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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
Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) WISE School All-expenses-covered trip
  • First-year female-identifying student
CSIRO Next Generation Graduates Program in Emerging Technology $10,000  p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Domestic student
  • Have an unconditional offer of admission in a full-time Honours-level studies in a field related to quantum technology at The University of Sydney
  • Must not be in full-time employment
  • Must meet the requirements for CSIRO Student affiliate onboarding where applicable (e.g., satisfy National Police Check)
Deas Thomson Physical Scholarship in Physics Honours $7,000 p.a (up to 1 year)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Having an unconditional offer of admission in full time in an Honours program in Physics with the School of Physics
Dr Perry Manusu Scholarship $25,000 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Domestic student
  • Recent school leaver
  • Have an unconditional offer of admission in the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 
  • Primary residential address classified as rural, regional, or remote area
  • Deferred/gap year not eligible
Elevate Scholarship Various 
  • Domestic student
  • Identify as a woman
  • Commencing a STEM degree or Master of Business Administration (MBA) at an Australian University
Extended Bachelor Program Scholarship $20,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island student
  • Applied and commencing an Extended Bachelor Program in the faculty of Arts and Social Sciences or Science
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
James Murphy Scholarship $7,500
  • Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or New Zealand Citizen
  • Studying, or commencing study in a listed science degree
  • Catholic
Farrand Scholarship - MySydney $8,500 p.a. for up to a maximum of 4 years.
  • Domestic student enrolled in a science undergraduate degree
  • Must have applied for admission to your undergraduate degree through UAC
  • When you applied for admission through UAC, you must have resided in an area listed in the bottom 25 per cent of the Australian Bureau of Statistics Socio-Economic Index for Areas (SEIFA) Index of Education and Occupation (IEO). 
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
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
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
Ken Richards Memorial Scholarship in Geosciences Honours $5,000 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Having an unconditional offer of admission in full-time in an Honours degree (Geosciences) within the Faculty of Science
Nancy Paton Women in Science Scholarship $8,500 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Female student in undergraduate degree within Faculty of Science 
Philip Thomas Collins Scholarship 25,000
  • Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or a New Zealand Citizen
  • Studying a full-time honours program
  • Demonstrate financial need via the UAC Equity Scholarship Application
Sir Lionel Hooke Scholarship $5000
  • High academic achiever
  • Recent high school graduate applying for an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Science
The Holden Family Scholarship Up to $50,000 p.a. (up to 4 years)
  • Identify as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • First year undergraduate student
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
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
Yim Family Foundation Scholarship $25,000
  • Donestic student
  • Studying a full-time honours program in chemistry, mathematics, molecular bioscience and/or physics
  • Demonstrate financial need via the UAC Equity Scholarship Application.
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
George Harris Scholarship in Chemistry Honours $8,500 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Domestic student
  • Have an unconditional offer of admission in an Honours degree in the School of Chemistry
  • Demonstrate financial hardship via UAC
G S Caird Scholarship in Chemistry $7,500 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Have completed 2nd year of a chemistry major or being currently enrolled full time in the 3rd year of a chemistry major
  • Demonstrate financial hardship via the UAC Equity Scholarship
The Gabrielle Gouch Scholarship $7,400 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Must be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Must completed a minimum of 48 credit points
  • Must be majoring in one of the following areas: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, medical science, climate science, bio-chemistry/genetic engineering
Walter Moore Honours Scholarships $1500
  • Being currently enrolled in full-time or part-time in an Honours degree within the School of Chemistry
  • Demonstrate financial need via UAC
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
Brian Davey Memorial Soil Science Scholarship $6000
  • Undertaking an honours program and specialising in soil science
Dr John and Mrs Adriana Nell Scholarship in Agriculture $4000
  • 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
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
James S Ashton Memorial Scholarship $4000
  • Undergraduate student in agricultural science
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 via the UAC Equity Scholarship Application
Norman Scott Noble Honours Scholarship $4000
  • Undertaking an honours program in agriculture focusing research topic
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
Roy Frederick Turner Scholarship (Agriculture) $7500
  • Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or New Zealand Citizen
  • Recent school leaver and having an unconditional offer of admission in full-time in Bachelor of Agricultural Science in the Faculty of Science
  • Demonstrate financial need
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
Undergraduate Scholarship in Agriculture $4,400
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • School leaver
  • Having an unconditional offer of admission in full-time in Bachelor of Agricultural Science within the Faculty of Science
  • Minimum ATAR of 85 or equivalent
Barker Scholarships $750
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled full-time in an undergraduate Science degree 
  • Completed specified Mathematics units of study
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
Honours Scholarship in Indigenous Genomics $3,500 p.a. 
  • An Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island person
  • Full-time enrolled or commencing students in the Data Science or Statistics Honours Program 
  • Have achieved a WAM of 65 and above in previous tertiary studies
K E Bullen Scholarships $2,00
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled full-time in Honours (Applied Mathematics) degree 
  • Completed specified Mathematics units of study
Mrs. Elva Rae Talented Mathematics Undergraduate Scholarship $2,500 p.a. (up to 2 years)
  • Domestic/international student
  • Female student
  • Having an unconditional offer of admission and enrolled full-time/solely in a Science undergraduate degree
Edna Briggs Scholarship in Physics Up to $5250
  • Domestic/international student
  • Enrolled full-time in second year in an undergraduate Science degree
  • Enrolled in at least 12 credit points of 2000 level Physics units of study in your second year of enrolment
  • Achieved the highest average mark in at least 12 credit points of Physics units of study in your undergraduate degree in the previous calendar year
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
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
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Undergraduate Psychology Scholarship $7,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Domestic student
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Island student
  • Psychology student within Faculty of Science  
Sally Andrews Honours Scholarship in Psychology $7,000 p.a. (up to 1 year)
  • Domestic student
  • Having an unconditional offer of admission into an Honours degree
  • Currently enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Psychology Honours within the Faculty of Science
  • Demonstrate financial hardship via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Equity Scholarship application

 

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
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
The Webster Scholarship in Veterinary Science Up to $30,000
  • Domestic student
  • Having an unconditional offer of admission and commencing full-time study in the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Demonstrate low socio-economic status via UAC
The William Cooper and Nephews' Scholarship Approx. $2000
  • Top achiever in the HSC
  • Have unconditional offer of admission full-time to a Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree