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Eric Campbell Scott Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship
This scholarship supports high-achieving domestic students experiencing financial disadvantage to study an undergraduate degree in business.


Value Eligibility Open date Close date
  • Domestic students
  • Undergraduate business students
  • Minimum ATAR of 96

How to apply

Apply through the Universities Admissions CentreĀ here.


This scholarship is valued at $3000 per year, tenable for up to four years (inclusive of honours).

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be starting a single or combined undergraduate degree at the University of Sydney Business School
  • have a minimum ATAR of 96 or equivalent
  • demonstrate academic ability and financial disadvantage
  • enrol in the first year of the nominated degree in the year of scholarship offer, you cannot defer this scholarship.


  • This scholarship is awarded as a secondary scholarship and may be taken concurrently with a primary award.
  • This scholarship is not transferable to another degree program, except with the permission of the Dean of the University of Sydney School of Business.


Funded by a generous donation from Florence Scott, this scholarship is named in honor of her late brother who was an Honours graduate from the University of Sydney.


The name of the scholarship shall be the Eric Campbell Scott Scholarship in Business.

Selection Criteria
  • The scholarship shall be awarded based on academic merit, financial need, and information supplied by the applicant.
  • The essential criterion for academic merit is an ATAR of 96 or more in the NSW Higher School Certificate, or the equivalent, in the year of application for the scholarship.
  • The essential criterion for financial need is receipt of means-tested Commonwealth allowance.
Ongoing eligibility
  • The award is conditional on the scholar meeting all the obligations of the program and maintaining a satisfactory level of progress (which shall normally be deemed to mean a credit average over all subjects attempted in any one year).
Payment schedule

Paid in two equal instalments of $1500 at the beginning of each semester, subject to the recipient remaining a fully enrolled student in the agreed degree program.

  • fails to achieve the academic requirement of credit average each year,
  • fails to maintain a full-time enrolment,
  • withdraws or takes a Leave of Absence from their undergraduate degree without prior notification to Business School.