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Barker Scholarships

Undergraduate and Honours scholarships for current students

$750 for undergraduate and honours students in the field of Mathematics and statistics.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$750
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Science degree 
  • Completed specified Mathematics units of study
N/A N/A

How to apply

No application required. Successful recipients will be notified by email after the relevant census date.

Benefits

There are three scholarships each valued at $750.

Who's eligible

Barker Scholarship No I for Intermediate Mathematics

You must:

  • be currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Science degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney
  • have achieved the highest mark in at least 18 credit points of Intermediate units of study in the School of Mathematics and Statistics in your undergraduate degree in the previous calendar year.

Barker Scholarship No II for Junior Mathematics

You must:

  • be currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Science degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney
  • have achieved the highest mark in at least 12 credit points of Junior units of study in the School of Mathematics and Statistics in your undergraduate degree in the previous calendar year.

Barker Scholarship No IV for Senior Mathematics

You must:

  • be currently enrolled full-time in an Honours degree in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney
  • have achieved the highest mark in at least 18 credit points of Senior units of study in the School of Mathematics and Statistics in your undergraduate degree in the previous calendar year.

Background

These scholarships were established in 1852 by a gift of 1000 pounds from Thomas Barker, for the encouragement of Mathematical Science. 

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 1852 by a gift of 1000 pounds from Thomas Barker, for the encouragement of Mathematical Science.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Science degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must have achieved the highest mark in at least 18 credit points of Intermediate units of study in the School of Mathematics and Statistics in their undergraduate degree in the previous calendar year.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the highest average mark across a minimum 18 credit points of Intermediate units of study (i.e. MATH2921/2922/2923/2970/2988 and STAT2911 and DATA2902) in the School of Mathematics and Statistics in one calendar year.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of Mathematics and Statistics, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $750 per annum tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship 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 Head of Mathematics and Statistics and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

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 be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Science degree and have completed 18 credit points of Senior units of study in the School of Mathematics and Statistics by the end of the year of tenure of the Scholarship.

b. Part-time enrolment will only be permitted with the prior approval of the Head of School of Mathematics and Statistics, or their nominee, for exceptional circumstances, which limits a recipient’s capacity to study full-time. If part-time study is approved the recipient will receive the payment as pro-rata.

6. 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,
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 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.
 

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 1852 by a gift of 1000 pounds from Thomas Barker, for the encouragement of Mathematical Science.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Science degree within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must have achieved the highest mark in at least 12 credit points of Junior units of study in the School of Mathematics and Statistics in their undergraduate degree in the previous calendar year.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the highest average mark across a minimum 12 credit points of Junior units of study (i.e. MATH1902/1904/1905/1921/1923/1931/1933 and DATA1901) in the School of Mathematics and Statistics in one calendar year.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of Mathematics and Statistics, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $750 per annum tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship 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 Head of Mathematics and Statistics and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

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 be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Science degree and have completed 24 credit points of Intermediate units of study in the School of Mathematics and Statistics by the end of the year of tenure of the Scholarship.

b. Part-time enrolment will only be permitted with the prior approval of the Head of School of Mathematics and Statistics, or their nominee, for exceptional circumstances, which limits a recipient’s capacity to study full-time. If part-time study is approved the recipient will receive the payment as pro-rata.

6. 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,
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 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.
 

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was established in 1852 by a gift of 1000 pounds from Thomas Barker, for the encouragement of Mathematical Science.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being currently enrolled full-time in an Honours degree in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics within the Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney.

b. Applicants must have achieved the highest mark in at least 18 credit points of Senior units of study in the School of Mathematics and Statistics in their undergraduate degree in the previous calendar year.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the highest average mark across a minimum 18 credit points of Senior units of study (i.e.
MATH3961/3962/3963/3974/3976/3979/3888/3968/3969/3975/3977/3978 and STAT3921/3922/3925/3926/3923/3888 and DATA3888) in the School of Mathematics and Statistics in one calendar year.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Head of School of Mathematics and Statistics, or their nominated delegates.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $750 per annum tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship 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 Head of Mathematics and Statistics and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university without prior approval.

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 be enrolled full-time in an Honours degree in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics or Mathematical Statistics and meet the requirements of their Honours program.

b. Part-time enrolment will only be permitted with the prior approval of the Head of School of Mathematics and Statistics, or their nominee, for exceptional circumstances, which limits a recipient’s capacity to study full-time. If part-time study is approved the recipient will receive the payment as pro-rata.

6. 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,
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 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.

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