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Matriculation scholarships

Recognising excellence in the HSC
These scholarships are awarded to students based on their results in the HSC and other eligibility criteria. You will be automatically considered and do not need to apply.

The value of these scholarships are based on investment income and vary from year to year.

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AJ Shearsby Prize

Varied (for one year)
  • Proficiency in HSC geology
  • Enrolling in geology
N/A N/A
Alexander Donald Scholarship Varied (for three years)
  • Sydney Grammar School student
  • Proficiency in the HSC
  • Enrolling in veterinary science
N/A N/A
Bowman-Cameron Scholarship Varied (for three years), offered every four years
  • Proficiency in the HSC
  • Enrolling in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
N/A  N/A
Cecilie Purves Memorial Prize Varied (for three years)
  • Sydney Church of England Grammar School student
  • Proficiency in the HSC
N/A N/A
Cooper Scholarship No. II Varied (for one year)
  • Proficiency in the classics
N/A N/A
G.C. Halliday Scholarship Varied (for two years)
  • Sydney Grammar School student
  • Proficiency in the HSC
  • Enrolling in arts and social sciences, law, science or engineering
N/A N/A
Garton Scholarship No. III Varied (for one year)
  • Proficiency in HSC French 
  • Enrolling in French unit of study
N/A N/A
Grahame Prize Medal Varied (for one year)
  • Most proficient at the university examinations for scholarships at entrance to the University
N/A N/A
Horner Exhibition Scholarship $1000
  • Enrolled in at least 12 credit points of mathematics and statistics units of study in your first year
  • Completed NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 2 in the previous year
N/A N/A
John West Medal Varied (for one year)
  • Proficiency in the HSC
N/A N/A
Kambala Scholarship Varied (for one year)
  • Kambala Church of England Girls' School
  • Proficiency in the HSC
N/A N/A
Killeen Prize Varied (for one year)
  • Fort Street High School student
  • Proficiency in the HSC
N/A N/A
Lithgow Scholarship No. I Varied (for one year)
  • Proficiency in HSC German
  • Enrolling in German unit of study
N/A N/A
Liversidge Scholarships $5000
  • Proficiency in HSC Chemistry
  • Enrolling in either Chemistry 1A (SSP) and Chemistry 1B (SSP), or Chemistry 1A (Advanced) and Chemistry 1B (Advanced), or Chemistry 1A and Chemistry 1B
N/A N/A
Miriam Josepha Makinson Memorial Prize Varied (for one year)
  • North Sydney Girls' High School student
  • Proficiency in the HSC
N/A N/A
Nicholson Matriculation Scholarship Varied (for one year)
  • Most proficient in HSC Latin
  • Enrolling in and attending Latin 1101 for the tenure of the scholarship
  • Not also holding the Cooper Scholarship No. II
N/A N/A
Plumian Scholarship $1000
  • Proficiency in the HSC
  • Enrolling in at least 12 credit points in first year biology, geology or geography units
N/A N/A