Honours Scholarships 2015

Before completing the Application Form, please ensure you have read the following information;

  • To be eligible for a Honours Scholarship you must apply for entry at the University of Sydney commencing in 2015, either in semester 1 or semester 2.
  • Honours Scholarship applications are open only once a year. Regardless of which semester you will commence in, please lodge an application for the year of enrolment.
  • The Honours program must involve an additional year to a standard Bachelor degree.
  • You must be either:
    a local student (an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or permanent resident of Australia); or
    an International student who has completed their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.
  • Please ensure you have read the Conditions of Award of the Honours Scholarships prior to completing this form.

Applications must be accompanied by the following documentation:

Academic transcripts- You must provide copies of all transcripts detailing previous tertiary study at institutions other than the University of Sydney.

Equity applications- If you have elected to apply for the equity Honours Scholarships with either the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Faculty of Science or Faculty of Health Sciences, please include a copy of a Centrelink Income Statement or other documentation demonstrating disadvantage (eg. medical certificates) or up to one half-A4 page statement detailing your reasons for applying for an Honours Equity Scholarship.

Personal statement- Students enrolling in faculties other than those listed below must submit a general personal statement (no longer than one A4 page). As a guide, this document might include details of past academic achievements, positions of leadership, communication skills, relevant work experience and why you have decided to undertake Honours study. It will also be useful to the selection panel if you provide a general description of your research project.

Students enrolling in the faculties listed below have the following additional requirements:

  • Faculty of Architecture-Applicants must include a one page research proposal outlining their intended research topic IN ADDITION to their one A4 page personal statement.
  • Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences- Applicants personal statements must address the following criteria:
    (a) demonstrated leadership potential and/or experience;
    (b) reason for undertaking honours (eg. career and/or learning outcomes); and
    (c) any claim for the award on equity grounds.
  • University of Sydney Business School- Applicants personal statements must include information and discussion about the research they will be undertaking in their Honours year.

Your supporting documents must be submitted to the Scholarships and Financial Support Service via post or fax.
Your SID and name must be CLEARLY marked on your supporting documents.

Scholarships and Financial Support Service
Level 5, Jane Foss Russell Building G02
The University of Sydney, NSW, 2006.

Please provide supporting documents immediately after submitting the Application Form.

NB: Missing information or supporting documents will not be followed up due to the number of applications we receive. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all relevant information is submitted. If information is not supplied by the closing date, this will mean that your application is incomplete and will be ineligible for consideration.

University of Sydney Honours Scholarship Application Form 2015

Applications should be submitted to the Scholarships and Financial Support Service by 5.00pm, Friday 9 January 2015.

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Personal Details


Details of previous study


Certified transcripts for non-University of Sydney study must be faxed or posted to the Scholarships and Financial Support Service.

Details of Proposed Honours Study


Declarations & Permissions


Privacy: Please note the personal information you supply in this form will be used to process your application. This information will only be used by staff involved in the assessment of your application, and is managed and kept only for as long as it is needed.