FACULTY OF SCIENCE UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

This page lists Faculty of Science Scholarships for undergraduate students. Some are for school leavers, while others are for students who are already studying at the University. Some are open to students studying in any area of science, while others are for students studying in particular degree programs or Schools.

Some Faculty of Science Scholarships for school leavers require just a single application through the Sydney Scholars Program, some are awarded automatically based on academic merit, and some require an application for the specific scholarship. The information in this page includes advice about the application process for each scholarship, and when the scholarship is open for application, provides a link to the application form.

The Faculty of Science provides some tips on applying for Science Scholarships.

Faculty-wide Scholarships for Commencing Students

Equity and Diversity Scholarships

Honours Scholarships

Faculty-wide, school and equity-based Science Honours Scholarships are listed on the Honours Scholarships Page.

Summer Research Scholarships

School of Chemistry

School of Life and Environmental Sciences

School of Mathematics and Statistics

School of Physics

Sydney School of Veterinary Science

Faculty-wide Scholarships for Commencing Students

Faculty of Science Olympiad Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2004, this Scholarship recognises the exceptional talent of applicants who have represented Australia and been awarded a medal at an International Science Olympiad. The Scholarship encourages recipients to continue to pursue their passion for science in an undergraduate degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents who are a medallist in an International Science Olympiad in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Biology,
  • Chemistry,
  • Earth Science,
  • Geography,
  • Informatics,
  • Mathematics, or
  • Physics.

Applicants must have achieved an ATAR of 95.00 or above in the year of application for this Scholarship and be commencing a:

  • Bachelor degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, or
  • Bachelor combined degree in which one component of the degree is within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, or
  • Bachelor double degree in which one component of the degree is within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney. 
Value: $5,000 per annum. 
Duration:  Tenable for one year only.
Opens: 1 August 2019
Closes:  Round 1 closes 15 October 2019 at 11:59 pm. Further rounds may be offered up until end of February 2020.
To Apply: APPLY HERE when open
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Farrand Scholarship

Background: Established in 1958 by a bequest in memory of Annie Farrand and her mother, Mrs Annie Elizabeth Farrand, this Scholarship provides financial support for commencing undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
Open to: Applicants must be Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents who:
 
  • Will enrol full-time undergraduate degree, combined or double defree offered in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and
  • Have completed the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC), or equivalent, in the year of application.
  Students who enrol in an undergraduate combined or double degree program offered by the Faculty of Science are also eligible.
  Eligible students must have applied for the Sydney Scholars Award and have achieved a minimum ATAR of 95, or equivalent.
Value: $5,000 per annum.
Duration:  Tenable for one year only.
To Apply: Application is through the Sydney Scholars Awards application process.  Complete the Sydney Scholars application form to be considered for this scholarship. 
Outcome: Successful applicants will be informed by email after ATARs are released.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Sir Lionel Hooke Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2012 by a gift from Mr John Hooke in memory of his father Sir Lionel Hooke, this Scholarship provides financial support for commencing undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Open to: Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents who:
  • Will enrol full-time in an undergraduate, combined or double degree in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and
  • Have completed the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent interstate / international qualification in the year of application.
  Applicants must have applied for the Sydney Scholars Award and achieved an ATAR or equivalent of at least 95.00.
  The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, personal attributes such as leadership, creativity and self-motivation, as well as involvement in science-related activities during high school.
Value: $5,000 per annum.
Duration: Tenable for one year only.
To Apply:  Application is through the Sydney Scholars Awards application process.  Complete the Sydney Scholars application form to be considered for this scholarship. 
Outcome: Successful applicants will be informed by email after ATARs are released.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Dean’s Entry Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2010, this Scholarship provides financial support for commencing undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Open to: Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents who:
  • Will enrol full-time in an undergraduate, combined or double degree in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and
  • Have completed the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent interstate / international qualification in the year of application.
  Applicants must have applied for the Sydney Scholars Award and achieved an ATAR or equivalent of at least 95.00.
  The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, personal attributes such as leadership, creativity and self-motivation, as well as involvement in science-related activities during high school.
Value: The Scholarship is valued at $5,000.
Duration: Tenable for one year only.
To Apply:  Application is through the Sydney Scholars Awards application process.  Complete the Sydney Scholars application form to be considered for this scholarship. 
Outcome: Successful applicants will be informed by email after ATARs are released.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

University of Sydney Science Alumni Entry Scholarships

Background: Established in 1997, this Scholarship provides financial support to commencing undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
Open to: Applicants must be Australian citizens or permanent residents who:
  • Will enrol full-time in an undergraduate, combined or double degree in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and
  • Have completed the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent interstate / international qualification in the year of application.
  Applicants must have applied for the Sydney Scholars Award and achieved an ATAR or equivalent of at least 95.00.
  The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, potential for future academic success, leadership potential and personal qualities.
Value: $3,000 per annum.
Duration:  Tenable for one year only.
To Apply: Application is through the Sydney Scholars Awards application process.  Complete the Sydney Scholars application form to be considered for this scholarship. 
Outcome:  Successful applicants will be informed by email after ATARs are released.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

John Warren Hill Scholarship in Science

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Background:

Established by the Faculty of Science in 2018, this Scholarship encourages recent school leavers to pursue undergraduate study in science and go on to solve grand challenges to humanity and the world through science, mathematics and technology. This Scholarship is funded from a bequest from Jeannette Hill in 2014 in memory of her husband, John Warren Hill, holder of two University Medals: Bachelor of Science in 1942 (Mathematical Physics) and Bachelor of Engineering in 1947 (Mechanical Engineering).

Open to:

Candidates must be an Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent Resident.

Candidates must be recent school leavers who:

  • have applied for admission through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC), and
  • do not have a record of prior tertiary study, and
  • have completed secondary qualifications in the year immediately prior to award or undertaken no more than one gap year.

Candidates must have one of the following undergraduate courses in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney within their UAC preferences no later than January Round 1:

  • Bachelor of Science, or
  • Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies, or
  • Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Advanced), or
  • Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture), or
  • Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness), or
  • Bachelor of Science and Master of Mathematical Sciences, or
  • Bachelor of Science and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Candidates must enrol full-time in one of the undergraduate degrees listed above.

Value: $2,000 per annum. 
Duration:  Tenable for one year only.
To Apply: No application required. Awarded based on ATAR and UAC preferences.
Outcome: Recipients will be informed by email by February.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Science Top of the State Scholarship

Background: Established in 2017 by the Faculty of Science, this Scholarship recognises the exceptional talent of applicants who are the top achiever in a science subject in the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC). The Scholarship encourages recipients to continue to pursue their passion for science in an undergraduate degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
Open to: Commencing students who are first place achiever in one or more of the following NSW HSC subjects: Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics, Mathematics Extension 1, Mathematics Extension 2 and Physics.

Recipients must also have achieved an ATAR of 95.00 or above in the year of application for this Scholarship, must not have previously undertaken tertiary studies, and must be commencing full-time studies in one of the following degrees:

  • Bachelor degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, or
  • Bachelor combined degree in which one component of the degree is within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, or
  • Bachelor double degree in which one component of the degree is within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney. 
Value: $5,000 per annum.
Duration:  Tenable for one year only.
To Apply: No application required. Awarded based on HSC results and enrolment in relevant degree/subjects.
Outcome: Recipients will be informed by email after HSC results are released.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

James Strong – Rip Curl Undergraduate Scholarship

Background: Established in 2015, this Scholarship has been generously donated by the Rip Curl Group in memory and legacy of renowned businessman James Strong. The Scholarship provides financial support and enable students to focus on their studies in an undergraduate degree at the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
Open to: Applicants must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident who:
  • Will enrol full-time in an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science, and
  • Have completed the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent interstate / international qualification in the year of application, and
  • Have achieved an ATAR or equivalent of at least 90.00.
The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and outstanding ability in sport. Preference will be given to applicants who have competed in sports at the state, national or international level.
Value: $6,000 per annum.
Duration:  Tenable for a maximum of 3 years.
Opens: November 2019, date to be confirmed.
Closes: Late January 2020, date to be confirmed.
To Apply:  APPLY HERE when open
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Liversidge Scholarships

Background: Established in 1928 by a bequest from Emeritus Professor Archibald Liversidge who occupied the Chair of Chemistry from 1874 to 1907, this Scholarship provides financial support for commencing undergraduate students in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney who demonstrate outstanding talent and proficiency in chemistry.

Open to:

Candidates must:

  • be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident,
  • have completed the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC), equivalent interstate secondary qualification, or International Baccalaureate (IB) in the year of consideration and must have achieved a minimum ATAR of 95, or equivalent,
  • have completed both NSW HSC Chemistry and HSC Physics, or equivalent interstate / international subjects, and
  • be commencing full-time enrolment in an undergraduate, combined or double degree in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, and must enrol in at least 6 credit points of Chemistry units of study in each semester of their first year of study.

Candidates who have deferred or have undertaken a gap year are not eligible.

Value: $5,000 per annum
Duration: Tenable for 1 year
To Apply: No application required. Awarded based on HSC results and University enrolment.
Outcome:  Recipients will be informed by email in due course.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Plumian Scholarship

Background: Established in 1953 by a bequest from Reverend Henry Plume, this Scholarship is awarded for academic merit in the Higher School Certificate (or equivalent) to a student matriculating from Barker College, Hornsby, and undertaking study in natural science in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.
Open to:

Candidates must:

  • have completed their secondary studies in the previous year. Students who have deferred or taken a gap year are not eligible,
  • be commencing full-time enrolment in an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science,
  • be enrolled in at least 6 credit points of natural science units of study in each semester. Natural science includes biological sciences, chemistry, physics and geology. Natural science does not include computer science, data science, history and philosophy of science, mathematics or psychology.
Value: $1,000 per annum
Duration:  Tenable for one year
To Apply: No application required. Awarded based on HSC results and University enrolment.
Outcome: Recipients will be informed by email in due course.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Horner Exhibition

Background:

Established in 1889 by a bequest from Francis Horner, this Scholarship is awarded to a student commencing undergraduate study at the University of Sydney on the basis of proficiency in mathematics.

Open to:

To be eligible for this Scholarship, candidates must:

  • be enrolled in 12 credit points of mathematics and statistics units of study during their first year of study at the University of Sydney, and
  • have completed NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 2 as part of the New South Wales Higher School Certificate in the previous year.
Value: $1,000 per annum
Duration: Tenable for one year only 
Opens: December 2019
Closes: April 2020
To Apply: No application is required. Awarded based on HSC results and University enrolment.
Outcome: Recipients will be advised by email in due course.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

A.J. Shearsby Prize

Background: Established in 1958, this Scholarship has been generously donated in honour of Mr A.J. Shearsby of Yass by his geological friends and by the Rotary Club of Yass, and is awarded to a student commencing undergraduate study at the University of Sydney on the basis of proficiency in geology.
Open to: Candidates must have completed Earth and Environmental Science as part of the New South Wales Higher School Certificate in the previous year and be enrolled in a Geology unit of study in at least one of their semesters during their first year of study at the University of Sydney.
Value: $150 per annum
Duration: Tenable for one year only
Opens: December 2019
Closes:  April 2020
To apply: No application required. Awarded based on HSC results and University enrolment.
Outcome: Recipients will be informed by email in due course.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Equity and Diversity Scholarships

Double Degree Science Medicine Diversity Scholarship

Background: Established in 2010 by the Faculty of Science, the Scholarship supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in the Double Degree Medicine Program.
Open to: The scholarship shall be awarded to an Australian citizen who: 
 
  • accepted an offer and enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Science / Doctor of Medicine (BSc/MD) on the basis of secondary results in the NSW Higher School Certificate examination or equivalent interstate or International Baccalaureate (IB) qualification;
  • received their offer of admission through the Cadigal Entry Program as a person that identifies as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander;
  • has completed 48 credit points and no more than 60 credit points in their Bachelor of Science / Doctor of Medicine (BSc/MD) with a current Annual Average Mark (AAM) of 65 or above;
  • is proceeding on to their second year of study in their Bachelor of Science / Doctor of Medicine (BSc/MD).
Value: $6,000 per annum
Duration: Tenable for the remaining normal full-time duration of the Bachelor of Science degree. 
To Apply: No application is required. Eligible candidates will be considered automatically
Outcome: Recipient/s will be informed by email prior to the start of the relevant semester.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Faculty of Science Dean’s Access Scholarship

Background: Established in 2018, this Scholarship provides support to students enrolled in the Faculty of Science who demonstrate financial hardship. 
Open to: Applicants must be domestic (Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens and Australian permanent residents) full-fee paying commencing, or continuing students enrolled in undergraduate non-award units of study within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney. 

Students enrolled in non-award study must also be currently completing their HSC or equivalent and have demonstrated outstanding academic results within science disciplines.  

Applicants must be able to demonstrate significant ongoing financial hardship. 

Value and Duration: The Value awarded is either 50% or 100% of the tuition fees for the specified units of study for a recipient enrolled in non-award studies, as stated in the Scholarship letter of offer. Partial of full coverage is provided based on the level of financial disadvantage demonstrated,
Opens:

Round 1: 31 August 2019

Round 2: June 2020, date to be confirmed.

Closes:

Round 1: 3 February 2020

Round 2: July 2020, date to be confirmed.

To Apply: APPLY HERE 
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Faculty of Science Dean's Equity Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2018, this Scholarship is awarded to continuing students enrolled full-time in undergraduate coursework degrees offered by the Faculty of Science and who demonstrate ongoing financial hardship. 

Open to: Applicants must be Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents who are enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree offered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney. 

Applicants must have completed at a minimum 48 credit points of study in their degree, excluding credit for prior study, and have achieved a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 65.  

Applicants must demonstrate ongoing financial hardship. 

Value: $5,000 per annum. 
Duration:  Tenable for one year only. 
How to Apply:

You must apply through UAC Equity Scholarship to be considered for this Scholarship.

All supporting documents need to be submitted to UAC by 31 December 2019 in order to be considered for scholarship offers by 31 January 2020.

For UAC dates please visit: https://www.uac.edu.au/key-dates

Outcome: The successful recipient will be informed by email prior to the start of semester.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Summer Research Scholarships

Science Summer Research Program

Science Summer Research Program participants will be awarded either the Denison Research Scholarship or the Science Research Experience Scholarship. Eligible participants may also be awarded the Denison Relocation Scholarship.

Background:

The Science Summer Research Program provides students in their second or third year of study in their undergraduate degree with an opportunity to engage in a formal supervised 6-week research project over the summer break period.

Successful applicants for the Science Summer Research Program will be awarded either the Denison Research Scholarship or the Science Research Experience Scholarship. The Denison Relocation Scholarship is offered as a supplementary scholarship for Denison Scholarship recipients who live outside metropolitan Sydney to assist with relocation, travel and accommodation costs.

Open to: The Scholarships are offered to domestic and international students at the University of Sydney and also to domestic students from other universities in Australia and New Zealand who are accepted to participate in the Science Summer Research Program.
Value: The Scholarship is valued at 6 weeks of the pro rata rate of a standard full-time Research Training Program (RTP) stipend, for the year in which the offer is made.
Duration: Each research project has a duration of 6 weeks and they are typically offered between November and February, prior to the semester commencement of each year. Exact dates are arranged directly between the recipient and the supervisor of the relevant project.
Opens: 2 July 2019
Closes: 12 August 2019 at 11:59 pm
To Apply: APPLY HERE
Read More: Read about the Science Summer Research Program
  Terms and Conditions Denison Research Scholarship
  Terms and Conditions Science Research Experience Scholarship
  Terms and Conditions Denison Relocation Scholarship

School of Chemistry

Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2017, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Rowe Scientific with the view to assist students achieve their educational aspirations in Chemistry at the University of Sydney. The Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship will provide financial support for high-achieving third year undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry.

Open to:

Applicants must be:

  • Australian Citizens, Australian Permanent Residents or New Zealand Citizens, and
  • Enrolled full-time (24 credit points per semester) in 2019 in their third year of an undergraduate course at the University of Sydney (Note: An applicant is considered to be in their third year of study upon completion of 96 credit points towards their undergraduate course), and
  • Majoring in chemistry.
 

Applicants must have also completed the following core chemistry units of study to be eligible:

  • 12 credit points of 1000-level Chemistry units of study, and
  • 12 credit points of core 2000-level Chemistry units of study comprising CHEM2401, CHEM2911 or CHEM2915, and CHEM2402, CHEM2912 or CHEM2916.
 

Applicants must be in receipt of a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) and must be able to demonstrate financial disadvantage.

Value: $5,000 per annum
Duration:  Tenable for one year only.
Opens:  Early 2019, date to be advised.
Closes:  Date to be advised.
To Apply: APPLY HERE when open.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Rural Sustainability Scholarship

Background: Established in 2015, this Scholarship supports undergraduate students with a passion for sustainability in natural and agricultural systems, including the areas of carbon, water and food security. The Scholarship is awarded on the basis of rural or remote equity.
Open to:

Applicants must be recent school leavers commencing full-time studies in:

 
  • the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture), or
  • the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness).
 

Applicants must have a rural or remote primary residential address as defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard as inner regional, outer regional, remote or very remote.

Value: $6,000 per annum.
Duration: Tenable for up to three years.
Opens: Early November 2019, date to be confirmed.
Closes: February 2020, date to be confirmed.
To Apply: APPLY HERE when reopen.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

James S Ashton Memorial Scholarship

Background: Established in 1995 by donations through the initiative of Professor Fred and Claire Hilmer with the assistance of Susan and James W Ashton in memory of their son James S Ashton (Bachelor of Science in Agriculture 1993), this Scholarship encourages and assists outstanding undergraduate students in Agricultural Science.
Open to: Candidates must have either:
 
  • Completed year three of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture or the Bachelor of Food and Agribusiness and be progressing into their honours/fourth year full-time,
  • Completed year one of the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture) or the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness) and be progressing to their second year full-time, or
  • Completed year two of the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture) or the Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness) and be progressing into their third year full-time.  
Value: $4,000 per annum.
Duration: Tenable for one year only.
To Apply: No application is required. Eligible candidates will be considered automatically.
Outcome: Recipients will be informed by email in due course.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Undergraduate Scholarship in Agriculture

Background: This Scholarship supports and recognises high-achieving undergraduate commencing students with enthusiasm and potential to contribute to the future of the Australian agricultural and environmental sectors.
Open to: Candidates must be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident, and
 
  • enrolling full-time in the first year of the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture), and
  • a recent school leaver, having completed the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent interstate or international qualification in the year prior to the commencement of studies at the University of Sydney, and
  • have achieved a minimum ATAR of 95, or equivalent.
Value: $3,000 per annum
Duration: Tenable for one year only.
To Apply: No application is required. Eligible candidates will be considered automatically.
Outcome:   Recipients will be informed by email in due course.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Norman Matheson Student Support Award (Undergraduate)

Background: Established in 2015 by a gift in honour of Professor Norman Matheson, a graduate of the University and former academic in Agricultural Chemistry at the University of Sydney from 1964 until his retirement, this Scholarship supports commencing undergraduate students in agriculture and is awarded on the basis of equity.
Open to: Applicants must be recent school leavers who are commencing one of the following programs in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney: 
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture), or
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness). 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial hardship.

Value: $7,500 per annum
Duration: Tenable for one year only
Opens: November 2019, date to be confirmed
Closes: February 2020, date to be confirmed
To Apply: APPLY HERE when reopens
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

James Murphy Scholarship

Background: Established in 2019 by a gift from the James Murphy Bursaries Trust, this Scholarship supports undergraduate students undertaking studies in agriculture, including sustainable agriculture and food security. The Scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit. The James Murphy Bursaries Trust was established by William James Murphy in 1922.
Open to:

Applicants must be commencing or continuing students in one of the following programs in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney:

  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture),
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness),
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, or
  • Bachelor of Food and Agribusiness.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.
Applicants must identify, or must have parents who identify, as Catholic.

Value: $7,500 per annum
Duration: Tenable for one year only
Opens: 21 March 2020
Closes: 30 April 2020 at 11:59pm
To Apply: APPLY HERE when reopens
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Roy Frederick Turner Scholarship (Agriculture)

Background:

Established in 2018 by a bequest from Betty Alicia Turner in memory of her husband Roy Frederick Turner, this Scholarship supports undergraduate students undertaking studies in agriculture. The Scholarship is awarded on the basis of financial need.

Open to: Applicants must be commencing or continuing students in one of the following programs in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney:
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture),
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness),
  • Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, or
  • Bachelor of Food and Agribusiness.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.

Value: $7,500 per annum
Duration: Tenable for one year only.
Opens: November 2019, date to be confirmed
Closes: February 2020, date to be confirmed
To Apply: APPLY HERE when open.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

School of Mathematics and Statistics

The Tibra Capital Work Integrated Learning Scholarship in Mathematics

Background:

The Tibra Capital Work Integrated Learning Scholarship in Mathematics was established in 2017 for the purposes of encouraging enthusiastic and dedicated Science students at the University of Sydney to undertake work-integrated learning as part of their degree and providing them with financial support for their academic study. 

Tibra Capital is a quantitative research and investment group focused on utilising its shareholders capital across a broad range of investment strategies. Tibra specialises in equities trading, arbitrage, market making, and algorithmic trading. Locally founded in Austinmer in 2006, Tibra has grown to be a global firm with an excess of 100 employees with offices in Wollongong, Sydney, London, Hong Kong and Dubai. Tibra’s investment philosophy focuses on a scientific approach using a range of systemic and diversified trading strategies.  

As a global equity derivatives market leader, Tibra strongly encourages students with a solid passion for Applied Mathematics to apply for their Work Integrated Learning Scholarship to learn from the best within the competitive, yet highly rewarding industry.

Open to:

Applicants must:

  • be Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents, who achieved a minimum ATAR of 90.00 in the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent.
  • be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate course within in the Faculty of Science and undertaking a major in Mathematics, Statistics and/or Financial Mathematics and Statistics. 
  • have completed at least 96 credit points of study in their undergraduate course within the Faculty of Science by the time they commence the work integrated learning experience with Tibra Capital and have achieved a WAM of at least 75 during their undergraduate studies. 
  • be eligible to enrol in the unit of study WILS2002 and be able to undertake the 10 week placement during the relevant summer period at Tibra Capital. 
Value: $15,000.00 in total.
Duration:  Tenable for the duration of the 10 week placement.
Opens:  Late July 2019, date to be confirmed
Closes:  Late August 2019, date to be confirmed
To Apply: APPLY HERE when open
Read more:  Terms and Conditions

Tibra Capital Scholarship for Financial Mathematics and Statistics

Background:

Established in 2018, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Tibra Capital Pty Ltd to assist students undertaking a major in Financial Mathematics and Statistics.

Open to:

Candidates must:

  • be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree with the Financial Mathematics and Statistics major, and
  • have completed 48 credit points of the relevant degree.
Value: $3,700.00 per annum
Duration:  Tenable for two years
Opens:  Assessed on release of Semester 2 results in December 2018
To Apply:  No application is required. Eligible candidates will be considered automatically.
Outcome: The successful recipient will be informed by email prior to the start of semester.
Read more:  Terms and Conditions

The Tibra Capital Scholarship for Data Science

Background:

Established in 2018, this Scholarship has been generously donated by Tibra Capital Pty Ltd to assist students undertaking a major in Data Science.

Open to:

Candidates must:

  • be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree with the Data Science major, and
  • have completed 48 credit points of the relevant degree.
Value: $3,700.00 per annum
Duration:  Tenable for two years
Opens:  Assessed on release of Semester 2 results in December 2018
To Apply:  No application is required. Eligible candidates will be considered automatically.
Outcome: The successful recipient will be informed by email prior to the start of semester.
Read more:  Terms and Conditions

Sydney School of Veterinary Science

The Jean and Ray Blencowe Scholarship

Background: Established in 2003 by bequest from Ray Leslie Wright Blencowe.
Open to: Awarded each year to the student in NSW who achieves the highest aggregate score in the Higher School Certificate (or equivalent) and who is admitted to the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Doctor of Veterinary Medicine course full-time in the Faculty of Science the following year.
Value: Approximately $1,700. The exact value is determined each year and is indicated in the offer letter.
Duration:  Tenable for one year only.
Opens:   March each year.
Closes: March each year.
To Apply: No application is required. Awarded automatically based on ATAR. 
Outcome:  The successful recipient will be informed via email in April.
Read More: Terms and Conditions