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Horner Exhibition Scholarship

An undergraduate scholarship in mathematics and statistics
This scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students for proficiency in mathematics.

Highlights

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$1000
  • Enrolled in 12 credit points of mathematics and statistics in your first year
  • Completed NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 2 in the previous year
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How to apply

No application is required, as this scholarship is awarded based on HSC results and university enrolment. Recipients will be informed by email.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued at $1000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in 12 credit points of mathematics and statistics units of study during your first year of study
  • have completed NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 2 in the previous year.

Background

This scholarship was established in 1889 from a bequest by Francis Horner.

1. Background

a. Established in 1889 by a bequest from Francis Horner, this Scholarship is awarded to a student commencing undergraduate study at the University of Sydney on the basis of proficiency in mathematics.

2. Eligibility

a. To be eligible for this Scholarship, applicants must: 

i. be enrolled in 12 credit points of mathematics and statistics units of study during their first year of study at the University of Sydney, and

ii. have completed NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and NSW HSC Mathematics Extension 2 as part of the New South Wales Higher School Certificate in the previous year. 

3. Selection Criteria 

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

b. Preference will be given to students graduated from the King’s School, or in absence to a student from that school, to a student graduated from Newington College.

c. The Scholarship will be awarded by the Dean of Faculty of Science, or their nominee.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $1000 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship annual value will be paid as a one-off payment.

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

d. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. Not applicable.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

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

ii. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

iii. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information,

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

v. 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.