FACULTY OF SCIENCE UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

Faculty-wide Scholarships

Equity and Diversity Scholarships

Honours Scholarships

School of Chemistry

School of Mathematics and Statistics

School of Physics

Sydney School of Veterinary Sciences

Faculty Scholarships

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:  Applicants applying for the Sydney Scholars program will be considered automatically. A separate application for this scholarship is not required.
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: The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 and is tenable for one year only.
To Apply:  Applicants applying for the Sydney Scholars program will be considered automatically. A separate application for this scholarship is not required.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Horner Exhibition

Background:

Founded in 1889 by a bequest of £200 from Francis Horner, MA. Awarded for proficiency in mathematics at the matriculation examination. It cannot be held with two other scholarships in the University. One scholarship will be awarded each year.

Open to:

Awarded automatically after enrolment for proficiency in Mathematics at the HSC, to candidates in the faculties of Science, Arts or Engineering. Must enrol in 12 credit points of Junior Mathematics.

Value: $500
Duration: Tenable for 1 year.
To Apply: Eligible candidates will be considered automatically, an application is not required.
Read More: Read more Terms and Conditions

Plumian Scholarship

Background: Established in 1953 by a bequest from Reverend Henry Plume, this Scholarship is awarded for proficiency in the Higher School Certificate (or equivalent) to a student enrolled in Biology, Geology or Geography in the Faculty of Science.
Open to:

Candidates must be enrolled in at least 6 credit points of Biology, Geology or Geography units of study in each semester of their first year of study in an undergraduate degree at the Faculty of Science.


Students must have completed their secondary studies in the previous year. Students who have deferred or taken a gap year are not eligible.

  The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Preference will be given to candidates from Barker College, Hornsby.
Value: The Scholarship is valued at $1,000 per annum. 
Duration:  Tenable for one year only.
Open Date: Eligible candidates will be considered automatically, an application is not required.
Conditions: Read more

Liversidge Scholarships

Background: Founded in 1928 by a bequest from Emeritus Professor Liversidge, who occupied the Chair of Chemistry from 1874 to 1907, of £2,000 to form a scholarship fund for proficiency in Chemistry.  This scholarship was established to support the highest achieving candidates in HSC Chemistry.
Open to: Awarded automatically to the Chemistry student who, in the immediately preceding year, achieved the highest number of marks in HSC Chemistry.
Value: $1,000 
Duration: Tenable for 3 years.
Open Date: Eligible candidates will be considered automatically, an application is not required.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

AJ Shearsby Prize

Background: Founded in 1958 by a gift of £214 in honour of Mr A.J. Shearsby of Yass, the scholarship is awarded annually to a commencing student who studies geology in their first year and has gained the best result in Earth and Environmental Science at the New South Wales HSC examination (or equivalent IB, interstate or international equivalent) in the previous year.
Open to: Students who are enrolled in any junior geology units in their first year will be considered for the award.
  Students who have requested a one year deferral of entry will also be eligible for consideration when commencing.
Value: $100
Duration: Tenable for 1 (one) year only
Open Date: Eligible candidates will be considered automatically, an application is not required.
Conditions:  Read more

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:

Eligible students must be Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents who:

 
  • apply and subsequently enrol into a full-time undergraduate degree offered by 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
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. A separate application is not required.
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: The Scholarship is valued at $3,000 per annum.
Duration:  Tenable for one year only.
How to Apply: Applicants applying for the Sydney Scholars program will be considered automatically. A separate application for this scholarship is not required.
Conditions:  Read more

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: The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 per annum.
Duration:  Tenable for a maximum of 3 years.
Opening: September 2019, date to be confirmed.
Closing: January 2020, date to be confirmed.
To Apply: Currently closed.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Faculty of Science Olympiad Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2004, this Scholarship recognises the exceptional talent of applicants who have represented Australia and medalled 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.

 

Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents.

Applicants must be 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 commencing a:

  • Bachelor degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney,
  • 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. 
 

The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Value: $5,000 per annum 
Duration:  One year only
To Apply Currently closed for application. Next open early September 2018 (to be confirmed).
Close Date: 

Late 2018. Date will be advised closer to the time.

Conditions:  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:  One year only.

To Apply:

No application required. Awarded based on HSC results and enrolment in relevant degree/subjects.

Open Date: 

Assessed on 14 December 2017.

Close Date:  Not applicable.
Conditions:  Terms and Conditions

Equity and Diversity Scholarships

Double Degree Science Medicine Diversity Scholarship

Background: Established in 2010 by the Faculty of Science and the Sydney Medical School, the Scholarship supports Aboriginal and/or 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 offer of 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 BSc/MD with a current annual average mark (AAM) of 65;
  • is proceeding on to their second year of study in their BSc/MD.
 Value: $6,000 per annum, tenable for the normal minimum duration of the double degree
Open Date: Not applicable.
To Apply: No application required. Eligible applicants will be considered automatically.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

William McIIrath Rural Scholarship

Background:

The William McIlrath Rural Scholarship is established to encourage and assist rural students from NSW to undertake a full-time undergraduate program in the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology.

Open to: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Australia
  Open to students from remote or very remote areas of New South Wales. These students are identified by the residential postcode or address used within the Australian Standard Geographical Classification - Remoteness Area classification system (or the successor or replacement of that program).
  Applicants must not have previously completed requirements for an undergraduate degree course or higher degree.
  The scholarship must be taken up in the year for which the offer is made. No deferment of the scholarship is allowed.
Other Infromation: As part of the scholarship application, you will be required to submit proof of non-semester address. This will be used to verify that your postcode is classified as ‘remote’ or ‘very remote’ by the Australian Government. You should check this prior to submitting an application. If your postcode does not fall into one of these two classifications you will be deemed ineligible for the scholarship.
Value: The scholarship will pay $10,000 in the first year, and $7,000 for each subsequent year
Duration:  The Scholarship is valued at a maximum of $24,000 and is tenable for three years only. Recipients undertaking a four-year degree will not receive the fourth year funding.
Open Date:  April 2019, date to be confirmed.
Close Date:  May 2019, date to be confirmed.
How to Apply: Currently closed.
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 either:

  • a postgraduate coursework degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney, or
  • 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 as follows:

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, or 

Either 50% or 100% of the tuition fees for up to a maximum of two semesters for an enrolled postgraduate coursework recipient, as stated in the Scholarship letter of offer. Partial or full coverage is provided based on the level of financial disadvantage demonstrated.

Opening: November 2018, date to be confirmed.
Closing: February 2019, date to be confirmed.
To Apply: Currently closed.
Read More:  Term 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:

The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 per annum. 

Duration: 

Tenable for one year only. 

Opening: February 2019, date to be confirmed.
Closing: April 2019, date to be confirmed.
To Apply: Currenty closed.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Honours Scholarships

Faculty of Science Honours Relocation Scholarships

Background: This scholarship was established to cover costs incurred in moving from interstate for students enrolling in an Honours degree in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.  The scholarship is established by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney to facilitate students from interstate (or from rural or remote New South Wales) enrolling in an Honours degree with the Faculty.
Open to: Open to both domestic and international candidates.
  Candidates must be new commencing Honours students enrolling full-time in one of the Schools in the Faculty of Science.
  Have completed their undergraduate degrees at an international university; or at an Australian university in a state or territory other than New South Wales; or at an Australian university in rural or remote New South Wales.
  For the purposes of this scholarship, rural or remote New South Wales includes the Rural, Remote and Metropolitan (RRMA) Classification rural and remote zones. It excludes the metropolitan zones of Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong. 
Value: $6,000
Duration: Tenable for one year only
Open Date: No application required
Conditions: Read more

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 (BScAgr 1993), to encourage and assist outstanding undergraduate students in Agriculture.
Open to:

The student will show potential for making a significant contribution to the application of science and technology to the animal industries.

  (A) Briefly describe your background and relationship to the animal industries and related areas. Include references to appropriate academic achievement and professional experience activities. 
  (B) Briefly describe your career aspirations. 
  (C) Any other information that would indicate your level of interpersonal and communication skills, self-motivation and initiative, integrity of character and diligence, regard for fellow students and interest and involvement in competitive sports. 
Value: $3,000 per annum
Duration: One year.
Opening: Date to be confirmed.
Closing: March, date to be confirmed.
To Apply: Currently closed.
Read More:  Read more Terms and Conditions

John Coutts Scholarship

Background: Established in 1905 by a gift from Mrs Jane Coutts in memory of her son, Mr John Coutts who was a graduate of the University of Sydney, this Scholarship provides financial support to students of outstanding academic merit undertaking honours study in the Faculty of Science.
Open to: To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must be the student with the highest grades in their third and final year of the Bachelor of Science, who have an unconditional offer of full-time admission for one of the following program in the year of consideration:
 
  1. appended honours study within the Bachelor of Science (Honours), or
  2. embedded honours study within the Bachelor of Advanced Studies
  Applicants in combined or double degrees are ineligible.
Value: $7,500 per annum.
Duration: Tenable for 1 year only.
Close Date: N/A
To Apply: No application required. Eligible applicants will be considered automatically.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2016, the Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship will provide financial support for students undertaking honours studies within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for a full-time honours program in the Faculty of Science. 

Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need. 

Applicants cannot hold an alternative primary scholarship. 

Value:

The Scholarship is valued at $25,000 per annum.

Duration:  One year.
Opening:  November 2018, to be confirmed
Closing:  Late January 2019, date to be confirmed
To Apply: Currently closed.
Read More:   Terms and Conditions

Yim Family Foundation Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2015, the Yim Family Foundation Scholarship will provide financial support for students undertaking studies in the areas of physics, chemistry, biochemistry and/or molecular biology in the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Open to:

To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for a full-time honours program in the Faculty of Science, in one of the following areas: physics, chemistry, biochemistry, or molecular biology.  

Applicants must be able to demonstrate financial need.  

Applicants cannot hold an alternative primary scholarship.

Value:

The Scholarship is valued at $25,000 per annum.

Duration:  One year only
Open Date:  November 2018, date to be confirmed
Close Date:  Late January 2019, date to be confirmed
To Apply: Currently closed.
Read More:   Terms and Conditions

Westmead Honours Scholarship (NSW and ACT)

Background:

The Scholarship is offered to encourage students from NSW and the ACT to enrol in an undergraduate Honours program at Westmead within a degree administered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Open to: Open to new commencing full-time students at the University of Sydney
  Open to both domestic and international students.
  Must not have completed their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney. 
  Ordinary residence in NSW or ACT
  Have applied for admission into an undergraduate Honours program at Westmead within a degree administered by the Faculty of Science.
  Must have a minimum SCIWAM of 70.00.
Value: $5,000
Duration:  Tenable for 1 year
Open Date:  Eligible candidates will be considered automatically on enrolment, an application is not required.
Close Date:  Not applicable.
Read more: Terms and Conditions.

Westmead Honours Scholarship (Interstate)

Background:

The Scholarship is offered to encourage students from interstate or international locations to enrol in an undergraduate Honours program at Westmead within a degree administered by the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

Open to: Open to new commencing full-time students at the University of Sydney.
  Open to both domestic and international students.
  Must not have completed their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.
  Must not have ordinary residence in NSW or ACT.
  Have applied for admission into an undergraduate Honours program at Westmead within a degree administered by the Faculty of Science.
  Must have a minimum SCIWAM of 70.00.
Value: $10,000
Duration:  Tenable for 1 year
Open Date:  Eligible candidates will be considered automatically on enrolment, an application is not required.
Close Date:  Not applicable.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Norman Scott Noble Scholarship

Background: The Norman Scott Noble fund was established in the mid 1980s, funded by Ms Mable Noble to memorialise her husband, Norman Scott Noble. This scholarship was originally established to fund postgraduate coursework students. In 2015 the Norman Scott Noble Honours Scholarship was created to award academic excellence in agriculture. The scholarship is open to all students undertaking a 4th year of study (honours program) in agriculture.
Open to: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:
  be enrolling in an honours program in agriculture at the University of Sydney 
  be undertaking an honours program as an additional year to a three-year bachelor degree or as part of a four year bachelor degree. 
Value: $4,000 per annum
Duration: One year.
Open Date: Currently closed for 2018. Open date to be advised.
Close Date: To be advised.
To Apply: Application form will be available HERE when open.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Brian G Davey Memorial Honours Scholarship in Soil Science

Background: The Brian G Davey Memorial Honours Scholarship in Soil Science is awarded to the most proficient student undertaking honours in soil science or specialising in soil science. The fund was established in 1989 in memory of Dr Brian G Davey, a senior lecturer in soil science in the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment. From 1989 to 2014 the fund was awarded as an annual prize to a student who achieved the greatest proficiency in second-year soil science units. In 2015, the Brian G Davey Memorial Honours Scholarship was established to replace the prize award.
Open to:

Be enrolling in one of:

  the 4th year Soil Science Specialisation in the BScAgr
  the Soil Science Honours program of the BSc or 
  the BEnvSys Honours program where they complete a research project in Soil Science, at the University of Sydney
Value: $4,000 per annum, tenable for 1 year
Duration: One year.
Open Date: Currently closed for 2018. Open date to be advised.
Close Date: To be advised.
To Apply:  Application form will be available HERE when open.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Norman Matheson Student Support Award

Background: Norman Matheson Student Support Award supports students undertaking an honours program. It also provides fund to assist with the costs of undertaking fieldwork and other research activities in rural sites. It is funded by the Megazyme donation, received to establish a fund in honour of Professor Norman Matheson. Professor Matheson was a graduate of the University, and, from 1964 until his retirement, was an academic in agricultural chemistry at the University of Sydney. This scholarship provides a $4000 award to students, and $1000 toward operating costs, primarily travel and accommodation.
Open to: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:
  be enrolling in an honours program in agriculture at the University of Sydney 
  be undertaking an honours program as an additional year to a three-year bachelor degree or as part of a four year bachelor degree.
Value: $4,000 per annum, and $1000 toward operating costs, primarily travel and accommodation, tenable for 1 year.
Duration: One year.
Open Date:   Currently closed for 2018. Open date to be advised.
Close Date: To be advised.
To Apply: Application form will be available HERE when open.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

School of Chemistry

Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship

Background:

The Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship is 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.
  Enrolled full-time (24 credit points per semester) in their third year of an undergraduate course at the University of Sydney and majoring in chemistry.
 

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

i. 12 credit points of 1000-level Chemistry units of study and;   

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

Value: $5,000
Duration:  Tenable for one year.
Opening:  June 2018, date to be confirmed.
Close Date:  July 2018, date to be confirmed.
To Apply: Currently closed.
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Walter Moore Honours Scholarships

Background: The School of Chemistry will each year award up to three Walter J Moore Honours Scholarships valued at $1200 each.
Open to: Applicants who already hold a scholarship of equal or higher value at The University of Sydney during their Honours candidature are not eligible.
  Part-time students are eligible for this award, but when awarded to a part-time student, the scholarship will be paid over two years subject to the recipient's continuing enrolment in the nominated Honours program. 
Value: $1,200
Open Date: Currently closed for 2018. Open date to be advised.
Close Date: To be advised.
 To Apply: Application form will be available 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:

Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents who are 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. 

Who also achieved a minimum ATAR of 90.00 in the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent. 

Applicants must 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. 

Applicants must be eligible to enrol in the unit of study WILS2001 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.
Opening:  September 2018
Closing:  Date to be confirmed.
To Apply: Currently closed.
Read more:  Terms and Conditions

School of Physics

School of Physics Honours Scholarship

Background: Established in 2004 by the School of Physics, this scholarship is offered to encourage students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their undergraduate studies, to enrol in an honours program at the School of Physics, at the University of Sydney.
Open to: Open to students who enrol in Physics Honours and have completed a major (three undergraduate years) in Physics, or equivalent, and have achieved a result of at least distinction, or equivalent, in Senior Physics.
  Open to Australian citizens and Australian permanent residents, or International students of the University of Sydney.
  May not be awarded to an applicant who is in receipt of another award of equal or higher value.
Value: $3,000. For successful applicants relocating from interstate or outside the Sydney metropolitan area, approved relocation will be reimbursed (up to a limit of $2,000).
Duration: Tenable for 1 (one) year only
Open Date: March
Close Date: March
Conditions: Read more

Centre of Excellence for Particle Physics (CoEPP) Scholarship

Background: The scholarship is established in 2015 to encourage students to consider an Honours year or Masters by Coursework in Particle Physics.
Open to: Open to students who are accepted into an Honours year, or Masters by Coursework at a Centre-node university and will undertake full-time study.
  Open to both domestic and international students.
Value: $5,000. Students required to move interstate to undertake their studies can also apply for an additional $5,000 in their first year to assist with relocation.
Duration: Tenable for 1 or 2 years, dependent on the length of their studies. 
Open Date:  September
Close Date: February
Conditions: Read more

Sydney School of Veterinary Sciences

Dean's Commemorative Award in Memory of David Burnett

Background:

The Dean’s Commemorative Award in Memory of David Burnett has been established to commemorate the memory of David (“Dave”) Burnett, BA ’07, a promising undergraduate Arts/Law student who was a pro-active member of the University of Sydney community.

A former State President and national vice-president of the Australian Union of Jewish Students, David was active in the NSW Young Labor organisation, in University of Sydney student politics and in other areas of the community. David was committed to promoting and acting upon principles of social justice, tolerance and inter-community harmony.

Open to:

Applicants in the final year of the Bachelor of Veterinary Science will be assessed on the basis of academic performance and financial need.

Preference will be given to applicants in receipt of a means tested Centrelink benefit (eg Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY, Abstudy, Disability Support Pension etc).

Value: $1,000.
Duration: Tenable for 1 year.
Opening:  March 2019, date to be confirmed.
Closing: April 2019, date to be confirmed.
To Apply: Currently closed.
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Veterinary Science Student Mobility Scholarships

Background: Established in 2016, the Sydney School of Veterinary Science Student Mobility Scholarships were created to provide students in the Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees the opportunity to travel abroad and gain international experience or to support travel to rural or remote locations.
Open to: Open to continuing local or international students in the Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine enrolled full-time or part-time; that are undertaking an international or rural placement/internship.
Value: $1,000
Duration: One-off payment.
Open Date:   
Close Date:  
 To Apply Applications will reopen soon
Conditions: Read more

Ruggles Scholarship

Background:

Established in 2016 as an Endowed Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Scholarship from a donation by Mr Arthur C Witten to support students with their studies in Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney.

Open to: 

Applicants enrolled in years one through to four of the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or equivalent at the University of Sydney.

Value:

The Scholarship is valued at $6,750.

Duration: One-off payment.
Open Date:  January 2019, date to be confirmed.
Close Date: April 2019, date to be confirmed.
To Apply Currently closed.
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Horizon Scholarship (Vet Sc)

Background: The Horizon Scholarship was established in 2010 and is funded by the Rural Industries Research Development Corporation (RIRDC). The scholarship provides cash payment each year to assist with costs associated with studying (textbooks, incidental expenses etc), and additional funding to assist with travel and accommodation associated with the annual Horizon Development Workshop and industry placement.
Open to: Enrolled full time in a relevant undergraduate degree
  An Australian citizen  
  holder of a Commonwealth Supported place at the University (this means you
  Must be an Australian citizen or the holder of an Australian Permanent Humanitarian or Permanent Resident visa.) and be residing in Australia.
 Value: $5,000 per annum, tenable for the duration of the relevant undergraduate degree, and this includes Honours (in addition to the undergraduate degree) and diploma study.
 Open Date: TBD 
 Close Date: TBD