Westbrook and Jessie Anstice Honours Scholarship in Business

A scholarship for honours students in business
$7000 scholarship to promote and reward academic excellence among students at the University of Sydney Business School.


Value Eligibility Open date Close date
  • Enrolling in honours at the Business School
13 March 2024 12 April 2024

How to apply

Apply here.


This scholarship is valued at $7000 for one year.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolling into the honours program in the Business School
  • focus your dissertation topic on exploring the ongoing prosperity of the Australian economy and enhancing Australia's role and/or position regionally and globally.



1. Background
a. This Scholarship was established in 2009 to promote and reward academic excellence amongst students enrolled with the Business School.
b. This Scholarship is funded by a joint donation from alumnus David Anstice and the University of Sydney Business School.
2. Eligibility
a. To be eligible for the Scholarship, applicants must apply, and subsequently enrol into any Honours Program within the University of Sydney Business School.
b. The applicant’s dissertation topic must focus exploring the ongoing prosperity of the Australian economy and enhancing Australia’s role and/or position regionally and globally.
3. Selection Criteria
a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:
I. academic merit,
II. the applicant’s thesis proposal,
III. academic endorsement of the proposal, and
IV. the applicant’s CV.
b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the recommendation of a selection committee consisting of the Dean, or their nominee, which may be the Honours Program Coordinator and at least one other member of staff.
4. Value
a. The Scholarship is valued at $7,000 per annum and is tenable for one year only.
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, University school, faculty 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 Marketing,
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, or
VIII. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.
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.