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Faculty of Science

Bachelors and honours scholarships
From psychology and chemistry to biology or science philosophy, we have a wide range of options for international science students.

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

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current international students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
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
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
Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship $25,000
  • Studying a full-time honours program
  • Demonstrate financial need
September 2020 January 2021
Plumian Scholarship $1000
  • Studying undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science
  • Enrolled in at least six credit points of biology, geology or geography units of study in each semester of first year
  • Completed secondary studies in the previous year
N/A N/A
Science Summer Research Program RTP stipend rate
  • Stuyding at at the University of Sydney
  • Domestic student from other universities in Australia and New Zealand
  • Accepted to participate in the Science Summer Research Program
July 2020 August 2020
Science Top of the State Scholarship $5000
  • Achieved first place in one of the NSW HSC subjects listed
  • Minimum ATAR of 95.00
  • No previous tertiary studies
  • Commencing undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science
N/A N/A
The Gregg Indigenous Scholarship $20,000
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Science or music student
  • Coursework applicant/ student
1 July 2019 31 January 2020
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) 

August 2020 (round 2)

Westmead Honours Scholarship (Interstate) $10,000
  • Applicants of Applied Medical Science Honours program at Westmead
  • Non-NSW or ACT residents
  • Minimum SCIWAM of 70.00

January 2020 (round 1)

July 2020 (round 2)

March 2020 (round) 

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) 

August 2020 (round 2)

Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship $5000
  • Domestic student who holds a CSP
  • Third year undergraduate student majoring in chemistry
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage
June 2020 July 2020
Walter Moore Honours Scholarships $1200
  • Enrolled in honours at the School of Chemistry
  • Demonstrate financial need
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
September 2020 January 2021
AJ Shearsby Prize $150
  • Enrolled in geology units in first year
  • Completed Earth and Environmental Science in the NSW HSC
N/A N/A
Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET) Scholarship $3500
  • Honours or master's by coursework student in the Faculty of Science
January every year November 2020
Brian Davey Memorial Soil Science Scholarship $2000
  • Undertaking an honours program or specialising in soil science
N/A N/A
Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) Undergraduate Scholarship TBC
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Honours student in the Faculty of Science
  • Endorsed by a research supervisor and willing to undertake research into primary industry and 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
May 2020 July 2020
James Murphy Scholarship $7500
  • Undergraduate student
  • Studying, or commencing study in a listed science degree
  • Catholic
4 September 2019 20 March 2020
James S Ashton Memorial Scholarship $4000
  • Undergraduate student in agricultural science
N/A N/A
Norman Matheson Student Support Award (Honours) $7500
  • Progressing to a full-time honours program in agriculture
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
September 2020 December 2020
Norman Matheson Student Support Award (Undergraduate) $7500
  • High school leaver
  • Starting specified undergraduate studies in agriculture
  • Financial hardship
4 September 2019 2 March 2020
Norman Scott Noble Honours Scholarship $4000
  • Undertaking an honours program in agriculture
N/A N/A
Roy Frederick Turner Scholarship (Agriculture) $7500
  • Undergraduate student
  • Enrolled in or starting a listed science degree
4 September 2019 20 March 2020
Rural Sustainability Scholarship $6000
  • High school leaver
  • Starting Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture) or Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness)
  • Reside in rural or regional Australia
2 September 2019 2 March 2020
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
The Tibra Capital Scholarship for Data Science $3700 (for 2 years)
  • Undergraduate student majoring in data science
  • Completed 48 credit points
N/A N/A
Tibra Capital Scholarship for Financial Mathematics and Statistics $3700 (for 2 years)
  • Undergraduate student
  • Majoring in financial mathematics and statistics
N/A N/A
School of Physics Honours Scholarship $3000
  • Enrolled in physics honours
  • Completed a major in physics, or equivalent
  • Achieved 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 Jean and Ray Blencowe Scholarship Approx. $1700
  • Top achiever in the HSC
  • Enrol in a Bachelor of Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
N/A N/A