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Faculty of Science

Bachelors and honours scholarships
From chemistry and biology to agriculture or psychology scholarships, we have a wide range of options for domestic science students.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant school and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of undergraduate scholarships for Faculty of Science students in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current domestic students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) WISE School All-expenses-covered trip
  • First-year female-identifying student
August 2021 N/A
Dean’s Entry Scholarship $5000
  • High academic achievers
  • Recent high school graduate applying for an undergraduate, double or combined degree in the Faculty of Science
July 2022 30 September 2022
Double Degree Science Medicine Diversity Scholarship $6000 20 July 2022 31 January 2023
Elevate Scholarship Various 
  • Domestic student
  • Identify as a woman
  • Commencing a STEM degree or Master of Business Administration (MBA) at an Australian University
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Faculty of Science Dean's Access Scholarship $2875 per semester
  • Domestic undergraduate Science student in high school
  • Financial hardship
20 July 2022 16 February 2023
Faculty of Science Dean's Equity Scholarship $5000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Undergraduate science student who has completed at least 48 credit points
  • Minimum WAM of 65
  • Recipient of E12 and/or entered via Gadigal program in commencing year
N/A January 2023
Faculty of Science Honours Relocation Scholarships $6000
  • Commencing honours student enrolling full-time
  • Completed an undergraduate degree at a university overseas, interstate or in rural or remote NSW
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Faculty of Science Olympiad Scholarship $5000
  • Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident medallist in an International Science Olympiad
  • High academic achiever
  • Commencing an undergraduate, double or combined degree in the Faculty of Science
20 July 2022 1 December 2022
Farrand Science Scholarship $5000
  • High academic achiever
  • Recent high school graduate applying for an undergraduate degree at the Faculty of Science
July 2022 30 September 2022
James Strong – Rip Curl Undergraduate Scholarship $7500
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Enrol full time in an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science
  • Minimum ATAR (or equivalent) of 90 in the NSW HSC
20 July 2022 1 December 2022
John Coutts Scholarship $7500
  • Studying the Bachelor of Science (Honours), or embedded honours study within the Bachelor of Advanced Studies
  • Achieve highest grades in final year of the Bachelor of Science
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Josiah and Myra Roberts Scholarship $10,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Commencing undergraduate student at the Faculty of Science
  • Low socioeconomic background/demonstrate disadvantage or hardship
3 April 2022 16 January 2023
Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship 25,000
  • Studying a full-time honours program
  • Demonstrate financial need
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Science Top of the State Scholarship $5000
  • Achieve first place in one of the NSW HSC subjects listed below
  • No previous tertiary studies
  • Commencing an undergraduate, double or combined degree in the Faculty of Science
December 2022 December 2022
Sir Lionel Hooke Scholarship $5000
  • High academic achiever
  • Recent high school graduate applying for an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science
July 2022 30 September 2022
The Gregg Indigenous Scholarship in Science $20,000 p.a. (up to one year only)
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Being currently enrolled or having an unconditional offer of admission and commencing full-time studying
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate coursework student
23 November 2022 12 February 2023
The Ross Scholarship $7200 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Recent school leaver
  • Unconditional offer of admission into an undergraduate science degree
  • Rural or remote resident
20 July 2022 17 January 2023
Yim Family Foundation Scholarship $25,000
  • Studying a full-time honours program in chemistry, mathematics, molecular bioscience and/or physics
  • Demonstrate financial need
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Rowe Scientific Chemistry Scholarship $5000
  • Be enrolled full-time (24 CPs per semester) in third year undergraduate student majoring in chemistry
  • Consider to be third year of study upon completion of 96 CPs towards undergraduate course
  • Demonstrate financial disadvantage
12 September 2022 03 October 2022
Walter Moore Honours Scholarships $1500
  • Having an unconditional offer of admission and subsequently enrolling in full-time or part-time in an Honours degree
  • Demonstrate financial need
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Deas Thomson Scholarships (Geology and Mineralogy) $6,000 p.a. (up to one year)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Unconditional offer of admission in Honours
  • Studying Geology and/or Mineralogy within the School of Geosciences
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Brian Davey Memorial Soil Science Scholarship $6000
  • Undertaking an honours program and specialising in soil science
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Dr John and Mrs Adriana Nell Scholarship in Agriculture $6000
  • Undergraduate student be progressing to the third year in Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture)
  • Studying in at least of one listed majors
31 March 2023 28 April 2023
Grains Research Development Corporation (GRDC) Undergraduate Scholarship TBC
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Honours student
  • Endorsed by a research supervisor and willing to undertake research into primary industry and grains
TBC TBC
James S Ashton Memorial Scholarship $4000
  • Undergraduate student in agricultural science
N/A March 2023
McCaughey Memorial Institute Scholarship in Agriculture $7500
  • Progressing to or enrolled in a full-time honour with an agricultural research topic 
  • Have achieved a WAM of 65 or above, or equivalent in previous tertiary studies
  • Be able to demonstrate financial hardship
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Norman Scott Noble Honours Scholarship $4000
  • Undertaking an honours program in agriculture focusing research topic
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Rabo Tertiary Pathways Scholarship $15,000 
  • Domestic/International students
  • Fourth year of study in agriculture or a business-related discipline at The University of Sydney
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The Kristina Hacket Memorial Scholarship $6,000 p.a. 
  • Domestic/international female student
  • unconditional offer of admission or being currently enrolled full-time in an Honours degree in the fields of agriculture and animal sciences
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Roy Frederick Turner Scholarship (Agriculture) $7500
  • Undergraduate student
  • Enrolled in or starting a listed science degree
20 July 2022 16 January 2023
Rural Sustainability Scholarship (Supplementary) Approx. $4,300 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Currently enrolled in full-time studies in the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture), or the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness)
  • Active current recipient of the Rural Sustainability scholarship
  • Reside in rural or regional Australia
  • Able to demonstrate financial hardship
20 July 2022 16 January 2023
Undergraduate Scholarship in Agriculture $4,400
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • School leaver
  • Commencing the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Agriculture) or Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Food and Agribusiness)
  • Minimum ATAR of 85
N/A January 2023
Barker Scholarships $750
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Science degree 
  • Completed specified Mathematics units of study
N/A March 2023
George Allen Scholarships $1,000
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled full-time in an Honours (Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, Pure Mathematics, or Data Science) degree
  • Completed specified Mathematics/Statistics units of study
N/A March 2023
K E Bullen Scholarships $2,00
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled full-time in Honours (Applied Mathematics) degree 
  • Completed specified Mathematics units of study
N/A March 2023
Complex Systems Scholarship $1500 p.a. 
  • Domestic student
  • Enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science
  • Majoring in Physics
20 May 2022 10 July 2022
Edna Briggs Scholarship in Physics Up to $6000
  • PhD or master's by research degree in physics
TBC TBC
Honours Scholarship in Terahertz Photonics $5,000 p.a. (one year)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Unconditional offer of admission or currently enrolled in Physics Honours
  • Achieved a Distinction average, or equivalent, in undergraduate studies
24 May 2022 12 August 2022
School of Physics Honours Scholarship $6000
  • Enrolled in physics honours
  • Completed a major in physics
  • Achieved a distinction average, or equivalent, in senior Physics units
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
The Malcolm Turki Memorial Scholarship $6000
  • Australian citizen
  • Commencing/enrolled in an honours degree in the School of Physics
  • Have completed a major in physics in Bachelor's degree
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
20 October 2022 31 January 2023
Sydney School of Veterinary Sciences Undergraduate Equity Scholarship CSP rate p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Having an unconditional offer of admission and commencing full-time study in the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 
  • Be able to demonstrate low socio-economic status via the Early Offer Year 12 (E12) Scheme
11 July 2022 08 December 2022
The Jean and Ray Blencowe Scholarship Approx. $1700
  • Top achiever in the HSC
  • Enrol in a Bachelor of Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
N/A January 2023
The Veterinary Society Scholarship $2500
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student
  • Sydney University Veterinary Society member
  • Demonstrate financial hardship via the UAC Equity Scholarship
12 July 2022 27 February 2023
Tomoko Maruno Equity Scholarship $10,000 12 July 2022 27 February 2023
 
 
 

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