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The Gilles Kryger Honours Scholarship in Finance

A scholarship for honours students
$15,000 scholarship to support students commencing full-time studies of Finance Honours IV at the University of Sydney Business School.


Value Eligibility Open date Close date
  • Commencing Finance Honours IV

How to apply

No separate application required. Students are automatically considered for this scholarship when applying for the finance honours program.


This scholarship is valued at $15,000 for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an offer to study Finance Honours IV in the University of Sydney Business School
  • study your honours year full time.
1. Background

a. The Scholarship was established in 2006 by a donation placed in trust from alumnus, Mr. Gilles Kryger and the University of Sydney Business School. The Scholarship is intended to promote academic excellence in the undergraduate Finance Honours Program.

2. Eligibility

a. To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must apply, be accepted and subsequently enrol into the Finance Honours Program within the University of Sydney Business School.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and the application for admission into the Finance Honours Program.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by a Selection Committee consisting of the Head of the Discipline of Finance and at least one other academic member of staff from the Discipline of Finance.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $15,000 per annum and is tenable for one year only.

b. The annual payment will be made in two equal instalments after the census date of each semester.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Associate Dean (Education) and it is not transferable to another honours program, faculty/University school or University.

d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must maintain satisfactory academic progress to ensure successful on-time completion of their honours program.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. withdraws from the Honours Program in the Discipline of Finance,

III. commences part-time study without prior approval,

IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

V. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

VI. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value,

VII. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave, or

VIII. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.