Faculty of Science Prizes

The following prizes are awarded to students in the Faculty of Science. This list is not exhaustive and is currently being updated. For specific information contact:

Contact: Ella McDermott
Tel: 9351 5384
Email:
Website: sydney.edu.au/science

Faculty of Science Prizes

Mrs Elva Rae Talented Mathematics Student Award

Background:

Established in 2014 with a gift from Peter Rae, son of Mrs Elva Mary Rae (nee Check), to encourage and support talented female mathematics and statistics students to reach their full potential in the mathematical sciences.

Elva Mary Check graduated from The University of Sydney in 1949 and went on to a successful career as a biometrician.

Open to:

Open to  female students in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney who have, in the year of award, enrolled in at least 24 credit points of Advanced MATH or STAT units of study at Intermediate or higher level.

Students must have completed at least one semester of university study and must not have satisfied the conditions for the award of any undergraduate degree at the time of award of this Prize.

Value: Up to $1,500 and may vary from year to year.
Duration: Tenable for 1 (one) year only.
Opening: To be confirmed.
Closing: To be confirmed.
To Apply: Currently closed.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Helen Beh Citizenship Award

Background:

Established in 1997 in honour of Professor Helen Beh and her services to the Faculty of Science and the University of Sydney, this prize is awarded to undergraduate students who have contributed significantly to the Faculty of Science’s non-academic activities and interests.

Open to: Applicants must have been enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree course in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney in the year of award.
  The Prize will be awarded based on the applicant’s contributions to the Faculty of Science’s non-academic and / or science outreach activities.
  Applicants will also require endorsement from an academic staff member from the Faculty of Science. Applicants are required to upload (a) their CV and (b) a letter of support from the endorsing academic.
Value: This prize is valued at $500, paid as a one-off payment..
Opening: Late 2018, date to be confirmed.
Closing: January 2019, date to be confirmed.
To Apply: Currently closed.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Dean's Award for Citizenship and Outreach

Background:

Established in 2000 by the Dean of Science, this prize is awarded to postgraduate students who have contributed to the Faculty of Science’s non-academic activities and interests.

Open to: Applicants must have been enrolled full-time in a postgraduate degree course in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney in the year of award.
  The Prize will be awarded based on contributions to the Faculty of Science’s non-academic activities and interests and / or to science outreach activities.
  Applicants will also require endorsement from an academic staff member from the Faculty of Science. Applicants are required to upload (a) their CV and (b) a letter of support from the endorsing academic.
Value: This prize is valued at $1000, paid as a one-off payment.
Opening: Late 2018, date to be confirmed.
Closing: January 2019, date to be confirmed.
To Apply:  Currently closed.
Read More: Terms and Conditions