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

For: New or continuing students intending to enrol in an appended Honours program at The University of Sydney for the following year.
How much: $6,000
How long: One year

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 2017, either in semester 1 or semester 2.
  • Honours Scholarship applications are open only once a year. Regardless of which semester you will commence in, please lodge an application for the year of 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.
  • Please ensure you have read the Conditions of Award prior to completing this form.

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 equity Honours Scholarships 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:

  • Faculty of Architecture-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 et 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

Applications for the Honours Scholarships for 2017 are now closed


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

International Business Scholarship in Honours

Background:

Established to support an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander student studying undergraduate business at University of Sydney.

Open to: Open to an Australian resident of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, enrolled on a full-time basis in a Bachelor degree program at the University of Sydney Business School and who does not hold any other primary scholarship.
  The scholarship is open to commencing undergraduate students but continuing students may also be considered for the award.
Value:

$25,000 per year (inclusive of honours)

Duration:  Tenable for up to 2 years of full-time coursework.
Open Date:  1st October
Close Date: 30th November
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.
  The scholarship may not be awarded to an applicant who is in receipt of another award of equal or higher value.
Value: $6,000
Duration: Tenable for 1 year
Open Date: 1st October
Close Date: 30th November
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:  Coming Soon

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
Open Date: Tenable during the recipient's honours year.
Close Date: TBD
Conditions: Read more