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Honours scholarships

Domestic student scholarships
Browse scholarships for students taking an honours year - whether it's embedded in your undergraduate degree, or a standalone/appended program.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant category and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of honours scholarships in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date

University of Sydney Honours Scholarship

$6000
  • Student applying for honours
1 September 2019 2 December 2019

Diana Inglis Carment Scholarship

$5000
  • Commencing full-time honours in the Bachelor of Design in Architecture
December 2019 February 2020

JW and BK Elkins Architectural Scholarship

$1500
  • Completion of the Bachelor of Design in Architecture
  • Continuing to honours
December 2019 February 2020
Kerkyasharian and Kayikian Fund for Armenian Studies TBC
  • Honours, master's by research or PhD student or academic affiliate in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sydney Conservatorium of Music or Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning
  • Undertaking research in 19th century or earlier Armenian studies
  • Applying for project or activity funding
1 August 2019 15 October 2019
Carlyle Greenwell Research Scholarship Up to $10,000
  • Honours, Master of Arts (Research), MPhil or PhD student in the Department of Archaeology
31 May 2019 30 June 2019
Emilie M Schweitzer Scholarship in French and Germanic Studies $5000
  • Enrol in French and Francophone studies or Germanic studies at honours level
  • Minimum WAM of 70
1 February 2020 28 March 2020

Hugh Clarke Research Travel Grant

$2000
  • Enrolled in Japanese studies
  • Travelling to an approved destination
1 July 2019 7 August 2019
Judith Russell Ryan Scholarships in fond remembrance of Signora Tedeschi $2500
  • Italian honours student
19 March 2019 7 June 2020

Raymond L Debus Scholarship

$3000 or $6000
  • Domestic student
  • Studying education
1 November 2019 28 November 2019

Scholarship for Research Addressing Social and Economic Disadvantage

$5000
  • Student studying the Bachelor of Economics honours year, Master of Economics or Master of Economic Analysis
April 2020 May 2020

The Chinese Studies Alumni Bursary

$1000
  • University of Sydney Chinese studies student, or a Chinese partner university student undertaking approved study
1 March 2020 30 April 2020

The Politis Family Scholarship in Modern Greek and/or Byzantine Studies

$2000
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student
  • Studying Modern Greek or Byzantine studies
9 August 2019 30 September 2019

The T M Hsiao Scholarship

$1500
  • Chinese studies student planning to study honours
1 March 2020 31 March 2020

United States Studies Centre Travel Support Scheme - Honours

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15 April 2020 4 June 2020

Zelda Stedman Young Student Scholarship

$6000
  • Student studying a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours), Master of Fine Arts, or honours in visual arts
15 April 2020 4 June 2020

Continuing Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

$6000
  • Undergraduate coursework or honours student
  • Completed at least one year of study
N/A N/A

Project Management Program Undergraduate Honours Scholarship

$6000
  • Bachelor of Project Management graduate
  • Enrol into a Bachelor of Project Management (Honours)
N/A 11 October 2019

Rockend Scholarship in IT and Software Engineering

$15,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Studying information technology or software engineering
  • Credit average
October 2019 February 2020

Douglas and Lola Douglas Scholarship in Health Sciences (Occupational Therapy)

Various
  • Domestic honours student in Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy)
7 August 2019 27 November 2019

Douglas and Lola Douglas Scholarship in Health Sciences (Physiotherapy)

Various
  • Domestic honours student in third-year Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy)
7 August 2019 27 November 2019

Douglas and Lola Douglas Scholarship in Health Sciences (Speech Pathology)

Various
  • Domestic honours student in third-year Bachelor of Applied Science (Speech Pathology)
7 August 2019 27 November 2019

Westmead Honours Scholarship (Dalyell and Talented Student Program students)

$3000
  • Full-time Applied Medical Science Honours student studying at Westmead
  • High academic achiever in the Talented Student Program or Dalyell Scholars Program

January 2020 (round 1) 

July 2020 (round 2)

March 2020 (round 1)

August 2020 (round 2)

Westmead Honours Scholarship (Interstate)

$10,000
  • Applicant of Applied Medical Science Honours program at Westmead
  • Non NSW or ACT resident
  • Minimum SCIWAM of 70

January 2020 (round 1) 

July 2020 (round 2)

March 2020 (round 1)

August 2020 (round 2)

Westmead Honours Scholarship (NSW and ACT)

$5000
  • Student of the Applied Medical Science Honours program at Westmead
  • Resident of NSW or the ACT
  • High academic achiever

January 2020 (round 1) 

July 2020 (round 2)

March 2020 (round 1)

August 2020 (round 2)

Women's Plans Foundation Award 

$1000
  • Domestic student studying an honours or postgraduate nursing course
  • Interested in reproductive health in third world countries
5 July 2019 27 September 2019

Brian Davey Memorial Soil Science Scholarship

$2000
  • Undertaking an honours program or specialising in soil science
N/A N/A

Faculty of Science Honours Relocation Scholarships

$6000
  • Commencing honours student enrolling full-time
  • Completed an undergraduate degree at a university overseas, interstate or in rural or remote NSW
N/A N/A

Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) Undergraduate Scholarship

Varies dependent on agreement with GRDC
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Honours student in the Faculty of Science
  • Endorsed by a Research Supervisor
  • Willing to undertake research into primary industry and, in particular, grains.
TBC TBC

Honours Scholarship for Excellence in Functional Genomics

$8000
  • Enrolled in or commencing a full-time honours with the School of Life and Environmental Sciences
  • Willing to undertake research in the area of whole genome CRISPR gene editing
  • Demonstrate an excellent understanding of molecular biology, genetics, and/or genomics
1 September 2019 2 December 2019

John Coutts Scholarship

$7500
  • Studying the Bachelor of Science (Honours), or embedded honours study within the Bachelor of Advanced Studies
  • Achieve highest grades in third and final year of the Bachelor of Science
N/A N/A

Norman Scott Noble Honours Scholarship

$4000
  • Undertaking an honours program in agriculture
N/A N/A

Norman Matheson Student Support Award (Honours)

$7500
  • Progressing to a full-time honours program in agriculture
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
14 September 2019 2 December 2019

Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship

$25,000
  • Studying a full-time honours program in the Faculty of Science
  • Demonstrate financial need
12 September 2019 2 December 2019

School of Physics Honours Scholarship

$3000
  • Enrolled in physics honours
  • Completed a major in physics, or equivalent
  • Achieved a result of at least a distinction, or equivalent, in senior physics
  • Not be in receipt of another award of equal or higher value
March 2020 April 2020

The Malcolm Turki Memorial Scholarship

$1700
  • Australian citizen
  • Enrolled or commencing an honours year in the School of Physics
  • Have completed a major in physics at the time of application
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
May 2020 June 2020

Walter Moore Honours Scholarships

$1200
  • Enrolled in honours at the School of Chemistry
May 2020 June 2020

Yim Family Foundation Scholarship

$25,000
  • Studying a full-time honours program in chemistry, mathematics, molecular bioscience and/or physics
  • Demonstrate financial need
12 September 2019 2 December 2019