Matriculation prizes

The University of Sydney offers a number of prizes for general proficiency in the HSC. No application is required. The Scholarships and Financial Support Service check admission and enrolment information and notify all successful students in May.

Bowman-Cameron Scholarship

For: General proficiency in the HSC upon entrance to University, tenable in the Faculty of Arts.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 3 years.

One scholarship is available every four years.

Plumian Scholarship

For: General proficiency in the HSC upon entrance to University. The successful student must enrol in at least 12 credit points in either First Year Biology, Geology or Geography in the Faculty of Science.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 2 years.

One scholarship is available per year.

Barker Scholarship No. III

For: Proficiency in Mathematics in the HSC; the successful student must enrol in 12 credit points of Junior Mathematics in the Faculties of Arts, Science or Engineering & IT.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 1 year.

One scholarship is available per year.

Horner Exhibition Prize

For: Proficiency in Mathematics in the HSC; the successful student must enrol in 12 credit points of Junior Mathematics in the Faculties of Arts, Science or Engineering & IT.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 1 year.

One scholarship is available per year.

Garton Scholarship No. III

For: Proficiency in French in the HSC; the successful student must enrol in French A101.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 1 year.

One scholarship is available per year.

Lithgow Scholarship No. I

For: Proficiency in German in the HSC; the successful student must enrol in German A101.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 1 year.

One scholarship is available per year.

Liversidge Scholarships

For: Proficiency in Chemistry in the HSC; the successful students must enrol in either Chemistry 1A (SSP) and Chemistry 1B (SSP), or Chemistry 1A (Advanced) and Chemistry 1B (Advanced), or Chemistry 1A and Chemistry 1B
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 3 years.

Two scholarships are available per year.

A.J. Shearsby Prize

For: Proficiency in Geology in the HSC; the successful student must enrol in Geology.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 1 year.

One scholarship is available per year.

Cooper Scholarship No. II

For: Proficiency in Classics, the successful student must sit for University examination after the HSC.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 1 year.

One scholarship is available per year.

Alexander Donald Scholarship

For: Students from Sydney Grammar School for general proficiency in the HSC; the successful student must enrol in the Faculty of Veterinary Science.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 3 years.

One scholarship is available per year.

G.C. Halliday Scholarship

For: Students from Sydney Grammar School for general proficiency in the HSC; the successful student must enrol in the Faculties of Arts and Social Sciences, Law, Science or Engineering & IT.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 2 years.

One scholarship is available per year.

Salting Exhibition Prize

For: Students from Sydney Grammar School for general proficiency in the HSC.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 1 year.

One scholarship is available per year.

Kambala Scholarship

For: Students from Kambala Church of England Girls' School for general proficiency in the HSC; the successful student must enrol at The University of Sydney.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 1 year.

One scholarship is available per year.

Killeen Prize

For: Students from Fort Street High School for general proficiency in the HSC; the successful student must enrol at The University of Sydney.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 1 year.

One scholarship is available per year.

Miriam Josepha Makinson Memorial Prize

For: Students from North Sydney Girls' High School for general proficiency in the HSC; the successful student must enrol at The University of Sydney.
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 1 year.

One scholarship is available per year.

Cecilie Purves Memorial Prize

For: Students from Sydney Church of England Grammar School for general proficiency in the HSC; the successful student must enrol at The University of Sydney.
Value Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year.
How long: 3 years.

One scholarship is available per year.