Matriculation prizes

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

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
Duration: 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
Duration: 3 Years

One scholarship is available per year

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
Duration: 3 years

One scholarship is available every four years

Cecilie Purves Memorial Prize

For: Students from the 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
Duration: 3 years

One scholarship is available per year

Cooper Scholarship No. II

For: Profiency in Classics, the successful student must enrol in University after the HSC
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year
Duration: 1 year

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
Duration: 2 years

One scholarship is available per year

Garton Scholarship No. III

For: Proficiency in French in the HSC, the successful student must enrol in a French unit
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year
Duration: 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
Duration: 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
Duration: 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
Duration: 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 a German unit
Value: Scholarship value is based on investment income and varies from year to year
Duration: 1 year

One scholarship is available per year.

Liversidge Scholarship

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
Duration: 3 years

Two scholarships are 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
Duration: 1 year

One scholarship is available per year.

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.
Duration: 2 years.

One scholarship is available per year.