Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET) Scholarship

An honours or postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship supports honours and master's by coursework students in the Faculty of Science to undertake a one-year research project relevant to sheep and wool.


Value Eligibility Open date Close date
  • Honours or master's by coursework student in the Faculty of Science
N/A 19 November 2021

How to apply

Apply via Woolwise.


This scholarship is valued at $3500 per year for one year only.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled or have an unconditional offer to study a full-time honours or master's by coursework degree in the Faculty of Science.


This scholarship was founded in 2007 using funds from Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET).

1. Background

a. Funded by Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET) this Scholarship was established in 2007 to provide assistance to students undertaking a one-year research project relevant to sheep and wool.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the recipient having an unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in an Honours or Master by coursework degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET), on the basis of academic merit, area of research, and with the support of an academic referee from the University of Sydney.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $3,500 per annum and is tenable for one year.

b. The scholarship will be paid as a one-off payment.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET) and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval of the Dean of the Faculty of Science or their nominated delegates.

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

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Reporting

a. The successful recipient must submit a mid-year Progress Report to the Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET).

b. The successful recipient must provide Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET) with their final report at the completion of the Research Project.

6. Ongoing eligibility

a. Not applicable.

7. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

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

II. commences part-time study without prior approval,

III. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

IV. 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,

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

VI. 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 withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.