to an honours year.  The prize cannot be shared.

HEDLOC Prize in Information Systems

$750

1

Awarded annually to the undergraduate student with the highest aggregate mark for the following three units of study: INFO3402/3502 (Management of IT Projects and Systems),ISYS3401 (Analytical Methods) and ISYS3400 (IS Project)

HEDLOC Undergraduate Prize for Algorithms

$750

1

This prize is awarded to the BIT, BCST, BCST(Adv) or combined IT degree student with the highest overall mark in COMP2007 Algorithms and Complexity or COMP2907 Algorithms and Complexity (Advanced).

Ian Jackson Memorial Prize

$110

1

Awarded for proficiency in senior (third year) computer science, provided that the work is of sufficient merit.

Microsoft Research Asia Prize for Senior Software Development Projects

$960

1 (Group)

Awarded to the students in the group judged to have produced the best system among those carried out in senior project units involving software development.

Microsoft Research Asia Prize for Multimedia Technologies

$480

1

Awarded to the student with the most outstanding performance in senior UoS in the field of multimedia technologies, provided the work is of sufficient merit.

Professor John Rosenberg Prize for Excellence in Computer Science

$700

1

The prize will be awarded to the student with the most outstanding performance in senior systems units of study.