Honours Scholarships

Honours scholarships provide opportunities for new or continuing students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their studies, and are intending to enrol in an honours program at the University of Sydney for the following year.

With various scholarships on offer, please refer to the relevant faculty for further information.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies

Faculty of Health Sciences

Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

The University of Sydney Business School

Faculty of Science


University of Sydney Honours Scholarship

Applications for the University Honours Scholarships for 2018 are now open

Who is it for? The University of Sydney Honours Scholarships are available to both international and domestic students enrolling in an appended Honours Program. This is an additional year to a standard Bachelor degree.

What's the value and duration? The Scholarship is valued at $6000 per annum and is tenable for one year only.

Before completing the Application Form, please ensure you have read the following information:

  • To be eligible for an Honours Scholarship you must apply for entry at the University of Sydney commencing in 2018, either in semester 1 or semester 2, by the closing date of this Scholarship.
  • Honours Scholarship applications are open only once a year. Regardless of which semester you will commence in, please lodge an application in the year prior to enrolment.
  • The Honours program must involve an additional year to a standard Bachelor degree, i.e. degrees that allow course completion in an Honours stream are not eligible for this Scholarship.
  • You must be either be:
    a local student (an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or permanent resident of Australia); or
    an international student who has completed their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney.

For more details, please refer to the terms and conditions of this scholarship.

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

You must upload the following documentation to your application:

Academic transcripts- You must provide copies of all transcripts detailing previous tertiary study at institutions other than the University of Sydney.

Equity applications- If you have elected to apply for the Honours Scholarships on hardship grounds with either the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, or the University of Sydney Business School, please include a copy of a Centrelink Income Statement or other documentation demonstrating disadvantage (eg. medical certificates) or up to one half-A4 page statement detailing your reasons for applying for an Honours Equity Scholarship.

Personal statement- Students enrolling in faculties other than those listed below must submit a general personal statement (no longer than one A4 page). As a guide, this document might include details of past academic achievements, positions of leadership, communication skills, relevant work experience and why you have decided to undertake Honours study. It will also be useful to the selection panel if you provide a general description of your research project.

Students enrolling in the faculties listed below have the following additional requirements:

  • Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning
    Applicants must include a one page research proposal outlining their intended research topic IN ADDITION to their one A4 page personal statement.
  • Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
    Applicants personal statements must address the following criteria:
    (a) demonstrated leadership potential and/or experience;
    (b) reason for undertaking honours (eg. career and/or learning outcomes); and
    (c) any claim for the award on equity grounds.
  • University of Sydney Business School
    Applicants personal statements, in addition to the requirements set out above, must also provide a:
    (a) one page outline of their intended research topic, including its potential contribution to business and society
    (b) supporting statement if applying on the grounds of diversity and social inclusion

NB: Missing information or supporting documents will not be followed up due to the number of applications we receive. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure all relevant information is submitted. If information is not supplied by the closing date, this will mean that your application is incomplete and will be ineligible for consideration. Multiple applications can be made, but only the most recent application will be considered

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Applications close 21 January 2018 at 11:59 PM


University of Business School Honours Scholarships

Canon Honours Scholarship

Background:

The Canon Honours Scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Business School Honours Program with a Marketing specialisation.

Open to: Open to students who completed their Bachelor coursework degree in the University of Sydney Business School and have been accepted into the Business School’s honours program with a Marketing specialisation.
  All offers are conditional upon evidence that the student meets the essential criteria.
  A confirmed offer of a scholarship must be taken up by enrolment in the year the scholarship is offered. No scholarship may be deferred.
Value:

$6,000

Duration:  Tenable for the recipient's honours program
Open Date:  Apply Now
Close Date:  30th November
Conditions:  Read more

Finance Honours Scholarship

Background:

The Finance Honours Scholarship is intended to promote excellence in research study in the discipline of Finance and is awarded to successful Honours candidates in the Discipline of Finance.

Open to: The scholarship is open to local and international students and is awarded annually to candidates commencing undergraduate honours in Finance.
  The recipient must be completing their honours year in one year full-time study.
  Full scholarships may not be awarded to students in receipt of other scholarship funding specifically awarded for the student's honours year or scholarship funding of primary, equal or higher value, without renouncing that award.
Value:

$5,000

Duration:  Tenable for the recipient's honours program
Open Date:  Apply Now
Close Date:  30th November
Conditions:  Read more

The Gilles Kryger Honours Scholarship in Finance

Background:

The Gilles Kryger Honours Scholarship in Finance promotes academic excellence at the undergraduate Finance honours level.

Open to: Open to students who successfully gain entry to Finance Honours IV and will be completing their honours year in full-time study.
Value:

$15,000 per year

Duration:  Tenable for the recipient's honours program
Open Date:  Apply Now
Close Date:  30th November
Conditions:  Read more

The GPT Group Honours Scholarship in Real Estate Finance and Investment

Background:

Established in 2017, this Scholarship has been generously sponsored by GPT Group, one of Australia’s largest diversified listed property groups, to assist students complete honours level studies in real estate finance with the University of Sydney Business School.

Open to: Applicants enrolling into Finance Honours with the Business School, the successful recipient will be undertaking their honours’ research in the field of real estate finance and investment.
  Applicants undertaking Honours from 2019 must have completed the unit of study “Real Estate Finance” prior to commencing their Honours Program.
  The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit, proposed research topic and a personal statement demonstrating the applicant's interest in real estate finance, investment, leadership and potential for undertaking research. 
Value:

$15,000 per year

Duration:  Tenable for the recipient's honours program
Open Date:  1st October
Close Date:  Closed
Conditions:  Read More

International Business Scholarship in Honours

Background:

Established in 2007 this Scholarship was established to promote excellence in research study in the Discipline of International Business.

Open to:

Applicants must apply and subsequently enrol into an International Business Honours Program within the University of Sydney Business School.

Applicants must have obtained a minimum distinction average of 75 in their undergraduate International Business major units of study.

Value:

The Scholarship is valued at $6,000 

Duration:

One year only

Open Date:  Apply Now
Close Date: 30th November 2017
Conditions:  Read More

The Phillip Noel Hartley Smith Distinguished Honours Scholarship

Background: Established in 2005 by donations from Phillip Noel Hartley Smith and the University of Sydney Business School, this scholarship opportunity is for undergraduate students commencing honours with the University of Sydney Business School in 2017. This opportunity is intended to encourage the study of business ethics or business history at the honours level.
Open to: Honours student of the Business School whose dissertation topic focuses on ‘business ethics’ or ‘business history’.
  Thesis proposal submitted on business ethics or business history.
Value: $6,000
Duration: Tenable for 1 year
Open Date: Apply Now
Close Date: 30th November 2017
Conditions: Read More

Qantas Honours Scholarship in Industrial Relations

Background:

The Qantas Honours Scholarship in Industrial Relations assists students to undertake honours in the Department of Work and Organisational Studies.

Open to: The scholarship shall be awarded to a full time student commencing their final honours year with the Department of Work and Organisational Studies in the year of the award.
  Under exceptional circumstances the Department may award the scholarship to a part-time student on a pro-rata basis over two years.
  Each scholarship is guaranteed upon acceptance of enrolment.
Value:

$7,500

Duration:  Tenable for the recipient's honours program
Open Date:  Apply Now
Close Date:  30th November
Conditions:  Read more

R.J. Chambers Honours Scholarship

Background:

The R.J. Chambers Honours Scholarship supports students undertaking 4th year honours within the Discipline of Accounting.

Open to: The student must be enrolled and undertaking the 4th year Honours Program within the Discipline of Accounting.
  Students jointly enrolled in another discipline's honours program will be eligible for a half scholarship.
  All future published output from the honours project must acknowledge support of the Scholarship and the sponsors.
Value:

$10,000 per year

Duration:  Tenable for the recipient's honours program
Open Date:  Apply Now
Close Date:  30th November
Conditions:  Read More

The Robert R. Sterling Distinguished Honours Scholarship in Accounting

Background:

The scholarship is intended to support academic study and investigation in the field of financial accounting.

Open to: Open to local and international undergraduate students who intend to undertake an undergraduate honours year in Accounting.
  The scholarship may not be awarded to a student who is in receipt of other funding specifically awarded for the student’s honours year or in receipt of a scholarship of equal or higher value.
Value:

$10,000

Duration:  Tenable for the recipient's honours program
Open Date:  Apply Now
Close Date:  30th November
Conditions:  Read more

The Westbrook & Jessie Anstice Honours Scholarship in Business

Background: The scholarship established in 2009 by a joint donation from alumnus, David Anstice and the University of Sydney Business School to promote and reward academic excellence amongst students enrolled in the Business School.
Open to: All local and international undergraduate students of the School intending to undertake an honours year under the administration of the University of Sydney Business School.
Open to students who have specialised in any discipline administered by the Business School.
Value: $7,000
Duration: Tenable during the recipient's honours year.
Open Date: TBA
Close Date: TBA
Conditions: Read More

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies Honours Scholarships

Project Management Program Undergraduate Honours Scholarship

Background: The Project Management Program Undergraduate Honours Scholarship was established in March 2015 to encourage higher education and research in the field of Project Management.
Open to: The Scholarship will be open to both local and international students who have successfully completed either the Bachelor of Project Management, or Bachelor of Project Management combined degree program at the University of Sydney, and satisfy the entry requirements and enrol into the Bachelor of Project Management Honours Program.
  Those applying must have received a full-offer of admission into the Project Management Honours Program by the Scholarship application deadline to be considered.
Value: $6,000
Duration: Tenable during the recipient's honours year.
Open Date: November 2017
Close Date: 11th February, 2018
Conditions: Coming Soon