The Gilles Kryger Honours Scholarship in Finance

A scholarship for honours students

Up to $15,000 scholarship to support students commencing studies in the Finance Honours Program within the University of Sydney Business School.


Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Up to $15,000
  • Enrolling in Finance Honours Program within University of Sydney Business School

How to apply

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


Two scholarships are available. Their amounts are offered based on ranking against selection criteria:

  • $15,000 payable for one year
  • $7,500 payable for one year

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an offer to study in the Finance Honours Program within 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. Two scholarship amounts are offered based on ranking against selection criteria.

I. $15,000 payable for one year, or

II. $7,500 payable for one year.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid 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, 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. accepts an alternative honours scholarship, administered by the University of Sydney,
VII. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

7. Other Requirements

a. Scholarship recipients may be invited to promote the program in which they are enrolled, represent the University of Sydney at student welcome, marketing events and corporate networking events and fulfil the on-campus functions of a Business School Student Ambassador.