Advertised Bursaries

Advertised bursaries are now open for 2015

The application process was recently affected by technical issues. Students with partially completed applications can now edit and complete their applications through their Sydney Student Portal. if you experience any difficulties or need advice regarding your application. Please include your name, student number and details of the problem.

Important information about applying for Advertised Bursaries

  • Only one application may be submitted so please read all the information on this page carefully before commencing your application. If eligible, you may apply for multiple bursaries in your application.
  • All the information you need to apply is available on this page.
  • Bursary assistance is intended to cover essential living and study related expenses. It will not be provided under any circumstances to cover the cost of overseas travel, fines or tuition fees.
  • Unless otherwise indicated, all of the listed bursaries are awarded on the basis of both financial need and academic merit. Academic merit means average marks at a credit level or higher, gained in courses at this University. There are exceptions for some bursaries which have specific criteria as detailed in the descriptions below.
  • Some Advertised Bursaries are open to students in all faculties, others to students in a particular faculty. You will not be able to apply for bursaries for faculties you are not enrolled in.
  • Most bursaries are awarded for one year only but some are renewable year by year as detailed in the descriptions below.
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • All bursaries and scholarships are offered subject to funding being available.

Who can apply?

  • Domestic, full-time, undergraduate students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents. Exceptions are:
  • Students who are part-time because of a disability and are in receipt of the Disability Support Pension (DSP).
  • Students who are part-time, not in receipt of the Disability Support Pension (DSP) and unable to undertake full-time study due to a disability are eligible to apply for the Chancellor's Committee Disability Bursary.
  • The University of Sydney Indigenous Australian Postgraduate Scholarship is open to full-time or part-time postgraduate indigenous students.
  • A small number of Advertised Bursaries are available to domestic, full-time, postgraduate students. See the link below.

How to apply

  • Read the detailed information below about relevant bursaries before you commence your application.
  • Not all bursaries require documentation to support your application but for those that clearly do, ensure you have any relevant documents, such as your latest Centrelink statement, birth certificates, financial statements, etc, in pdf or word documents on your computer and ready to upload before you commence your application. You do not need to upload academic transcripts.
  • You can only submit one application and you will not be able to return to your application to update it once it has been submitted.
  • Application is through your Student Portal. Log in to MyUni, using your Unikey and password, then click on the blue Sydney Student icon on the left side of the page.
  • Go to the My Finance tab at the top of the page then click on Scholarships, Prizes, Bursaries and Loans.
  • Under the Applications Tab, click on the Advertised Bursary Application and follow the prompts.
  • If you experience any difficulty submitting an application, please for advice. Please include your name, student number and details of the problem.

How will I find out the outcome of my application?

  • You will receive a message to your Sydney Student intray advising you of the outcome within 8 weeks of the closing date of 28 May 2015.
  • If successful, you will be advised to formally accept the award and confirm or update your bank details in Sydney Student.
  • The bursary assistance will be deposited into your bank account within 4 - 10 working days.

Other Options

  • If you are in financial need but not eligible to apply for Advertised Bursaries, or if your application is unsuccessful, you are encouraged to apply for other financial support.

Details of Advertised Bursaries

All Advertised bursaries are listed below by category.

Awards for all Faculties

The Ruth Marion Fardell Bursary

This bursary was established in 2007 by a donation from Miss Joyce Fardell in memory of her mother Ruth Marion Fardell.

This is a one year bursary available to full-time undergraduate students, who are permanent users of wheelchairs, who are in financial need, and are making satisfactory progress. Applicants are required to provide medical evidence, in the form of a letter from a doctor, that they are a permanent user of a wheelchair.
Value: up to $5000.


Hunter-Baillie Bursaries

Available for award to undergraduates in any faculty who are sons of ministers of religion and in need of financial assistance. They may be awarded to students in their first year of enrollment.
Value: up to $5000.

Gladys H Marks Memorial Bursary

This fund was established in 1971 from contributions following an appeal launched by the NSW Association of University Women Graduates, to honour the memory of Miss Gladys Marks, a co-founder of the Association. Originally used to fund loans to mature women students, the conditions were changed in 1996 with the consent of the Australian Federation of University Women, formerly the NSW Association of Women Graduates.

Five per cent of accumulated funds may be used each year to fund the Gladys H Marks Memorial Bursary, which may be awarded to a mature age (21 years or over) woman student enrolled in a course of study at the University of Sydney, who is making satisfactory academic progress and who needs financial assistance to continue her studies. Awards recommended by the responsible Officer are subject to approval by the Federation.
Value: up to $400.

Shirbin Bursaries

Applications are invited from students enrolled in any faculty who are direct descendants of soldiers who served abroad with the Australian Imperial Forces in World War I, and who need financial assistance to continue their studies. Applicants need to demonstrate that they are eligible for this award. A statutory declaration, submitted with the application form, which gives the name and details of the soldier and the line of descent is acceptable.
Value: up to $1000.

Levey and Alexander Bursary

Applications are invited from recent male graduates in Arts, with preference given to Honours graduates, who are currently enrolled for professional degrees, especially those in Medicine, Law, Architecture, Surveying and Engineering, who need financial assistance to continue their studies. The bursary may be awarded only once to a student during their professional studies.
Value: up to $2000.

Jean D Foley Bursary

Established in 1983, with funds received following an appeal to former bursary holders. The University decided to use donations received to establish a bursary to be known as the Jean D. Foley Bursary as a tribute to Lady Foley's service to the University. Lady Foley graduated MA(1985) BA(1946) DipSocStud(1947) DLitt(1995), BA 1946 Arts and Social Sciences from the University of Sydney. She served on the staff of the University from 1950 to 1953 and again from 1960 until 1975 when she held the position of Registrar.

Applications are invited from candidates for a bachelor's degree who require financial assistance to meet student expenses and who have demonstrated academic merit.
Value: up to $2000.

Marie Bashir Chancellor's Committee Postgraduate Merit Award

Applications are invited from students participating in a postgraduate degree by coursework. Preference will be given to those applicants who have completed their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney on an Access Equity Scholarship.
The amount awarded will be at the discretion of the responsible Officer. Please provide details of your financial position in your application.

Awards for Indigenous Australian Students

University of Sydney Indigenous Australian Away-from-Base Laptop Bursary

This bursary has been established to assist commencing students in away-from-base programs in gaining access to computer equipment. This bursary is awarded to a commencing student who is enrolled full-time in any undergraduate block mode study (away-from-base) course, including Diploma of Education (Aboriginal Studies). Students applying for this bursary are required to submit a quote and if awarded, a receipt of purchase.
Value: up to $1000.

Bernard Lee Scholarship for Indigenous Australian Students

This Scholarship was established in 2004 by a bequest from Mr Bernard Lee who died in 1997. To be considered for this award applicants must be an Indigenous Australian student aged less than 35 years, be enrolled in a degree course and making satisfactory progress. Students studying the Diploma of Education (Aboriginal Studies) may apply for this award.
Value: up to $5000.

Robert Floyd Marshall & Esen Marshall Scholarship

Established in 2005, the purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to full-time undergraduate Indigenous Australian students who are enrolled in degree courses, making satisfactory progress, and who are in financial need. Students studying the Diploma of Education (Aboriginal Studies) may apply for this award.
Value: up to $3000.

Poppy Harris Bursary

Established in 2005 the purpose of this bursary is to provide financial assistance to full-time undergraduate Indigenous Australian students who are enrolled in degree courses, making satisfactory progress, and who are in financial need. Students studying the Diploma of Education (Aboriginal Studies) may apply for this award.
Value: up to $1000.

Alice Mary Wingrove Bursary

These bursaries are available to assist Aboriginal students enrolled in any faculty of the University of Sydney. Students studying the Diploma of Education (Aboriginal Studies) may apply for this award.
Value: up to $300.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

These scholarships are available for full-time study towards a degree or diploma at the University of Sydney. Students studying the Diploma of Education (Aboriginal Studies) may apply for this award.
Value: up to $500.

A P Elkin Fund for the Assistance of Aboriginal Education

The fund assists persons of Aboriginal descent who are undertaking tertiary studies. The fund will be used to make grants for special purposes. Preference will be given to persons enrolled at the University of Sydney but students at other institutions of tertiary education may be assisted. Students studying the Diploma of Education (Aboriginal Studies) may apply for this award.
Value: up to $1000.

Duncan Fund

Grants from this fund may be made to further the education of Aboriginal women and men, exclusively for students enrolled for the Diploma of Education (Aboriginal).
Value: up to $100.

Chancellor's Committee Indigenous Australian Undergraduate Bursary (Accommodation)

The purpose of the bursary is to provide financial assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are attending the University of Sydney for undergraduate degree. The bursaries shall be awarded, with preference given to, but not limited to, provide assistance for accommodation costs.
Value: up to $2000.

University of Sydney Indigenous Australian Undergraduate Support Award

Open to full-time undergraduate indigenous Australian students with demonstrated financial need and academic merit. Applicants must demonstrate financial disadvantage, usually by current receipt of a means-tested Commonwealth benefit (including AbStudy, Austudy, Youth Allowance, or means-tested pensions).
Value: up to $1000.

University of Sydney Indigenous Australian Postgraduate Scholarship

Open to Postgraduate research and/or coursework indigenous Australian students on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Full-time and Part-time students are eligible to apply.
Value: up to $2000.

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Awards for First Year Students

Maurice Alexander Bursary

The Alexander Bursary is available for award to students whose parents are not resident in Sydney, based on financial need and academic merit. In 2014 two new bursaries are available.
Value: up to $500 per annum for three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Burdekin Bursary

The Burdekin Bursary is available for award to students whose parents are not resident in Sydney. Up to 2 new bursaries may be awarded each year.
Value: up to $500 per annum for three years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Robert Campbell Scholarship

The Robert Campbell Scholarship is awarded on financial need and academic merit (ATAR 95.5+). The Scholarship is available for students enrolling in any faculty and is tenable for the duration of the degree being undertaken, provided that the holder satisfactorily passes course examinations.
Value: up to $500.

Ann Carswell Bursary

Applications are invited from students enrolling in the first year of an Arts degree course after completing their HSC, who need financial assistance.
Value: up to $500.

Norman John Dunlop Bursaries

(see under SYDNEY MEDICAL SCHOOL and FACULTY OF SCIENCE)

Hunter-Baillie Bursaries

(see under ALL FACULTIES)

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Awards for Postgraduate Students

Marie Bashir Chancellor's Committee Postgraduate Merit Award

Applications are invited from students participating in a postgraduate degree by coursework. Preference will be given to those applicants who have completed their undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney on an Access Equity Scholarship.
The amount awarded will be at the discretion of the responsible Officer. Please provide details of your financial position in your application.

See also awards for postgraduate Indigenous Students if relevant.

Awards for Students with a Disability

The Ruth Marion Fardell Bursary

This bursary was established in 2007 by a donation from Miss Joyce Fardell in memory of her mother Ruth Marion Fardell.

This is a one year bursary available to full-time undergraduate students, who are permanent users of wheelchairs, who are in financial need, and are making satisfactory progress. Applicants are required to provide medical evidence, in the form of a letter from a doctor, that they are a permanent user of a wheelchair.
Value: up to $5000.

The Chancellor’s Committee Disability Bursary

Established in 2014, The Chancellor’s Committee Disability Bursary is funded by The Chancellor’s Committee to provide bursaries to support undergraduate students who are unable to undertake a full-time study load due to their disability. This bursary is open to all part-time undergraduate students, registered with Disability Services at the University of Sydney who are in financial need.
Value: up to $2000.

Walter and Eliza Hall Trust Opportunity Scholarship for a Student with a Physical Disability

This bursary was established to provide assistance to enable a student with a diagnosed physical disability and in financial need to achieve their maximum potential, in terms of a formal tertiary education. Applications are invited from students meeting the above criteria who are in receipt of a Centrelink benefit, who have successfully completed their first year and/or second year of study in any area and who are studying a minimum of two subjects per semester. The bursary should be used to cover the following essential education items: computers, textbooks and/or additional tutoring required by a student to enhance their studies.
Value: up to $6,000.

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Faculty of Agriculture and Environment

John R Mercer Bursary

Note special conditions: This bursary is open for award to one or more students enrolled in Animal Science subjects in years 3 or 4 of the Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, changed to the BAnimSc degree in 2001. Preference may be given to students with a demonstrable interest in the Animal Nutrition subject.
Value: up to $800

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Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning

Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Students Bursary

Established in 2000 by a contribution from an anonymous donor, with ongoing funding provided by the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning Alumni Association. The purpose of this bursary is to provide financial assistance to full time undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning who are in financial need.
Value: up to $800.

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Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Lady Galleghan Scholarships

This Scholarship was established in 2004 by a bequest from the Estate of the late Lady Persia Galleghan.

Awarded annually to students enrolled in Australian and/or English Literature on the basis of financial need and academic performance. Preference will be given to students who have completed at least 16 senior credit points in English and/or Australian Literature. The Scholarships will be awarded on the recommendation of the Chair of the Department of English in consultation with the Professors of Australian Literature and English Literature or their nominees.
Value: up to $1000.

Badham Bursaries

Students enrolled in the Departments of Latin and/or Ancient Greek are invited to apply for a Badham Bursary. These bursaries are awarded on the basis of financial need and academic merit attained in Latin and/or Ancient Greek courses at this university. Other things being equal, preference will be given to a student who is taking both Latin and Ancient Greek for the degree of Bachelor of Arts.
Value: up to $2000.

Abbie Clancy Bursary

Established in 1993 by a donation from the Society of Women Writers NSW Inc, using funds bequeathed to them by Abbie Clancy.

It is awarded annually on the recommendation of the Professor of Australian Literature to a candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Arts in the course Australian Literature IV Honours, who is under the age of 29. Preference will be given to a candidate writing an Honours thesis on an Australian woman writer.
Value: up to $1000.

Reverend C A White Bursary

This bursary is available for award to a Presbyterian undergraduate who has been accepted as a candidate for the ministry of the Presbyterian Church. Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Contact Scholarships and Financial Support Service to apply when advertised bursaries are not currently open.
Value: up to $1000.

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Faculty of Dentistry

John Spencer Nolan Bursary

This bursary may be awarded to a student in the Faculty of Dentistry in any year, who needs financial assistance to meet student expenses. The bursary is awarded on the recommendation of the Dean of Dentistry.
Value: to be confirmed

The Waterman Scholarship

This bursary was established in 2011 in memory of Willem and Leni Waterman.

It is open to full-time students who are enrolled in the University of Sydney Bachelor of Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Medicine or Bachelor of Oral Health programs who are experiencing financial difficulties that are impacting on their studies. Preference will be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (proof required) students and students providing evidence of prior or current involvement in community activity. Applicants must demonstrate that they are eligible for this scholarship, and must also be making satisfactory progress. The scholarship will be awarded in consultation with the Dean of Dentistry. Short-listed candidates may be required to attend an interview with the Dean or their nominee.
Value : up to $12,000, paid as a one-off payment

Schweitzer Scholarship

This bursary is open to full-time students enrolled in the final year of the Bachelor of Dentistry program, who are experiencing financial difficulties that are impacting on their studies. Applicants must be making satisfactory progress. Preference will be given to students from a regional or rural background. It will be awarded in consultation with the Dean of Dentistry.
Value : up to $6000

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Faculty of Education and Social Work

The Stanley and Ivy Tipper Trust

This bursary was established in 2011 through a bequest from the late Beryl Mary Bubacz.

Tenable for one year, the bursary is open to full-time, undergraduate students enrolled in the Faculty of Education and Social Work. Applicants should be achieving a credit average and be able demonstrate that financial need, caused by sickness and/or loss of employment, is impacting on their studies. Previous recipients of this bursary may apply for the award in consecutive or subsequent years, provided the conditions for the award are met.
Value: up to $6000.

Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarship in Social Work

The Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarships were established in 2008 from the Walter and Eliza Hall Trust to ensure that the absence of money does not stand in the way of a selected person's ability to achieve their maximum potential, in terms of a formal tertiary education.

Open to undergraduate social work students in receipt of a Centrelink benefit, studying full-time study in a Commonwealth Supported Place, who have completed at least 48 credit points in their degree program at the University of Sydney.
Value: up to $6,000 for one year only.

Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarship for Students Studying Special Needs

The Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarships were established in 2008 from the Walter and Eliza Hall Trust to ensure that the absence of money does not stand in the way of a selected person's ability to achieve their maximum potential, in terms of a formal tertiary education.

Open to undergraduate education students who have completed at least 48 credit points in their degree program at the University of Sydney who wish to study in the area of Special Needs Education. Applicants should be in receipt of a Centrelink benefit and be in full-time study in a Commonwealth Supported Place. The scholarship should be used to cover the following essential education items: computers, textbooks, additional tutoring required by a student to enhance their studies. Funds may be used for living expenses, but this is not preferable.
Value: up to $6,000 for one year only.

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Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies

J N Ellis Fund

Grants from this fund may be made to students in the Faculty of Engineering who need assistance with student expenses. Awarded on the recommendation of the Dean.
Value: up to $500.

Moya Jean Crane Scholarship

This scholarship is open to undergraduates in the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies, except first year students. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic performance and financial need, and the successful applicants cannot be in receipt of another scholarship of the same or higher amount in the year they apply for this Scholarship. Preference will be given to applicants in receipt of a Centrelink benefit (eg Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY, Abstudy, Disability Support Pension etc) . One Scholarship will be awarded in each of the two specified Faculties, in consultation with the relevant Dean
Value: up to $6000.

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Sydney Medical School

Note: Applicants for all Advertised Bursaries must be Australian Citizens or have permanent resident status.

Sydney Medical School Dean's Scholarships

The Dean's Scholarship Fund was established in 2007 to support students within the Sydney Medical School.

This award is open to students enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program, experiencing severe financial difficulty which significantly impacts upon their studies. Applicants must demonstrate that they are eligible for this bursary and are making satisfactory academic progress. The bursary will be awarded in consultation with the Dean, Sydney Medical School. Short-listed candidates may be required to attend an interview with the Dean or their nominee.
Value: up to $5000

Babak Shahidi Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2009 by a donation of $5,000, from the family of Babak Shahidi, in his honour.

This is a one-year bursary, available to full-time students enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program, who are experiencing financial difficulty which may impact on their studies. The bursary will be awarded in consultation with the Dean, Sydney Medical School. Short-listed candidates may be required to attend an interview with the Dean or their nominee.
Value: up to $5000.

The Gaston Bauer Scholarship

The Medical Alumni Association Gaston Bauer Scholarship was established in 2004 to honour a founding member of the Medical Graduates' Association and prominent physician and cardiologist, Dr Gaston Bauer.

This bursary is available to students, enrolled full-time in the Sydney Medical Program, who are experiencing severe financial difficulty which significantly impacts on their studies. Applicants must demonstrate that they are eligible for this award and that they are making satisfactory academic progress. The bursary shall be awarded in consultation with the Medical Alumni Association. Short-listed candidates may be required to attend an interview with the Dean or their nominee.
Value: up to $5,000.

The Dorothy Greening Scholarship

The Medical Alumni Association Billie Greening Scholarship was established in 2007 to honour the commitment to the wellbeing of medical students by Dr. Billie Greening, an alumna of the University of Sydney. Dr. Greening experienced financial challenges herself whilst studying.

The bursary is available to students enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program, who are experiencing severe financial difficulty which significantly impacts on their studies. Applicants must demonstrate that they are eligible for this award and are making satisfactory academic progress.
Value: up to $5000.

The Professor John Beveridge Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Dr. David Smith, a medical graduate of the University of Sydney, in memory of Professor John Beveridge, a prominent paediatrician who was instrumental in the development of the Sydney Children's Hospital.

This bursary is open to full-time students in the Sydney Medical Program who are experiencing financial difficulties which are impacting on their studies. Applicants must demonstrate that they are eligible for this award and that they are making satisfactory academic progress. The bursary may not be awarded to an applicant who is in receipt of another award of equal or higher value. This bursary shall be awarded in consultation with the Medical Alumni Association. Short-listed candidates may be required to attend an interview with the Dean or their nominee.
Value: up to $5,000.

Gene Tang Wang Scholarship

Established in 2005 by an offer of an annual donation by Dr. Iris Wang in memory of her father Gene Tang Wang who was a Professor of Architecture in Taiwan.

The bursary is open to full-time students enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program who are first generation migrants, and are experiencing severe financial difficulty which significantly impacts on their studies. Applicants must demonstrate that they are eligible for this award and that they are making satisfactory academic progress. This bursary shall be awarded in consultation with the Medical Alumni Association. Short-listed candidates may be required to attend an interview with the Dean or their nominee.
Value: up to $6,000.

Lily Lonnie Boot Bursary

This bursary was established in honour of Miss Lily Lonnie Boot, a 1935 science graduate, who bequeathed her estate to the University with the wish that such funds be used to aid students.

This bursary is open to undergraduate students enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program or the Faculty of Science who are supporting themselves while studying for their degrees and who need assistance with student expenses. Preference will be given to those students supporting themselves by their own labours.
Value: up to $1000.

Norman John Dunlop Bursary

Established in 1941 by a bequest from Mrs. Blanche Dunlop, widow of Dr. Norman John Dunlop, who graduated MB ChM in 1896 in the University of Sydney.

The bursary is open to undergraduate students enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program or Faculty of Science who require financial assistance to meet student expenses, have demonstrated academic merit, and are of British parentage and Protestant faith. They are awarded on the recommendation of the Dean of the relevant faculty.
Value: up to $5000.

E M (Mary) Gilder Scholarship

This bursary was established in 1997 by a donation from Dorothy Gilder in memory of her sister Dr. Mary Gilder who graduated BSc in 1943 and MBBS (Honours) in 1959, despite suffering the effects of polio from the age of six years. After completing a year's residency at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital she joined the University Department of Pathology as a teaching fellow, went on to become Lecturer in 1962 and then a Senior Lecturer in 1966.

The bursary shall be awarded to a student enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program who demonstrates academic merit and financial need. It shall be awarded in consultation with the Dean, Sydney Medical School. The scholarship is tenable for one year but may be awarded more than once to the same applicant.
Value: up to $6000.

Harold And Neta May Johnson Bursary

Established in 1985 by a bequest from Mrs. N. M. Johnson.

This bursary is open to students enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program who require financial assistance to meet student expenses, have demonstrated academic merit, and are of Protestant faith. It shall be awarded in consultation with the Dean, Sydney Medical School.
Value: up to $1000.

Struth Bursary

Founded in 1883 by a gift from John Struth to assist students with academic ability who require financial assistance to study medicine.

This bursary is open to first-year students enrolling in the Sydney Medical Program, who are in financial need.
Value: up to $750 per year for the duration of the degree, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Esma May Harris Scholarship

Established in 1989 by a bequest from Albert Langmead Harris in memory of his wife, Esma May Harris, to establish a fund 'to assist maintain or support needy students who are studying in the Faculty of Medicine'.

The bursary shall be awarded to a student enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program who demonstrates academic merit and financial need. It shall be awarded in consultation with the Dean, Sydney Medical School.
Value: up to $1000.

Henry Wait Bursary

Founded in 1900 by a bequest from Henry Wait of Redfern, for the encouragement of the study of medicine.

This bursary is open to first-year students enrolling in the Sydney Medical Program, who are in financial need.
Value: up to $750 per year for duration of degree, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

The Margaret D Tyrrell Scholarship

Established in 2012 by a gift from Dr. Margaret D. Tyrell this bursary is available to students enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program, who are experiencing severe financial difficulty which significantly impacts on their studies.

Applicants must demonstrate that they are eligible for this award and that they are making satisfactory academic progress. The bursary shall be awarded in consultation with the Dean, Sydney Medical School.
Short-listed candidates may be required to attend an interview with the Dean or their nominee.
Value: up to $1500.

The Josh Woolfson Scholarship

Established in 2012 by a gift from Mrs. B.E. Woolfson, this bursary is available to students enrolled in their final year of the Sydney Medical Program , who are experiencing severe financial difficulty which significantly impacts on their studies.

Applicants must demonstrate that they are eligible for this award and that they are making satisfactory academic progress. This scholarship shall be awarded in consultation with the Dean, Sydney Medical School. Short-listed candidates may be required to attend an interview with the Dean or his nominee.
Value: up to $5000.

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Sydney Nursing School

Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarship in Nursing

The Walter and Eliza Hall Scholarships were established in 2008 from the Walter and Eliza Hall Trust to ensure that the absence of money does not stand in the way of a selected person's ability to achieve their maximum potential, in terms of a formal tertiary education.

Open to undergraduate nursing students who have completed at least 48 credit points in their degree program at the University of Sydney. Applicants should be in receipt of a Centrelink benefit and be in full-time study in a Commonwealth Supported Place.
Value: up to $6,000 for one year only.

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Faculty of Science

Lily Lonnie Boot Bursary

This bursary was established in honour of Miss Lily Lonnie Boot, a 1935 science graduate, who bequeathed her estate to the University with the wish that such funds be used to aid students.

This bursary is open to undergraduate students enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program or the Faculty of Science who are supporting themselves while studying for their degrees and who need assistance with student expenses. Preference will be given to those students supporting themselves by their own labours.
Value: up to $1000.

Norman John Dunlop Bursary

Established in 1941 by a bequest from Mrs. Blanche Dunlop, widow of Dr. Norman John Dunlop, who graduated MB ChM in 1896 in the University of Sydney.

The bursary is open to undergraduate students enrolled in the Sydney Medical Program or Faculty of Science who require financial assistance to meet student expenses, have demonstrated academic merit, and are of British parentage and Protestant faith. They are awarded on the recommendation of the Dean of the relevant faculty.
Value: up to $5000.

Moya Jean Crane Scholarship

Established from a bequest of Moya Jean Crane for the purpose of assisting students in financial need.

This bursary is open to undergraduates in the Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Engineering & Information Technologies, except first year students. It will be awarded on the basis of academic performance and financial need, and the successful applicants cannot be in receipt of another scholarship of the same or higher amount in the year they apply for this Scholarship. Preference will be given to applicants in receipt of a Centrelink benefit (eg Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY, Abstudy, Disability Support Pension etc). One Scholarship will be awarded in each of the two specified Faculties, in consultation with the relevant Dean.
Value: up to $6000.

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Faculty of Veterinary Science

Dr Don Lamond Fund

Established in 1979 in memory of the late Dr. D. R. Lamond, a graduate of the Faculty of Veterinary Science.

Applications are invited from candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Veterinary Science, other than first year students, who are in financial need and who have demonstrated aptitude for the course, academic merit and good conduct. The scholarship is awarded on the recommendation of the Dean of the Faculty.
Value: up to $500.

Tomas Julius Szigethy Bursary

In 1995 Miklos Tamas Szigethy bequeathed funds to the University to establish a bursary in memory of his late brother Tomas Julius Szigethy.

The bursaries are to be awarded to undergraduate students in the Faculty of Veterinary Science who demonstrate financial need and academic merit.
Value: up to $1000.

John R Mercer Bursary

Special conditions: the bursary is available to one or more students enrolled in years 3, 4 or 5 in the BVSc degree or in a BScVet degree who have demonstrated sufficient academic merit and are in financial need. Preference may be given to students with a demonstrable interest in Animal Nutrition.
Value: up to $800.

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